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The Western North American Naturalist (formerly Great Basin Naturalist) publishes peer-reviewed experimental and descriptive research pertaining to the biological natural history of western North America.

Submissions are always welcome. Please submit manuscripts to our editorial management system here.

For inquiries, please contact us by email at wnan@byu.edu or phone at 801-422-6688.

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

Current Issue: Volume 80, Number 1 (2019) — Issue in Progress

Articles

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Habitat-dependent search behavior in the Colorado Checkered Whiptail (Aspidoscelis neotesselata)
Kaera Utsumi, Carina Kusaka, Rachael Pedersen, Catherine Staley, Lisa Dunlap, Sophia Gilbert Smith, Maria A. Eifler, and Douglas A. Eifler

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First record of Grasshopper Sparrow Ammodramus savannarum breeding in the grasslands of northern Mexico, with notes on nesting sites and habitat
Samuel Ignacio Arroyo-Arroyo, Martin Emilio Pereda-Solis, José Hugo Martínez Guerrero, Daniel Sierra-Franco, Andrea Montes-Aldaba, Erin H. Strasser, and Arvind O. Panjabi

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Greater Sage-Grouse chick killed by Great Basin gopher snake
Sarah E. McIntire, Jordan C. Rabon, Peter S. Coates, Mark A. Ricca, and Tracey N. Johnson

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Notes on the fall-winter diet of Northern Saw-whet Owls in northern California
Julie M. Woodruff, Bethany A. Prince, Raymond J. Bogiatto, and Colleen A. Hatfield

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Small mammal activity in south-central Idaho during the 2017 solar eclipse
Eric A. Rickart, Obedh E. Ornelas, Douglas J. Merkler, and Lois F. Alexander

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Species composition and hybridization among native and nonnative catostomid fishes in two streams of the Gunnison River basin, Colorado
Michael R. Schwemm, Kevin G. Thompson, Evan W. Carson, Megan J. Osborne, and Thomas F. Turner

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Distributions of eastern and western red bats in western North America
Donald I. Solick, Robert M.R. Barclay, Larisa Bishop-Boros, Quentin R. Hays, and Cori L. Lausen

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What’s in the hump of the humpback chub?
David L. Ward and Michael B. Ward

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Winter use of a rock crevice by northern long-eared myotis (Myotis septentrionalis) in Nebraska
Jeremy A. White, Patricia W. Freeman, Hans W. Otto, and Cliff A. Lemen