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Friday, September 26, 2014

Friday's Foto

As their common name suggests, the Western Kingbird in not typically found in Brooklyn, let alone New York State. This individual, discovered hawking for insects at Calvert Vaux Park, was only the second record for Kings County. The first was spotted in Prospect Park in 2012. You can see an interactive map of Western Kingbird sightings on the Cornell eBird website here.

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