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Biological Communities: Seabirds and Shorebirds

Seabirds and Shorebirds
V. Selected Seabird and Shorebird Resources


Research/Monitoring Institutions:


  • Audubon Society
  • Elkhorn Slough National Estuarine Research Reserve
  • H.T. Harvey and Associates
  • Moss Landing Marine Laboratories
  • Point Reyes Bird Observatory

Books/Journal Articles:


  • Ainley, D.G., R.R. Veit, S.G. Allen, L.B. Spear and P. Pyle. 1995a. Variations in marine bird communities of the California Current, 1986-1994. Calif. Coop. Ocean. Fish. Investig., Rpts. 36: in press.
  • Ainley, D.G., W.J. Sydeman, S.A. Hatch and U.W. Wilson. 1994. Seabird population trends along the west coast of North America: causes and the extent of regional concordance. Studies Avian Biol. 15:119-133.
  • Briggs, K.T., W.B. Tyler, D.B. Lewis and D.R. Carlson. 1987. Bird comunities at sea off California: 1975 to 1983. Studies in Avian Biology, No. 11.
  • Davis, J. and A. Baldridge. 1980. The Bird Year: A Book for Birders with Special Reference to the Monterey Bay Area. Boxwood Press.
  • Ramer, B.A., G.W. Page and M.M. Yoklavich. 1991. Seasonal abundance, habitat use, and diet of shorebirds in Elkhorn Slough, California. West. Birds 22:157-174.
  • Roberson, D. 1985. Monterey Birds. Monterey Peninsula Audubon Soc., Carmel.
  • Roberson, D. and C. Tenney. 1993. Atlas of the Breeding Birds of Monterey County. Monterey Peninsula Audubon Society.
  • Sowls, A.L., A.R. DeGange, J.W. Nelson and G.S. Lester. 1980. Catalog of California Seabird Colonies.U.S. Dept Interior, Fish and Wildl. Serv., Biol. Serv. Prog. FWS/OBS 37/80.371 p.

Internet Resources:



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