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Elms, Wells, Me.

1901
Sept. 3—9

List of birds observed by me at The Elms, Me
from the morning of Sept. 3 to the morning
8 A.M. Sept. 9

Gavia imber. Loon.
[Sept.] 3, 1 off the beach.

Stercorarius parasiticus. Parasitic Jaeger.
[Sept.] 4, 1 [in flight] pursuing Tern.

Larus marinus. Great Black-backed Gull.
[Sept.] 3, 12 [in a flock]; [Sept.] 4, 12 [in a flock]; [Sept.] 5, 20 [in a flock]; [Sept.] 6, 10 [in a flock]; [Sept.] 7, 10 [in a flock]

Larus argeutatus smithsonianus. American Herring Gull.
[Sept.] 3, 30 [in a flock]; [Sept.] 4, 100 [in a flock]; [Sept.] 5, 100 [in a flock]; [Sept.] 6, 90 [in a flock]; [Sept.] 7, 200 [in a flock]; [Sept.] 8, 12

Sterna (hirundo?). Tern.
[Sept.] 3, 12; [Sept.] 4, 20; [Sept.] 5, 30; [Sept.] 6, 6 [in full song]; [Sept.] 7, 20

Oidemia americana. American Scoter.
[Sept.] 4, 3 [in flight]

Ardea herodias. Great Blue Heron.
[Sept.] 4, 1 [in flight]

Nycticorax nycticorax naevius. Black–crowned Night Heron.
[Sept.] 4, 1 [in flight] [in full song] at dusk seen; [Sept.] 6, 1 [in flight] [in full song] after dark

Ereunetes pusillus. Semipalmated Sandpiper.
[Sept.] 3, 20; [Sept.] 4, 25; [Sept.] 5, 30; [Sept.] 6, 20; [Sept.] 7, 40; [Sept.] 8, 20

Calidris arenaria. Sanderling.
[Sept.] 3, 2; [Sept.] 4, 2; [Sept.] 5, 2

Totanus flavipes. Summer Yellow–legs.
[Sept.] 4, 1

Bartramia longicauda. Bartramian Sandpiper.
[Sept.] 4, 1 grassy plain

Aegialitis semiplamata. Ring-neced Plover.
[Sept.] 3, 3; [Sept.] 4, 3

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