Check-List of the Birds of Kansas

Check-List of the Birds of Kansas

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Excerpt: ...and locally common summer resident throughout state. Subspecies in Kansas: P. p. pyrrhonota (Vieillot). Pg 336 Progne subis. Purple Martin. Common transient and summer resident in east to uncommon or rare in west. Subspecies in Kansas: P. s. subis (Linnaeus). Cyanocitta cristata. Blue Jay. Common transient and resident throughout state; less common in northern and western sections in winter. Subspecies in Kansas: C. c. bromia Oberholser in east, C. c. cyanotephra Sutton in west, intergrading through central Kansas. Cyanocitta stelleri. Steller Jay. Several sight records from southwestern Kansas. Placed in Hypothetical List in absence of a specimen. Aphelocoma coerulescens. Scrub Jay. Irregular winter resident in southwestern Kansas. Five specimens (KU 20812-5, 21213), 12 miles northeast of Elkhart, Morton County, November 8, 10, 14, 1934, W. S. Long and Fred Hastie. Two seen in Finney County, January 15, 1955, by Marvin D. Schwilling. Subspecies in Kansas: A. c. woodhouseii (Baird). Aphelocoma ultramarina. Arizona Jay. Accidental. One specimen: "probably female," near Mt. Jesus, Clark County, March, 1906, B. Ashton Keith. Identification confirmed by L. L. Dyche; present location of specimen unknown. Subspecies in Kansas: A. u. arizonae (Ridgway). Pica pica. American Magpie. Common resident in west; occasional in east in winter. Eastward extent of breeding range poorly known; nests from Ottawa (1951), Republic (1951 and 1953), and Cloud (1954) counties. Extending breeding range eastward (J. M. Porter). Subspecies in Kansas: P. p. hudsonia (Sabine). Corvus corax. American Raven. Formerly occurred on High Plains, precise status not known. No records since disappearance of bison herds. One specimen: Jewell County, date unknown, Edward Kern (specimen now at Kansas State College, Manhattan). Subspecies in Kansas: C. c. sinuatus Wagler. Corvus cryptoleucus Couch. White-necked Raven. Common summer resident in western two tiers of counties; more

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