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thick-billed murres of Prince Leopold Island

Environment Canada. Canadian Wildlife Service.

thick-billed murres of Prince Leopold Island

a study of the breeding ecology of a colonial high arctic seabird

by Environment Canada. Canadian Wildlife Service.

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Published by Environment Canada in Ottawa .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Birds -- Northwest Territories -- Prince Leopold Island,
  • Thick-billed Murres

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby A.J. Gaston and D.N. Nettleship.
    ContributionsGaston, A. J., Nettleship, David N.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21536483M
    ISBN 100660108577

    Thick-billed Murres (Urin IOII/via) on seClion of cast clirrs at Prince Leopold Island, August , showing density ofbreeding birds and charactcristics of the rock ledge habitat at stud)' plot S-A&B. (photo by Fred lln,emlller) -D,N, Nettleship" A.J. Gaston ':' G/.J~~ A: Patterns of .   Other data were collected at Thick-billed Murre colonies in the Northwest Territories, Canada, at Prince Leopold Island (74 [degrees] 48[minutes] N, 79 [degrees] 25[minutes] W) in (Gaston and Nettleship ), Coburg (75 [degrees] 48[minutes] N, 79 [degrees] 25[minutes] W) and Bylot (73 [degrees] 46[minutes] N, 80 [degrees] 23[minutes.

    Organochlorine pesticides, PCBs, total mercury and selenium were measured in eggs of thick-billed murres, northern fulmars and black-legged kittiwakes collected from Prince Leopold Island in the Canadian High Arctic between and The primary organochlorines found were SigmaPCB, p,p'-DDE, oxychlordane, and hexachlorobenzene (HCB). Thick-billed Murres of Prince Leopold Island (Canadian Wildlife Service). Tony’s research on arctic seabirds is extraordinary; it is dangerous work, on steep cliffs, and it has yielded enormous insights. “More than anyone, you, Tony have championed the effort to establish an international standard of excellence in the study of murres.

    Trends in Thick-billed Murre (Uria lomvia) populations at Prince Leopold Island and Coats Island, Nunavut—colonies at opposite ends of the species range in the eastern Arctic—were compared over the period – Population trends were monitored by daily counts of fixed study plots on six or more days each year. At Coats Island, annual mean counts were well correlated with numbers of. the Alcidae such as The Thick-billed Murres of Prince Leopold Island (Gaston and Nettleship ), The Puf- fin (Harris ), or The Atlantic Alcidae (Nettleship and Birkhead ). These authoritative references will reveal that prior to the publication of the first .


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Thick-billed murres of Prince Leopold Island by Environment Canada. Canadian Wildlife Service. Download PDF EPUB FB2

Get this from a library. The thick-billed murres of Prince Leopold Island: a study of the breeding ecology of a colonial high Arctic seabird.

[A J Gaston; David N Nettleship] -- Study of the reproductive biology and the ecological requirements of thick-billed murres breeding at a single location in Lancaster Sound. Project covered 3 years, Since the extinction of the great auk in the midth century, the murres are the largest living members of the Alcidae.

The thick-billed murre and the closely related common guillemot (or common murre, U. aalge) are similarly-sized, but the thick-billed still bests the other species in both average and maximum thick-billed murre measures 40–48 cm (16–19 in) in total length, spans Class: Aves.

The Thick-billed Murres of Prince Leopold Island: a study of the breeding ecology of a colonial high arctic seabird. Gaston, A. and D. Nettleship. Ottawa: Canadian Wildlife Service, It is estimated that 6% of Canada’s thick-billed murre population, approximately pairs of birds, nest on the Prince Leopold Island sea cliffs.

At the end of the breeding season, large numbers of flightless juvenile murres swim from Prince Leopold Island through Lancaster Sound and south to winter off the West Greenland coast and in. Studies of high-latitude seabirds. Conservation biology of Thick-billed Murres in the Northwest Atlantic.

Canadian Wildlife Service Occasional Paper Gaston, A.J., and Nettleship, D.N. The Thick-billed Murres of Prince Leopold Island: A study of the breeding ecology of a colonial High Arctic seabird. Canadian Wildlife Service. Prince Leopold Island.

Prince Leopold Island; Nunavut; We awoke to see the strikingly beautiful Prince Leopold Island Migratory Bird Sanctuary. The sanctuary is an important summer habitat for thick-billed murres, kittiwakes, northern fulmars and black guillemots.

Thick-billed murres of Prince Leopold Island book migrate to the island by the thousands every year. Species include Thick-billed murres, Northern fulmars and Kittiwakes.

Prince Leopold Island, Nunavut Territory, Canada Spitsbergen, Svalbard, June WWE BOOK Nature Picture Library. AUDUBON: MURRE.

Thick-billed Murre (Uria lomvia) Granger Art on Demand. FLPA Images. Further Reading. R.D. Elliot et al, The Harvest of Murres in Newfoundland from to (); A.J. Gaston and D.N. Nettleship, The Thick-billed Murres of Prince Leopold Island: A Study of the Breeding Ecology of a Colonial High Arctic Seabird (); D.N.

Nettleship, "Family Alcidae (Auks)," Handbook of the Birds of the World, Vol 3: Hoatzin to Auks (); Nettleship and T.R. We conducted our study at the Prince Leopold Island Migratory Bird Sanctuary (74 o 02′N, 90°05′W) in Lancaster Sound, Nunavut, Canada (), the site of long-term seabird population (e.g., Gaston et al., ) and contaminant monitoring (e.g., Braune et al.,Mallory and Braune, ).We took samples of eggs and adult thick-billed murres as follows: (9 eggs measured as.

If you want a fantastic in-depth study of the thick-billed murres of Prince Leopold Island then I can't recommend this book more highly - now only available used: The Thick-Billed Murres of Prince. Prince Leopold Island is an island in the Qikiqtaaluk Region of Nunavut, is located in Lancaster Sound at the junction of Prince Regent Inlet and Barrow Strait.

Somerset Island is situated 13 km ( mi) to the southwest; Port Leopold is the closest landmark. A suite of chlorinated, brominated and fluorinated organic contaminants were measured in livers of adult thick-billed murres (Uria lomvia) and northern fulmars (Fulmarus glacialis) from several locations in the eastern Canadian Arctic during –Thick-billed murres were collected from five colonies (Coats Island, Digges Island, Akpatok Island, Prince Leopold Island, Minarets) and.

An island, a cliff, tens of thousands of nesting birds. This is the opportunity to shoot a few nice pictures, Continue Reading. The thick-billed murres of Prince Leopold Island: A study of the breeding ecology of a colonial high arctic seabird (Monograph series / Canadian Wildlife Service) Jan 1, by A.

J Gaston. July, which would make this the earliest year on record for laying of Thick-billed Murres at Prince Leopold Island. This might be expected on the basis of the position of the ice edge relative to the colony on 25 June (Fig.

Figure 1 Date of hatching (± 24 h) for nestling Thick-billed Murres at plots S1 and U in and 0 5 10 15 20 Thick-billed Murres U.S. Fish and Wildlife rise above Canada’s Lancaster Sound at Prince Leopold Island.

Though there are traces of past Inuit houses scattered throughout the Arctic terrain. The Thick-billed Murres of Prince Leopold Island. Canadian Wildlife Service Monograph No. Adoption of Chicks among Thick-Billed Murres. Article. Book. Jan ; J ANIM ECOL. Thick-billed Murres () breeding in the Canadian Arctic are restricted to a small number of colonies, all comprising more than 10 OOO pairs.

from Prince Leopold Island (Gaston and. The thick‐billed murres of Prince Leopold Island. Canadian Wildlife Service Monograph, No.

6, [Google Scholar] Gaston A. J., Woo K., & Hipfner J. Trends in forage fish populations in northern Hudson Bay sinceas determined from the diet of nestling thick‐billed murres Uria lomvia.

Arctic, 56, – [Google Scholar]. Levels of sigmaPCB, sigmaDDT, sigmaCHLOR, sigmaCBz and dieldrin were significantly lower in thick-billed murres from Prince Leopold Island in the High Arctic compared with colonies in.

The Thick-billed Murres of Prince Leopold Island A Canadian Wildlife Service Monograph The Thick-billed Murres of Prince Leopold Island A Study of the Breeding Ecology of a Colonial High Arctic Seabird by A.J. Gaston and D.N. Nettleship This beautifully illustrated page book condenses the results of three years of intensive.Bylot Island is a Migratory Bird Sanctuary located adjacent to the northern tip of Baffin Island.

It is 25 kilometres (16 miles) north of Pond Inlet, across Eclipse Sound. Covered with mountains, ice fields, steep cliffs, snowfields and glaciers, it provides nesting habitat for large numbers of thick-billed murres and black-legged kittiwakes.Clouds of seabirds like thick-billed murres and northern fulmars wheel overhead as you Zodiac cruise through the Nirjutiqavvik National Wildlife Area of Coburg Island.

An estimatedbirds live here, and it’s also worth keeping a watch out for marine mammals like beluga whales.