SFU MAMU publication list

 

 

Articles in refereed journals

 

Zharikov Y., D.B. Lank, F. Cooke. in press. Influence of landscape structure on nest site selection and breeding success in a threatened Alcid, the marbled murrelet: management implications. J. App. Ecol. 000:000-000.

 

Zharikov, Y., D.B. Lank, F. Huettmann, R.W. Bradley, N. Parker, P. P.-W. Yen, L. McFarlane Tranquilla and F. Cooke. 2006. Habitat selection and breeding success in a forest-nesting Alcid, the marbled murrelet, in two landscapes with different logging histories in south-western Canada. Landscape Ecol. 21:107120. DOI 10.1007/s10980-005-1438-5

 

McFarlane Tranquilla, L.,N.R. Parker, R.W Bradley, D.B Lank, E.A. Krebs, L. Lougheed and C. Lougheed. 2005. Breeding chronology of Marbled Murrelets varies between coastal and inshore sites in southern British Columbia. J. Field Ornithol. 76:357-367.

 

Peery, M.Z., Beissinger, S.R., Newman, S.H., Burkett, E.B. & Williams, T.D. 2004. Applying the declining population paradigm: diagnosing causes of poor reproduction in the marbled murrelet. Cons. Biol. 18: 1090-1098

 

McFarlane Tranquilla, L., T.D. Williams and F. Cooke. 2004. Using physiology to examine interannual variation in breeding chronology of Marbled Murrelets in Desolation Sound, B.C. Auk. 120:512-521.

 

Bradley, R.W., F. Cooke, L.W. Lougheed, W. S. Boyd. 2004. Inferring breeding success through radio telemetry in the Marbled Murrelet. J. Wildl. Manage. 68: 318-331.

Peery, M.Z., S.R. Beissinger, S.H.Newman, B.H. Becker, E. Burkett and T.D. Williams. 2004. Individual and temporal variation in inland flight behavior of Marbled Murrelets: implications for population monitoring. Condor 106: 344-353.

Evans Mack, D, M.G. Raphael, F. Cooke and C. Thiessen. 2004. Marbled Murrelet group size at seas as an index to productivity. Northwest. Natur. 85:1-10.

 

Yen, P.P.W., F. Huettmann and F. Cooke. 2004. A large-scale model for the at-sea distribution of Marbled Murrelets (Brachyramphus marmoratus) during the breeding season in coastal British Columbia, Canada. Ecol. Model. 171: 395-413.

 

Parker, N., E. Cam, D.B. Lank and F. Cooke. 2003. Post-fledging survival of juvenile Marbled Murrelets as determined by radio-telemetry in Desolation Sound, British Columbia. Marine Ornithol. 31:207212.

 

McFarlane Tranquilla, L.A., P.-W. Yen, R.W. Bradley, B. Vanderkist, D.B. Lank, N. Parker, M. Drever, L.W. Lougheed, G. Kaiser, and T.D. Williams. 2003. Do two murrelets make a pair? Breeding status and behaviour of Marbled Murrelet pairs captured at-sea. Wilson Bull. 115:374-381.

 

McFarlane Tranquilla, L.A., R. Bradley, N. Parker, D. Lank and F. Cooke. 2003. Replacement laying in Marbled Murrelets. Marine Ornithol. 31:7581.

Cam, E., L. Lougheed, R. Bradley and F. Cooke. 2003. Demographic assessment of a Marbled Murrelet population from capture-mark-recapture and radio telemetry data. Conservation Biology:17:1118-1126.

McFarlane Tranquilla, L., F. Huettmann, C. Lougheed, L.W. Lougheed, G. Kaiser and N. Parker. 2003. Sightings of vagrant Pacific alcids in Desolation Sound, BC, Canada. Can. Field Nat. 117:53-56.

McFarlane Tranquilla, L.A., R.W. Bradley, D.B. Lank, T.D. Williams, L.W. Lougheed and F. Cooke. 2003. The reliability of brood patches in assessing reproduction status in the Marbled Murrelet: words of caution. Waterbirds 26:108-118.

Bradley, R.W., L.A. McFarlane Tranquilla, B.A. Vanderkist and F. Cooke. 2002. Sex differences in provisioning rate in chick rearing Marbled Murrelets. Condor 104:178183

Hull, C., B. Vanderkist, L.W. Lougheed, G. Kaiser and F. Cooke. 2002. Body mass variation in Marbled Murrelets in British Columbia: is it adaptive? Ibis 144:E88E95.

Lougheed, C., L.W. Lougheed, F. Cooke and S. Boyd. 2002. Local survival of adult and juvenile Marbled Murrelets and their importance for estimating reproductive success. Condor 104:309318.

Lougheed, C., B.A. Vanderkist, L.W. Lougheed and F. Cooke. 2002. Techniques for investigating breeding chronology in Marbled Murrelets, Desolation Sound, British Columbia. Condor 104:319330.

Bradley, R.W. and F. Cooke. 2001. Cliff and deciduous tree nests of Marbled Murrelets in southwestern British Columbia. Northwestern Naturalist 82:5257.

Hull, C.L., G.W. Kaiser, C. Lougheed, L. Lougheed, S. Boyd and F. Cooke. 2001. Intra-specific variation in commuting distance of Marbled Murrelets (Brachyramphus marmoratus): ecological and energetic consequences of nesting further inland. Auk 118:10361046.

Hull, C.L., B.A. Vanderkist, L.W. Lougheed, G. Kaiser and F. Cooke. 2001. Morphometric variation in Marbled Murrelets, Brachyramphus marmoratus, in British Columbia. Northwestern Naturalist 82:4151.

Rodway, M.S. and H.M. Regehr. 2000. Measuring Marbled Murrelet activity in valley-bottom habitat: bias due to station placement. J. Field Ornithol. 71:415422.

Vanderkist, B.A., T.D. Williams, D.F. Bertram, L. Lougheed and J.P. Ryder. 2000. Indirect, physiological assessment of reproductive state and breeding chronology in free-living birds: an example in the Marbled Murrelet (Brachyramphus marmoratus). Funct. Ecol. 14:758765.

Beauchamp, W., F. Cooke, L. Lougheed, C.B. Lougheed, C.J. Ralph and S. Courtney. 1999. Seasonal movements of Marbled Murrelets: evidence from banded birds. Condor 101:671674.

Rodway, M.S. and H.M. Regehr. 1999. Potential nesting density of Marbled Murrelets in valley-bottom old-growth forest in Clayoquot Sound, British Columbia. Pacific Seabirds 26:37.

Vanderkist, B.A., X.-H. Xue, R.A. Griffiths, K. Martin, W. Beauchamp and T.D. Williams. 1999. Evidence of male bias in capture samples of Marbled Murrelets from genetic studies in British Columbia. Condor 101:398402.

Kaiser, G.K., A.E. Derocher, S. Crawford, M.J. Gill and I.A. Manley. 1995. A capture technique for Marbled Murrelets in coastal inlets. J. Field Ornithol. 66:321333.

 

Articles submitted to refereed journals:

Waterhouse, F.L., A. Donaldson, D.B Lank, P.K. Ott, and E.A Krebs. Using air photos to interpret quality of Marbled Murrelet nesting habitat in south coastal British Columbia. To: B.C. J. Environ. Manage.

Huettmann, F., E. Cam, D.B. Lank, R.W. Bradley, L. Lougheed, L. McFarlane Tranquilla, C. Lougheed, Y. Zharikov, P. P.-W. Yen, N.R. Parker and F. Cooke. Breeding habitat selectivity for regional-scale habitat features by Marbled Murrelets in fragmented and virgin old-growth forest landscapes To: Wildl. Monogr.

McFarlane Tranquilla, L. Stress response in Marbled Murrelets. submitted To: Canadian Journal of Zoology.

 

Conference proceedings and book chapters:

Hull, C.L. 2000. Marbled Murrelet research in Desolation Sound, British Columbia. In: Proceedings of a Conference on the Biology and Management of Species and Habitats at Risk, Kamloops, BC, 15-19 Feb. 1999, eds. Darling, L.M., pp. 751-758. Victoria and Kamloops, BC: BC Ministry of Environment, Lands and Parks and University College of the Cariboo.

Cooke, F. 1999. Population studies of Marbled Murrelets (Brachyramphus marmoratus) in British Columbia. In: Biology and Conservation of Forest Birds, eds. Diamond, A.W. and D.N. Nettleship, pp. 43-51. Fredericton, New Brunswick: Society of Canadian Ornithologists Special Publication No. 1.

 

Other publications:

Waterhouse, F.L., A. Donaldson, A, D.B. Lank. 2004. Using air photos to interpret Marbled Murrelet habitat in British Columbia: Application of a preliminary classification scheme. Forest Research Technical Report TR-029, Coast Forest Region, Nanaimo, B.C., 37 pp.

Lank, D.B., N. Parker, E.A. Krebs and L. McFarlane Tranquilla. 2003. Geographic distribution, habitat selection, and population dynamics with respect to nesting habitat characteristics of Marbled Murrelets Brachyramphus marmoratus. Unpublished report available from dlank@sfu.ca

Waterhouse, F.L., R. Bradley, J. Markila, F. Cooke and L. Lougheed. 2002. Use of airphotos to identify, describe and manage forest structure of Marbled Murrelet nesting habitat at a coastal British Columbia site. Research Section, Vancouver Forest Region, BC Ministry of Forests. Nanaimo, BC. Technical Report TR-016. 20 pp.

Lougheed, C. 2000. Breeding chronology, breeding success, distribution and movements of Marbled Murrelets (Brachyramphus marmoratus) in Desolation Sound, British Columbia. Technical Report Series No. 352. Canadian Wildlife Service, Pacific and Yukon Region, BC. 89 pp.

Hull, C. 1999. The Marbled Murrelet research program in Desolation Sound. Bird Trends 7:26-27.

Drever, M.C., C. Lougheed, I.A. Manley, B.A. Vanderkist, W.D. Beauchamp, W.S. Boyd, G.W. Kaiser, L.W. Lougheed and F. Cooke. 1998. Demography and ecology of Marbled Murrelets in Desolation Sound, British Columbia (1996). CWS/NSERC Wildlife Ecology Chair Technical Report No. 2. CWS/NSERC Wildlife Ecology Chair, Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, BC.

Lougheed, L.W., W.D. Beauchamp, I.A. Manley, A.E. Derocher, G.W. Kaiser and F. Cooke. 1998. Demography and ecology of Marbled Murrelets in Desolation Sound, British Columbia (1995). Wildlife Ecology Chair Technical Report No. 1. CWS/NSERC Wildlife Ecology Chair, Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, BC.

Lougheed, L.W., C. Lougheed, B.A. Vanderkist, S. Webster, R. Bradley, M. Drever, I.A. Manley, W.S. Boyd, G.W. Kaiser and F. Cooke. 1998. Demography and ecology of Marbled Murrelets in Desolation Sound, British Columbia (1997). Wildlife Ecology Chair Technical Report No. 3. CWS/NSERC Wildlife Ecology Chair, Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, BC.

Derocher, A.E., G.W. Kaiser, F. Cooke, I.A. Manley and M.J. Gill. 1996. Research on Marbled Murrelets in the Desolation Sound area during the 1994 breeding season. Technical Report Series No. 257. Canadian Wildlife Service, Pacific and Yukon Region, B.C. 54 pp.

 

Graduate Theses:

Bradley, R.W. 2002. Breeding ecology of radio-marked Marbled Murrelets (Brachyramphus marmoratus) in Desolation Sound, British Columbia. MSc, Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, BC. 102 pp.

McFarlane Tranquilla, L. 2001. Using multiple methods to describe breeding, stress response, and disturbance of Marbled Murrelets (Brachyramphus marmoratus). MSc, Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, BC. 150 pp.

Lougheed, C. 1999. Breeding chronology, breeding success, distribution and movements of Marbled Murrelets (Brachyramphus marmoratus) in Desolation Sound, British Columbia. MSc, Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, BC. 89 pp.

Manley, I.A. 1999. Behaviour and habitat selection of Marbled Murrelets nesting on the Sunshine Coast. MSc, Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, BC. 163 pp.

Vanderkist, B.A. 1999. Sex ratio and physiological indicators of reproduction in the Marbled Murrelet (Brachyramphus marmoratus). MSc, Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, BC. 92 pp.