Western Birds

Vol. 27, No. 3September 1996

Western Field Ornithologists

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Western Birds 45(4) Front Cover


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Main Articles

Nineteenth Report of the California Bird Records Committee
Richard A. Erickson, Scott B. Terrill

The Black Skimmer in California
Charles T. Collins, Kimball L. Garrett

Overwintering of Black Skimmers in California
Kathleen T. Gazzaniga

Population Status and Breeding Biology of Black Skimmers at the Salton Sea, California
Kathy C. Molina


First Nesting of Black Skimmers on San Francisco Bay
Valerie L. Layne, Robert J. Richmond, Peter J. Metropulos

Night Feeding of Black Skimmers at Estero Punta Banda, Baja California, Mexico
Horacio De La Cueva, Guillermo FernÁNdez

Establishment of a New Black Skimmer Breeding Colony in Southern California
Adam W. Whelchel, Kathy M. Keane, Michael N. Josselyn

The Name of the Craveri Brothers' Murrelet
Storrs L. Olson

Cover photo by © Alan Walther of San Jose, California: Black Skimmer (Rfiyncfiops niger), Charleston Slough, Mountain View, California, August, 1995.