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The Quarterly Journal of Western Field Ornithologists

Vol. 53, No. 2
May 2022
Western Field Ornithologists


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The 46th Annual Report of the California Bird Records Committee: 2020 Records
Thomas A. Benson, Deborah J. House, Guy McCaskie, Alex M. Rinkert, and Ryan S. Terrill

ABSTRACT: From its last report through 2020, the California Bird Records Committee reached decisions on 206 records involving 195 individuals of 67 species and two species groups, endorsing 180 records of 169 individuals. Especially notable records detailed in this report include those of California’s third Common Crane (Grus grus), third Bristle-thighed Curlew (Numenius tahitiensis), third Marsh Sandpiper (Tringa stagnatalis), third Eurasian Skylark (Alauda arvensis), fourth Chuck-will’s-widow (Antrostomus carolinensis), and fourth Fork-tailed Flycatcher (Tyrannus savanna).

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