1. English and Scientific names:  Great Kiskadee (Pitangus sulphuratus)

2. Number of individuals, sexes, ages, general plumage (e.g., 2 in alternate plumage):

3. Locality: LOUISIANA: (parish)    CameronSpecific Locality: near west end of Oak Grove woods

4. Date(s) when observed: April 29, 2011

5. Time(s) of day when observed: 5:30 pm

6. Reporting observer and address: David L'Hoste, 1006 Arabella Street, N.O., LA 70115

7. Other observers accompanying reporter who also identified the bird(s): Denise L'Hoste

8. Other observers who independently identified the bird(s):

9.  Light conditions (position of bird in relation to shade and to direction and amount of light):  Clear skies, low sun. Bird was well lit perched in good light.

10.  Optical equipment (type, power, condition): BL 10 x 42, Pentax 8 x 40

11.  Distance to bird(s): 60 feet

12.  Duration of observation: 2 minutes

13.  Habitat: Oak chenier

14.  Behavior of bird / circumstances of observation (flying, feeding, resting; include and stress habits used in identification; relate events surrounding observation): Bird was perched and  moved a short distance to another perch in same tree before flying west.

15.  Description (include only what was actually seen, not what "should" have been seen; include if possible: total length/relative size compared to other familiar species, body bulk, shape, proportions, bill, eye, leg, and plumage characteristics. Stress features that separate it from similar species): Yellow underparts, brown/ruddy upperparts and black and white striped head.

16.  Voice: Silent.

17.  Similar species (include how they were eliminated by your observation): None.

18.  Photographs or tape recordings obtained? (by whom? Attached?): None.

19.  Previous experience with this species: Numerous encounters in Ecuador, Belize, Costa Rica and the Rio Grande Valley.

20.  Identification aids: (list books, illustrations, other birders, etc. used in identification):a. at time of observation: None.b. after observation: None.

21.  This description is written from: _____ notes made during the observation (_____notes attached?);_____notes made after the observation (date:_____); ___x__memory.

22.  Are you positive of your identification if not, explain: Yes.

23.  Date:  May 9, 2011 Time: 6:30 pm