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p 143 – Pacific Golden-Plover: on adult male breeding the labels pointing to undertail coverts and flanks are reversed.
p. 252 – White-throated Swift: name is incorrect, Whited-throated Swift
p. 279 – Greater Pewee: map is a duplicate of Buff-breasted Flycatcher map. The summer range of this species should extend slightly farther north in Arizona, with rare records scattered west to the central California coast and east to coastal Texas.
p. 388 – Canada Warbler: text is wrong. Replace all text. “Uncommon in shaded deciduous undergrowth within mature forests, often along streams or in low areas. A relatively small warbler, with long thin tail. Plain gray upperside unique. Also note neat white eye-ring, yellow supraloral, and “necklace” of streaks on breast. Voice: Song a sputtery descending jumble of high, clear, liquid notes mixed with sharp chips. Call a sharp dry tyup. Flight call a relatively low, liquid plik.”
Download a printable pdf of the replacement text here: Canada_Warbler_SibleyWest_correction
Quick Index – Grosbeaks should be listed as pages 399-401 (not 339-401)
On many species the opening sentence giving status can be unclear. For example, Least Bittern (p. 55) begins with the sentence “Uncommon and local in marshes, where it hides among reeds” This could be read to mean that the species is uncommon specifically in those habitats (and may be more common in other habitats). It is meant to say that the species is “Uncommon and local; found in marshes, where it hides among reeds.”