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The Quarterly Journal of Western Field Ornithologists

Vol. 41, No. 4
December 2010
Western Field Ornithologists

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Short-tailed Hawks Nesting in the Sky Islands of the Southwest
Noel F. R. Snyder, Helen A. Snyder, Narca Moore-Craig, Aaron D. Flesch, Richard A. Wagner, and Rose Ann Rowlett

An Apparent Hybrid Philadelphia x Red-eyed Vireo on Southeast Farallon Island, California
Ryan S. Terrill, James R. Tietz, and Matthew L. Brady

Northern Goshawk: First Nesting Record for Santa Barbara County and Current Breeding Status in Southern California
Peter A. Gaede, David Kisner, and Hugh Ranson

Diet of the Western Screech-Owl in Southeast Alaska
Michelle L. Kissling, Stephen B. Lewis, and Daniel A. Cushing


A Possible Hostile Takeover of a Mated Female by a Male American Dipper
Mary F. Willson and Katherine M. Hocker

Book Review
Denise Wight

Virginia P. Johnson Receives WFO's Alan M. Craig Award
Philip Unitt and David E. Quady

Featured Photo: Documenting Repeated Occurrences of Individual Birds with Digital Images
Peter Pyle and Brian Sullivan

Daniel D. Gibson

Front cover photo by © Richard A. Wagner: Male (rear) and female Short-tailed Hawks (Buteo brachyurus) at their nest in the Chiricahua Mountains, Arizona, 2007. Although the diet of the pair was mostly small birds, it also included Cliff Chipmunks (Eutamias dorsalis), seen here, and lizards.

Back cover “Featured Photos” (top) by © Eric Kallen of San Diego, California: Snow Bunting (Plectrophenax nivalis), Ocean Beach, San Diego County, California, 2 May 2009 and (bottom) by © Brian Sullivan of Carmel Valley, California: same individual, Point Pinos, Monterey County, California, 26 May 2009.