1992 REPORT OF THE KANSAS BIRD RECORDS COMMITTEE

This report summarizes records received and evaluated by the committee for the calendar year 1992, as well as any decisions pending from the previous year. Birds are listed under two categories: Records Accepted and Records Rejected. A total of 66 submissions were received and 30 were circulated for evaluation. The KBRC record number follows the scientific name, with the number of individuals seen, date(s) of observation, locality, observer(s) documenting the record, supporting physical evidence, and any significant change in status. Rejected records have the observer(s) names omitted and a brief explanation as to the reason for rejection.

RECORDS ACCEPTED
Red-necked Grebe (Podiceps grisegena); 92-21; 1; 12 November 1991; Wilson Reservoir, Russell Co; Mike Rader.

Red-necked Grebe (Podiceps grisegena); 92-63; 1; 1 December 1992; Perry Lake, Jefferson Co; Richard Rucker.

Clark's Grebe (Aechmophorus clarkii); 92-20; 1; 8 November 1991; Wilson Reservoir, Russell Co; Mike Rader.

Brown Pelican (Pelecanus occidentalis); 92-49; 1; 26 July 1992; Tuttle Creek Reservoir, Pottawatomie Co; Ted Cable and Dave Rintoul; Photographs.

Brown Pelican (Pelecanus occidentalis); 92-46; 1; 11 August 1992; Wilson Reservoir, Russell Co; Mike Rader.

Glossy Ibis (Plegadis falcinellus); 92-32; 1; 3 May 1992; Perry Lake, Jefferson Co; Dan LaShelle, Joanne Brier, and Lloyd Moore; Photograph. First state record, verified with physical evidence. Added to the KOS Checklist.

Gyrfalcon (Falco rusticolus); 92-01; 1; 11 March 1990; Cheyenne Bottoms Wildlife Area, Barton Co; Steve Crawford, et al.

Gyrfalcon (Falco rusticolus); 92-19; 1; 5 November 1991; Wilson Reservoir, Russell Co; Mike Rader.

Pomarine Jaeger (Stercorarius pomarinus); 92-11; 2; 26 December 1991; Milford Lake, Geary Co; Chuck and Jaye Otte, et al.

Common Black-headed Gull (Larus ridibundus); 92-64; 1; 8-9 December 1992; Perry Lake, Jefferson Co; Chris Hobbs, video tape. Third state record, first record verified with physical evidence. Hypothetical status removed.

Great Black-backed Gull (Larus marinus); 92-15; 1; 10 February 1992; Lake Afton, Sedgwick Co; Pete Janzen and Don Vannoy.

Black-legged Kittiwake (Rissa tridactyla); 92-22; 1; 3 April 1992; Perry Lake, Jefferson Co; Chris Hobbs.

White-throated Swift (Aeronautes saxatalis); 92-28; 5; 17 April 1992; KU campus, Lawrence, Douglas Co; Christopher Burris and Susan Frantz; Photographs. Fourth state record, first record verified with physical evidence. Hypothetical status removed.

Broad-tailed Hummingbird (Selasphorus platycercus); 92-58; 1; 4-5 September 1992; Elkhart, Morton Co; Mick McHugh and Mark Corder; Photograph.

Allen's Hummingbird (Selasphorus sasin); 92-56; 1; 25 August 1992; Bonner Springs, Wyandotte Co; Chris Hobbs, Jan Hall, and Lloyd Moore; Photographs. First state record, verified with physical evidence. Added to the KOS Checklist.

Red-naped Sapsucker (Sphyrapicus nuchalis); 92-18; 1; 23 March 1992; near Colby, Thomas Co; Chuck and Jaye Otte.

Gray Flycatcher (Empidonax wrightii); 92-51; 1; 5 September 1992; near Point of Rocks, Morton Co; Mick McHugh.

Canyon Wren (Catherpes mexicanus); 92-50; 1; 6 September 1992; Cimmarron River, Morton Co; Richard Parker, Steve Crawford, and Tom Shane, Photographs. First state record, verified with physical evidence. Added to the KOS Checklist.

Swainson's Warbler (Limnothlypis swainsonii); 92-38; 1; 14-25 June 1992; near Elk City Lake, Montgomery Co.; Edwin Miller and Bob Gress; Photograph.

Connecticut Warbler (Oporornis agilis); 92-33; 1; 23-24 May 1992; Perry Lake, Jefferson Co; Dan LaShelle.

Black-throated Sparrow (Amphispiza bilineata); 92-53; 1; 11 September 1992; Cimarron River, Morton Co; Mark Corder. Fifth state record.

Black-throated Sparrow (Amphispiza bilineata); 92-62; 1; 5-6 December 1992; Overland Park, Johnson Co; Chris Hobbs and Lloyd Moore; Photograph. Sixth state record.

Lesser Goldfinch (Carduelis psaltria); 92-35; 1; 7 January 1978; Topeka, Shawnee Co; Eugene lewis and Malia Weide; Photograph. First record verified with physical evidence. Hypothetical status removed.

RECORDS REJECTED
Parasitic Jaeger (Stercorarius parasiticus); 92-17; 2; 31 August 1985; Cheyenne Bottoms Wildlife Area, Barton Co; Identification questionable; insufficient details to eliminate similar species.

Long-tailed Jaeger (Stercorarius longicaudus); 92-16; 1; 31 August 1985; Cheyenne Bottoms Wildlife Area, Barton Co; Identification questionable; insufficient details to eliminate similar species.

Common Black-headed Gull (Larus ridibundus); 91-39; 1; 29 November 1991; Milford Lake, Geary Co; Identification questionable; insufficient details to eliminate similar species.

Mew Gull (Larus canus); 92-05; 1; 4 December 1991; Tuttle Creek Reservoir. Riley and Pottawatomie Co; Identification questionable; insufficient details to eliminate similar species.

Black-legged Kittiwake (Rissa tridactyla); 92-02; 1; 28 December 1991; Lake Olathe, Johnson Co; Identification questionable; insufficient details to eliminate similar species.

Fish Crow (Corvus ossifragus); 92-45; 2; 14 July 1992; near Lowell, Cherokee Co; Identification questionable; insufficient details to eliminate similar species.

Grace's Warbler (Dendroica graciae); 92-54; 1; 12 September 1992; Point of Rocks, Morton Co; Identification questionable; insufficient details to eliminate similar species.

The following is a list of the members and alternates of the committee for the period covered by this report, including their terms of office: Submitted 1 March 1993

Galen L. Pittman KBRC Secretary , email address - glpitt@falcon.cc.ukans.edu