Western Gull occidentalis

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GENETIC DIFFERENTIATION,
GEOGRAPHIC VARIATION AND HYBRIDIZATION IN GULLS OF
THE LARUS GLAUCESCENS-OCCIDENTALIS COMPLEX

DOUGLAS A. BELLY

The Condor 1996

HYBRIDIZATION AND REPRODUCTIVE PERFORMANCE IN GULLS OF THE LARUS GLAUCESCENS-OCCIDENTALIS COMPLEX

DOUGLAS A. BELLY

The Condor 1997

Identifying hybrid and immature gulls in coastal BC

Bird studies Canada 2012.

Breeding Success in the Western Gull × Glaucous-Winged Gull Complex: The Influence of Habitat and Nest-Site Characteristics

Thomas P. Good

The Condor Vol. 104-2, 2002, pp. 353-365

Glaucous-winged Gull Larus glaucescens distribution.

Glaucous-winged Gull Larus glaucescens distribution

BOUNDED HYBRID SUPERIORITY IN AN AVIAN HYBRID ZONE: EFFECTS OF MATE, DIET, AND HABITAT CHOICE

THOMAS P. GOOD et all.

Evolution, 54(5), 2000, pp. 1774–1783

HYBRIDIZATION BETWEEN GULLS (LARUS GLA UCESCENS AND L. OCCIDENTALIS) IN THE PACIFIC NORTHWEST

HOFFMAN, WIENS & SCOTT

THE AUK JULY 1978

Alaska Seabird Information Series:

GLAUCOUS-WINGED GULL Larus glaucesens

Identification and ageing of
Glaucous-winged Gull and hybrids

Enno B Ebels, Peter Adriaens & Jon R King

Dutch Birding 23: 247-270, 2001

FEATURED PHOTO - IDENTIFICATION AND MOLT OF HYBRID GLAUCOUS-WINGED GULLS

JON R. KING and STEVE N. G. HOWELL

Western Birds 29:484-485, 1998


Alaska Species Ranking System Summary Report - Glaucous-winged Gull - 2012

Dispersal patterns of Western Gulls (Larus occidentalis) from southeast Farallon Island

Larry B. Spear

1989



The Breeding Ecology of the Glaucous-winged Gull (Larus Glaucescens) on Mandarte Island, B.C..

Kees Vermeer. 1959

HUNT AND BUTLER

ECOLOGY OF WESTERN GULLS AND XANTUS' MURRELETS

CalCOFI Rep., Val. XXI, 1980

Monitoring organic contaminants
in eggs of glaucous and glaucous-winged gulls (Larus
hyperboreus and Larus glaucescens) from Alaska

Vander Pol et all.

Western Birds 29:484-485, 1998

Environmental Pollution 157
(2009) 755—762

VARIATION IN HUMAN DISTURBANCE DIFFERENTIALLY AFFECTS PREDATION RISK
ASSESSMENT IN WESTERN GULLS

NICOLAAS V. WEBB AND DANIEL T. BLUMSTEIN

The Condor 107:178–181, 2005

Western Gull
Larus occidentalis

Fact sheet

No evidence for extra-pair paternity in the western gull.

L. GILBERT, T. BURKE, A. KRUPA

Molecular Ecology Vol 7-11, 1549–1552, 1998.

HUMAN DISTURBANCE IN WESTERN GULL LARUS
OCCIDENTALIS LIVENS COLONIES AND POSSIBLE
AMPLIFICATION BY INTRASPECIFIC PREDATION
JUDITH LATTA HAND.

Biological Conservation (1980)

ATLASSING TIPS: HYBRID GULLS
By: Art Martell Region Comox Valley- Campbell River Regional Coordinator

Observational Learning in a Glaucous-winged Gull Natural Colony.

T. A. Obozova, A. A. Smirnova and Z. A. Zorina.

International Journal of Comparative Psychology, 2011, 24, 226-234.

Energy Intake, kleptoparasitism risk, and prey choice by
glaucous-winged gulls (LARUS GLAUCESCENS) foraging on sea stars.
Justin P. suraci and Lawrence M. Dill.

IN: The Auk 128(4):643−650, 2011.

NEW LONGEVITY RECORD OF A
GLAUCOUS-WINGED GULL FROM BRITISH COLUMBIA
R. Wayne Campbell

Ornithology 54:287-294

A specimen of Larus glaucescens from Hudson Bay.

J. Jehl

IN: THE WILSON BULLETIN Vol. 86-1974.

IDENTIFICATION AND MOLT OF HYBRID
GLAUCOUS-WINGED GULLS

J. KING & S. HOWELL
IN: Western Birds 1998.

FIRST PREBASIC MOLT IN HERRING, THAYER'S, AND GLAUCOUS-WINGED GULLS

S. HOWELL & J. KING

IN: J. Field Ornithol. 1999.

BREEDING BIOLOGY OF WESTERN GULLS ON SAN NICOLAS ISLAND, CALIFORNIA, 1968

RALPH W. SCHREIBER

The Condor, 72:133-140, 1970

Hybridization of Glaucous Gull (Larus hyperboreus) and Herring Gull (Larus argentatus) in Iceland: mitochondrial and microsatellite data.

Vigfusdottir, Palsson & Ingolfsson.
Phil Trans R Soc B (2008)

Foraging Success in Three Age
Classes of Glaucous-winged Gulls

William A. Searcy

Auk, Vol. 95, 1978

THE DISTRIBUTION OF CERTAIN LARGE GULLS IN SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA AND BAJA CALIFORNIA.

P. Devillets, G. McCaskie & J. Jehl.

Evolution of some arctic gulls (Larus): an experimental study of isolating
mechanisms - N. G. Smith. Ornithological Monographs 4-1966.
REVIEW by G.M. Sutton.

Recent changes in the status of wintering gull
populations in Utah.

M. H. Tore & D. L. Fischer

IN: American Birds 1988.

STAFFELMAUSER AND OTHER ADAPTIVE STRATEGIES FOR WING MOLT IN LARGER BIRDS

PETER PYLE

IN: Western Birds 37:179–185, 2006

AN APPROACH TO THE STUDY OF MOLTS AND PLUMAGES

BY PHILIP S. HUMPHREY AND KENNETH C. PARKES

IN: THE AUK, A QUARTERLY JOURNAL OF ORNITHOLOGY. Vol.76 January 1959 No. 1

 

 

 

 

Age-specific survivorship in relation to clutch size and fledging succes in Carlifonia Gulls.

Bruce H. Pugesek

In Behav Ecol SocioBiol 1987

Ueber die Formen der grossen Möwen (subgenus Larus) und ihre gegenseitigen Beziehungen.
B. Stegmann.
IN: Journ. f. Ornith. 82: 340-380, 1934.
Removal of primary remiges and its effect on the flying ability of Glaucous-winged Gulls.

Nicolaas A.M. Verbeek & Joan L. Morgan
In Condor 1980

Physiological effects of climate on distributions of endothermic species.
Stephen A. Oswald et all.
IN: Journal of Biogeography (2011) 38, 430–438.
Migration within the annual cycle: species, sex and age differences.
Ian Newton.
IN: J Ornithol (2011) 152 (Suppl 1):S169–S185

Alaska Region

T. G. TOBISH, JR.

Field Notes 50-3 1996.

SEXUAL DIMORPHISM OF LARGE GULLS (LARUS SPP.)

AGNAR INGOLFSSON

IN: The Auk 86 (1969).

Marine birds of the Hell Gate Polynya,
Nunavut, Canada

Mark L. Mallory & H. Grant Gilchrist

IN: Polar Research 24(1–2), 87–93 2005

Status, trends, and patterns of
covariation of breeding seabirds at St Lazaria Island, Southeast Alaska, 1994–2006.
Leslie Slater* and G. Vernon Byrd

IN: Journal of Biogeography (J. Biogeogr.) (2009) 36, 465–475.

The Birds of St. Matthew Island, Bering Sea.
Kevin Winker et al.

University of Nebraska - Lincoln 2002

Top-down and bottom-up factors affecting seabird population trends in the California current system (1985–2006)
David G. Ainleya, K. David Hyrenbach

Progress in Oceanography 84 (2010) 242–254

Cost of reproduction and the evolution of deferred breeding in the western gull
Peter Pyle, Nadav Nur, William J. Sydeman, and Steven D. Emslie

Behavioral Ecology VoL 8 No. 2: 140-147

Vermeer K.
The breeding ecology of the glaucous-winged gull (Larus giaucescens) on I Mandarte Island, B. C.
Occas. Pap.—Br. Columbia Prov. Mus. (13), 1963. 104 p.

Reaction of Western Gulls, Larus occidentalis to Recorded Seagull Vocal Calls played at Golden
Gardens
By Nick Farmasonis Andrew Mathers Ben Grosebeck
POWERPOINT in PDF

Assessing western gull predation on purple sea urchins in the rocky intertidal using optimal foraging theory

C.L. Snellen, P.J. Hodum, E. Fernández-Juricic.

Canadian Journal of Zoology, 2007, 85(2)

Using Seabird Habitat Modeling to Inform Marine Spatial Planning in Central California's National Marine Sanctuaries

Jennifer McGowan et al.

PLOS ONE 2013 Vol 8

IN THE SCOPE: Stealth Gull - Herring × Glaucous-winged Gull Hybrids in the North. American Interior.

Steven G. Mlodinow.

Colorado Birds 2012 Vol. 46-3

Nesting of the Glaucous-winged Gull east of the Washington Cascades

John W. Weber and Richard E. Fitzner

American Birds, Fall 1986 (40-3)

Western Gull
Larus occidentalis

   

Phylogeny

   
The Herring Gull Complex (Larus argentatus - fuscus - cachinnans) as a Model Group for Recent Holarctic Vertebrate Radiations

Dorit Liebers-Helbig et all.

Introgressive hybridization and the evolutionary history of the herring gull complex revealed by mitochondrial and nuclear DNA.
Sternkopf et all.
IN: BMC Evolutionary Biology 2010, 10:348.
The Beringian Connection: Speciation in the Herring Gull assemblage in North America.

Peter de Knijff

Birding, July/August 2005.

Genetic differentiation and phylogeography of gulls in the Larus cachinnans fuscus group (Aves: Charadriiformes)
D. LIEBERS, A. J. HELBIG and P. DE KNIJF
IN: Molecular Ecology (2001) 10, 2447-2462
The Herring Gull complex is not a ring species.

D Liebers, P de Knijff, A J Helbig.

Proc R Soc Lond B (2004): 271: 893-901.

Phylogeography and colonization history of Lesser Black-backed Gulls (Larus fuscus) as revealed by mtDNA sequences.
D. Liebers, A. J. Helbig, 2002 IN: Journal of Evolutionary Biology, Volume 15, November 2002

Genetic differentiation at nuclear and mitochondrial loci among large white-headed gulls: sex-biased interspecific gene flow?
P-A.Crochet et all.

In Evolution 2003

Systematics of large white-headed gulls: patterns of mitochondrial DNA variation in western European taxa.

P-A.Crochet, J-D. Lebreton, & F. Bonhomme
In The Auk 2002

Molecular phylogeny and plumage evolution in gulls (Larini).

P-A. Crochet, F. Bonhomme & J-D. Lebreton

In J Evol Biol 2000

Molecular and morphological patterns of introgression between two large white-headed gull species in a zone of recent secondary contact
L. GAY et all.
IN: Molecular Ecology (2007) 16.
GENETIC DIFFERENTIATION, GEOGRAPHIC VARIATION AND HYBRIDIZATION IN GULLS OF THE LARUS GLAUCESCENS-OCCIDENTALIS COMPLEX’
DOUGLAS A. BELLY
IN: The Condor 98:527-546 (1996)

ADDITIONAL DATA ON MITOCHONDRIAL DNA OF NORTH AMERICAN LARGE GULL TAXA.
Gay, Laurène, Bell, Douglas A, Crochet, Pierre-André, 2005.

The Auk, 122: 684-688.
Phylogeographische Differnzierung und Verwantschaftsbeziehungen von Grossmowen der Larus argentatus - fuscus - cachinnans Gruppe: Untersuchungen anderhand von DNA-Sequenzen der mitochondrialen Controll region.
Dissertation von Dorit Liebers.
17 Juni 2000.
Slow rate of Evoloution in the Mitochondrial Control Regions of Gulls (Aves: Laridae).

Pierre-Andre Crochet & Eric Desmarais

In Mol Biol Evol 2000

Hybridization among Arctic white-headed gulls
obscures the genetic legacy of the Pleistocene
Sarah A. Sonsthagen et all.
IN: Ecology and Evolution 2012; 2(6).
Genetic affinities within the Herring Gull (Larus argentatus) assemblage revealed by AFLP Genotyping.

P de Knijff, F Denkers, N van Swelm & M Kuiper.

J Mol Evol (2001) 52: 85-93.

Speciation with gene flow in the large white-headed
gulls: does selection counterbalance introgression?

L Gay et all.

IN: Heredity (2009) 102, 133–146

Speciation with gene flow in the large white-headed gulls: does selection counterbalance introgression?

Gay, Neubauer, Zagalska-Neubauer, Pons, Bell and Crochet

Heredity (2008), 1–14

COMPARING CLINES ON MOLECULAR AND PHENOTYPIC TRAITS IN HYBRID ZONES: A
WINDOW ON TENSION ZONE MODELS

Gay, Crochet, Bell, Lenormand

Evolution 62-11: 2789–2806, 2008