One (1989-114) on 11 May 1989, Cameron: Peveto Beach Woods (Holleyman Sanctuary); Charles A. Butterworth and Dave Patton (ph) (AB 43(3):494).
One immature male (1996-53) from 1-2 Oct. 1996, Cameron: Johnsons Bayou, Douglas W. Faulkner, Brian Gibbons (ph), Steven W. Cardiff (LSUMZ 162256), and Donna L. Dittmann (*)(FN 51(1 ):70; LOS 177).
One immature male (1998-139) on 4 Oct 1998, Cameron: ca 5 mi. E of Cameron; Daniel F. Lane (LSUMZ 166151); this is actually the fifth Louisiana record, not the fourth as indicated in NAB 53(1): 64. Found by Jon King (fide Lane).
One male (1999-10) on 6 May 1999, Gulf of Mexico: West Cameron 319 oil platform, 73 km SSW of Cameron; Troy (Nelson) Reitan (LSUMZ; Donna L. Dittmann 6376); LOS News 187:3. This is the sixth accepted record, not the fifth as indicated in NAB 53(3): 290.
One adult male (1999-59) on 28-29 Sep 1999, Cameron: 0.3 mi. S of Hwy. 82 at Johnsons Bayou; Melissa A. Powell, Steven W. Cardiff (LSUMZ 169363; Donna L. Dittmann); NAB 54(1): 63.
One (2004-039) on 9 September 2004, Cameron: ca 2 mi. E Rutherford Beach community; Robert C. Dobbs.
One (2004-040) on 30 September 2004, Plaquemines: sandbar at mouth of North Pass, E. side of the Mississippi River, at approximate boundary between Pass A L'Outre WMA and Delta NWR, William G. Vermillion (sketch).
One probable immature (2006-028) on 10 September 2006, Cameron: Hackberry Ridge, ca 2 mi. WSW Johnsons Bayou School; Robert C. Dobbs.
One (2010-38) 30 September, 4-10 October
2010, Jefferson: Grand Isle, TNC Landry-LeBlanc tract;
John P. Sevenair
(ph only), and
Phillip A. Wallace (card only). Photos and location suggest only one
bird involved. About the 10th well-documented in LA.
Photo by Shelley Antoine
One (2012-058) on 24 August 2012, Orleans: New Orleans, City Park, Couturie Forest;
Photo by Claire Thomas