[Tweeters] Southern Louisiana October 2017

Steven Mlodinow sgmlod at aol.com
Fri Nov 17 12:59:14 PST 2017

Greetings All

If anyone is interested, photos from my 10 day or so trip to southern Louisiana late this October are at https://www.flickr.com/photos/36088296@N08/sets/72157666457208999

Highlights of visit, as far as rarities, were Thayer's Gull, Great Black-backed Gull (I know, everywhere it's gulls, gulls, gulls), White-tailed Hawk (sorry, no photos), Say's Phoebe.

It is interesting to encounter multiple Cave Swallows, Scissor-tailed Flycatchers, Swainson's Hawks, Vermilion Flycatchers, Bronzed Cowbirds, with nary a reaction from local birders. My guess is that a visit 25 years ago with these birds would have been met with awe.

Good Birding
Steven Mlodinow
Longmont CO (formerly Everett WA)

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