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The Auk, Volume 116, Number 2 (1999)

Publication Information
Journal: 
Auk
Year: 
1999
Volume: 
116
Issue: 
2 (April)

CONTENTS

Toward an Evolutionary Understanding of Song Diversity in Oscines. 299-301.
Erick Greene.
Feather-Busting Bacteria. 302-304.
Dale H. Clayton.
A New Species of Pygmy-Owl (Strigidae: Glaucidium) From the Pacific Slope of the Northern Andes. 305-315.
Mark B. Robbins, F. Gary Stiles.
Factors Influencing Counts in an Annual Survey of Snail Kites in Florida. 316-323.
Robert E. Bennetts, William A. Link, John R. Sauer, Paul W. Sykes, Jr.
Population Genetics of a Hybrid Zone Between the Red-Legged Partridge and Rock Partridge. 324-337.
Ettore Randi, Ariane Bernard-Laurent.
Molecular Genetic (Rapd) Analysis of Leach's Storm-Petrels. 338-344.
Ian G. Paterson, Marlene Snyder.
Enhanced Reproductive Success of Female Black-Capped Chickadees Mated to High-Ranking Males. 345-354.
Ken Otter, Scott M. Ramsay, Laurene Ratcliffe.
Reproductive Success and Nest-Site Selection in a Cooperative Breeder: Effect of Experience and a Direct Benefit of Helping. 355-363.
B. J. Hatchwell, A. F. Russell, M. K. Fowlie, D. J. Ross.
Occurrence of Feather-Degrading Bacilli in the Plumage of Birds. 364-372.
Edward H. Burtt, Jr., Jann M. Ichida.
The Ecology of Song Improvisation As Illustrated By North American Sedge Wrens. 373-386.
Donald E. Kroodsma, Wan-Chun Liu, Elijah Goodwin, Paul A. Bedell.
Geographic Variation in Black-Capped Chickadee Songs and Singing Behavior. 387-402.
Donald E. Kroodsma, Bruce E. Byers, Sylvia L. Halkin, Christopher Hill, Dolly Minis, Jeffrey R. Bolsinger, Jo-Anne Dawson,
Size-Selective Predation of Blue Mussels (Mytilus Edulis) By Common Eiders (Somateria Mollissima) Under Controlled Field Conditions. 403-416.
Diana J. Hamilton, Thomas D. Nudds, Jennifer Neate.
The Function of Early Onset of Nocturnal Incubation in Red-Winged Blackbirds. 417-426.
Ethan D. Clotfelter, Ken Yasukawa.
A New Trogon From the Middle Oligocene of C. 427-434.
Gerald Mayr.
Annual Survival of Snail Kites in Florida: Radio Telemetry Versus Capture-Resighting Data. 435-447.
Robert E. Bennetts, Victoria J. Dreitz, Wiley M. Kitchens, James E. Hines, James D. Nichols.
Brown-Headed Cowbird Nestling Vocalizations and Risk of Nest Predation. 448-457.
Donald C. Dearborn.
Postbreeding Movements and Habitat Use of Adult Wood Thrushes in Northern Virginia. 458-466.
J. H. Vega Rivera, W. J. Mcshea, J. H. Rappole, C. A. Haas.
Fitness Components Associated With Clutch Size in Cliff Swallows. 467-486.
Charles R. Brown, Mary Bomberger Brown.
Species Differences in Male Parental Care in Birds: A Reexamination of Correlates With Paternity. 487-503.
P. L. Schwagmeyer, Robert C. St. Clair, James D. Moodie, Timothy C. Lamey, Gary D. Schnell, Michell
Why Do Aptenodytes Penguins Have High Divorce Rates?. 504-512.
Jo.
Breeding Biology of Heermann's Gulls on Isla Rasa, Gulf of California, Mexico. 513-519.
Enriqueta Velarde.
Florida Scrub-Jay Demography and Dispersal in a Fragmented Landscape. 520-527.
David R. Breininger.
Breeding Success of Pied Flycatchers in Artificial Forest Edges: The Effect of a Suboptimally Shaped Foraging Area. 528-535.
Esa Huhta, Jukka Jokim.
In Memoriam: Emmet Reid Blake, 1908-1997. 536-538.
Melvin A. Traylor, Jr., David E. Willard.
In Memoriam: Tso-Hsin Cheng, 1906-1998. 539-541.
Weishu Hsu.
Reviews. 565-575.
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100 Years Ago in the Auk. 576.
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Commentaries

Gone With the Wind? a Comment on Butler Et Al. (1997). 560-562.
Anders Hedenstr.
Reply to Hedenstr. 563-564.
R. W. Butler, T. D. Williams, M. A. Bishop, N. Warnock.

Short Communications

Sexual Size Dimorphism and Assortative Mating in Razorbills (Alca Torda). 542-544.
Richard H. Wagner.
Kleptoparasitism By Brown Skuas on Albatrosses and Giant-Petrels in the Indian Ocean. 545-548.
Larry B. Spear, Steve N. G. Howell, Cornelia S. Oedekoven, Delphine Legay, J.
Consequences of Egg-Size Variation in the Red-Winged Blackbird. 549-552.
Wendy L. Reed, Andrew M. Turner, Paul R. Sotherland.
The Role of Cavity Size in the Evolution of Clutch Size in Tree Swallows. 553-556.
Laurie M. Stewart, Raleigh J. Robertson.
Functional Roles in Mixed-Species Foraging Flocks: A Field Manipulation. 557-559.
Andrew S. Dolby, Thomas C. Grubb, Jr.
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