Roark, Eugene M. (ed.) / The passenger pigeon
Vol. XXII, No. 2 (Summer 1960)
Kemper, Charles A.
Field notes, pp. 18-26 PDF (2.9 MB)
Palm Warbler: Arrived Aug. 29, Chippewa County. Last noted in the state on Oct. 28, I)ane County (Ashman). Ovenbird: Last seen in Chippewa County, Oct. 7; Adams County, Oct. 10; Milwaukee County, Oct. 11 (Ivy Balsom); Cedar Grove, Oct. 12. Northern Waterthrush: Adams County, Oct. 10 (Robbins); Cedar Grove, Oct. 16; and Milwaukee, Oct. 18 (Harold Bauers), are the last dates. Louisiana Waterthrush: Only two records. Sept. 24, Milwaukee (Ivy Balsom) and Sept. 4, Adams County (Robbins). Connecticut Warbler: Nineteen of this species, once considered rare, were banded at Cedar Grove. Five banded at a much smaller operation in Chippewa County (Kemper). Total of 47 found under TV tower at Eau Claire on two different dates. Last seen Oct. 8, Milwaukee (Harold Bauers), when found dead under TV tower. Mourning Warbler: Last seen at Cedar Grove, Sept. 17. Only record other than five found dead under TV tower on Aug. 28 at Eau Claire. Yellowthroat: Latest report Oct. 17, Vernon County (Weber). Yellow-breasted Chat: One along Milwaukee River, Milwaukee County, Oct. 8 (Harold Bauers). See "By the Wayside." Wilson's Warbler: Uniform arrival dates across the state from Aug. 28 to Sept. 1. Last reported Oct. 17, Vernon County (Webers). Canada Warbler: Last reported Sept. 20 in Columbia County (Don- ald Cors). American Redstart: Late dates include Oct. 5, in Adams County (Robbins), Chippewa County (Kemper), and Marathon County (Doty), Oct. 8, Milwaukee, and Oct. 13, Manitowoc County (John Kraupa). Bobolink: A very late date, Oct. 17, Dodge County (Harold Bauers). Baltimore Oriole: Reported as late as Sept. 17, Dodge County (Har- old Bauers) and Rock Co. (Mahlum, Glenn and Andrews). Rusty Blackbird: Arrived Aug. 20, Rock County (Mahlum). Brewer's Blackbird: Latest seasonal record was Oct. 22, Chippewa County (Kemper). Scarlet Tanager: Last noted Oct. 4, Cedar Grove. lTen dead birds found at TV tower, Eau Claire, Oct. 1 (Kemper). Rose-breasted Grosbeak: Many reports. Representative departure dates: Oct. 2, Cedar Grove; Oct. 5, Vernon County (Weber); Oct. 3, Rock County (Mahlum). Indigo Bunting: Latest report Oct. 9, Cedar Grove. Dickcissel: Few records for the season. Last seen Sept. 8, in Rock County (Mahlum). Evening Grosbeak: Widespread reports pointed to a good Grosbeak winter. Earliest arrival report, Oct. 15, Polk County (Mrs. Lester Peder- son). Pine Grosbeak: This irregular winter visitor began showing up at widespread points quite early: Nov. 17 at Cedar Grove, Nov. 12 at Wau- sau, Marathon County (Doty), and Milwaukee (Mary Donald). Hoary Redpoll: One report on Nov. 24 of five in Polk County (Mrs. Lester Pederson). Common Redpoll: Reports for late October and early November came in from all over the state, the vanguard of one of the great Redpoll winters in Wisconsin records. .25 . .
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