339 [Bull.B.O.C. 198 1 : 101(3)] Map 377. Campethera nubica superspecies. The range of C. bennettii should be extended to Rwanda, for which Schouteden (1966, Doc. Zool. 10: 70) gives several records. Map 384. Dendropkos poecilolaemus. The record at about 2°N, 1 5 °E is probably erroneous. This is based on a specimen collected by Haberer, one of a series labelled "Molundu" but all non-forest species and almost certainly not from 2 02'N, 15 ° i3'E. This series includes Francolinus bicalcaratus (Map 125). Map 388. Dendropkos pyrrhogaster superspecies. Old records of D \ pyrrbogaster from Mount Cameroun (c. 4 12'N, 9 n'E) are substantiated by speci- mens in Berlin and Stockholm and must be considered valid. Map 389. Dendropkos elliotii. The records from Western Zaire in Schouteden Doc. Zool. 1 (1961): 98; 3 (1962): 80 and 6(1964): 109 have been omitted. The incorporation of these records results in a map as in Fig. 1 . Map 390. Dendropkos goer tae superspecies. The range of D. goertae should be extended to Rwanda, for which Schouteden (1966, Doc. Zool. 10: 71) gives several records. Addresses: Dr D. W. Snow, Sub-department of Ornithology, British Museum (Nat. Hist.), Tring, Hertfordshire, HP23 6AP, England. Dr M. Louette, Koninklijk Museum voor Midden-Afrika, B-1980 Tervuren, Belgium. ©British Ornithologists' Club 1981. Winter field notes and specimen weights of Cayman Island Birds by Storrs L. Olson, Helen F. Jafnes and Charles A. Meister Received 6 January 1981 We observed and collected birds in the Cayman Islands in November 1979, mainly for the purpose of obtaining skeletal material for identification of Pleistocene bird fossils known from the islands (Morgan 1977). We were on Grand Cayman 14-22 November, during which time we concentrated on resident birds in the limestone forests in the middle and eastern portions of the island, although we maintained a mist net in constant operation in the mangrove forest near our quarters at South Sound, on the southwest coast of the island. We were on Cayman Brae 22-26 November, where most of our work was in bluff forest in the middle of the island near Stake Bay. The most recent list of the avifauna of the Cayman Islands is that of Johnston et at. (1971), to which Barlow (1978) added records of migrants from Grand Cayman. The ecology and physiography of the Cayman Islands with respect to their avifaunas has been treated in detail by Johnston (1975). Less ornithological work appears to have been done in the islands in winter ; hence for completeness we have included at least some mention of each species we observed. Because of the nature of our work, the absence of certain species, such as coastal migrants, probably has little significance. We have also taken this opportunity to include records made by the late Alexander Wetmore, who made 3 vacation trips to Grand Cayman in the 1970's. Although he did not collect specimens, he kept his usual meticulous field notes, which are now on file at the National Museum of Natural History,



Winter field notes and specimen weights of Cayman Island birds

S L Olson, H F James and C A Meister
Bulletin of The British Ornithologists' Club 101: 339-346 (1981)

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