Nevada Bird Records Committee Report for 2017

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The Quarterly Journal of Western Field Ornithologists

Vol. 50, No. 1
March 2019
Western Field Ornithologists

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Nevada Bird Records Committee Report for 2017
Jeanne Tinsman and Martin Meyers

ABSTRACT: In 2017, the Nevada Bird Records Committee reviewed 83 reports from the period 6 February 1940–1 November 2017; 66 were endorsed. Two new species, the White Ibis (Eudocimus albus) and the Arctic Warbler (Phylloscopus borealis) sensu lato, were added to the Nevada list following endorsement of the first state records. The endorsement of a record of the Black Rail (Laterallus jamaicensis) completed our years-long project to have endorsed records for every species on the Nevada list that the committee reviews. The Nevada state list now stands at 489 species, while the review list contains 141 species and two subspecies.

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