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#1 Chris Merkord

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Posted 30 May 2011 - 05:20 PM

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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