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Ecology and Conservation of the Willow Flycatcher

Mark Sogge, Barbara E. Kus, Susan J. Sferra, Mary J. Whitfield
Studies in Avian Biology
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List of Authors, v-vii
Preface, viii
Mark K. Sogge, Barbara E. Kus, Susan J. Sferra, Mary J. Whitfield
Introduction, 1-2
Mark K. Sogge, Barbara E. Kus, Susan J. Sferra, Mary J. Whitfield

Status and Distribution

Introduction, 3-4
Barbara E. Kus, Mark K. Sogge
Distribution and Characteristics of Southwestern Willow Flycatcher Breeding Sites and Territories: 1993 - 2001, 5-11
Mark K. Sogge, Susan J. Sferra, Tracy D. McCarthey, Sartor O. Williams, Barbara E. Kus
Southwestern Willow Flycatcher Populations in California: Distribution, Abundance, and Potential for Conservation, 12-21
Barbara E. Kus, Peter P. Beck, Jeffrey M. Wells
Distribution, Abundance, and Habitat Characteristics of Southwestern Willow Flycatchers (Empidonax trailli extimus) in Arizona, 1993 - 2000, 22-29
Charles E. Paradzick, April A. Woodward
The Distribution and Abundance of Southwestern Willow Flycatchers on the Lower Santa Ynez River, California, 30-35
Chris Farmer, Stephen I Rothstein, Mark A. Holmgren
Distribution and habitat characteristics of the Willow Flycatcher (Empidonax traillii) in Alberta, 36-40
Bryan Kulba, W. Bruce McGillivray
Willow Flycatcher Winter Habitat in El Salvador, Costa Rica, and Panama: Characteristics and Threats, 41-52
Janet C. Lynn, Thomas J. Koronkiewicz, Mary J. Whitfield, Mark K. Sogge

Breeding Ecology and Behavior

Introduction, 53-55
Mary J. Whitfield, Mark K. Sogge, Susan J. Sferra, Barbara E. Kus
Willow Flycatchers in Warner Valley, Plumas County, California, 56-59
Anne M. King, Jon R. King
Scale Perspectives in Habitat Selection and Animal Performance for Willow Flycatchers (Empidonax traillii) in the Central Sierra Nevada, California, 60-72
Helen L. Bombay, Michael L. Morrison, Linnea S. Hall
Willow Flycatcher Nesting Ecology and Habitat Relationships in the Willamette Basin, Oregon, 73-80
Bob Altman, Margaret Boulay, Steve Dowlan, Dan Crannell, Kevin Russell, Kat Beal, Jeff Dillon
A Characterization of Vegetation in Nesting and Non-nesting Plots for Southwestern Willow Flycatchers in Central Arizona, 81-90
Linda J. Allison, Charles E. Paradzick, James W. Rourke, Tracy D. McCarthey
Microhabitat Use by Breeding Southwestern Willow Flycatchers on the Gila River, New Mexico, 91-95
Scott H. Stoleson, Deborah M. Finch
Food Habits of the Southwestern Willow Flycatcher During the Nesting Season, 96-103
Charles A. Drost, Eben H. Paxton, Mark K. Sogge, Mary J. Whitfield
The Status of the Willow and Pacific-slope Flycatchers in Northwestern California and Southern Oregon, 104-117
C. John Ralph, Kimberly Hollinger
Effects of Monogamy and Polygyny on Reproductive Success in Southwestern Willow Flycatchers (Empidonax traillii extimus) in Arizona, 118-124
Rebecca F. Davidson, Linda J. Allison
Singing Behavior of Southwestern Willow Flycatchers in Arizona, 125-130
Susan J. Sferra, Mark K. Sogge, Mary J. Whitfield, Barbara E. Kus

Management, Conservation, and Research Needs

Introduction, 131-134
Susan J. Sferra, Mark K. Sogge, Mary J. Whitfield, Barbara E. Kus
Riparian Restoration on the Gila River, New Mexico, Creates Breeding Habitat for Southwestern Willow Flycatchers, 135-142
Paul F. Boucher, Scott H. Stoleson, Roland S. Shook, Ralph D. Pope, Jerry Monzingo
Movements and Home-range Estimates for Female Brown-headed Cowbirds along the Rio Grande, New Mexico, 143-151
Juddson D. Sechrist, Darrell D. Ahlers
Densities of Brown-Headed Cowbirds in Riparian and Rangeland Areas, with and without Cattle Present, along the Middle Rio Grande, New Mexico, 152-156
Rinda E. Tisdale-Hein, Richard L. Knight
Recommendations for Cowbird Management in Recovery Efforts for the Southwestern Willow Flycatcher, 157-167
Stephen I. Rothstein, Barbara E. Kus, Mary J. Whitfield, Susan J. Sferra
Environmental Contaminants in Surrogate Birds and Insects Inhabiting Southwestern Willow Flycatcher Habitat in Arizona, 168-176
Miguel A. Mora, James Rourke, Susan J. Sferra, Kirke King
A Field Evaluation of the Southwestern Willow Flycatcher Survey Protocol, 177-179
Roland S. Shook, Scott H. Stoleson, Paul Boucher
A Solution to Leg Band Injuries in Willow Flycatchers, 180-184
William E. Haas, Lori Hargrove
Using Radiotelemetry to Determine Home Range Size, Habitat Use, and Movement Patterns of Willow Flycatchers, 185-189
Eben H. Paxton, Suzanne N. Cardinal, Thomas J. Koronkiewicz

Literature Cited

Literature Cited, 190-210
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