(49°45'N, 53°11'W), Newfoundland

Breeding Species

  • Wilhelm, S.I., Mailhiot, J., Arany, J., Chardin, J.W., Robertson, G.J. & Ryan, P.C. (2015) "Update and trends of three important seabird populations in the western North Atlantic using a geographic information system approach" Marine Ornithology 43(2):211-222
  • McFarlane Tranquilla, L.A., Montevecchi, W.A., Fifield, D.A., Hedd, A., Gaston, A.J., Robertson, G.J. & Phillips, R.A. (2014) "Individual Winter Movement Strategies in Two Species of Murre (Uria spp.) in the Northwest Atlantic" PLoS ONE 9(4): e90583
  • Bennett, S.G., Burke, C.M., Hedd, A. & Montevecchi, W.A. (2013) "Comparison of Capelin Mallotus villosus in the prey loads of Common Murres Uria aalge and Northern Gannets Morus bassanus foraging from the same breeding site in the northwest Atlantic" Marine Ornithology 41(2):179-182
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  • McFarlane-Tranquilla, L.A., Montevecchi, W.A., Hedd, A., Fifield, D.A., Burke, C.M., Smith, P.A., Regular, P.M., Robertson, G.J., Gaston, A.J. & Phillips, R.A. (2013) "Multiple-colony winter habitat use by murres Uria spp. in the Northwest Atlantic Ocean: implications for marine risk assessment" Mar Ecol Prog Ser 472:287-303
  • Buren, A.D., Koen-Alonso, M. & Montevecchi, W.A. (2012) "Linking predator diet and prey availability: common murres and capelin in the Northwest Atlantic" Mar Ecol Prog Ser 445:25-35
  • http://dx.doi.org/10.3354/meps09465

  • Elliott, K.H., McFarlane-Tranquilla, L., Burke, C.M., Hedd, A., Montevecchi, W.A. & Anderson, W.G. (2012) "Year-long deployments of small geolocators increase corticosterone levels in murres" Mar Ecol Prog Ser 466:1-7
  • http://dx.doi.org/10.3354/meps09975 Open Access

  • Hedd, A., Montevecchi, W.A., McFarlane-Tranquilla, L., Burke, C.M., Fifield, D.A., Robertson, G.J., Phillips, R.A, Gjerdrum, C. & Regular, P.M. (2011) "Reducing uncertainty on the Grand Bank: tracking and vessel surveys indicate mortality risks for common murres in the North-West Atlantic" Animal Conservation 14(6):630641
  • http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1469-1795.2011.00479.x

  • Regular, P.M., Hedd, A. & Montevecchi, W.A. (2011) "Fishing in the Dark: A Pursuit-Diving Seabird Modifies Foraging Behaviour in Response to Nocturnal Light Levels" PLoS ONE 6(10): e26763
  • Regular, P.M., Davoren, G.K., Hedd, A. & Montevecchi, W.A. (2010) "Crepuscular foraging by a pursuit-diving seabird: tactics of common murres in response to the diel vertical migration of capelin" Mar Ecol Prog Ser 415:295-304
  • http://dx.doi.org/10.3354/meps08752

  • Burke, C.M. & Montevecchi, W.A. (2009) "The foraging decisions of a central place foraging seabird in response to fluctuations in local prey conditions" Journal of Zoology 278(4): 354-361
  • Davoren, G.K., & Montevecchi, W.A. (2003) "Consequences of foraging trip duration on provisioning behaviour and fledging condition of common murres Uria aalge" J. Avian Biol. 34, 44-53
  • Davoren, G.K., & Montevecchi, W.A. & Anderson, J.T. (2003) "Distributional patterns of a marine bird and its prey: habitat selection based on prey and cospecific behaviour" Mar Ecol Prog Ser 256:229-242
  • Davoren, G.K., Montevecchi, W.A., & Anderson, J.T. (2003) "Search Strategies of a Pursuit-Diving Marine Bird and the Persistence of Prey Patches" Ecological Monographs 73(3):463-481

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