Contributions from the Charleston Museum Volume 2-8

Contributions from the Charleston Museum Volume 2-8

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1913 edition. Excerpt: ...(Auk, xxxv,439). Chaemepelia passerina terrestris (Chapm.). GROUNd Dove.--P.r. Earliest known breeding record for the state, Feb. 22, 1913, when two fresh eggs were found near Beaufort (Sprunt). Catharista urubu Vieill. Black VulTURe.--P.R. Earliest known breeding record for the state, Feb. 15, 1920, Mulberry Plantation, Cooper River, Berkeley Co. One egg found by Clarence E. Chapman. Ictinia mississippiensis (Wils.). MISSISSIPPI KITe.--s.R. Earliest record, March 22, 1929, at Goose Creek, Charleston Co. (Sass and Sprunt). Circus hudsonius (Linn.). Marsh Hawk.--w.v. Early records: Aug. 24, 1894 (Wayne), and Aug. 28, 1910 (Weston). Latest record, May 16, 1928, Clemson College, Oconee Co. (Hudson, Auk, xlvii,397-402). Accipiter velox (Wils.). Sharp-shinned Hawk.--w.v. Earliest record, July 22, 1911 (Weston, Bull.Chas.Mus., vii,50). Buteo borealis (Gmel.). Red-tailed Hawk.--P.r. Breeds in the interior. This species has always been considered a winter visitant on the coast but that it also breeds near the coast is indicated by the following records: March 24, 1907, March 16, 1912, April 15 and 19, 1913 (Weston); June, 1924 (Wayne and Dingle); Middleburg Plantation, Berkeley Co., May 13 to Sept. 3, 1929 (Dingle). Buteo platypterus (Vieill.). Broad-winged Hawk.--P.r. In Piedmont, Rare On Coast. A pair seen on April 27, 1926, near the South Edisto River (L. L. Walsh and Sprunt) constitute the third record for the coast region. Mr. Wayne's prediction that this species would probably be found along the upper Savannah River has been justified. Eggs were taken near Greenwood, Greenwood Co., in 1926 by William Hahn, Jr. (fide A. L. Pickens, Auk, xlv,67), and on June 12, 1927, J. O. Pepper took a pair of adults and two nestlings at Easley, Pickens Co....show more

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  • Paperback | 74 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 4mm | 150g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 123688664X
  • 9781236886644