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Western Birds, Volume 40, Number 3 (2009)

Western Birds


The 33rd Report of the California Bird Records Committee: 2007 ­Records. 158.
Daniel S. Singer and Scott B. Terrill.
Distribution, Abundance, and Survival of Nesting American Dippers Near Juneau, Alaska. 191.
Mary F. Willson, Grey W. Pendleton, and Katherine M. Hocker.
Changes in the Winter Distribution of the Rough-legged Hawk in North America. 210.
Edward R. Pandolfino and Kimberly Suedkamp Wells.
Nesting Success of California Least Terns at the Guerrero Negro Saltworks, Baja California Sur, Mexico, 2005. 225.
Antonio Gutierrez-Aguilar, Roberto Carmona, and Andrea Cuellar.


Sandwich Terns on Isla Rasa, Gulf of California, Mexico. 230.
Enriqueta Velarde and Marisol Tordesillas.
Curve-billed Thrasher Reproductive Success after a Wet Winter in the Sonoran Desert of Arizona. 234.
Carroll D. Littlefield .
First North American Records of the Rufous-tailed Robin (Luscinia sibilans). 237.
Lucas H. DeCicco, Steven C. Heinl, and David W. Sonneborn.
Book Reviews. 242.
Rich Hoyer and Alan Contreras.
Featured Photo: Juvenal Plumage of the Aztec Thrush. 247.
Kurt A. Radamaker.
Advertisement. 250.
Advertisement. 251.

Front cover photo by © Bob Lewis of Berkeley, California: Dusky Warbler (Phylloscopus fuscatus), Richmond, Contra Costa County, California, 9 October 2008, discovered by Emilie Strauss. Known in North America including Alaska from over 30 records, the Dusky is the Old World Warbler most frequent in western North America south of Alaska, with 13 records from California and 2 from Baja California.

Back cover "Featured Photos" by © Kurt A. Radamaker of Fountain Hills, Arizona: Aztec Thrush (Ridgwayia pinicola), recently fledged juvenile, Mesa del Campanero, about 20 km west of Yecora, Sonora, Mexico, 1 September 2007.

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