Wednesday, May 6, 2020

Fwd: [eBird Alert] Kings County Rare Bird Alert

note the report of Ash throated Flycatcher near and north of Brooklyn Museum, reported by Ryan Candee. Prospect Heights area. Species is not native to the eastern US.

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Subject: [eBird Alert] Kings County Rare Bird Alert <hourly>

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- Ash-throated Flycatcher (1 report)

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Ash-throated Flycatcher (Myiarchus cinerascens) (1)
- Reported May 06, 2020 10:54 by Ryan Candee
- Prospect Heights, Kings, New York
- Map:,-73.9647031&ll=40.6747265,-73.9647031
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- Comments: "Myiarchus flycatcher, white throat, pale yellow underneath, bill was proportionally smaller than that of a GCFL and was all dark,  could see rufous coloration in wings/tail.  Briefly stopped by relatively tall tree in residential back yard a few blocks NE of Brooklyn Museum.  Will have camera ready if it returns."


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