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- Catalogue of British Columbia Birds - 6/19 -


MICROPALAMA Baird.

102. STILT SANDPIPER.

_Micropalama himantopus_ (Bonap.).

Taken at Chilliwhack, August 19th, 1899, by A. C. Brooks.

TRINGA Linnĉus.

103. KNOT. ROBIN SNIPE.

_Tringa canutus_ (Linn.).

Abundant during migrations, chiefly along the coast. (_Fannin_.) Taken at Chilliwhack. (_Brooks_.)

ACTODROMAS Kaup.

104. SHARP-TAILED SANDPIPER.

_Actodromas acuminata_ (Horsf.).

Two specimens taken at Massett, Queen Charlotte Islands, December 27th, 1897, by Rev. J. H. Keen.

105. PECTORAL SANDPIPER.

_Actodromas maculata_ (Vieill.).

Not common; taken along the coast during migrations. Brooks has taken it at Chillihwack and Okanagan.

106. BAIRD'S SANDPIPER.

_Actodromas bairdii_ (Coues.).

Distributed along the coast of Island and Mainland, Rev. J. H. Keen reports it rare at Metlakatla. Taken at Chilliwhack and Okanagan (_Brooks_); and at Clover Point, Victoria (_E. M. Anderson_).

107. LEAST SANDPIPER.

_Actodromas minutilla_ (Vieill.).

Common along the coast of Island and Mainland. I found it common at Clayoquot in May, 1894; I have also taken it near Victoria in July. Brooks has taken it at Chilliwhack and Okanagan. Fannin has taken it at 108-Mile House, Cariboo Road, in May.

PELIDNA Cuvier.

108. RED-BACKED SANDPIPER.

_Pelidna alpina sakhalina_ (Vieillot).

Common in the spring and autumn migration along the coast of Island and Mainland. Brooks has taken it at Chilliwhack.

EREUNETES Illiger.

109. SEMIPALMATED SANDPIPER.

_Ereunetes pusillus_ (Linn.).

Not uncommon in migration along the Coast. Chilliwhack and Okanagan. (_Brooks_.) Common at Metlakatla. (_Rev. J. H. Keen_.)

110. WESTERN SEMIPALMATED SANDPIPER.

_Ereunetes pusillus occidenlcdis_ (Lawr.).

Abundant in the fall along the Coast. I also found it very common at Clayoquot, May, 1894, and have taken it near Victoria in July. Brooks has taken it at Chilliwhack.

CALIDRIS Cuvier.

111. SANDERLING.

_Calidris arenaria_ (Linn.).

Not common; several have been taken near Victoria by A. H. Maynard. Brooks has taken it at Chilliwhack. Fairly common at Metlakatla. (_Rev J. H. Keen_.)

LIMOSA Brisson.

112. MARBLED GODWIT.

_Limosa fedoa_ (Linn.).

The whole of British Columbia; breeds chiefly east of Cascades. (_Fannin_.) Port Simpson. (_W. B. Anderson_.)

TOTANUS Bechstein.

113. GREATER YELLOW-LEGS.

_Totanus melanoleucus_ (Gmel.).

Common along the coast in winter; have taken it at Clayoquot in May. Brooks has taken it at Chilliwhack and Okanagan. I found it breeding around the lakes at Clinton, May, 1891. (_Fannin_.)

114. LESSER YELLOW-LEGS.

_Totanus flavipes_ (Gmel.).

Tolerably common through the Province; winters on the coast. Brooks has taken it at Chilliwhack and Okanagan.

HELODROMAS Kaup.

115. SOLITARY SANDPIPER.

_Helodromas solitarius_ (Wils.).

Found throughout the Province. Taken at Chilliwhack and Okanagan. (_Brooks_).

116. WESTERN SOLITARY SANDPIPER.

_Helodromas solitarius cinnamomeus_ (Brewster).

Taken at Chilliwhack and Okanagan. (_Brooks_).

SYMPHEMIA Rafinesque.

117. WESTERN WILLET.

_Symphemia semipalmata inornata_ (Brewster).

One specimen shot at Clover Point, near Victoria, August 18th, 1898, by Mr. J. Henley.

HETERACTITIS Stejneger.

118. WANDERING TATLER.

_Heteractitis incanus_ (Gmel.).

Tolerably common along the coast of Island and Mainland. I took it at Clayoquot, May, 1894, and at Skidegate, Queen Charlotte Islands, August 5th, 1895.

BARTRAMIA Lesson.

119. BARTRAMIAN SANDPIPER.

_Bartramia longicauda_ (Bechst.).

One specimen shot at Comox, August 20th, 1895, by W. B. Anderson. Another was taken at l50-Mile House, Cariboo Road, May 16th, 1901, by A. C. Brooks.

TRYNGITES Cabanis.

120. BUFF-BREASTED SANDPIPER.

_Tryngites subruficollis_ (Vieill.).

Not common. Taken at Chilliwhack by A. C. Brooks.

ACTITIS Illiger.

121. SPOTTED SANDPIPER.

_Actitis macularia_ (Linn.).

This bird is found along the entire coast; I have taken it at Clayoquot Vancouver Island, and at Skidegate, Queen Charlotte Islands, July 26th, 1895. Brooks has taken it at Chilliwhack and Okanagan.

NUMENIUS Brisson.

122. LONG-BILLED CURLEW.

_Numenius longirostris_ (Wils.).

A few specimens have been taken on the coast, but is to be more frequently met with in the interior of the Mainland, south through the Okanagan.

123. HUDSONIAN CURLEW.

_Numenius hudsonicus_ (Lath.).

Not common, but distributed along the coast of Island and Mainland. I have taken it at Clayoquot in May, 1894. W. B. Andersen has taken it at Port Simpson, and J. Maynard at Cadboro Bay, near Victoria.

Family CHARADRIIDĈ. Plovers, Etc.

CHARADRIUS Linnĉus.

124. BLACK-BELLIED PLOVER.


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