Nebraska Ornithologists' Union


Date of this Version



Grenon, "Third Report of the N.O.U. Records Committee," from Nebraska Bird Review (December 1990) 58(4).


Copyright 1990, Nebraska Ornithologists' Union. Used by permission.


The functions and methods of the N.O. U. Records Committee (henceforth, "the committee") have been described previously (NBR 54:72-4).

This report includes accounts of records evaluated by the committee in the last year, covering mostly records with accessions numbers 151-245. All records mentioned here are available to interested persons at the N.O.U. archives at the University of Nebraska State Museum, Lincoln.

State List

With this report, the following changes are made in the official list of the birds of Nebraska. These include changes in common and scientific names (American Ornithologists Union (AOU), 1989, NBR 57:58), additions to the state list, and changes in firmness of evidence:

Yellow-crowned Night-Heron (change from Nycticorax vio/aceus to Nyuctanassa violacea): Regular, I-S