Presents a synthesis on the ecology, status, and conservation of marine and shoreline birds of the Queen Charlotte Islands, compiling papers on various disciplines to provide a review of what is currently known about the Islands' marine biology, with a particular emphasis on birds. The papers are presented in five sections: the physical and biological environment and prey organisms, including physical oceanography, zooplankton distribution and availability, and marine fishes as prey; nesting populations of marine birds and distribution of birds at sea; distribution and association of marine waterfowl, including papers on the distribution and ecology of Branta bernicla; seasonality and nesting of shorebirds; and introduced predators and toxic chemicals.Kees Vermeer, Kenneth Henley Morgan. 1990). ... Biological Services, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Washington, D.C. Freeland, H.J.; Crawford, W.R.; Thomson, R.E. 1984. ... Am. Birds 43: 661, 665, 667. ... Seabirds: an identification guide.
|Title||:||The Ecology, Status and Conservation of Marine and Shoreline Birds of the Queen Charlotte Islands|
|Author||:||Kees Vermeer, Kenneth Henley Morgan|