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A New Record for Colorado

A. H. Felger
Publication Information
Journal: 
Condor
Volume: 
9
Issue: 
4 (July-August)
Section: 
From Field and Study
Year: 
1907
Pages: 
110

A New Record for Colorado

In “May or June, 1900”, Mr. B. G. Voigt (deceased) shot a Prothonotary Warbler (Protonotaria citrea) between Palmer Lake and Monument, Colorado. In “May 1902”, he shot two more specimens of the same species on the Arkansas River about 2 miles east of Pueblo, Colorado. I examined and identified these birds and while doing so was struck with the paleness of the bill, corresponding to the fall and winter plumage of this species. I thereupon sent one of the birds to Mr. Robert Ridgway, who writes that there is in the National Museum collections a specimen in this plumage which was taken as early as July 28, and who thinks that the dates, “May” and “June”, as given to me, are certainly erroneous. I cannot vouch for these dates, nor is it possible now to confirm the note which Mr. Voigt gave me. This establishes another new species for Colorado.

A. H. FELGER

Denver, Colorado

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