Index to the Bulletin of the Cooper Ornithological Club: Volume I -1899, and Its Continuation The Condor, Volumes II-X - 1900-1908

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Henry Barriolhet Kaeding
Cooper Ornithological Club, 1909 - Birds - 48 pages
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Page 5 - Volcan and Cuyamaca ranges : also the eight islands of the Santa Barbara group, namely San Miguel, Santa Rosa, Santa Cruz. Anacapa, Santa Barbara, San Nicolas, Santa Catalina and San Clemente. In some cases I have deemed it advisable to refer to records outside the limits as described above in order to show certain connecting features in distribution or migration.
Page 60 - found in the stubble fields and sunflower patches, attracted by the flowers of the 'tar-weed'. During the winter months they are found in profusion around the blossoming eucalyptus trees. In January and February, when the weather is mild, they appear high on the mountain sides among the flowering manzanitas and in March and April in the blossoming orange groves in the valley and among the
Page 60 - Like all hummingbirds it follows the flowers and its local presence or absence is governed by their abundance or scarcity. In August and September hundreds of Anna Hummers are to be found
Page 60 - arrives in the vicinity of Pasadena from the middle of April to the first week in May and the majority disappear by the last of July. Extreme records at Pasadena
Page 63 - Sometimes they are found at the base of a clod or a small accumulation of trash, but in the majority of cases that have come under my observation a small weed or plant, frequently the California poppy, is chosen, probably more for the shade it affords than with any thought of concealment.
Page 125 - The publications of the Cooper Ornithological Club consist of two series —THE CONDOR, which is the bi-monthly official organ, and the PACIFIC COAST AVIFAUNA. Both sets of publications are sent free to honorary members, and to active members in good standing. For information as to either of the above series, address one of the Club Business Managers, J. Eugene Law, Hollywood, California, or W. Lee Chambers, Eagle Rock, California.
Page 32 - the nest in place of the usual smooth ones the eggs occasionally show small gravel punctures. On the summer-fallow fields only a few dry grass blades line the place where the eggs rest, while around the ponds of the west side the eggs generally lie half covered in the powdered alkali dust without a scrap of nest lining.
Page 66 - Robert Ridgway says of this subspecies : "The characters of this form are most pronounced in specimens from the more northern islands of San Miguel. Santa Rosa and Santa Cruz, those from the more southern islands of San Clemente, Santa Barbara, San Nicolas and Santa Catalina inclining toward the mainland form, 0. a. actia. thus indicating the origin of this insular form
Page 30 - numerous a month later. Their favorite resorts are large open fields where shallow ponds occur, and in such places they often gather in large numbers. I have no definite record of this species remaining in spring later than May 7 (1912),
Page 3 - Club consist of two series: THE CONDOR, which is the bi-monthly, official organ, and the PACIFIC COAST AVIFAUNA. Both

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