Nebraska Ornithologists' Union


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Bennett, "1978 Nebraska Nesting Survey," from Nebraska Bird Review (June 1980) 48(2).


Copyright 1980, Nebraska Ornithologists' Union. Used by permission.


Data on the 1978 nesting season in Nebraska were receivead from 17 observers, reporting on 71 species from 27 counties. Counties in the tabulation are listed in a west to east order, with the northernmost of approximately equal locations given first. Numbers represent Nest-Record Cards. Letters are from the NOU Nesting Report forms: Y represents young observed; F represents carrying food; and N represents nests for which no Nest-Record Card was submitted. Fifty·one species were reported on 187 North American Nest·Record Cards. The counties, with the column numbers on the tabulation shown in parentheses, and the contributors, were: Adams (20) R.G. Cortelyou; Banner (3) R.A. Lock; Box Butte (5) RA Lock; Brown (13) G. Wingfield; Cherry (8) G. Wingfield; Dawes (4) Bernadine Cox, R.A. Lock; Dawson (14) G. Wingfield; Douglas (26) R.G. Cortelyou, Fitzhugh Diggs, Mark Egger, CE. Johnson, ED. Johnson; Franklin (18) Harold Turner; Hall (19) R.G. Cortelyou; Holt (16) CE. Johnson, G. Wingfield; Kearney (17) Harold Turner; Keya Paha (12) G. Wingfield; Knox (21) G. Wingfield; Lancaster (25) Norma Johnson, RA Lock, Mabel Ott; Lincoln (10) G. Wingfield, Marie Cunningham; Loup (15) G. Wingfield; McPherson (9) OonaBassett; Morrill (6)RA Lock; Sarpy (27) R.G. Cortelyou, Ruth Green, CE. Johnson; Saunders (24), R.G. Cortelyou, Father T.J. Hoffman; Scotts Bluff (2) Alice Kenitz,RA Lock; Seward (23) R.A. Lock; Sheridan (7)RA Lock; Sioux (1) R.A. Lock, G. Wingfield; Thomas (11) G. Wingifled; York (22) Tanya Bray.