A List of Birds Collected by Col. N.S. Goss in Mexico and Central America

A List of Birds Collected by Col. N.S. Goss in Mexico and Central America

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1899 edition. Excerpt: ... mostly in the northern parts. Retires to Central and South America during the winter. Snow, 1872. 69. 215. Porzana noveboracensis (Gmel.) Yellow Rail. A rare summer resident. Ranges over the greater part of North America, except the arctic region and the mountains. First taken in Kansas by Prof. L. L. Dyche near Lawrence, April 18, 1885. Goss, 1886. 70. 216. Porzana jamaicensis (Gmel.) Black Rail. A rare summer resident. Belongs to temperate North America, except the mountains; south to Chili. Taken at Neosho Falls by Colonel Goss, May 3, 1879. Nest with eight 'eggs found at Manhattan, June, 1880. Goss, 1880. 71. 218. Ionornis martinica (Linn.) Purple Gallinule. A very rare visitant. Found in the southeastern part of the United States, casually north to New York and Massachusetts, and west to Kansas. Only one record for this state--Manhattan, April 14, 1893. Lantz, Auk, vol. X, 1893. 72. 219. Gallinula galeata (Licht.) Florida Gallinule. A rare summer resident. Ranges over tropical America and temperate North America. Breeds in the Southern states, but chiefly in the Mississippi valley, between latitudes 40 and 50." Snow, 1872, on authority of Baird. 73. 221. Fulica americana (Gmel.) American Coot. Summer resident, not uncommon where there are ponds. An abundant migrant. Ranges over the whole of North America, except the arctic regions, and south to the northern part of South America. Maximilian, 1839. 74. 223. Phalaropus lobatus (Linn.) Northern Phalarope. A rare migrant. Breeds in the arctic regions--Greenland, Iceland, Alaska, and the northern parts of Asia and Europe. South in winter to Central America. Goss, 1883. B. N. O. C, vol. VIII, p. 186. 75. 224. Phalaropus tricolor (Vieill.) Wilson's Phalarope. A rare summer resident; common in...show more

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