Vol. 33, No. 3 • September 2002
Western Field Ornithologists
Patterns of Distribution and Abundance of Migratory Shorebirds
in the Intermountain West of the United States
W. David Shuford, Gary W. Page, and Lynne E. Stenzel
Report of the California Bird Records Committee: 2000 Records
Tristan McKee and Richard A. Erickson
Abundance And Distribution of the Common Raven and American
Crow in the San Francisco Bay Area, California
John P. Kelly, Katherine L. Etienne, and Jennifer E. Roth
Steve N. G. Howell
Front cover photo by © Joe Furhman of Los Angeles, California: Painted Bunting (Passerina ciris), Chuckwalla Mountains, Riverside County, California, April 1997. Spring sightings of male Painted Buntings in Southern California invariably cause problems for record committees, because of the difficulty of determining natural occurrence.
Back cover “Featured Photo” by © Steve N. G. Howell of Marin County, California: immature gull, Petaluma, Sonoma County, California, 27 December 2001.