For more than 75 years, the Western North American Naturalist (formerly Great Basin Naturalist) has published peer-reviewed experimental and descriptive research pertaining to the biological natural history of western North America.

See the Aims and Scope for a complete coverage of the journal.

Current Issue: Volume 76, Number 4 (2016)

Front Matter



Recent desiccation-related ecosystem changes at Lake Abert, Oregon: a terminal alkaline salt lake
Ron Larson, Joseph Eilers, Keith Kreuz, Wolf T. Pecher, Shiladitya DasSarma, and Steve Dougill


Fine-scale genetic structure in female mule deer (Odocoileus hemionus)
Cortney W. Noble, Jeremy M. Bono, Helen K. Pigage, David W. Hale, and Jon C. Pigage


Evaluating the efficacy of brood flush counts: a case study in two quail species
Jeremy P. Orange, Craig A. Davis, R. Dwayne Elmore, Evan P. Tanner, Samuel D. Fuhlendorf, and Eric T. Thacker



Confirmation of the presence of Microtus californicus in Baja California, México
Aldo Guevara-Carrizales, Anny Peralta-García, Jorge H. Valdez-Villavicencio, Clark R. Mahrdt, and Gorgonio Ruiz-Campos


Record of a live ocelot (Leopardus pardalis) at La Michilía Biosphere Reserve, Durango, Mexico
Jorge Servín, Luis E. Aguilar-Jiménez, Edgar F. Hernández-Reyes, Joaquín Tinoco, and Jesús Sanchez-Robles


Survey of the bat fauna, Desert National Wildlife Refuge, Nevada
Thomas J. O'Shea, Christy Klinger, Lindsay A. Smythe, Laura Wilkinson, and John P. Dumbacher

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