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First Record of a Comb Duck (Sarkidiornis melanotos sulvicola) for Costa Rica
North American Birds
  • Stephen J Dinsmore, Iowa State University
  • Tyler Harms, Iowa State University
Document Type
Article
Publication Version
Published Version
Publication Date
1-1-2011
Abstract

The authors, in company with Rafael Ramirez and a group of Iowa State University students, observed, photographed, and documented a male Comb Duck of the South American subspecies (Sarkidiornis melanotos sylvicola) at the large drying wetland in Palo Verde National Park, Costa Rica on 18 March 2010. The bird was present the following day and last reported 25 March 2010. The record is supported by photographs and becomes the first for Costa Rica and northernmost in the Western Hemisphere.

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This article is from North American Birds 65 (2011): 362. Posted with permission.

Copyright Owner
American Birding Association, Inc.
Language
en
Date Available
2015-03-11
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application/pdf
Citation Information
Stephen J Dinsmore and Tyler Harms. "First Record of a Comb Duck (Sarkidiornis melanotos sulvicola) for Costa Rica" North American Birds Vol. 65 (2011) p. 362 - 363
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/stephen_dinsmore/65/