Western Birds

Vol. 33, No. 3September 2002

Western Field Ornithologists

Front Matter

Back Matter


Western Birds 45(4) Front Cover


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Main Articles

Patterns of Distribution and Abundance of Migratory Shorebirds
in the Intermountain West of the United States
W. David Shuford, Gary W. Page, and Lynne E. Stenzel

Report of the California Bird Records Committee: 2000 Records
Tristan McKee and Richard A. Erickson

Abundance And Distribution of the Common Raven and American
Crow in the San Francisco Bay Area, California
John P. Kelly, Katherine L. Etienne, and Jennifer E. Roth

Featured Photo
Steve N. G. Howell


Front cover photo by © Joe Furhman of Los Angeles, California: Painted Bunting (Passerina ciris), Chuckwalla Mountains, Riverside County, California, April 1997. Spring sightings of male Painted Buntings in Southern California invariably cause problems for record committees, because of the difficulty of determining natural occurrence.

Back cover “Featured Photo” by © Steve N. G. Howell of Marin County, California: immature gull, Petaluma, Sonoma County, California, 27 December 2001.