The Auk vol. 130, #3

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The July 2013 issue of The Auk (vol. 130, #3) is finally available in entirety online at the University of California Press JSTOR website ( You will need your login and password to access each article. (For forgotten passwords, contact JSTOR support at
The print version of The Auk mailed on Monday, August 12, 2013.

The Auk
Volume 130, Number 3, July 2013
An International Journal of Ornithology
Table of Contents


Behavior And Behavioral Ecology
Wing whiteness as an indicator of age, immunocompetence, and testis size in the Eurasian Black-Billed Magpie (Pica Pica). Guillermo Blanco and Juan A. Fargallo 399

Can nest predation explain the lack of defenses against cowbird brood parasitism in the Rufous-collared Sparrow (Zonotrichia Capensis)? Mariana E. Carro and Gustavo J. Fernández 408

Community Ecology
Condition varies with habitat choice in postbreeding forest birds. Scott H. Stoleson 417

Conservation Biology
Range-wide conservation genetics of Buff-breasted Sandpipers (Tryngites Subruficollis). Zachary T. Lounsberry, Juliana B. Almeida, Tony Grace, Richard B. Lanctot, Joe Liebezeit, Brett K. Sandercock, Khara M. Strum, Steve Zack, and Samantha M. Wisely 429

Modeling plasmodium parasite arrival in the Galapagos Penguin (Spheniscus mendiculus). Robert J. Meile, Robert C. Lacy, F. Hernán Vargas, and Patricia G. Parker 440

Phylogeography of the California Gnatcatcher (Polioptila californica) using multilocus DNA sequences and ecological niche modeling: Implications for conservation. Robert M. Zink, Jeffrey G. Groth, Hernan Vázquez-Miranda, and George F. Barrowclough 449

Recovery of understory bird movement across the interface of primary and secondary Amazon rainforest. Luke L. Powell, Philip C Stouffer, and Erik I. Johnson 459

Evolution and Genetics
A distinctive genetic footprint of ancient hybridization. John E. McCormack and Madhvi X. Venkatraman 469

Niche conservatism and disjunct populations: A case study with Painted Buntings (Passerina ciris). J. Ryan Shipley, Andrea Contina, Nyambayar Batbayar, Eli S. Bridge, A. Townsend Peterson, and Jeffrey F. Kelly 476

A hybrid zone between Canada Geese (Branta canadensis) and Cackling Geese (B. hutchinsii). James O. Leafloor, Jennifer A. Moore, and Kim T. Scribner 487

Population Biology and Demography
Residential edges as ecological traps: Postfledging survival of a ground-nesting passerine in a forested urban park. Amy A. Shipley, Michael T. Murphy, and Adam H. Elzinga 501

Reproductive/Breeding Biology
Minor fitness benefits for edge avoidance in nesting grassland birds in the Northeastern United States. David G. Perkins, Noah G. Perlut, and Allan M. Strong 512

Wind turbines do not negatively affect nest success in the Dickcissel (Spiza americana). Erin S. Hatchett, Amanda M. Hale, Victoria J. Bennett, and Kristopher B. Karsten 520

Breeding seasonality in central Amazonian rainforest birds. Philip C. Stouffer, Erik I. Johnson, and Richard O. Bierregaard, Jr. 529

Symmetry of black wingtips is related to clutch size and integument coloration in Black-legged Kittiwakes (Rissa tridactyla). Sarah Leclaire, Pierrick Blanchard, Joël White, Scott A. Hatch and Étienne Danchin 541

Reexamining cooperative hunting in Harris’s Hawk (Parabuteo unicinctus): Large prey or challenging habitats? Jennifer O. Coulson and Thomas D. Coulson 548

In Memoriam: Peter R Stettenheim, 1928–2013. Alan H. Brush and Edward H. Burtt, Jr. 553

Book Reviews. Edited by R. Todd Engstrom 555

100 Years Ago in the American Ornithologists’ Union. Kimberly G. Smith 557

Fifty-Fourth Supplement to the American Ornithologists’ Union Check-list of North American Birds. R. Terry Chesser, Richard C. Banks, F. Keith Barker, Carla Cicero, Jon L. Dunn, Andrew W. Kratter, Irby J. Lovette, Pamela C. Rasmussen, J. V. Remsen, Jr., James D. Rising, Douglas F. Stotz, and Kevin Winker 558

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