[texbirds] Tx. wide breeder (addendum)

  • From: Brush Freeman <brushfreeman@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: texbirds@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Mon, 16 Jul 2012 15:24:59 -0500

Other suggestions have entered the discussion...Red-winged Blackbird,
Great-tailed Grackle and Turkey Vulture.

OK so here is the direct quote from BLOT 1974 (actually the MS was
submitted in 1972)    "The __________  is the only native Texas bird with
written occurrence in every one of the state's 254 counties; the only other
wild bird which is equally ubiquitous is the imported English House

  As mentioned earlier, this is a 40 year old account and things may well
have changed and in fact likely have, but thinking back to that time, the
question is what was the species the author(s) were referring to?

Brush Freeman
Independent and affiliated Field Biologist
Finca Alacranes., Utley,Texas
The greatest musician of all time is mother nature.

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