Nebraska Ornithologists' Union


Date of this Version



"Notes," from Nebraska Bird Review (June 1982) 50(2).


Copyright 1982, Nebraska Ornithologists' Union. Used by permission.


Notes include stories of Goshawks along the Platte River near Morse Bluff in northwest Saunders County; rainwater basins water level up and hosting Snow Geese, White-fronted Goose, Buff-breasted Sandpipers, Golden Plovers, Whimbrels, Soras; Woodcock near Peru; in York County seeing a Prairie Falcon, Eastern Bluebirds, and Northern Shrike, plus an electrocuted Great Horned Owl with a rooster Pheasant in its clutched talons; a Broad-tailed Hummingbird near Chadron; a large flock of crows in Holdrege; bird-banding in the Bellevue area; a Blue Grosbeak banded at Chet Ager Nature Center near Lincoln; a Blackpoll Warbler near Norfolk; and bullsnakes feeding on young birds in Wren and Red-breasted Nuthatch nest boxes.