English and Scientific names:

Great Kiskadee

Number of individuals: 



Cameron Parish

Specific Locality:

Two of them @ Maggie Hebert Road looking north toward Johnson Lane in pasture in tree. One at the cemetery.

Date(s) when observed:

December 19, 2010

Time(s) of day when observed:  

9:45 AM

Reporting observer and address:

Tom Finnie, Sulphur, LA 70665

Other observers accompanying reporter who also identified the bird(s):

Gary Pontiff, Matt Pontiff (finders)

Other observers who independently identified the bird(s)

Same as 7

Light conditions (position of bird in relation to shade and to direction and amount of light):

Partly Cloudy

Optical equipment: 

Nikon D300

Distance to bird(s): 

80 yards

Duration of observation:

Ten minutes


Tree in field

Behavior of bird: 

Flying and feeding.


See attached picture


Both silent and audible.

Similar species:

See picture

Photographs or tape recordings obtained?

Photographed by Tom Finnie.

Previous experience with this species: 


Identification aids:

Matt and Gary Pontiff

This description is written from: 


Are you positive of your identification? If not, explain: 


I am positive of the identification. See attached picture.

Date and time: 

12/20/2010  Time: 7:30 PM