North American Birds

VOLUME 69 NO2 2016

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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Figure 12. Because juvenile Collared Pratincoles do not have fully grown outer rectrices, the wing tip/tail tip position cannot be used to distinguish them from Oriental Pratincoles. In adult (especially male) Collared, the tip of the wing extends about to the tip of the tail; in Oriental, the wing tips fall several millimeters past the tip the tail (as in the Guadeloupe birds). This aspect can be difficult to study in the field and difficult to photograph, as the bird needs to be at rest in a plane perpendicular to the camera lens (cf. Figure 6). Photograph by Anthony Levesque. Fig. 12 185 V O L U M E 6 9 ( 2 0 1 6 ) • N U M B E R 2 C O L L A R E D P R AT I N C O L E S AT G U A D E LO U P E den Berg for providing important articles from Dutch Birding. Literature cited Albano, C. 2015. Collared Pratincole account, WikiAves Brazil. Online: http://en.wikiaves. com//midia.php?&m=1670766&t=u&u =212&p=1. Brazil, M. 2009. Birds of East Asia: China, Taiwan, Korea, Japan, and Russia. Princeton University Press, Princeton, New Jersey. Buckley, P. A., E. B. Massiah, M. B Hutt, F. G. Buckley, and H. F. Hutt. 2009. The Birds of Barbados: An Annotated Checklist. British Ornithologists' Union Checklist 24. Tring, United Kingdom. Driessens, G. 2005. Field characters of Afrotro - pical Collared Pratincole. Dutch Birding 27: 35-40. Driessens, G., and L. Svensson. 2005. Identi - fication of Collared Pratincole and Oriental Pratincole – a critical review of characters. Dutch Birding 27: 1-35. Levesque A., and A. Saint-Auret. 2008. First sightings and rare birds records from Gua - deloupe (F.W.I.) in fall 2003. Journal of Ca- ribbean Ornithology 20: 61-64. Levesque, A., F. Duzont, and N. Hecker. 2012. New bird species recorded in Guadeloupe, French West Indies, 2003-2011. North American Birds 66: 214-223. Levesque, A., and F. Delcroix. 2015. Liste des oi - seaux de la Guadeloupe: Grande-Terre, Basse- Terre, Marie-Galante, les Saintes, la Désirade, Îlets de la Petite-Terre. Eighth edition. Rapport AMAZONA 37. Svensson, L., D. Zetterström, and K. Mullarney. 2010. Birds of Europe. Second edition. Prince - ton University Press, Princeton, New Jersey. Soto, J., and A. Filippini. 2003. Documenta- ção da ocorrência da perdiz-do-mar, Glare- ola pratincola (Linnaeus, 1766) (Charadri- iformes: Glareolidae), no Brasil [Documen- tation and occurrence of Collared Pratincole in Brazil]. Ararajuba 11: 136. n

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