Smith's Longspur Calcarius pictus (Swainson, 1832)Reviewable (MD/DCRC)    Synonyms: SMLO.
Kingdom Animalia   >   Phylum Chordata   >   Class Aves   >   Order Passeriformes   >   Family Calcariidae   >   Genus Calcarius   

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Maryland has one record of this very rare western vagrant. Mark Hoffman found it among a flock of Lapland Longspurs on Assateague Island in November 1976. It was documented staying through mid-January 1977 (#1996-028).

There is 1 record in the project database.

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Maryland's first and only record of Smith's Longspur, found and photographed by Mark Hoffman (11/27/1976). Photo by Mark Hoffman. (MBP list)

A Smith's Longspur in Cape May Co., New Jersey (1/30/2014). Photo by Sam Galick. (MBP list)

A Smith's Longspur in Cape May Co., New Jersey (1/30/2014). Photo by Sam Galick. (MBP list)

A Smith's Longspur in flight over Cape May Co., New Jersey (1/30/2014). Photo by Sam Galick. (MBP list)

A Smith's Longspur in flight over Cape May Co., New Jersey (1/30/2014). Photo by Sam Galick. (MBP list)


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