About the Author
Kimball Garrett, a life-long resident of Southern California, is the Ornithology Collections Manager at the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County, past President of Western Field Ornithologists, member of the California Records Committee, and co-editor of the Southern California regional reports for North American Birds. With Jon Dunn co-authored Birds of Southern California, Stauts and Distribution, the Peterson Field Guide to Warblers and Birds of the Los Angeles Region. Jon Dunn grew up in the Los Angeles area and is a bird tour leader for WINGS, chief consultant to the National Geographic's Field Guide to the Birds of North America, host/writer for the Advanced Birding Video Series. Serves as a member of the California Records Committee, the American Birding Association Checklist Committee, and the Ornitologist's Union' Committee on Classification and Nomenclature. Brain Small is a Southern California based professionl wildlife photographer, co-author of two photographic guides (Birds of Eastern North America and Birds of Western North America), Photo Editor of Birding, and co-author of a bird identification column in BirdWatching. Thousands of his images are featured in books, magazines, calendars, websites, and smartphone apps.