by Joseph Morlan

Birds of San Francisco and the Bay Area  cover

Books

"Birds of San Francisco and the Bay Area" by Chris C. Fisher & Joseph Morlan (Lone Pine
Publishing, 1996) - A San Francisco Chronicle review is online.
"Birds of Northern California, 2nd edition" by Guy McCaskie, Paul De Benedictis, Richard
Erickson & Joseph Morlan (Golden Gate Audubon Society, 1988) - (Click here for the
online 20MB pdf of this book)


Journal Articles

Morlan, J. 2010. Memories of Laurie Binford. Pacific Raptor Report 31:23. (PDF)
Morlan, J. 2009. What, if anything, is "eclipse" plumage. Birding 41(6):50-52. (PDF)
Morlan, J. 2009. Juvenile or juvenal. Birding 41(6):14-15. (PDF)
Greaves, J., L. Chadwick, and J. Morlan. 2006. Featured photo: Apparent Eastern Bell's
Vireo in San Francisco. Western Birds 37:119-122. (Online version here.)
Morlan, J. 2005. Featured photo: An apparent hybrid between Hooded Merganser and
Barrow's Goldeneye at Lake Merritt, Oakland, California. Western Birds 36:279-282.
(Click here for a pdf of this paper and here for the back cover photos).
Morlan, J. 2005. December photo quiz answers: A California focus. Birding 37:84-88.
(Online version here.)
Morlan, J., R. E. Dakin, and J. Rosso. 2004. Featured photo: Apparent hybrids between the
American Avocet and Black-necked Stilt in California. Western Birds 35:57-59. (Click
here for the online pdf of this paper and here for the back cover photos.)
Rottenborn, S. C. and J. Morlan. 2000. Report of the California Bird Records Committee:
1977 records. Western Birds 31:1-37. (Click here for the online text of this paper.)
Patten, M. A., G. McCaskie, and J. Morlan. 1999. First record of the American Woodcock
for California, with a summary of its status in Western North America. Western
Birds 30:156-166. (Click here for the online pdf of this paper)
Morlan, J. 1996. In praise of listing. Birding 28:362.
Morlan, J. 1994. Light-Mantled Sooty Albatross (Phoebetria palpebrata) over Cordell
Bank, Marin County, California. Australian Seabird Group Newsletter 27:5-8.
(Click here for the online text of this paper.)
Morlan, J. 1991. Identification of female Rose-breasted and Black-headed grosbeaks.
Birding 23:220-223. (Click here for an online version of the text of this paper.)
Morlan, J. 1990. Plover, a bird program from Sandpiper Software (Software Review).
Birding 22:102-104.
Webster, R. E., J. Morlan, and D. Roberson 1990. First record of the Sooty Tern in
California. Western Birds 21:25-32. (Click here for the online pdf of this paper)
McLaren, I. A., J. Morlan, P. W. Smith, M. Gosselin, and S. F. Bailey. 1989. Eurasian
Siskins in North America - distinguishing females from green morph Pine Siskins.
American Birds 43:1268-1274. (Click here for a pdf of this paper.)
Gordon, P., J. Morlan, and D. Roberson. 1989. First record of the White-winged Crossbill
in California. Western Birds 20:81-87. (Click here for the online pdf of this paper)
Erickson, R. A., J. Morlan, and D. Roberson. 1989. First record of the White-collared
Swift in California. Western Birds 20:25-31. (Click here for the online pdf of this paper)
Daniels, B. E., L. Hays, D. Hays, J. Morlan, and D. Roberson. 1989. First record of the
Common Black-Hawk for California. Western Birds 20:11-18. (Click here for the
online pdf of this paper)
Trochet, J., J. Morlan, and D. Roberson. 1988. First record of the Three-toed Woodpecker
in California. Western Birds 19:109-115. (Click here for the online pdf of this paper)
Stallcup, R., J. Morlan, and D. Roberson. 1988. First record of the Wedge-tailed
Shearwater in California. Western Birds 19:61-68. (Click here for the online pdf of this paper)
Morlan, J., S. F. Bailey, and R. A. Erickson. 1987. The winter season. Middle Pacific Coast
region. American Birds 41:322-327. (PDF)
Lehman, P. and J. Morlan. 1987. The 88th Christmas Bird Count: Regional Summaries -
California. American Birds 42:559-562.
Dunn, J.L., J. Morlan and C.P. Wilds. 1987. Field identification of forms of Lesser
Golden-Plover. International Bird Identification - Proceedings of the 4th International
Identification Meeting Eilat 1st-8th November 1986. (Click here for a pdf of this paper.)
Morlan, J. 1986. ID Point: Sage and Bendire's thrashers. Birding 18:328-329.
Morlan, J. 1986. The 86th Christmas Bird Count: Regional Summaries - California.
American Birds 40:1061-1067.
Morlan, J. 1985. Eighth report of the California Bird Records Committee. Western Birds
16:105-122. (Click here for the online pdf of this paper)
Morlan, J. and R. A. Erickson. 1983. A Eurasian Skylark at Point Reyes, California, with
notes on skylark identification and systematics. Western Birds 14:113-126. (Click
here for the online pdf of this paper)
Morlan, J. 1983. Identification Quiz. Western Birds 14:55-56. (Click here for the online pdf
of this paper)
Morlan, J. 1981. Status and identification of forms of White Wagtail in Western North
America. Continental Birdlife 2:37-50. (Click here for a pdf of this paper)
Morlan, J. 1979. "S.A." in Middle Pacific Coast Region. American Birds 33:310. (PDF)
Erickson, D. and J. Morlan. 1978. The Autumn Migration: Middle Pacific Coast Region.
American Birds 32: 250-255. (PDF)
Morlan, J. 1978. Finding rarities at Point Reyes, California. Birding 10:9-12
Winter, J. and J. Morlan. 1977. The Nesting Season: Middle Pacific Coast Region.        
American Birds 31: 1183-1188. (PDF)
Roberson, D., J. Morlan, and A. Small. 1977. A Streaked Shearwater in California.
American Birds 31:1097-1098. (PDF)
Winter, J., and J. Morlan. 1977.  The Spring Migration: Middle Pacific Coast Region.
American Birds 31:1041-1045. (PDF)


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