Volume 37 (1) 2009
SALISH SEA SYMPOSIUM ISSUE
Pacific Seabird group
african Seabird group australasian Seabird group Dutch Seabird group UK Seabird group
Japanese Seabird group
rob Barrett John Cooper Peter Dann Scott hatch
2009 MARINE ORNITHOL OGY 37(1) P ages 1–95
Vol. 37 No. 1 ISSN 1018-3337 2009
SALISH SEA ECOSYSTEM SYMPOSIUM Foreword to Symposium
BUTLER, R.W. Twenty years on: advances in ecological understanding of globally important birds in the Strait of Georgia,
British Columbia, and Puget Sound, Washington . . . 2 Papers
THERRIAULT, T.W., HAY, D.E. & SCHWEIGERT, J.F. Biological overview and trends in pelagic forage fish abundance
in the Salish Sea (Strait of Georgia, British Columbia) . . . 3–8 BOWER, J.L. Changes in marine bird abundance in the Salish Sea: 1975 to 2007. . . 9–17 ANDERSON, E.M., BOWER, J.L., NYSEWANDER, D.R., EVENSON, J.R. & LOVVORN, J.R. Changes in avifaunal
abundance in a heavily used wintering and migration site in Puget Sound, Washington, during 1966–2007 . . . 19–27 GOLUMBIA, T.E., NYSEWANDER, D.R., BUTLER, R.W., MILNER, R.L., CYRA, T.A. & EVENSON, J.R.
Status of breeding Black Oystercatchers (Haematopus bachmani) in the Salish Sea . . . 29–32 JANSSEN, M.H., ARCESE, P., KYSER, T.K., BERTRAM, D.F., MCFARLANE-TRANQUILLA, L., WILLIAMS, T.D.
& NORRIS, D.R. Pre-breeding diet, condition and timing of breeding in a threatened seabird, the Marbled Murrelet
Brachyramphus marmoratus . . . 33–40 HAMEL, N.J., BURGER, A.E., CHARLETON, K., DAVIDSON, P., LEE, S., BERTRAM, D.F. & PARRISH, J.K.
Bycatch and beached birds: assessing mortality impacts in coastal net fisheries using marine bird strandings . . . 41–60 O’HARA, P.D., DAVIDSON, P. & BURGER, A.E. Aerial surveillance and oil spill impacts based on beached bird survey
data collected in southern British Columbia . . . 61–65 GOOD, T.P., JUNE, J.A., ETNIER, M.A. & BROADHURST, G. Ghosts of the Salish Sea: threats to marine birds in
Puget Sound and the Northwest Straits from derelict fishing gear . . . 67–76
MCKINNON, L., GILCHRIST, H.G. & FIFIELD, D. A pelagic seabird survey of Arctic and sub-Arctic Canadian
waters during fall . . . 77–84 FERNS, P.N. & ROSS-SMITH, V.H. Function of coloured bill tips, stripes and spots in breeding gulls . . . 85–92
JONES, I.L. Birds of the Aleutian islands, Alaska (by D.D. Gibson and G.V. Byrd) . . . 93 HIPFNER, M. Identification guide to North American birds. Part II—Anatidae to Alcidae (by P. Pyle) . . . 94–95