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Also a question/opinion on the C.Myna. When is it expected to be added
to the official Florida list?

Fred Virrazzi wrote:
>
> A brief trip to Everglades National Park with Julie and Tony Trott
> produced 85 species with the following highlight birds:  Note that there
> was a third hand report of a Bahama Mockingbird at Mahogany Hammock
> passed on to C.J. Crimes and others, and then to us and we searched the
> area well for 1 1/2 hours finding 6 N. Mockingbirds 5 Gray Catbirds and
> 2 Brown Thrashers.  Also in area, 4 Woodstorks, a Sandhill Crane which
> is rare in ENP and an E. Phoebe.
>
> W. Pelican 36
> Least Bittern 3
> Great White Heron 6
> Wood Stork 4
> Roseate Spoonbill 20
> King Rail 1 (best personal view of this species ever, near grassquit
> area, left side of Eco pond)
> Virginia Rail 1
> Purple Gallinule 5
> Short-tailed Hawk (over Flamingo Visitor Center 11:00 AM, light morph)
> Bald Eagle 2
> Y.B. Sapsucker 1
> Pileated Woodpecker 2
> Barn Owl 1
> Whip-poor-will 1
> Western Kingbird 3
> Phoebe 1
> Least Flycatcher 1
> Loggerhead Shrike 4
> Orange-crowned Warbler 1
> Yellow-throated Warbler 1, albilora, western subspecies
> Wilson's W 1
> Ovenbird 1
> Song Sparrow 1
> Grasshopper Sparrow 1, pratensis, eastern subspecies
> Yellow-faced Grassquit 1
> Common Myna 12, 1 block west of NW corner of intersection of Route 1 and
> road leading to ENP
>
> Fred Virrazzi NJ