Friday, April 16, 2021

Fwd: [eBird Alert] Kings County Rare Bird Alert

Common Merganser,black vulture, and Iceland Gull specialties today.

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Date: Fri, Apr 16, 2021, 7:33 PM
Subject: [eBird Alert] Kings County Rare Bird Alert <hourly>

*** Species Summary:

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

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Common Merganser (Mergus merganser) (1)
- Reported Apr 16, 2021 17:35 by Mikko Jimenez
- Prospect Park, Kings, New York
- Map:,-73.9689534&ll=40.6602841,-73.9689534
- Checklist:
- Comments: "Cont. female on lake"

Iceland Gull (Larus glaucoides) (1)
- Reported Apr 16, 2021 13:45 by Catherine Quayle
- Brooklyn Bridge Park, Kings, New York
- Map:,-73.9973745&ll=40.6996104,-73.9973745
- Checklist:
- Comments: "Beautiful adult on pier 1 pilings. Medium-sized gull compared to neighboring ring-bills & GBBG. Whitish primaries, pink legs. Found earlier by Jer Thorp & pointed out to me by Mike Yuan."

Black Vulture (Coragyps atratus) (2)
- Reported Apr 16, 2021 17:49 by Michael Silber
- Green-Wood Cemetery, Brooklyn, Kings, New York
- Map:,-73.9904281&ll=40.6523083,-73.9904281
- Checklist:
- Comments: "Large all black vulture. White wing tips."


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