The California Bird Records Committee has unanimously accepted the
record of an Eastern Whip-poor-will (Caprimulgus vociferus) from Point
Loma, San Diego County 14 November 1970; this bird was netted and
photographed, and also compared directly to specimens in the San Diego
Natural History Museum before being released. See California Birds
2:37-40, 1971, available here:
This species is added to the checklist between Buff-collared Nightjar
and Mexican Whip-poor-will with a "P" symbol [photograph, no specimen ]
and is also added to the Review List. Acceptance brings the current
California state list to 644 species.
Kimball L. Garrett
Ornithology Collections Manager
Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County
900 Exposition Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90007 USA
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