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April 2011 issue of The Auk is now available

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The April 2011 issue of The Auk (vol. 128, #2) is now available in entirety online at the University of California Press JSTOR website (http://www.jstor.org...journalCode=auk). You will need your login and password to access each article. (For forgotten passwords, contact JSTOR support at http://www.jstor.org...tactSupportForm).

 

The print version of The Auk was mailed on May 12, 2011.

 

The Auk

 

Volume 128, Number 2, April 2011

An International Journal of Ornithology

 

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Table of Contents

 

Rapid Communications

 

 

The island syndrome in coastal wetland ecosystems: Convergent evolution of large bills in mangrove passerines. David Luther and Russell Greenberg

 

201

 

Perspectives In Ornithology

 

Genetic applications in avian conservation. Susan M. Haig, Whitcomb M. Bronaugh, Rachel S. Crowhurst, Jesse D’Elia, Collin A. Eagles-Smith, Clinton W. Epps, Brian Knaus, Mark P. Miller, Michael L. Moses, Sara Oyler-McCance, W. Douglas Robinson, and Brian Sidlauskas

 

205

 

Research Articles

 

Behavior and Behavioral Ecology

 

Out of sight, out of mind? Visual obstructions affect settlement patterns in Barn Swallows (Hirundo rustica). Austin N. Mercadante and Mark T. Stanback

 

230

 

Cache-site selection in Clark's Nutcracker (Nucifraga columbiana). Teresa J. Lorenz, Kimberly A. Sullivan, Amanda V. Bakian, and Carol A. Aubry

 

237

 

Behavior and Physiology

 

Contrasts in energy status and marine foraging strategies of White-winged Scoters (Melanitta fusca) and Surf Scoters (M. perspicillata). Eric M. Anderson and James R. Lovvorn

 

248

 

Date of nest initiation mediates incubation costs of Wood Ducks (Aix sponsa). Gary R. Hepp and Robert A. Kennamer

 

258

 

Conservation Biology

 

Population genetics and effective population size of the critically endangered Nihoa Millerbird (Acrocephalus familiaris kingi). Jason A. Addison and Antony W. Diamond

 

265

 

Habitat use by Sprague's Pipits (Anthus spragueii) in native pastures and planted, non-native hay fields. Ryan J. Fisher and Stephen K. Davis

 

273

 

Agricultural coconut forest as habitat for the critically endangered Tuamotu Kingfisher (Todiramphus gambieri gertrudae). Gabrielle L. Coulombe, Dylan C. Kesler, and Anne Gouni

 

283

 

Landscape Ecology

 

Postfledging survivorship and habitat selection across a rural-to-urban landscape gradient. Ian J. Ausprey and Amanda D. Rodewald

 

293

 

Methods and Statistics

 

Using stereo-microphones to evaluate observer variation in North American Breeding Bird Survey point counts. Margaret Campbell and Charles M. Francis

 

303

 

Migration

 

The influence of energetic condition on flight initiation and orientation of migratory songbirds in the Gulf of Maine region. Kristen M. Covino and Rebecca L. Holberton

 

313

 

Molt

 

How much variation in the molt duration of passerines can be explained by the growth rate of tail feathers? Iván de la Hera, Sonja V. Schaper, José A. Díaz, Javier Pérez-Tris, Staffan Bensch, and José Luis Tellería

 

321

 

Parasites and Disease

 

The effect of coccidians on the condition and immune profile of molting House Sparrows (Passer domesticus). Péter László Pap, Csongor István Vágási, Gábor Árpád Czirják, Adriana Titilincu, Adela Pintea, Gergely Osváth, Attila Fülöp, and Zoltán Barta

 

330

 

Injecting the mite into ecological immunology: Measuring the antibody response of House Sparrows (Passer domesticus) challenged with hematophagous mites. Marisa O. King, Jeb P. Owen, and Hubert Schwabl

 

340

 

Phylogeography

 

A phylogeographic and population genetic analysis of a widespread, sedentary North American bird: The Hairy Woodpecker (Picoides villosus). John Klicka, Garth M. Spellman, Kevin Winker, Vivien Chua, and Brian T. Smith

 

346

 

Population Biology and Demography

 

Geographic variation in morphology of Alaska-breeding Bar-tailed Godwits (Limosa lapponica) is not maintained on their nonbreeding grounds in New Zealand. Jesse R. Conklin, Phil F. Battley, Murray A. Potter, and Dan R. Ruthrauff

 

363

 

Reproductive and Breeding Biology

 

Variation in laying date and clutch size: The Everglades environment and the endangered Cape Sable Seaside Sparrow (Ammodramus maritimus mirabilis). Rebecca L. Boulton, Ben Baiser, Michelle J. Davis, Thomas Virzi, and Julie L. Lockwood

 

374

 

Yolk and feather carotenoids in relation to female condition and reproduction in the Yellow-headed Blackbird (Xanthocephalus xanthocephalus). Jennifer L. Newbrey and Wendy L. Reed

 

382

 

Planning for sea-level rise: Quantifying patterns of Saltmarsh Sparrow (Ammodramus caudacutus) nest flooding under current sea-level conditions. Trina S. Bayard and Chris S. Elphick

 

393

 

Nest survival and density of Cackling Geese (Branta hutchinsii) inside and outside a Ross’s Goose (Chen rossii) colony. Frank B. Baldwin, Ray T. Alisauskas, and James O. Leafloor

 

404

 

COMMENTARIES

 

Spreading the word: The ecology of urban birds outside the United States, Canada, and western Europe. Rubén Ortega-Álvarez and Ian MacGregor-Fors

 

415

 

Molt, orientation, and avian speciation. Sievert Rohwer and Darren E. Irwin

 

419

 

MEMORIALS

 

In Memoriam: Bertram George Murray, Jr., 1933–2010. Joseph R. Jehl, Jr.

 

426

 

In Memoriam: Warren Mark Pulich, 1919–2010. Charles R. Brown

 

429

 

In Memoriam: Jürgen Haffer, 1932–2010. Hans Winkler

 

431

 

BOOK REVIEWS

 

Book Reviews. Edited by R. Todd Engstrom

 

433

 

POSTSCRIPT

 

100 Years Ago in the American Ornithologists' Union. Kimberly G. Smith

 

437

 

Errata

 

439

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