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Symposia

Published Proceedings of Symposia of the Pacific Seabird Group

At irregular intervals the Pacific Seabird Group holds symposia at its annual meetings. The published symposia are listed below.

The Salish Sea Ecosystem: Status and Impacts of Changes on Marine Birds Hatch, S.F. (Ed.), Bertram, D.F., Bower, J., and P. D. O’Hara. (Guest Eds.) 2009.  Marine Ornithology, Salish Sea Symposium Issue 37: 1-76.

Seabirds as Indicators of Marine Ecosystems William J. Sydeman, John F. Piatt, and Howard I. Browman (Editors). Proceedings of an International Symposium of the Pacific Seabird Group, Girdwood, Alaska, February 2006. Published December 2007 in Marine Ecology Progress Series Vol. 352: 199-309.

Seabird Bycatch: Trends, Roadblocks and Solutions 2001. Edward F. Melvin and Julia K. Parrish (Editors). Proceedings of an International Symposium of the Pacific Seabird Group, Semiahmoo Washington, February 1999. University of Alaska Sea Grant, Fairbanks, Alaska.

Behaviour and Ecology of Sea Ducks R. Ian Goudie, Margaret R. Petersen, and Gregory J. Robertson (Editors). Proceedings of the Pacific Seabird Group Symposium, Victoria, British Columbia, 8-12 November 1995. A special publication compiled by the Canadian Wildlife Service for the Pacific Seabird Group. Published 1999 as Canadian Wildlife Service, Occasional Paper Number 100. Catalog Number CW69-1/100E. Free. Write: Publications, Canadian Wildlife Service, Environment Canada, Ottawa, Canada K1A 0H3.

Biology of Marbled Murrelets – Inland and at Sea S. K. Nelson and S. G. Sealy (Editors). Proceedings of an International Symposium of the Pacific Seabird Group, Seattle, Washington, February 1993. Published 1995 in Northwestern Naturalist, Volume 76, Number 1.

The Status, Ecology, and Conservation of Marine Birds of the North Pacific Kees Vermeer, Kenneth T. Briggs, Ken H. Morgan, and Douglas Siegal-Causey (Editors). Proceedings of an International Symposium of the Pacific Seabird Group, Canadian Wildlife Service, and the British Columbia Ministry of Environment, Lands and Parks, Victoria, British Columbia, February 1990. Published 1993 as Canadian Wildlife Service, Special Publication, Ministry of Supply and Services, Canada. Catalog Number CW66-124-1993E. Free. Write: Publications Division, Canadian Wildlife Service, Ottawa, Ontario, K1A 0H3, Canada.

Status and Conservation of the Marbled Murrelet in North America Henry R. Carter and Michael L. Morrison (Editors). Proceedings of an International Symposium of the Pacific Seabird Group, Pacific Grove, California, December 1987. Published October 1992 in Proceedings of the Western Foundation of Vertebrate Zoology, Volume 5, Number 1.

Auks at Sea Spencer G. Sealy (Editor). Proceedings of an International Symposium of the Pacific Seabird Group, Pacific Grove, California, December 1987. Published December 1990 in Studies in Avian Biology, Number 14.

Ecology and Behavior of Gulls Judith L. Hand, William E. Southern, and Kees Vermeer (Editors). Proceedings of an International Symposium of the Colonial Waterbird Society and the Pacific Seabird Group, San Francisco, California, December 1985. Published June 1987 in Studies in Avian Biology, Number 10.

Marine Birds: Their Feeding Ecology and Commercial Fisheries Relationships David N. Nettleship, Gerald A. Sanger, and Paul F. Springer (Editors). Proceedings of an International Symposium of the Pacific Seabird Group, Seattle, Washington, January 1982. Published 1984 as Canadian Wildlife Service, Special Publication. Out of print.

Tropical Seabird Biology Ralph W. Schreiber (Editor). Proceedings of an International Symposium of the Pacific Seabird Group, Honolulu, Hawaii, December 1982. Published February 1984 in Studies in Avian Biology, Number 8.

Shorebirds in Marine Environments Frank A. Pitelka (Editor). Proceedings of an International Symposium of the Pacific Seabird Group, Asilomar, California, January 1977. Published June 1979 in Studies in Avian Biology, Number 2.

Several PSG Symposia published in Studies in Avian Biology are available as pdf files here.

Symposia and other SAB titles of interest to marine bird folks include:

  • Status and Distribution of Alaska Birds
  • Shorebirds in Marine Environments
  • The Avifauna of the South Farallon Islands, California
  • Tropical Seabird Biology
  • Ecology and Behavior of Gulls
  • Bird Communities at Sea off California: 1975 to 1983
  • Avian Foraging: Theory, Methodology, and Applications
  • Auks at Sea

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