One adult male (92-68) from 30 Nov. 1992-4 Mar. 1993, St. Mary: Amelia; 3316 Lake Palourde Road; Sweetie and Donald Mire (ph), Roger J. Breedlove, Jonathan L. Dunn, Alfred E. and Gwen B. Smalley, Curtis A. Marantz (ph), Charles A. Butterworth (card), and Nancy L. Newfield (banded 1 Dec.- #TO1468; card) (AB 47(l):106, AB 47(2):268).
One male in first basic plumage (1992-09; formerly 93-15) from last week of December 1992-18 Jan. 1993, Jefferson: Metairie, River Ridge, 233 Thoreau Street (residence of and found by Jan and Cornell Tramontane); Alfred E. Smalley (ph), Curtis A. Marantz (ph), and Nancy L. Newfield (banded 3 Jan.-#TOI495; card). Vaguely referred to in AB 47(2):268.
One immature male (95-02) from 7 Jan to at least 4 Feb 1995, Orleans: New Orleans, 88 Egret Street (residence of Gwen B. Smalley); David Muth (card only), Phillip Wallace (ph taken 14 Jan), Nancy L. Newfield (card only, banded on 4 Feb); NASFN 49(2): 157; LOS News 164: 7. Reportedly first observed about 5 Jan (fide Muth). This is the fifth Louisiana record.
One adult male (97-03) on 4-11 Jan. 1997, East Baton Rouge: Baton Rouge, 12634 Goodwood Blvd. (residence of Roy and Betty Walker); Dave Patton, Laurence C. Binford, Miriam Davey, and Joseph P. Kleiman (ph) (FN5 1(3):759).
One adult male (1999-001) on 3 and 7 January 1998, Lafourche: Thibodaux, 601 Evergreen Dr., residence of Dot Pugh; M. Elizabeth Maniscalco and Nancy L. Newfield (banding report and feathers).
One male (98-78) from mid-Dec 1998 to at least 5 Jan 1999, Terrebonne: Houma, 854 School Street; Melanie Naquin (ph taken 23 & 26 Dec). Reportedly banded by Nancy L. Newfield (fide Naquin).
One female (98-79) on 28 Dec 1998, Vermilion: Abbeville (residence of Mrs. Thompson; but also appeared at residence of Elizabeth Edwards); Dave Patton (banded, band No. Y01730; ph); NAB 53(2): 175.
One immature male (99-78) from 4-22 Nov 1999, Ascension: Prairieville, Manchac Highlands subdivision (residence of Anne Gregory); Miriam L. Davey, Laurence C. Binford, Karen Fay, Michael A. Seymour (ph only taken 6 Nov, in NAB 54(2): 229), and Alan Wormington (ph only taken 22 Nov); NAB 54(1): 63. Although the bird was mentioned in the NAB winter season regional summary (NAB 54(2): 189), the photograph appearing therein was taken during the fall season, and there is no evidence on file that the bird was present beyond 22 Nov 1999.
One female (99-81) from 11-26 Dec 1999, Orleans: New Orleans, Louisiana Nature Center; Glenn Ousset, David P. Muth (card only), Kenneth V. Rosenberg (ph only taken 26 Dec), Bob Marshall (ph only taken 26 Dec- reportedly published in Times- Picayune, fide Muth).
One immature male (00-49) from 28 Dec 2000 to at least 6 Jan 2001, Lafourche: Thibodaux (residence of Barbara and Michael Gauthier); M. Mark Swan (ph taken 4 Jan); erroneously reported as first seen on 4 Jan in NAB 55(2): 181. Discovered by John Conover on Thibodaux CBC; reportedly banded by Nancy L. Newfield on 6 Jan 2001 (fide Swan).
One adult male (2001-50) from 5-7 Nov 2001, Rapides: Alexandria (residence of Becky & Wayne Watkins); Malcolm Mark Swan (ph, card only); NAB56(1):63.
One adult female (2001-83) from 9 Nov 2001 to at least 11 Mar 2002, St. Tammany:Covington, 703 E. 19th Avenue; Linda Beall (banded on 10 Nov, band no. R06087, ph, and banding data).
One adult male (2001-34) from 12 Nov 2001-12 Jan 2002, Orleans: New Orleans, Mirabeau Gardens Playspot; David P. Muth (ph) and Nancy L. Newfield (banded on 2 Jan, band no. Y03336, feather deposited at LSUMNS, and banding data); NAB56(1):63.
One immature female (2002-14) on 5 Jan 2002, East Baton Rouge: Baton Rouge, 1514 W. Fairview Drive (residence of Pat & Charlie Weigel); Nancy L. Newfield (banded during Baton Rouge CBC, band no. Y03329, feather deposited at LSUMNS, and banding data); NAB56(2):185.
One adult male (2002-13) on 6 Jan 2002, East Baton Rouge: Baton Rouge, 636 Magnolia Wood Drive (residence of Bob Price); Nancy L. Newfield (banded, band no. Y03330, feather deposited at LSUMNS, and banding data).
One adult female (2002-04) on 23 Jan 2002, Ascension: Donaldsonville (Sagona residence); Dave Patton (banded) and Gary Phillips (ph only). This bird was apparently "shared" with Lynn Becnel, whose residence was approximately 1/4 mi. away (fide Dave Patton).
One immature female (2002-08) from 26-28 Jan 2002, Lafourche: Thibodaux, Waverly Oaks Subdivision, 206 Pamela Place; Beth H. Maniscalco and Nancy L. Newfield (banded 28 Jan, band no. Y03346, feather deposited at LSUMNS, and banding data); NAB56(2):185.
One immature female (2002-07) on 18 Feb 2002, St. Tammany: Covington, 23 Cardinal Road (residence of Margaret & John Owens); Nancy L. Newfield (banded, band no. Y03349, feather deposited at LSUMNS, and banding data).
One adult male (2003-14) from 23 Oct 2003-6 Mar 2004, St. John the Baptist: Reserve, 211
NW 4th Street (residence of Ronald J. Stein) and also visiting homes during that period of Joe
Zeringue (1 mi. S) and Gene Street (5 mi. E); Ronald J. Stein and
(ph), Nancy L. Newfield (banded and color marked 11 Nov); NAB58(1):91.
Photo by Lynn Becnel
One 2nd year male (2004-01) on 30 Jan 2004, St. Tammany: Pearl River (residence of
Luscinda and Preston Landry); Mark Myers (banded, band no. 11316, feathers deposited at
ph); location incorrectly reported as “Pearl City” in NAB58(2):242.
Photo by Mark Myers
One adult male (2004-54) from 11-16 Nov 2004, Vermilion: Gueydan (residence of Elizabeth
and Ken Guidry);
(ph, banded 16 Nov); discovered by Elizabeth Guidry.
Photo by Dave Patton
One first year male (2005-37) from at least 13-16 Dec 2005, Iberia: New Iberia, 1621
Michael J. Musumeche
Dave Patton (banded 16 Dec)
individual was recaptured on 13 Apr 2006 in Colorado Springs, CO as reported in
Photo by Michael J. Musumeche
One adult male (2007-19) from 5 Jan-25 Feb 2007, Tangipahoa: Hammond, 805 W. Robert
(ph) and DeeDee Mahony,
Linda Beall (banded, banding data, ph),
Mary Mehaffey (ph); NAB61(2)281.
Photo by Rusty Mahony
One male (2007-88) late December 2007 to 28 January 2008, St. Charles: Luling; Kay Davey (ph only) and Nancy L. Newfield.
One immature male (2008-20) on 11 February
2008, Lafayette: Lafayette (residence of Judy Grand);
(ph). Homeowner reported that bird was
present since the second week of January 2008.
Photo by Dave Patton
One female (2010-131) on 26 November 2010 and 13 January 2011, Tangipahoa: Robert, Chemekette Rd., residence of
(ph). Reportedly banded by Linda Beall; reported by homeowner(?) as first arrived 7 November 2010 and last observed 2 March 2011.
Photo by Mary Mehaffey
One adult male (2010-83) on 17 December
2010-18 February 2011, St. James: Paulina;
Nancy L. Newfield (banded,
band no. H-44426, rectrix saved,
banding data), and
Jay V. Huner.
Photo by Irvin Louque Jr.
One adult male (2010-51) on 28 December 2010-
20 February 2011, Lafayette: Lafayette, Riverwoods
subdivision 2.9 km N Milton, Dave Patton (banded,
Erik I. Johnson
Jay V. Huner, and Toddy Guidry. Discovered by
homeowner, Elaine Bourque, who reported bird arrived a
few weeks earlier.
Photo by Dave Patton
One male (2011-05) on 23-24 February 2011,
Calcasieu: Moss Bluff, 569 Little Burns Drive;
Photo by Jeanie Pousson
One female (2013-008) on 2 and 26 January 2013, St. Tammany: Mandeville, Antenor St.;
Photo by Claire Thomas
One male (2016-011) on 12-22 February 2016; Jefferson: Marrero, woodlot at the end of Caddy Dr.,
vicinity of N29.8658423o, W 90.1158446o;
James W. Beck (ph),
Linda Kingsland (ph only),
Jon W. Wise,
Nancy L. Newfield,
Photo by James W. Beck
One adult female (2016-052) on 7 October 2016-17 December 2016, Terrebonne: Houma, 4815
Grand Caillou Rd., N29.475, W 90.708333;
Steve Locke (ph),
Nancy L. Newfield (banded K26609)
(ph only). Present to 12 March 2017 (fide Nancy L. Newfield/Jennifer Gibson).
Photo by Steve Locke
One immature male (2016-037) on 3 November-15 December 2016, Jefferson: Metairie, 4900
Page Dr., N30.0249, W90.2089;
David Whipple (ph) and
Nancy L. Newfield (banded, banding data)
date based on last eBird report that included a photograph.
Photo by David Whipple
One immature female (2016-040) on 20 November 2016-17 January 2017, St. Tammany:
Covington, Swallow St.,
Janine Robin (ph)
Claire Thomas (ph). Banded by Linda Beall.
Photo by Janine Robin
One adult female (2017-003) on 4 February 2017, Assumption: Bayou L’Ourse, 144 Elaine Dr.,
Nancy L. Newfield (banded) and
Stephen M. Locke (
Photos by Stephen M. Locke
One female (2005-02) on 16 Apr 2005, Vermilion: Palmetto Island State Park, near boat launch. The observation was very brief and reported by only one of six observers. All members believed that the submitted details, which emphasized the perceived relative size of the bird and that it had a red-based bill, did not provide enough support to allow acceptance of the identification.