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NATURAL HISTORY, TORONTO REGION

  1. Black-crowned Night Heron. Nycticorax nyc-

ticorax naevius. Regular migrant, not common.

  1. Yellow-crowned Night Heron. Nyctanassa vio-

lacea. Accidental. One record.

Family GRUIDAE.

  1. Little Brown Crane (?). Grus canadensis? Accidental; the two Toronto birds probably belong to this species and not to Grus mexicana.

Family RALLIDAE.

  1. King Rail. Rallus elegans. Irregular migrant, probably accidental.

  2. Virginia Rail. Rallus virginianus. Summer resident, common, breeds.

  3. Sora. Porzana carolina. Summer resident, common ; breeds.

  4. Yellow Rail. Coturnicops   noveboracensis. Regular fall migrant, rare.

  5. Florida Gallinule. Gallinula galeata.   Summer resident, common; breeds.

  6. Coot. Fulica americana. Regular migrant, common ; probably breeds.

Family PHALAROPIDAE.

  1. Red Phalarope. Phalaropus fulicarius. Regular fall migrant, rare.

  2. Northern Phalarope. Lobipes lobotus. Regular migrant, rare.

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