Western Birds

Vol. 31, No. 2June 2000

Western Field Ornithologists

Front Matter

Back Matter


Western Birds 45(4)-Front Cover


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Main Articles

Seabird Abundances off Washington, 1972-1998
Terence R. Wahl, Bill Tweit

Distribution and Abundance of Burrowing Owls on the Peninsula and Islands of Baja California
Eduardo Palacios, Daniel W. Anderson, Eric Mellink, Salvador GonzÁLez-Guzmán

Updated Geographic Distribution of Eight Passerine Species in Central Alaska
Anna-Marie Benson, Thomas H. Pogson, Terry J. Doyle

The Recent Breeding of California and Laughing Gulls at the Salton Sea, California
Kathy C. Molina

Featured Photo
Kimball L. Garrett

President's Message
Mike San Miguel

Book Reviews
The Small Gulls of North America
Stephen C. Rottenborn
Owls: A Guide to Owls of the World
Steve N. G. Howell


First Record of an Olive-backed Pipit in California
Phil Capitolo, Will Richardson, Ryan Burnett, Peter Pyle

First Record of an Olive-backed Pipit in Mexico
Robert A. Hamilton, James E. Pike, Thomas E. Wurster, Kurt Radamaker

Winter Nocturnal Roost Sites and Behavior of Some Desert Passerines in Western Texas
Robert C. Dobbs, Paul R. Martin

Retarded Wing Molt in Black-legged Kittiwakes
Steve N. G. Howell, Chris Corben

Cover photo © by Don DesJardin of Ventura, California: Dusky-capped Flycatcher(Myiarchus tuberculifer), Ventura, California, December, 1998.