The Wilson Journal of Ornithology – Vol 124 #1

The Wilson Journal of Ornithology
(formerly The Wilson Bulletin)

Volume 124, Number 1    CONTENTS    March 2012
Major Articles
The Northern Black Swift: migration path and wintering area revealed
Jason P. Beason, Carolyn Gunn, Kim M. Potter, Robert A. Sparks, and James W. Fox

Duration and rate of spring migration of Kirtland’sWarblers
David N. Ewert, Kimberly R. Hall, Joseph M. Wunderle Jr., Dave Currie, Sarah M. Rockwell, Scott B. Johnson, and Jennifer D. White

A new area of endemism for Amazonian birds in the Rio Negro Basin
Sérgio H. Borges and José M. C. Da Silva

Grassland bird community response to large wildfires
Anthony J. Roberts, Clint W. Boal, David B. Wester, Sandra Rideout-Hanzak, and Heather A. Whitlaw

Arthropod abundance and seasonal bird use of bottomland forest harvest gaps
Christopher E. Moorman, Liessa T. Bowen, John C. Kilgo, James L. Hanula, Scott Horn, and Michael D. Ulyshen

Seasonal variation in shorebird abundance in the State of Rio Grande do Sul, southern Brazil
Angelo L. Scherer and Maria V. Petry

Plasticity of habitat selection by Red-backed Shrikes (Lanius collurio) breeding in different landscapes
Federico Morelli

Territory distribution and habitat selection of the Serra Finch (Embernagra longicauda) in Serra do Cipó, Brazil
Guilherme H. S. Freitas and Marcos Rodrigues

Foraging over Sargassum by western North Atlantic seabirds
Mary L. Moser and David S. Lee

Male Common Loons signal greater aggressive motivation by lengthening territorial yodels
John N. Mager III, Charles Walcott, and Walter H. Piper

Territorial fidelity to nectar sources by Purple-throated Caribs, Eulampis jugularis
Vinita Gowda, Ethan J. Temeles, and W. John Kress

Breeding and foraging variation of the Plush-crested Jay (Cyanocorax chrysops) in the Brazilian Atlantic Forest
Angelica Maria Kazue Uejima, Andrea Larissa Boesing, and Luiz dos Anjos

Sexual selection and mating chronology of Lesser Prairie-Chickens
Adam C. Behney, Blake A. Grisham, Clint W. Boal, Heather A. Whitlaw, and David A. Haukos

Lek behavior of the Plovercrest (Stephanoxis lalandi, Trochilidae)
Marco Aurélio Pizo

Nest survival, phenology, and nest-site characteristics of Common Nighthawks in a New Jersey Pine Barrens grassland
Michael C. Allen and Kimberly A. Peters

Reproductive life history traits of the Yellowish Pipit (Anthus lutescens)
Maikon S. Freitas and Mercival R. Francisco

127    Nesting performance of Peregrine Falcons in Colorado, Montana, and Wyoming, 2005–2009
James H. Enderson, Robert J. Oakleaf, Ralph R. Rogers, and Jay S. Sumner
133    Reproductive success of the Creamy-bellied Thrush in a southern temperate zone
Andrea Astié and Natalia Luchesi
139    Flange color differences of brood parasitic Brown-headed Cowbirds from nests of two host species
Rebecca Croston, Christopher M. Tonra, Sacha K. Heath, and Mark E. Hauber
146    Avian mortality associated with a volcanic gas seep at Kiska Island, Aleutian Islands, Alaska
Alexander L. Bond, William C. Evans, and Ian L. Jones
Short Communications
Food habits of two fork-tailed swifts in Venezuela
Charles T. Collins and Betsy Trent Thomas

Observations on Zugunruhe in spring migrating Eared Grebes
André Konter

Aromatic plants in Eurasian Blue Tit nests: the ‘Nest Protection Hypothesis’ revisited
Bárbara A. Pires, Anabela F. Belo, and João E. Rabaça

166    Nesting of the Cinereous Warbling Finch (Poospiza cinerea) in southeastern Brazil
Uschi Wischhoff, Fernando Marques-Santos, and Marcos Rodrigues
Description of eggs, nest, and parental care of the Smoky Bush Tyrant (Myiotheretes fumigatus) from Ecuador
Tadeusz Stawarczyk, Marta Borowiec, Harold F. Greeney, and Jose T. Simbaña

Nest, eggs, and nest placement of the Brazilian endemic Black-bellied Seedeater (Sporophila melanogaster)
Cristiano Eidt Rovedder and Carla Suertegaray Fontana

Breeding of the Brown Creeper (Certhia americana) in Central America
Carlos Funes, Oscar Bolaños, and Oliver Komar

Effects of parasitism by Brown-headed Cowbirds may persist into post-fledging
Sean M. Peterson, Henry M. Streby, and David E. Andersen

Evidence of double brooding by Black-bellied Whistling-Ducks
J. Dale James, Jonathan E. Thompson, and Bart M. Ballard

First case of renesting after brood loss by a Greater Prairie-Chicken
Lance B. McNew and William J. White

Do Sora nests protect Red-winged Blackbirds from Marsh Wren predation?
Leanne A. Grieves and Scott Forbes

Ornithological Literature
Margaret A. Voss, Review Editor
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One Response to The Wilson Journal of Ornithology – Vol 124 #1

  1. Botanical Center of Pesaro Urbino says:

    Very interesting the article about plasticity of Lanius collurio breeding in different habitat…


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