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Observer: 
Orien Richmond
Observation Date: 
2011-04-16
Best Estimate for Number of Birds Observed: 
12000
Minimum Estimate for Number of Birds Observed: 
5000
Maximum Estimate for Number of Birds Observed: 
15000
Type of Estimate: 
Visual and Untimed
Precision of Estimate: 
Scanning Blocks
Minutes spent at observation site: 
45
Singing: 
Yes
Carrying Nest Material: 
Yes
Colony quiet, Incubation inferred: 
No
Adults Carrying Food: 
Yes
Fledglings out of Nest: 
No
Distance to Stored Grains: 
greater than 500 meters
Distance to Water: 
greater than 100 meters
Area Estimate (square meters): 
240000

Foraging lines were visible to and from Homen Dairy. Density of birds varied considerably throughout the field. Some mixed blackbird flocks were foraging in adjacent grain fields. Approximate sex ratio was 1:1. Conducted survey with Kathy Durkin and Partha Nandi.