eWestern BirdsThe Quarterly Journal of Western Field Ornithologists
Vol. 52, No. 3
Western Field Ornithologists
Nevada Bird Records Committee Report for 2019–2020
Jeanne Tinsman and Martin Meyers
Requiem for the Tricolored Blackbird in Mexico?
Richard A. Erickson, Horacio de la Cueva, and Enrique D. Zamora-Hernández
Yellow-billed Magpie Population Status and Habitat Characteristics in Urban Sacramento, California
Daniel A. Airola, Lily A. Douglas, and Layla Airola
Toward Clarifying the Wyoming Ranges of the Vireo gilvus Complex
M. Ralph Browning
Update on the Status and Breeding Phenology of the Timberline Sparrow (Spizella breweri taverneri) in Alaska
Claire M. Stuyck, Paul B. Leonard, Gerald V. Frost,
Michelle L. S. Lake, and Jeffrey D. Walters
First Record of the Pallas’s Grasshopper Warbler in Alaska
Aaron J. Lang and Steven C. Heinl
Egg Retrieval by Trumpeter Swans
Paige C. Miller and David J. Delehanty
Book Review: Birds of Phoenix and Maricopa County, Arizona, 3rd ed.
Featured Photo: An Apparent Red-backed Junco, Junco hyemalis dorsalis, in California
Kimball L. Garrett
Front cover photo by © David Walker of Las Vegas, Nevada: Roseate Spoonbill (Platalea ajaja), Ash Meadows National Wildlife Refuge, Nye Co., Nevada, 3 September 2019, representing a fifth record of the species for Nevada. Two occurrences of the spoonbill in Nevada in 2019 were the first for that state since the irruption of 1977.
Back cover “Featured Photo” by © Larry Sansone of Los Angeles, California: Red-backed Junco (Junco hyemalis dorsalis), representing the first well-supported record for California of this subspecies that breeds largely in the mountains of Arizona and New Mexico and typically disperses only short distances from its breeding range.