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Drove by tonight at dusk and found Cassin's on the 305 wire just south of the abandoned housed.  It did its flycatcher thing for several minutes then flew south into a line of trees to roost for the night.

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Meret S Wilson, Bird Bander
Tomoka Basin State Parks
TBBS


On Mar 17, 2013, at 9:15 PM, James Wheat <[log in to unmask]> wrote:

> I went to see the Cassin's Kingbird in the location previously described on
> SR305 just south of SR100, west of Bunnell, FL.
> 
> I drove up and down ("marching up and down the square") CR305 between SR100
> and CR302 to find the Cassin's Kingbird. Met Jim Ash and his wife (LI, NY),
> who actually located the bird and were kind enough to point it out.
> 
> The kingbird stayed on the power lines not along SR305, but rather on the
> powerlines that ran from the two, white, abandoned houses on the west side
> of the road, away from SR305 (perpendicular to it), and bisecting the
> potato fields behind them, which were being doused with chemical pesticide
> at the time.
> 
> Sitting within 2 feet of the kingbird for some time was a Kestrel with
> unusual plumage: this bird's entire breast and belly was exceptionally
> pale, nearly white. Its back and tail seemed typical.
> 
> James A. Wheat
> Ponte Vedra Beach, FL
> 
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