Western Birds

Vol. 36, No. 4December 2005

Western Field Ornithologists

Front Matter

Back Matter


Western Birds 45(4)-Front Cover


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Main Articles

Breeding Ecology of the Gray Flycatcher in Pinyon–Juniper Woodlands
in New Mexico

Christopher B. Goguen, David R. Curson, and Nancy E. Mathews

First Record of the Kelp Gull and Significant Records of the Glaucous-winged
and Laughing Gulls for the Central Pacific
Mark J. Rauzon and H. Lee Jones

Results of a Pilot Study Monitoring Northern Saw-Whet Owl Migration
in Central Alberta, Canada
Chuck Priestley and Lisa Priestley

Least Flycatcher Range Expansion into Washington State
Steven G. Mlodinow


First Nesting Record of the Black-bellied Whistling-Duck on the Baja California Peninsula, Mexico
Luis Sauma, Roberto Carmona, and Georgina Brabata

An Unusual High Count of Pacific Loons from a Freshwater Lake in British Columbia
Theodore G. Tobish and Gary H. Rosenberg

Anomalously Pigmented Brown Boobies in the Gulf of California: Leucism and Possibly Hybridization with the Blue-footed Booby
José Alfredo Castillo-Guerrero, Eric Mellink, Erik Peñaloza-Padilla,
and Miguel Prado-López

Sayornis saya yukonensis is Valid
Robert W. Dickerman

Book Reviews
David Lukas, Jessie H. Barry, and Cameron D. Cox

Featured Photo
Walter Wehtje

Philip Unitt

Front cover photo by © Herbert Clarke of Los Angeles, California: Common Black-Hawk (Buteogallus anthracinus), Stockton, California, 28 January 2005.

Back cover “Featured Photo” by © Walter Wehtje of Camarillo, California: American × Black Oystercatcher (Haematopus palliatus × bachmani), San Nicolas Island, California, 26 May 2005.