Nebraska Ornithologists' Union



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"Notes," from Nebraska Bird Review (March 1987) 55(1): 22-25.


Copyright 1987, Nebraska Ornithologists' Union. Used by permission.


ROCK COUNTY, A pair of Cinnamon Teal, two Great Egrets, and a newly hatched clutch of Canada Geese were seen near Bassett on 26 April 1986.

--- Eldon Marsh, Box 365, Brunswick, Neb. 68720

On 19 and 20 May 1986 Mrs. Ratzlaff and I saw three White-faced Ibis on the Niobrara River, north of Bassett. They were feeding in a marsh.

--- Neal Ratzlaff, 536 Brentwood Road, Omaha, Neb. 68114

SHORT-EARED OWLS IN LANCASTER CO. Five to seven Short-eared Owls were observed on 10 January 1986, during a controlled burn on the Jack Sinn Memorial WMA, Lancaster Co. Two to five birds were observed on nearly a daily basis from early October through the end of November in 1983, 1984, and 1985, and seven or eight birds were observed 25 November 1985. The observer was in the field five days a week during this time, in each of the three years. One Owl was seen in November 1985 at Wildwood WMA.
All observations were by Game and Paraks Commission personnel.

--Ross Lock, Nebraska Game and Parks Commission, PO Box 30370, Lincoln, Neb. 68503