Wednesday, July 19, 2017

Fwd: [eBird Alert] Kings County Rare Bird Alert

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Date: Jul 19, 2017 4:50 PM
Subject: [eBird Alert] Kings County Rare Bird Alert <hourly>

*** Species Summary:

- Least Bittern (1 report)

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NOTE: all sightings are UNCONFIRMED unless indicated

Least Bittern (Ixobrychus exilis) (1) CONFIRMED
- Reported Jul 19, 2017 11:30 by Richard Payne
- Prospect Park, Kings, New York
- Map:,-73.9689534&ll=40.6602841,-73.9689534
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- Comments: "Continuing bird,  seen from the peninsula bench, flyby from the right towards the peninsula thumb. Pint-sized, cinnamon colored heron, smaller than a green heron, two-toned wings, though as I think others have mentioned the primaries were not as dark as illustrated in most field guides."


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