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Long-Term Ecosystem Response to the Exxon Valdez Oil Spill
The ecosystem response to the 1989 spill of oil from the Exxon Valdez into Prince William Sound, Alaska, shows that current practices for assessing ecological risks of oil in the oceans and, byExpand
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Prevalence of Influenza A viruses in wild migratory birds in Alaska: Patterns of variation in detection at a crossroads of intercontinental flyways
BackgroundThe global spread of the highly pathogenic avian influenza H5N1 virus has stimulated interest in a better understanding of the mechanisms of H5N1 dispersal, including the potential role ofExpand
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FORAGING AREA FIDELITY OF INDIVIDUAL SEABIRDS IN RELATION TO TIDAL CYCLES AND FLOCK FEEDING
I studied the foraging behavior of Black-legged Kittiwakes (Rissa tridactyla) using radio transmitters, remote receiving stations, and a boat to track individuals. I tested the hypothesis thatExpand
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Survival costs of chick rearing in black‐legged kittiwakes
1. We tested for costs of chick rearing in the black-legged kittiwake Rissa tridactyla (Linnaeus) by removing entire clutches from 149 of 405 randomly selected nests, in which one or both mates wasExpand
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Arsenic, cadmium, chromium, lead, manganese, mercury, and selenium in feathers of Black-legged Kittiwake (Rissa tridactyla) and Black Oystercatcher (Haematopus bachmani) from Prince William Sound,
Arsenic, cadmium, chromium, lead, manganese, mercury and selenium were analyzed in the feathers of Black-legged Kittiwakes (Rissa tridactyla) from Shoup Bay in Prince William Sound, Alaska toExpand
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ADULT PREY CHOICE AFFECTS CHICK GROWTH AND REPRODUCTIVE SUCCESS IN PIGEON GUILLEMOTS
Abstract Pigeon Guillemots (Cepphus columba) are diving seabirds that forage near shore and feed their chicks demersal and schooling fishes. During nine years between 1979 and 1997, we studied chickExpand
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Long-term direct and indirect effects of the 'Exxon Valdez' oil spill on pigeon guillemots in Prince William Sound, Alaska
We conducted a study to determine mechanisms constraining population recovery of pigeon guillemots Cepphus columba following the 1989 'Exxon Valdez' oil spill. We asked whether recovery was limitedExpand
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PREY SWITCHING AND VARIABLE FORAGING STRATEGIES OF BLACK-LEGGED KITTIWAKES AND THE EFFECT ON REPRODUCTIVE SUCCESS
Abstract We studied the diets, foraging strategies, and reproduction of Black-legged Kittiwakes (Rissa tridactyla) during five years at two colonies within Prince William Sound, Alaska. Years withExpand
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BREEDING STATUS, POPULATION TRENDS AND DIETS OF SEABIRDS IN ALASKA, 2000
When using information from this report, data, results, or conclusions specific to a location(s) should not be used in other publications without first obtaining permission from the originalExpand
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Determinants of reproductive costs in the long-lived Black-legged Kittiwake: A multiyear experiment
We studied reproductive costs of Black-legged Kittiwakes (Rissa tridactyla) in Prince William Sound, Alaska (USA) by removing entire clutches from randomly selected nests over four successive years,Expand
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