Date: 7/24/20 6:00 am
From: Brush Freeman <brushfreeman...>
Subject: [texbirds] Re: Historical Article: The Scarlet Ibis in Texas in The Condor 1918
Hi John: Thanks. Yes it is in the Handbook in the Unaccepted Birds
appendix as an escapee from the Gladys Porter zoo. Actual Oberholser
mentioned two birds.

On Thu, Jul 23, 2020 at 11:54 PM Berner Family <dmarc-noreply...>

> Texbirders:
> I assume this article has been previously reviewed and rejected as
> anecdotal (Confusion with Roseate Spoonbill, specimens brought from other
> places) but still found it interesting. Article by R.A.Sell in the 1918
> Condor about possible occurrence of the Scarlet Ibis in Texas including a
> photo of a specimen supposedly shot in Texas, prepared by Professor
> Attwatter and displayed in Houston. Review of nine specimens, speculation
> if they are really from Texas and interviews with supposed Scarlet Ibis
> spotters in the 1910’s.
> Retrieved from the Sora database using Author “Sell” Date “1918”
> John Berner
> Houston
> Sent from Yahoo Mail for iPad <>


Brush Freeman
Utley & Cedar Park, Texas

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