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Global Range: (250-20,000 square km (about 100-8000 square miles)) RESIDENT: south-central British Columbia, north-central Washington and northern Idaho south through Oregon (east of Cascades) to southern California and west-central Nevada (AOU 1983, Garrett et al. 1996). Usually at elevations of 1200-2800 m during nesting season, may descend to lower elevations during winter. Fairly common over most of range, rare and local in north (NGS 1983).