Thursday, January 7, 2021

Fwd: [eBird Alert] Kings County Rare Bird Alert ICE GULL

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

*** Species Summary:

- Iceland Gull (1 report)
- Black Vulture (1 report)

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Iceland Gull (Larus glaucoides) (1)
- Reported Jan 07, 2021 12:00 by Kathleen Toomey
- Bush Terminal Piers Park, Kings, New York
- Map:,-74.0204451&ll=40.6541609,-74.0204451
- Checklist:
- Comments: "Hanging out with Ring-billed Gulls, in the same place as yesterday (close to the Osprey nest platform).   A juvenile, creamy white with pale tan spotting and an all dark bill.  Larger than the nearby Ring-bills, about the same as a nearby Herring Gull. Photo"

Black Vulture (Coragyps atratus) (1)
- Reported Jan 07, 2021 13:43 by Tina Alleva
- Prospect Park, Kings, New York
- Map:,-73.9689534&ll=40.6602841,-73.9689534
- Checklist:
- Comments: "Saw twice. Once briefly from below lookout and later circling high above breeze hill heading towards lake. Stocky vulture with short tail. Non-teetering flight and white patch only at end of the wings."


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