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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 81, Number 4 (2021)

Front Matter

Articles

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Seasonal fish communities in three Northern California estuaries
Katherine Osborn, Tim Mulligan, and Andre Buchheister

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Age-dependent search behavior in the Colorado checkered whiptail (Aspidoscelis neotesselatus)
Carina Kusaka, Kaera Utsumi, Catherine Staley, Rachael Pedersen, Julia Valdivia, Elizabeth Liu, Hannah Caracalas, Hannah Reynolds, Maria A. Eifler, and Douglas A. Eifler

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Declines of juvenile coastal cutthroat trout and coho salmon over fifteen years in a salmon-bearing stream in the Salish Sea
Anne-Marie Flores, Morgan M. Davies, Katrina Kushneryk, Pippi T.E.S. Lawn, Sibylla Helms, Hanna M. Thomson, Kyle R. Nelson, Christopher W. Burns, Steven Roias, and Travis G. Gerwing

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Noteworthy records of mammals from west-central Mexico
Diego F. García-Mendoza, Celia López-González, and Teresa Salas-H

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Whooping Crane (Grus americana) family consumes a diversity of aquatic vertebrates during fall migration stopover at the Platte River, Nebraska
Andrew J. Caven, Keith D. Koupal, David M. Baasch, Emma M. Brinley Buckley, Jenna Malzahn, Michael L. Forsberg, and Mariah Lundgren

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Molecular identification of Sceloporus lizards in the Laramie Mountains, Wyoming
Kiara W. Milcoff, Wendy A. Estes-Zumpf, and Adam D. Leaché

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Record of nesting and fledgling depredation on Crested Caracara (Caracara cheriway) in its peri-urban habitat in the Guadalajara Metropolitan Area, west-central Mexico
Perla Sugey González-Ruelas, Zayra Arery Guadalupe Muñoz-González, Ana Luisa Santiago-Pérez, Luis Fernando Ramírez-López, Claudia Aurora Uribe-Mú, and Verónica Carolina Rosas-Espinoza

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Heterospecific coprophagy: Turkey Vulture (Cathartes aura) feeding on cougar (Puma concolor) feces
Mauricio González-Jáuregui, Juan Pablo Esparza-Carlos, and Margarida Francina Barber Mir

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