Western Birds

Vol. 42, No. 3

September 2011

Western Field Ornithologists



Western Birds 45(4) Front Cover


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Main Articles

The 35th Report of the California Bird Records Committee: 2009 Records
Peter Pyle, Jim Tietz, and Guy McCaskie

Purple Martin Survey Results at Tejon Ranch in the Tehachapi Mountains of California
Michael D. White, Edward R. Pandolfino, and Andrea Jones

Recent Additions to the Avifauna of San Clemente Island,
Including the First Record of the Bluethroat in California

James E. Bradley, Justyn T. Stahl, and Jason C. Fidorra


First Records of the Short-tailed Hawk and Gray Hawk for
the Baja California Peninsula
Steven G. Mlodinow

Book Reviews Lauren Harter and Alan Contreras

Featured Photo: Has the Black-capped Gnatcatcher Occurred
in Baja California Sur?
Steven G. Mlodinow

Front cover photo by © Jill Terese Wussow Loman of Starkville, Mississippi: Tufted Flycatcher (Mitrephanes phaeocercus), Big Bend National Park, Brewster County, Texas, 14 December 2010.

Back cover “Featured Photo” by © Steven G. Mlodinow of Longmont, Colorado: A bird with characteristics of the Black-capped Gnatcatcher (Polioptila nigriceps) at Todos Santos, Baja California Sur, 7 November 2010.