eWestern BirdsThe Quarterly Journal of Western Field Ornithologists
Vol. 47, No. 4
Western Field Ornithologists
Fonseca Mangrove Rail: A New Subspecies from Honduras
James M. Maley, John E. McCormack, Whitney L. E. Tsai, Emiko M. Schwab, John van Dort, Roselvy C. Juárez, and Matthew D. Carling
Nevada Bird Records Committee Report for 2015
Jeanne Tinsman and Martin Meyers
The 40th Annual Report of the California Bird Records Committee: 2014 Records
Daniel S. Singer, Jon L. Dunn, Lauren B. Harter, and Guy McCaskie
The Pin-tailed Whydah as a Brood Parasite of the Scaly-breasted Munia in Southern California
John F. Garrett and Kimball L. Garrett
Lauren B. Harter
Daniel D. Gibson
Front cover photo by © Tom Grey of Stanford, California: Salvin’s Albatross (Thalassarche salvini) off San Mateo County, California, 26 July 2014, representing the second known occurrence of this species in North America and the first for California, following one photographed near the Aleutian Islands, Alaska, in 2003, and reidentification of one off Point Reyes, California, on 27 July 2001 as a Chatham Albatross (T. eremita), as described by Daniel S. Singer, Jon L. Dunn, Lauren B. Harter, and Guy McCaskie in this issue’s report of the California Bird Records Committee.
Back cover: “Featured Photos” by © Lisa Hug of Sebastopol, California: Juvenile hybrid Common Black Hawk (Buteogallus anthracinus) × Red-shouldered Hawk (Buteo lineatus) near Santa Rosa, Sonoma County, California, representing the first known hybridization of these species, far to the northwest of the Common Black Hawk’s normal range, as reported in this issue by Lisa Hug. Ventral view, 29 July 2012; dorsal view, 7 August 2012.