North American Birds

VOLUME 70 NO3-NO4 2019

A Quarterly Journal of Ornithological Record Published by the American Birding Association. The mission of the journal is to provide a complete overview of the changing panorama of our continent’s birdlife.

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N O R T H A M E R I C A N B I R D S 408 P I C TO R I A L H I G H L I G H TS 1 4 2 3 5 1 • A rare Sandhill Crane was present at Saginaw, Shelby, Aabama, on 7 April; this was a new late spring date for M.R. Photo by © Debra Lucas 2 • There were several surprising finds from the Canadian Wildlife Ser- vice surveys in the Ungava Peninsula, Nunavik, Québec from 9 through 28 June. One of the biggest surprises was the first nesting record of American Golden-Plover for the province. This nest was located on 22 Jun. Photo by © Michel Robert 3 • A pair of Scissor-tailed Flycatchers spent the summer near Havana, Mason, Illinois (here 16 June), possibly the same pair seen at this location in 2015. Photo by © Jim Tezak 4 • Here are two of the six Black-bellied Whistling-Ducks found in Springfield, Sangamon, Illinois 10 June-27 July (here 12 June); eight others were reported from the Region this summer. Photo by © H. David Bohlen 5 • Little Blue Herons remain a noteworthy species in Québec; two birds, both immature, were present this season. This bird was at Saint-Blaise-sur-Richelieu 26 Jul while the other bird reported was at Victoriaville 30-31 Jul. Photo by © Lucien Lemay

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