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First Pictures of Kiskadee

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At last! Pictures! Four of us waited patiently this morning for the kiskadee. After about 2 hours of no luck the brains of the group (Matt White) stated the kiskadee would probably answer a tape if anyone had its call. The Most Knowledgeable Individual Around (inside joke) ran back home, got her iPod, played the kiskadee call, and within 5 minutes the real kiskadee answered back. Not only did he answer The Call, but he posed nicely for John’s camera.

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Way to go, John! I know the light was pathetic and you had to use a high ISO, but we now have diagnostic pictures. No mistaking this bird’s identity. As I’m writing this the temperature outside has dropped to the low 60s; our first front of the season. Will the kiskadee ride out with it or will it be there tomorrow? Stay tuned and in the meantime, enjoy the kiskadee pictures.

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(All photos by John English)

2 Responses to “First Pictures of Kiskadee”

  1. Earlene Says:

    What a thrill—beautiful pictures. I hope to see this beauty in person some day.

  2. Bill Wright Says:

    Way to go.

    Beautiful photos, John. Congrats. Good thinking on the call. Where was it sighted.

    Bill