Report of the California Bird Records Committee
Kimball L. Garrett, Daniel S. Singer
The Status of Spring and Summer Birds on Mitlenatch Island,
British Columbia, 1981-1995
Nicolaas A. M. Verbeek

Foraging Behavior of the Pygmy Nuthatch in Colorado Ponderosa Pine Forests
Heather Ewell, Alexander Cruz

Cowbird Parasitism and Nest Success of the Lazuli Bunting in the Sacramento Valley
Thomas Gardali, Anne M. King, Geoffrey R. Geupel

Identification of White and Black-Backed Wagtails in Basic Plumage
David A. Sibley, Steve N. G. Howell

Arizona Bird Committee Report, 1974-1996
Gary H. Rosenberg, Janet L. Witzeman

President's Message
Kimball L. Garrett

Featured Photo
Kimball L. Garrett

Book Reviews
A Field Guide to the Warblers of North America
Peter Pyle
Warblers of Europe, Asia and North Africa
Jon R. King

Possible Predation of a Spotted Owl by a Barred Owl
Tom Leskiw, R. J. Gutiérrez
Nocturnal Chick Provisioning by Black Swifts
Charles T. Collins, B. Moose Peterson

Cover photo by © Brian E. Small of Los Angeles, California: Siberian Accentor (Prunella montanella), near Hailey, Idaho, March, 1997.