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Oldsquaw Found at La Jolla, California

Arthur G. Morley, Jr., James R. Sams
Publication Information
Journal: 
Condor
Volume: 
60
Issue: 
5 (September-October)
Section: 
From Field and Study
Year: 
1958
Pages: 
337

Oldsquaw Found at Ia Jolla, California.-As there appears to be no record of an Oldsquaw (Clang& hyem&s) in southern California waters since 1938 (Sefton, Condor, 41, 1939:83 ; Grinnell and Miller, Pac. Coast Avif. No. 27, 1944:86), the presence of a dead bird of this species on the beach at La Jolla, San Diego County, California, on January 25, 1958, is of interest. The bird was found after a storm at the high water mark about 50 yards north of the Scripps Pier in La Jolla by Mr. A. G. Morley, Jr. The specimen, a male, was debilitated and did not have complete winter plumage. It was turned over to Mr. Laurence M. Huey, of the San Diego Natural History Museum, and it is now in the collection of that museumn.-ARTHUR G. MORLEY, JR., San Diego, California, and JAMES R. SAMS, San Diego Natural History Museum, San Diego, California, Februwy 8, 1958. 

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