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Re: Yellow-headed Blackbird at Duke
- To: Randy Emmitt <email@example.com>
- Subject: Re: Yellow-headed Blackbird at Duke
- From: James Coman <firstname.lastname@example.org>
- Date: Fri, 26 Jul 2002 10:52:46 -0700
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In response to Randy Emmitt's query below, a Yellow-Headed Blackbird was
found on a Chapel Hill Bird Club field trip to Seaforth Lake in Chatham
County on 30 September 1979. Lifer for me then, and I do not think I have
seen one in N.C. since.
Piney Creek, N.C.
on 7/25/02 10:26, Randy Emmitt at firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
> I have a photo of a Yellow-headed Blackbird at my web site from coastal NC
> a few years back and I just received this e mail from a lady at Duke that
> found a dead one at the Fuqua School of Business at Duke. I don't know if
> there's been any record of these birds in the triangle area before?
> Randy Emmitt
> Rougemont, NC
> Here's a snippet from her e mail:
> Thank you for the photo! This finally answered a question I've had
> for several months about the identity of a bird that I found dead on
> a patio at the Fuqua School of Business at Duke. (If I had to hazard
> a guess, it flew into one of the very large plate glass windows edging
> the patio.)
> I had thought for a while that it may have been an escaped pet but the
> photo on your website proved to me it wasn't.
> And, in case you're interested as to when - it was probably end of
> April / beginning of May when I found it.