Ornithology 3 Summary (Fall 2016)
If you miss a class, please check this page and study the listed topics in your field guide. Click here for last semester's calendar.
Note: Please park in the Hayes Street Parking lot. All spaces are available except disabled and drop off for the child care center. If the lot is full and you park in the Grove Street lot you will likely get a parking ticket unless you display the temporary parking passes which are available to all registered students. These passes must be stamped by the John Adams office which closes at 7:30pm!
Class notes by Elisabeth Koster are here. (Plumage and molt terminology here. )
Please register at eBird and email me your eBird ID. I can then offer to share field trip lists with you.
Click here for a summary of bird name changes
from the 57th AOU supplement.
Click here for a summary of bird name changes from the 56th AOU supplement.
Click here for a summary of bird name changes from the 55th AOU supplement.
Click here for a summary of bird name changes from the 54th AOU supplement.
Australia Dogs and Beaches brochure.
An online version of Ridgway's Color Standards and nomenclature is available here.
Replacement Sibley 2nd edition first printing
To get a replacement copy, cut the barcode off the back cover of your second edition, first printing and mail it to:
Penguin Random House
Attn: Consumer Services/DMS
400 Hahn Road
Westminster, MD 21157
Free downloadable warbler ID guides available here.
I presented a program on "Subspecies for Birders" for Marin Audubon on 13 October. Audio Recording and PDF here.
Click here, here,
here and here
for Chestnut-sided Warbler photos in California. My photo of a Chestnut-sided Warbler in Ohio is here.
Click here for my photo of a Magnolia Warbler in Ohio. Click here for my sound recordings and sonogram of a Magnolia Warbler in Pacifica, 3 June 2007. Click here and here for Magnolia Warbler photos in California.
My detailed account of a Cape May Warbler in San Francisco is here and here for one in Palo Alto. . Click here for a Cape May Warbler photo from Sacramento and here for a Cape May in Santa Cruz. .
Click here and here and here for a male Black-throated Blue Warbler. My Black-throated Blue Warbler photos from Ohio are here and here.
My Yellow-rumped Warbler photos are here, here, here, here and here.
Click here for photos of the mystery warbler (possible Black-throated Gray X Townsend's warbler hybrid) at Santa Ana, California.
October 16, 2016
Flex Day. NO CLASS!
October 11, 2016
We completed and reviewed the warblers on pages 428-430.
Click here for a Virginia's Warbler photo from San
My Lucy's Warbler photos from Pacifica.
Click here for a photo of a Northern Parula in Santa Rosa and here for a photo of a Northern Parula wintering in Southern California. My photo of a Northern Parula in Ohio is here.
Click here for a photo and analysis of a Yellow Warbler originally misidentified as a Connecticut Warbler (scroll to bottom for photo). My photo of a Yellow Warbler from the Galapagos with discussion of subspecies is here. My photo of Yellow Warbler in Cuba is here.
Click here for a photo of a Tennessee Warbler
in Southern California.
My Orange-crowned Warbler photos. Click here for my photo of, and notes on, an Orange-crowned Warbler wintering in Texas. My photo of a nominate Orange-crowned Warbler. A photo of a juvenile Orange-crowned Warbler along with identification discussion is here.
Click here for a photo I took of a Nashville Warbler in my yard, Oct. 31, 2003.
Snow Bunting photos are here, here,
and here. Click here
and here for photos and discussion of Snow Buntings
in San Leandro and Byron.
A photo of the Pribiloff McKay's Bunting from 31 May 1999 is here.
Click here for a photo and description of a Golden-winged Warbler at Point Reyes and click here for my notes on a Golden-winged Warbler in Orange County.