Western Birds

Vol. 37, No. 1March 2006

Western Field Ornithologists

Front Matter

Back Matter


Western Birds 45(4) Front Cover


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Main Articles

Shorebird Use of the Lower Los Angeles River Channel: A Novel Wetland Habitat
Daniel S. Cooper

First Nest of the Yellow-bellied Flycatcher for Alaska, with Notes on Breeding Biology
Paul R. Martin, Frances Bonier, and Daniel D. Gibson

Update on the Birds of Isla Guadalupe, Baja California
Lorenzo Quintana-Barrios, Gorgonio Ruiz-Campos, Philip Unitt,
and Richard A. Erickson

Dispersal and Vagrancy in the Pyrrhuloxia
Michael A. Patten


Nesting of Forster’s Tern in a Tropical Coastal Lagoon, Cuyutlán, Colima, Mexico
Eric Mellink and Mónica Riojas-López

Giant Canada Goose in Washington
Steven G. Mlodinow, Doug Schonewald, and Denny Granstrand 48

First Verifiable Record of the Flesh-footed Shearwater for Mexico
Kurt Radamaker and Guy McCaskie

First Record of the Eastern Screech-Owl in New Mexico
Julian D. Avery and Gregory S. Keller

American Crows Move into Southern Idaho Towns
Daniel M. Taylor

Book Reviews
Steve N. G. Howell

Featured Photo: Delayed Preformative Molt in the Barn Swallow
Steve N. G. Howell, Jessie H. Barry, and James E. Pike

Front cover photo by © Mike Danzenbaker of Mountain View, California: Redwing (Turdus iliacus), Olympia, Washington, 3 January 2005.

Back cover “Featured Photos” by © James Pike of Huntington Beach, California: Barn Swallows (Hirundo rustica), Riverside County, California, 27 April 2004 (top); San Bernardino County, 2 June 2004 (bottom).