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.

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Current Issue: Volume 77, Number 4 (2017)



Does age structure influence Golden-cheeked Warbler responses across areas of high and low density?
Hannah L. Pruett, Ashley M. Long, Heather A. Mathewson, and Michael L. Morrison


An invertebrate ecosystem engineer under the umbrella of sage-grouse conservation
Jason D. Carlisle, David R. Stewart, and Anna D. Chalfoun


Use of inflow areas in two Colorado River basin reservoirs by the endangered Razorback Sucker (Xyrauchen texanus)
Brandon Albrecht, Harrison E. Mohn, Ron Kegerries, Mark C. McKinstry, Ron Rogers, Travis Francis, Brian Hines, James Stolberg, Dale Ryden, Darek Elverud, Benjamin Schleicher, Katherine Creighton, Brian Healy, and Brandon Senger


Effects of feral horse herds on rangeland plant communities across a precipitation gradient
Lauren E. Baur, Kathryn A. Schoenecker, and Melinda D. Smith



Range extension of the eastern cottontail rabbit (Sylvilagus floridanus) in Quintana Roo, Mexico
Mircea G. Hidalgo-Mihart, Rugieri Juárez-López, Alejandro Jesús de la Cruz, Yaribeth Bravata-de la Cruz, Jesús Iglesias-Hernández, Freddy Pérez-Garduza, Christian A. Delfin-Alfonso, and Alberto González-Gallina


First record of Sorex tenellus from Utah
Eric A. Rickart, Shannen L. Robson, Lois F. Alexander, and Duke S. Rogers