Ecology and Conservation of Birds of the Salton Sink: An Endangered Ecosystem

Journal: 
Studies in Avian Biology
Year: 
2004
Volume: 
27

Contents

Contents
List of Authors, v
Preface, vii
Kathy C. Molina, W. David Shuford
Introduction, 1-11
Kathy C. Molina, W. David Shuford
Linking the Salton Sea with Its Past: The History and Avifauna of Lake Cahuilla, 12-17
Michael A. Patten, Brenda D. Smith-Patten
History of Ornithological Exploration of the Salton Sink, 18-23
Kimball L. Garrett, Kathy C. Molina, Michael A. Patten
Population Changes and Biogeographic Affinities of the Birds of the Salton Sink, California/Baja California, 24-32
Michael A. Patten, Richard A. Erickson, Philip Unitt
Patterns and Processes of the Occurrance of Pelagic and Subtropical Waterbirds at the Salton Sea, 33-41
Michael A. Patten, Guy McCaskie
Annual Colony Site Occupation and Patterns of Abundance of Breeding Cormorants, Herons, and Ibis at the Salton Sea, 42-51
Kathy C. Molina, Ken K. Sturm
Waterbird Communities and Associated Wetlands of the Colorado River Delta, Mexico, 52-60
Osvel Hinojosa-Huerta, Stephen DeStefano, Yamilett Carrillo-Guerrero, William W. Shaw, Carlos Valdes-Castillas
Patterns of Shorebird Use of the Salton Sea and Adjacent Imperial Valley, California, 61-77
W. David Shuford, Nils Warnock, Robert L. McKernan
Distribution Patterns of Waterbirds at the Salton Sea California In 1999, 78-91
Nils Warnock, W. David Shuford, Kathy Molina
Breeding Larids of the Salton Sea: Trends in Population Size and Colony Site Occupation, 92-99
Kathy C. Molina
The Salton Sea as Important Waterfowl Habitat in the Pacific Flyway, 100-105
Douglas A. Barnum, Steven Johnson
Landbird Migration at the Salton Sea: The Value of Desert Riparian Habitat, 106-115
Maureen E. Flannery, Susan L. Guers, Thomas Gardali, Nadav Nur, Geoffrey R. Geupel
Density and Abundance of Burrowing Owls in the Agricultural Matrix of the Imperial Valley, California, 116-119
David F. DeSante, Eric D. Ruhlen, Daniel K. Rosenberg
The Ecology of Burrowing Owls in the Argoecosystem of the Imperial Valley, California, 120-135
Daniel K. Rosenberg, Katherin L. Haley
Type C Botulism in Pelicans and Other Fish-Eating Birds at the Salton Sea, 136-140
Tonie E. Rocke, Pauline Nol, Charles Pelizza, Ken K. Sturm
Investigation of a Large-Scale Eared Grebe (Podideps Nigricollis) Die-Off at the Salton Sea, California, in 1992, 141-151
Carol U. Meteyer, Daniel J. Audet, Tonie E. Rocke, William Radke, Lynn H. Creekmore, Ruth Duncan
The Salton Sea: A Conservation Conundrum or Paradigm for Success?, 152-155
W. David Shuford, Kathy C. Molina
Literature Cited, 156-169
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