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Elms, Wells, Me.

1901
Sept. 3–9
(3)

Agelaius phoeniceus. Red-winged Blackbird.
[September] 5, 2 ♂ [male] ♂ [male] alighted on stalks in cornfield.
Icterus galbula. Baltimore Oriole
[September] 6, 1 ♂ [male] ad [adult] full plummage, in elm by house
Carpodacus purpureus. Purple Finch.
[September] 3, 1 ♂ [male] [in weak song] seen [br?] bird
Passer domesticus. English or Houes Sparrow.
Seen daily in small numbers of from one to
half-a-dozen about the place. Saw larger
flocks when I went to the village.
Astragalinus tristis. American Goldfinch.
[September] 3, 12 [a soft twitter]; [September] 4, 12 [a soft twitter]; [September] 5, 6 [a soft twitter]; [September] 6, 6 [a soft twitter]; [September] 7, 10 or more [a soft twitter] all day; [September] 8, 5 [a soft twitter]; [September] 9, 5 [a soft twitter]; x = a soft twitter. I heard the [v?] song constantly.
Ammodramus sandwichensis savanna.
[September] 3, 1; [September] 5, 2
Ammodramus caudacutus. Sharp-tailed Sparrow.
[September] 4, 4 [in a flock] beach grass by Salt marsh. Heavy black markings on breast, no buff. Seen a few [?] off with strong glass for some minutes
Spizella socialis. Chipping Sparrow.
[September] 3, 25; [September] 4, 20; [September] 6, 100 mainly on the lawn in the elms and on the telegraph wires on the main street to Wells.; [September] 7, 10; [September] 8, 12
Melospiza fasciata. Song Sparrow
[September] 3, 2; [September] 4, 1; [September] 8, 3
Cyanospiza cyanea. Indigo Bunting.
[September] 5, 1 ♀ [female]
Hirundo erythrogastra. Barn Swallow.
[September] 3, 2; [September] 4, 2
Ampelis cedrorum. Cedar Waxwing.
[September] 4, 12 [in a flock] 1
Vireo olivaceus. Red-eyed Vireo.
[September] 3, 1
Mniotilta varia. Black and White Warbler.
[September] 3, 1; [September] 4, 1

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Diane Rielinger

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