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The Quarterly Journal of Western Field Ornithologists

Vol. 41, No. 1
March 2010
Western Field Ornithologists

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Egg-Turning Behavior and Nest Attentiveness of the Endangered Hawaiian Goose on Kauai
Wesley W. Weathers and Brenda J. Zaun

A New and Cryptic Call Type of the Red Crossbill
Kenneth Irwin

A Reassessment of Homologies in the Vocal Repertoires of Phoebes
D. Archibald McCallum and Nathan D. Pieplow


Ground-nesting Marbled Murrelets in Juneau, Alaska
Mary F. Willson, Katherine M. Hocker, and Robert H. Armstrong

Two Oriental Turtle-Doves (Streptopelia orientalis) Reach California
Jon L. Dunn and Keith Hansen

A Little Bunting Reaches Baja California Sur
Kurt A. Radamaker and David J. Powell

Book Reviews
Chris Butler and Oscar Johnson

Featured Photo: Black-chinned Sparrow: Notes on Breeding Behavior
and Nesting Ecology in San Diego County, California

Lori Hargrove

Front cover photo by © Kurt A. Radamaker of Scottsdale, Arizona: Little Bunting (Emberiza pusilla), Rancho San José de Castro on the Vizcaño Peninsula, Baja California Sur, 8 October 2008. See Radamaker and Powell, pp. 55–58, in this issue.

Back cover “Featured Photo” by © Jack C. Daynes of Poway, California: Black-chinned Sparrow (Spizella atrogularis), along Boulder Creek Road 5 miles west of Lake Cuyamaca, west slope of Cuyamaca Mountains, San Diego County, California.