Rob Fowler's report of a Yellow-rumped Warbler out at Lanphere Dunes
prompted me to post this message.
If it was an Audubon's Warbler (and not a Myrtle) it was likely not
lingering but part of a small nesting population in the pine forests of the
Lanphere Dunes complex (west of Arcata).
Which of course brings me to ask, do they breed anywhere else on the
immediate coast? Mendocino County?
And on a related note, I had a lingering (or vagrant?) Myrtle Warble on the
Little River Headlands on June 5, 2005. Little River Headlands is just south
of the town of Mendocino.
Ron LeValley, Senior Biologist
Mad River Biologists
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Arcata, CA 95521
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