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The Quarterly Journal of Western Field Ornithologists

Vol. 29, No. 4
December 1998
Western Field Ornithologists

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Biology of the California Gnatcatcher
John T. Rotenberry, Thomas A. Scott

Featured Photo
Jon R. King, Steve N. G. Howell

Western Birds, Index, Volume 29, 1998
Jack W. Schlotte, Philip Unitt

Book Reviews
The Large Gulls of North America
Steve N. G. Howell
A Guide to the Nests, Eggs, and Nestlings of North American Bird
Stacy Small

Breeding Biology

Has Brood Parasitism Selected for Earlier Nesting in the California Gnatcatcher?
Michael A. Patten, Kurt F. Campbell

Breeding Behavior of the California Gnatcatcher in Southwestern San Diego County, California
Mary A. Grishaver, Patrick J. Mock, Kristine L. Preston

Breeding and Dispersal Biology of the California Gnatcatcher
in Central Orange County
J. Paul Galvin

Community Relationships

Is the California Gnatcatcher a Good Umbrella Species?
Scott A. Fleury, Patrick J. Mock, John F. O'Leary

Is the California Gnatcatcher an Indicator of Bird-Species Richness
in Coastal Sage Scrub?
Mary K. Chase, John T. Rotenberry, Michael D. Misenhelter

General Biology and Behavior

California Gnatcatcher Territorial Behavior
Kristine L. Preston, Patrick J. Mock, Mary A. Grishaver, Eric A. Bailey, David F. King

California Gnatcatcher Vocalization Behavior
Kristine L. Preston, Mary A. Grishaver, Patrick J. Mock

Factors Affecting Estimates of California Gnatcatcher Territory Size
Jonathan L. Atwood, Sophia H. Tsai, Carol A. Reynolds, James C. Luttrell,
Michael R. Fugagli

Molt and Plumage Variation by Age and Sex in the California and Black-Tailed Gnatcatchers
Peter Pyle, Philip Unitt

Habitat Relationships

Historical Decline of Coastal Sage Scrub in the Riverside-Perris Plain, California
Richard A. Minnich, Raymond J. Dezzani

Coastal Sage Scrub Variations of San Diego County and their Influence on the Distribution of the California Gnatcatcher
Kenneth L. Weaver

Use of Refugia by California Gnatcatchers Displaced by Habitat Loss
Jonathan L. Atwood, David R. Bontrager, Amy L. Gorospe

Energetic Constraints to the Distribution and Abundance of the California Gnatcatcher
Patrick J. Mock

California Gnatcatcher Use of Habitats Other than Coastal Sage Scrub
Kurt F. Campbell, Richard A. Erickson, William E. Haas, Michael A. Patten


Unmated Male California Gnatcatcher Feeds Fledgling Bushtits
Richard A. Erickson

A New Site of Sympatry of the California and Black-Tailed Gnatcatchers in the United States
Kenneth L. Weaver

Population Dynamics

Six Years of Synchronous California Gnatcatcher Population Fluctuations at Two Locations in Coastal Orange County, California
Richard A. Erickson, Karen L. Miner

Distribution and Population Size of California Gnatcatchers on the Palos Verdes Peninsula, 1993-1997
Jonathan L. Atwood, Sophia H. Tsai, Carol A. Reynolds, Michael R. Fugagli

Dispersal Capability of the California Gnatcatcher
Eric A. Bailey, Patrick J. Mock

Range Margins

History and Status of the California Gnatcatcher in San Bernardino County, California
Liam H. Davis, Robert L. Mckernan, James S. Burns

Use of Restored Habitat

An Example of the California Gnatcatcher Nesting in Restored Coastal Sage Scrub
M. W. (Bill) O'Connell, Richard A. Erickson

Use of Restored Coastal Sage Scrub Habitat by California Gnatcatchers in a Park Setting. 439-446.
Karen L. Miner, Adrian Wolf, Robb Hirsch

Occurrence and Management Considerations of California Gnatcatchers Along San Diego County Highways
Peter Famolaro, Jeff Newman