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Sulli Gibson

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Illinois RBA - May 28, 2010
« : May 28, 2010, 07:30:05 PM »
* Illinois
* Statewide
* May 28, 2010
* ILST1005.13

- Species Mentioned (Caps denote a review list species):

Neotropic Cormorant
Western Kingbird
Scissor-tailed Flycatcher

This is the Rare Bird Report for May 28, 2010.
Compiler: Sulli Gibson. Email: sulli.gibson AT gmail.com

Species in ALL CAPITAL LETTERS ARE REVIEW LIST SPECIES. Details of these sightings are desired by the Illinois Ornithological Records Committee. Careful observation, not ornithological expertise, is the only requirement for submitting data. For details and pointers, see:

Rare Bird Alert Archives:

Neotropic Cormorant: Cook Co (North) - 1 was spotted flying over at the entrance to the Calumet Water Reclamation Plant on 5/28/10 (Walter Marcisz, Andy Sigler). The plant is located at 400 E. 130th Street. It was in with a group of Double-crested Cormorants and they may be roosting at a quarry just west of Halsted Street on 138th Street.

Western Kingbird: Madison Co (South) - 1 was found nesting at the NW corner of Niedringhaus and Benson Roads in Granite City on 5/28/10 (Pete Moxon). The nest is on the second power pole north of the corner. The 7/11 at this intersection can be used as a landmark.

Scissor-tailed Flycatcher: Clinton Co (South) - 1 was sighted at Pelican Road at Carlyle Lake on 5/23/10 (Dan Kassebaum). Pelican Road is the first road west of the Kaskaskia River on Highway 161. The bird was never relocated and is believed to be long gone.

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Sulli Gibson
Illinois Ornithological Society
Rare Bird Alert


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