Nebraska Ornithologists' Union


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The Nebraska Bird Review, Volume 89 September 2021 Number 3, pp 139-145


Published by Nebraska Ornithologists’ Union, Inc.


ebraska: 2017” (NOURC 2017).

Nebraska State List: The following includes all revisions made by the American Ornithological Society (Chesser et al. 2020) in 2020 including scientific name changes and taxonomic realignment that affect the current published “Official List of the Birds of Nebraska: 2017” (NOURC 2017, This report includes all accounts submitted during the 2020 calendar year covering 29 records with accession numbers 2258 – 2286.

2020 Additions/Deletions to the “Official List of the Birds of Nebraska”: Two new species were added in 2020.: Black Phoebe (Sayornis nigricans) 1. A single bird was photographed (Class 1-P, TL) 26 April 2020 at the Morrill Sandpits, Scotts Bluff County. Accession # 2262. 2. The above bird was rediscovered and photographed (Class 1-P, KD) later in the afternoon. Accession # 2261. Great Kiskadee (Pitangus sulphuratus) 1. A single bird was photographed (Class 1-P, SMc) 03 May 2020 at a bird bath in Barneston, Gage County. Accession # 2263. With these additions the “Official List of the Birds of Nebraska” stands at 465 species.