Corrections and Amplifications

Rare Birds of California

All corrections known as of 30 April 2015

Note: Corrections are described first by where they’re needed in the printed text (along with the nature of the correction), and second, (in bold-face), by how they can be located in the online version.


Page 4.

First column, first paragraph, line 5, change Curtis A. Marantz (SLO) to Thomas M. Edell and Curtis A. Marantz (SLO).

(Contents tab, Acknowledgments tab, paragraph 8, line 5.)


Page 9.

23-24 January 2004 meeting. Change “JCW” to “JCW;”

(Tables tab, Table A tab.)


Page 12.

First column, first paragraph, line 4, change to

(Tables tab, Table C tab, paragraph 1, line 2, web address updated to <>)


Page 24.

Below Black-tailed Gnatcatcher, add Muscicapidae -Old World Flycatchers and add Taiga Flycatcher Ficedula albicilla - *P page H-6 to it.

Below Turdidae - Thrushes, delete Taiga Flycatcher Ficedula albicilla - *P page H-6.

(Main list tab. The Taiga Flycatcher entry was removed from beneath the Turdidae family heading and placed beneath the newly added Muscicapidae family heading.)


Pages 30 and 31.

Table E

1903 - Below Flesh-footed Shearwater add Roseate Spoonbill (See Rare Birds of California page 133).

1924 - Delete Roseate Spoonbill

1926 - Add Least Storm-Petrel (See Condor 29:72, 1927).

1927 - Delete Least Storm-Petrel

1951 - Below Yellow-crowned Night-Heron add Bronzed Cowbird (See Condor 56:229, 1954)

1955 - Delete Bronzed Cowbird

1961 - Below Purple Gallinule add Ruff (See Rare Birds of California page 186).

1962 - Delete Ruff

1974 - Delete Eastern Wood-Pewee

1975 - Below Ruby-throated Hummingbird add Eastern Wood-Pewee (See Rare Birds of California page 298).

1981 - Above Gray-tailed Tattler add Smew (See Rare Birds of California page 73).

1984 - Delete Smew

(Tables tab, Table E tab.)


Page 37.

Fourteen lines up from the bottom, should read, “Consider also that the wren and bluebird are ten-primaried passerines.....”

(Contents tab, Birding in California, 1960-2007 tab, paragraph 9, 5 lines up from the bottom.)


Page 49

Figure. 3 caption: Change Ed Greaves to Edward D. Greaves.

(Main List tab, Black-bellied Whistling-Duck account, Figures tab.)


Page 59

Figure. 13 caption: Change Dave Menke to David Menke.

(Main List tab, Whooper Swan account, Figures tab.)


Page 60.

In Falcated Duck header: Change “Years reviewed by CBRC:” to “CBRC review:”

(Main List tab, Falcated Duck account.)


Page 62

Figure. 15 caption: Change Brad Hines to Brad K. Hines.

(Main List tab, Garganey account, Figures tab.)


Page 72

King Eider Somateria spectabilis

Table of records: for record 21 change dates from 28 Oct 1985-28 Feb 1986 to 28 Oct 1985-17 Feb 1986.

Table of records: for record 35 change dates from 23 Dec 2000-20 Jan 2001 to 23 Dec 2000-21 Mar 2001.

(Main List tab, King Eider account, Table tab.)


Page 91

Galapagos Petrel/Hawaiian Petrel Pterodroma phaeopygia/Pterodroma sandwichensis

Table of records: for record 12 change ~100 nmi w Point Conception SBA to ~103 nmi w Point Arguello SBA.

(Main List tab, Galapagos Petrel/Hawaiian Petrel account, Table tab.)


Page 92

Cook’s Petrel Pterodroma cookii

Table of records: for records 66-90 change SBA to VEN.

(Main List tab, Cook’s Petrel account, Table tab.)


Page 100.

Wedge-tailed Shearwater Puffinus pacificus

Table of Records: for record 4 delete HY. (Apparently not HY, fide Steve N.G. Howell and Peter Pyle)

(Main List tab, Wedge-tailed Shearwater account, Table tab.)


Page 102.

Manx Shearwater Puffinus puffinus

Table of Records: for record 38 delete AHY and delete “Fig. 65, ph.”

(Main List tab, Manx Shearwater account, Table tab. The bird was not aged as AHY.)


Page 103

Figure 65: Delete photo and caption. The photo is of a Buller’s Shearwater Puffinus bulleri, not the accepted record of Manx Shearwater (1997-168).

(Main List tab, Manx Shearwater account, Figures tab.)


Page 110.

Red-tailed Tropicbird Phaethon rubricauda

Table of Records: for record 18 change ~150 nmi wsw Southeast Farallon I. SF to ~146.55 nmi sw Pt. Arena MEN.

(Main List tab, Red-tailed Tropicbird account, Table tab.)


Page 134.

Roseate Spoonbill Platalea ajaja

Table of Records: change record 8 to record 2 and move up one line.

Table of Records: change records 2-7 to 3-8.

Table of Records: for records 98-104 change the record number from 2004-335 to 2004-325.

(Main List tab, Roseate Spoonbill account, Table tab.)


Page 142.

Zone-tailed Hawk Buteo albonotatus

Second column, third paragraph, line 6, change 3 November 2003-8 July 2004 to 3 November 2002-8 July 2003.

(Main List tab, Zone-tailed Hawk account, paragraph 5, line 4.)


Page 150.

Yellow Rail Coturnicops noveboracensis

Table of Records: for record 54: change “2004-279 10,30 nest” to “2004-579 10,30 ph., SBCM 17205 egg set”

Table of Records: for record 55: change “02 Jun 1939” to “31 May-02 Jun 1939” and change “10,30 nest” to “10,30 ph., WFVZ 139804 egg set”

(Main List tab, Yellow Rail account, Table tab.)


Page 162.

Table of records: American Oystercatcher -Not accepted, identification not established, add a “2” to the 25 Feb 1981 record changing it to “25 Feb 1981 2....”

The report was of two birds.

(Main List tab, American Oystercatcher account, Table tab.)


Page 167

Figures 121, 122 caption: Change Ed Greaves to Edward D. Greaves and change James D. Lomax to James Lomax.

(Main List tab, Terek Sandpiper account, Figures tab.)


Page 173

Bar-tailed Godwit Limosa lapponica

Table of Records: for record 2 change 27 Oct-30 Nov 1973 to 26 Oct-30 Nov 1973. Also, strike “with incorrect date” from the comment “ph., AB 28:101, Roberson (1980) with incorrect date.” Roberson (1980) lists the correct date span.

(Main List tab, Bar-tailed Godwit account, Table tab.)


Page 180

Sharp-tailed Sandpiper Calidris acuminata

Second column, second paragraph, line 1, change “The four spring records...” to “The five spring records....”.

(Main List tab, Sharp-tailed Sandpiper tab, paragraph 3, line 1. )


Pages 192 and 193.

Little Gull Larus minutus

Table of Records: for record 33 change KIN to KER.

Table of Records: for records 85 and 86 change RIV to SBE.

(Main List tab, Little Gull account, Table tab.)


Page 276.

Brambling caption: change “...four recorded in California” to “...five recorded in California.”

(Main List tab, Brambling account, Figure tab.)


Page 291

Broad-billed Hummingbird Cynanthus latirostris

Table of Records: for record 55, change 28 Nov 1998-28 Feb 1999 to 28 Nov 1998-1 Mar 1999.

(Main List tab, Broad-billed Hummingbird account, Table tab.)


Page 294

Ruby-throated Hummingbird Archilochus colubris

First column, first paragraph, line 16, change 21 to 24 March 2004 to 21 to 24 March 2005.

(Main List tab, Ruby-throated Hummingbird tab, paragraph 1, line 10.)


Page 315.

Figure 357 caption: Change James R Gallagher to James R. Gallagher. (Add period after “R”).

(Main List tab, Scissor-tailed Flycatcher account, Figures tab.)


Page 361.

Red-throated Pipit Anthus cervinus

Table of Records: for record 119, change dates from 30 Sep-03 Oct 1990 to 30 Sep-04 Oct 1990.

(Main List tab, Red-throated Pipit account, Table tab.)


Page 366.

Blue-winged Warbler Vermivora pinus

Figure 397: correct spelling of “affiinity” to “affinity.”

(Main List tab, Blue-winged Warbler account, Figures tab.)


Pages 376 and 377.

Yellow-throated Warbler Dendroica dominica

Table of Records: for record 8 change date from 24 May 1975 to 25 May 1975.

Table of Records: for record 82 change Huntington Beach to Westminster (fide D. R. Willick)>

(Main List tab, Yellow-throated Warbler account, Table tab.)


Page 382.

Pine Warbler Dendroica pinus

Table of Records: for record 36 change Yorba Linda to Anaheim (fide D. R. Willick).

(Main List tab, Pine Warbler account, Table tab.)


Page 402.

Mourning Warbler Oporornis philadelphia

Table of Records: for record 118 change dates from 22-23 Aug 2002 to 22-24 Aug 2002.

(Main List tab, Mourning Warbler account, Table tab.)


Page 411

Scarlet Tanager Piranga olivacea

Table of Records: for record 89 change dates from 13-31 Jul 1994 to 13 Jul-09 Aug 1994.

(Main List tab, Scarlet Tanager account, Table tab.)


Page 443.

Common Grackle Quiscalus quiscula

Table of Records: to record 58 add ph.

(Main List tab, Common Grackle account, Table tab.)


Page 451.

Demoiselle Crane Anthropoides virgo

Table of Records: change last date from 18 Feb 2002 to 19 Feb 2002.

(Supplemental tab, Demoiselle Crane tab.)


Page 455.

Top of right column: First line, insert “Grinnell and Miller 1944” after “sulphuratus:” and before “Harvey.”

(Hypothetical tab, paragraph 2, line 14.)


Page 461.

Band-rumped Storm-Petrel Oceodroma castro

Table of Records: to the 20 Aug 1993 and the 13 Oct 1993 records add “outside of CBRC review area”.

(Hypothetical tab, Identification Not Established tab, Band-rumped Storm-Petrel tab.)


Page 488.

Faulkner D. 2005: change “N. Am. Birds 382-384” to “N. Am. Birds 59:382-384.”

(Literature Cited tab.)


Page B-2

Change the citation reference for report no. 31 from “W. Birds (38)3.” to “W. Birds 38: 161-205.”

(Appendices tab, Appendix B tab.)


Page E-3

Top right column: Line 4, insert Michael Hughes between Lauren Hughes and Jim R. Hully.

(Appendices tab, Appendix E tab.)


Page F-12

Under San Bernardino County, change spelling of “Horsethief Springs” to “Horse Thief Springs.”

(Appendices tab, Appendix F tab.)


Page G-4.

Map 4.

In the caption change 10 nautical miles to 5 nautical miles.

(Appendices tab, Appendix G tab, Map 4.)