Date of this Version
"1981 (Twenty-Fourth) Fall Occurrence Report," from Nebraska Bird Review (March 1982) 50(1).
Two hundred seventy-seven species (plus free-flying Mute Swans) are listed in this report, from 14 localities. Comparable figures for previous years are: 281 species (and a possible Veery) from 12 localities in 1980, 284 from 11 in 1979, and 269 from 12 in 1978.
The information is presented in a rough west (left) to east (right) order, with locations of about the same longitude listed with the northernmost first. Two dates indicate the first and last records for the period. The symbols used are:
Jl, Au, Sp, Ot, No, and Om for the months
A as a column heading for observation by Rick Wright in most of Dawes Co. and Sioux Co. down to the Niobrara to about mid-August, and by Tanya Bray in Sheridan and Dawes counties 12 and 13 September
B as a column heading for observations by Babs and Loren Padelford in Gage, Jefferson, and Pawnee counties on 3, 4, and 5 July, in column A for observations by both Rick Wright and Tanya Bray
F in column A for observations by Tanya Bray m in Garden Co. column for species which are present in migration in the county but not on the Refuge
P to indicate a species which is present all the year, although the same individuals may not be present during the whole year, and the numbers may vary greatly during the year p to indicate a species which is P in Garden Co. but not on the Refuge
S in column A for observations by Rick Wright, and in column B for observations by the Padelfords
S - to indicate a species which arrived before 1 July s to indicate a species which summers in Garden Co. but not on the Refuge.