Book Volume 189 2006

Limnology and Aquatic Birds

Proceedings of the Fourth Conference Working Group on Aquatic Birds of Societas Internationalis Limnologiae (SIL), Sackville, New Brunswick, Canada, August 3–7, 2003

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ISBN: 978-1-4020-5167-8 (Print) 978-1-4020-5556-0 (Online)

Table of contents (25 chapters)

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  1. Front Matter

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  2. In Memoriam: Stuart Frederick Mitchell BSc (Hons), PhD 25 September 1940 – 10 August 2001

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      In Memoriam: Stuart Frederick Mitchell BSc (Hons), PhD 25 September 1940 – 10 August 2001

  3. Aquatic Birds — Foraging, Community Ecology and Limnology

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      A comparison between aquatic birds of lakes and coastal rivers in Florida

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      Foraging guilds of aquatic birds on productive boreal lakes: environmental relations and concordance patterns

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      Water bird guilds and their feeding connections in the Bodrogzug, Hungary

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      Effects of small-bodied fish on invertebrate prey and foraging patterns of waterbirds in Aspen Parkland wetlands

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      Pages 57-67

      A comparison of three methods to investigate the diet of breeding double-crested cormorants (Phalacrocorax auritus) in the Beaver Archipelago, northern Lake Michigan

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      Pattern of natural 15N abundance in lakeside forest ecosystem affected by cormorant-derived nitrogen

  4. Waterfowl — Habitat Use, Foraging Behaviour and Limnology

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      Pages 88-88

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      Temporal processes and duck populations: examples from Mývatn

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      Effects of water quality on habitat use by lesser scaup (Aythya affinis) broods in the boreal Northwest Territories, Canada

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      Pages 113-128

      Diurnal time-activity budgets of redheads (Aythya americana) wintering in seagrass beds and coastal ponds in Louisiana and Texas

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      Pages 129-141

      Foraging behavior of redheads (Aythya americana) wintering in Texas and Louisiana

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      Pages 143-167

      Macroinvertebrate abundance, water chemistry, and wetland characteristics affect use of wetlands by avian species in Maine

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      Pages 169-181

      Breeding waterbird wetland habitat availability and response to water-level management in Saint John River floodplain wetlands, New Brunswick

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      Populations of ducks and trout of the River LaxÁ, Iceland, in relation to variation in food resources

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      Influence of migrant tundra swans (Cygnus columbianus) and Canada geese (Branta canadensis) on aquatic vegetation at Long Point, Lake Erie, Ontario

  5. Loons — Population Trends, Behaviour, Habitat Use and Ecotoxicology

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      Pages 214-214

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      Pages 215-226

      Factors influencing productivity of common loons (Gavia immer) breeding on circumneutral lakes in Nova Scotia, Canada

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      A landscape-scale model of yellow-billed loon (Gavia adamsii) habitat preferences in northern Alaska

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      Pages 237-245

      Testing hypotheses of social gatherings of common loons (Gavia immer)

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      Pages 247-261

      Feeding behavior and modeled energetic intake of common loon (Gavia immer) adults and chicks on small lakes with and without fish

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      Pages 263-274

      Assessment of mercury exposure and potential effects on common loons (Gavia immer) in Québec

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