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PAGE FOUR THE CATALINA THE BIRDS OF SANTA CATA- LINA ISLAND The following list was compiled from A. H. ]-lowell's paper "The Birds of the Islands ,~ff the Southern Coast of Cali- fornia," published by the Cooper Ornith- ological Club as Pacific Coast Avifauna No. 12, to which are added six species observed on the Island by [larry Harris between March 1st and 17t11, 1919, and two species frequently observed by Capt. Hugh McKay. Colymbus nigricoltis catifornicus ( Heer- man). Eared Grebe. Gavia pacit~ca (Lawrence). Pacific Loon. Lunda cirrhata (Pallas). Tufted Puffin. Cerorhinca monocerata (Pallas). Rhino- ceros Auklet. Ptychoramphus aleuticus (Pallas). Cas- sia Auklet. Syntheiboramphus antiquus LGmeiin). Ancient Murrelet. Cepphns calumba Pallas. Pigeon Guille- mot, Stercorarius parasiticus (Liun.) Para- s]lie Jaeger.'[" Stercorarius longicaudus Vieill. Long- tailed Jaeger.i" Lartts glaucescens Naumann. Glaucous- winged Gull. Lar',ts occidentalis Audubon. Western Gull. Larus arg,,ntatus "Pontoppidan. Herring Gull. Larus delawarensis Ord. Ring-billed Gull. Larus brachyrhynchus Richardson. Short-billed Gull. Larus heermanni Cassin. Heerman Gull. Sterna maxima Boddaert. Royal Tern. Stc,'na [orsteri Nuttall. Forster Tern. Diomedes nigripesAudubon. Black- footed Albatross. Diomedes albatrus Pallas. Short-tailed Albatross. Fulmarus glaciah's giupischa Stejneger. Pacific Fulmar. Pu~inus creatopus Coues. Pink-fvoted Shearwater. Puffh~us griseus (Gruel]n). Sooty Shear- water. Phahwroco;'a.v auritus albociliatus Ridg- way. ]:arallon Cormorant. Phalacrocora.r penicillatus (Brandt). Hrandt Cormorant. Phalacrocora.v pelagicus resplendens Audubon. Baird Cormorant. Pclecanus cali[oruicus Ridgway. Cali- fornia Brown Pelican. Fregata mluila (Linnaeus). Man -o'-war- bird Mcr.~:us serrator Linnaeus. Red-breasted Merganser. Oidcmia americana Swainson. Scoter. Oidemia deglandi Bonaparte. White- winged Scoter. " Oidemia perspicillata (Linnaeus). Surf Scoter. drdea hc"odias herodi(ts Linnaeus. Great Blue 1 Ieron. Phahtropus [ulicarius (Linnaeus). Red Phalarope. Pisobia baird] (Coues). Baird Sandpiper. Pisobia minutilla (Vieillot). Least Sand- piper. Hctcra,'titis ]uranus (Gmelin). Wander- in~ Tattler. ,~lctiris mm'u/,~ri, t ~I..itmaeus). Spotted Sandpiper. Squatarola squataroia (Linnaeus). Black-l,ellied Plover. dphriza vir,ata ((;melin). Surf-bird(?) Arenariu ;utcrfres ,morinella (Linnaeus). .4reaaria melanocephala rVigors). Black Ruddy Turnstone. Turnstone. Laphortyx californica vail]cola (Ridg- way). Valley Quail. Zcaaidura macroura marginella (Wood- house). \Vestern Mournin~ Dove. dc cipitcr ;'cloy (Wilson). Sharp-shinne,t Hawk. Buteo bore,ms calurus Cassia. Westerv Red-tail. Buteo swainsoni Bonaparte. Swainson Tq:~wk. Haliaeetus leucocet~halus ?eucocephalus (Linnaeus). Bald Eagle. Yalso percgrinus anatum Bonaparte, Duck Hawk. Falco cotumbarius subspccies, Pigeon Hawk*. Falco sparverius subspecies Sparrow Hawk*. Pondion haliaetus carolinensis (Qnlelin) O~prey. dsio wilson]anus (Lesson). Long-eared Owl. /tsio flammeus (Pontoppidan). Short- eared Owl. 5peotyto cunicularia hypogaea (Bona- parte). Burrowing Owl. Cervle alcyon (Linnaeus). Behed King- fisher. Sphyrapicus rubcr ruber (Gruel]n). Red- breasted Sapsucker*. Colaptcs rarer collaris Vigors. Red- shafted Flicker. ])halaenoptilus nuttalli cali/:ornicu.; Ridgway. Dusky Poor-will. .-leronautes melanoleucus ~ Baird ~. \Vhite-throated Swift. C'alypte anna ~Lesson). A!ma tlum- mingbird. Selasphorus allen] Henshaw. Alien Hum- mingbird. Sayornis sayus (Bonaparte). Say Phoebe Sayornis nigricans (Swainson). Black Phoebe. Empidonax difficilis diOicilis Baird. Western Flycatcher. Empidonax hammond] (Xautus). Ham- mond Flycatcher (?) Otocoris alpestris insularis C. H. Town- send. Island Horned Lark. Corvus ,'orax sinuatus Wagler. Raven. Sturnella negtecta Audubon. Western Meadowlark. leterus cucullatus nelson] Ridgway. Ari- zona Hooded Oriole. t:mphagus cyanocephalus t Wa~41er ) Brewer Blackbird. Carpodacus mexicanus c, ementis Mearns. San Clemente House Finch. dstragalinus psaltria hesperophilus Oberholser.Green-backed Goldfinch. dstragalinus lawrensi (Cassia). I,aw- rence Goldfinch. Zonotrichia leucophrys gambeli (Nut- tall). Gambel Sparrow. Zonotrichia coronals (Pallas). Golden- crowned Sparrow. .. Spivclla passer]haarizonae,~ : ~Coues. Western Chipping Sparrow. " " ]u~co hyemalis subspecies. Juuco*. . Umophila ruffceps ruaceps (Cassia). Rufous-crowned Sparrow: .llelospiza lnelodia graminea[-i C. H. Townsend. Santa Barbara Song Spar- row (?) Melospiza lincolni iincohd Audubon. Lincoln Sparrow. Passerella iliaca megarhvnchal Baird. Thick-billed Fo Sparrow. : i'asserella iliaca stephensi Anthony. Stephens Fox Sparrow. Passerella iliaca insularis Ridgway. Kadiak Fox Sparrow. Pipilo maculatus clementae Grinnell. San Clemente Towhee. Passer]ha amoeba (Say). Lazuii Bunt- ing. Hirmtdo erythrogastra Boddaert. Bar!: Swallow. L~ni~ ludovicanus anthoJ~yi Mearas. Island Shrike. Uireo huttani huttoni Cassin. Hutton \rirec,. Uermivora celata sordida (C. H. Town send). Dusks, Warbler. Dendroica audubon] auduboni ~ J, K. Townsend). Audubon Warble:-. il'ilsonia /,ussilla pileolata PMla~ 1. Pileolated Warbler. Mimus poly~lottos h'ucopterus f \'i~ors ~. Western Mockingbird. Salpinctus obsalctus obsolctus Sav'~ Rock Wren. Thryolnanes bewickt charienturus Ob,:v holser. San Diego Wren Psaltriparus minimus minimus (l. K. Townsend). Coast Bush-tit. Reeulus calendula calendula ( I,innteu,'~ Ruby-crowned Kinglet. Polioptila caerulea abscur,I Ridgway. ~rest~:rn Gnatcatcher. Hylocichia .~uttata .:~utta/a i Pallas,. Masks Hermit Thrush. Planesticus migrator]us propil~qu!~s Ridgway). Western Robin*. Si,.tlia mexicans occidentalis J. K. Tow:v- send. Western Bluebird*. *Authenticated by Harry Harris. "?Authenticated by Capt. Hugh MeKay. THE C~tTAt.INA ISLANOER LOCAL TIME AND TIDE TABLE --.-=.... Tides are placed in order of occurence. Comoarison will show high and low. Light figures a. m.. black figures p, trL JULY 1927 Th 21 .... 2:10 8:29 3:36 10:14 4.4 1.3 5.5 1.ti F 22.... 3:54 9:29 4:25 11:35; 4.0 1.7 5.9 1.0 S 23.... 5:36 10:32 5:21 ....... 4..I) 2.1 6.3 Su 24....12 :3,~ 6:53 11:34 6:13 0.3 4.1 2.3 6.7 M 2Y .... 1:2c~ 7:50 12:30 7:00 --0.2 4.4 2. ~ 7.1) Tu 26.... 2:14 8:35 1:19 7:44 ~0.6 4.5 2.3 7. l ~A 27.._ 2:54 0:15 2:02 8:25 --0.7 4.6 2,2 7. l - Red Alaska High way Brand TALL FLAT 25c 20c firape JuiCe Eastern Concord Safeway Brand PTS. QTS. 25c 45 Oak Plea uit Large can Sunny=Maid Washing ,,.'2-,b. Powder pkg. o Safeway TUNA All White Meat= %'s J Beech Broadcast Brand; 12 oz. Brillo 9 Like Ligtltnin~, .... 5 sewed, good qualitf 40 Heinz Cider Vinegar Also White and Malt PINTS QuART5 For Every Salad Canning Supplies Parowax---1 pound ........................................................ 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THE SUBMARINE GARDENS Among the marine specimens which may be viewed through the clear crys- taline waters on the lava-like sea-floor ave: FISIt AND SHELLFISH Garibaldi. or Octopus Golden Perch Sea Cucumber Blue Perch Sea Hare Blue Eyed PerchSea Porcupine Silver Perch Jellyfish Wall Eyed PerchSunfish Rock Bass , Tiger Shark Opal ~yed Bass Sheepshead Striped Bass Moray Eel Ratfish Abalone K elpfish Cra~ Candletish Sala* \Vhitefish star 5~, ;pm KeY ';~,,,~tfish Sea KELP AND Giant Bulb Kelp Ribbon Kelp Rainbow Kelp Feat Red Alga RubY Sea Lichen Featht Bridal Veil Moss Spot It, dine Kelp Sea Grape Kelp Cora Subscribe n9V'. $2.t~0 per