Past Work

The following is a list of publications along with their respective links that are the result of services we have provided in our Avian Energetics Lab.

Anderson, E. M., and J. R. Lovvorn. 2011. Contrasts in energy status and marine foraging strategies of white-winged scoters (Melanitta fusca) and surf scoters (Melanitta perspicillata). The Auk 128(2): 248-257. PDF

Schummer, M. L., I. Fife, S. A. Petrie, and S. S. Badzinski. 2011. Artifact ingestion in sea ducks wintering at northeastern Lake Ontario. Waterbirds 34:51-58. PDF

Ashley, E. P., K. A. Hobson, S. L. Van Wilgenburg, N. North and S. A. Petrie. 2010. Linking Canadian harvested juvenile American black ducks to their natal areas using stable isotope (δD, δ13C, and δ15N) methods.  Avian Conservation and Ecology. PDF

Mallory, M. L., N. J. Karnovsky and A. J. Gaston. 2010. Temporal and spatial patterns in the diet of northern fulmars Fulmarus glacialis in the Canadian High Arctic. Aquatic Biology 10(2): 181-191.

Anteau, M .J., and A. D. Afton. 2009. Lipid reserves of lesser scaup (Aythya affinis) migrating across a large landscape are consistent with the “spring condition” hypothesis. The Auk 126(3): 873-888. PDF

Mallory, M. L., M. R. Forbes and C. D. Ankney. 2009. Nutrient dynamics and constraints on the pre-laying exodus of High Arctic northern fulmars. Aquatic Biology 4(3): 211-223.

Schummer, M. L., and Badzinski, S. S. 2009. Selenium Accumulation in Sea Ducks Wintering at Lake Ontario. Archives of Environmental Contaminants and Toxicology 58: 854-862. PDF

Allard, K. A., M. L. Mallory, K. L. Wilcox, and M. R. Forbes. 2008. Prebasic molt initiation and progress in northern fulmars of the High Arctic: do molt and breeding overlap? Polar Biology 31: 181-188. PDF

Mallory, M. L. 2008. Constraints on reproductive success of northern fulmars in the Canadian High Arctic. P.hD. Dissertation. Carleton University. PDF

Badzinski, S. S., R. J. Cannings, T. E. Armenta, J. Komaromi, and P. Davidson. 2006. The British Columbia Coastal Waterbird Survey: an evaluation of survey power and species trends after five years of monitoring. Technical Report Series no. 455, Canadian Wildlife Service Pacific and Yukon Region and Bird Studies Canada. PDF

Jamieson, S. E. 2004. Endogenous reserve dynamics of northern common eiders (Somateria mollissima borealis) wintering in Greenland Thesis (M.Sc.) — University of New Brunswick, Dept. of Biology. PDF

Petrie, S.A. 2004. Review of the status of Mute Swans on the Canadian side of the lower Great Lakes. Pages 23  27. In, Mute Swans and their Chesapeake Bay Habitats: Proceedings of a Symposium (M. Perry, ed.). U.S. Geological Survey, Biological Resources Discipline Information and Technology Report USGS/BRD/ITR-2004-0005, 60pp. PDF

Petrie, S. A. 2000. Winter and spring foods of White-faced Whistling Ducks in northern KwaZulu Natal, South Africa. South African Journal of Wildlife Research. 30:96-101. PDF

Weatherhead, P. J., and G. P. Brown. 1996. Measurement versus estimation of condition in snakes. The Canadian Journal of Zoology 74: 1617-1621. PDF

Thompson, J. E., and R. D. Drobney. 1995. Intensity and chronology of postreproductive molts in male canvasbacks. The Wilson Journal of Ornithology. 107(2): 338-358. PDF

Esler, D., and J. B. Grand. 1994. The role of nutrient reserves for clutch formation by northern pintails in Alaska. The Condor 96: 422-432. PDF

Wilcox, K. L. 1994. Planning for waterfowl in Long Point Inner Bay. MES. Thesis. University of Waterloo. Waterloo, Ontario. PDF

Skagen, S. K., F. L.. Knopf, and B. S. Cade. 1993. Estimation of lipids and lean mass of migrating sandpipers. The Condor 95: 944-956. PDF

Hohman, W. L. 1993. Body composition dynamics of ruddy ducks during wing moult. The Canadian Journal of Zoology 71: 2224-2228. PDF

Ankney, C. D., and A. D. Afton. 1988. Bio-energetics of breeding northern shovelers: diet, nutrient reserves, clutch size, and incubation. The Condor 90: 459-472. PDF

Dobush, G. R., C. D. Ankney, and D. G. Krementz. 1985. The effect of apparatus, extraction time and solvent type on lipid extractions of snow geese. The Canadian Journal of Zoology 63: 1917-1920. PDF

Alisauskas, R. T., and C. D. Ankney. 1985. Nutrient reserves and the energetics of reproduction in American Coots. The Auk 102: 133-144. PDF

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