Western Birds

Vol. 21, No. 1March 1990

Western Field Ornithologists

Front Matter

Back Matter


Western Birds 45(4) Front Cover


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Main Articles

Breeding Distribution of the Black Swift in Southern California
Kevin S. Foerster, Charles T. Collins

Distribution and Density of Owls at Monte Bello Open Space Preserve, Santa Clara County, California
Paul L. Noble

Identification and Southward Limits, in America, of Gavia Adamsii, the Yellow-Billed Loon
Allan R. Phillips

First Record of the Sooty Tern in California
Richard E. Webster, Joseph Morlan, Don Roberson


First Report of Nesting Lesser Goldfinch in Idaho
Daniel A. Stephens, Cheryl Webb, Charles H. Trost

Cowbird Parasitism on the Lead-Colored Bushtit
Alan A. Gubanich, Howard R. Panik

First Confirmed Nesting of the Black-Shouldered Kite in Washington
Clifford M. Anderson, David M. Batchelder

First Breeding Record of the Snowy Plover for San Clemente Island
Clark S. Winchell


Cover photo by © B. "Moose" Peterson of Santa Barbara, California: nesfilng Black Swift (Cypseloides niger) near Idyllwild, California, August 1987.