Publications from Triangle Island Research
Ed note: This page was accessed at http://www.sfu.ca/biology/wildberg/bertram/triangle/trgpubs.html in December 2014. Note some links were not working at that time. Also note the lack of reference to the full title that should be used : “Triangle Island ( Anne Vallee) Ecological Reserve”
Papers in Refereed JournalsHipfner, J.M., M.R. Charete and G.S. Blackburn. In press. Subcolony variation in breeding success in the Tufted Puffin, its association with foraging ecology and its implications. Auk 124.
Zimmerman, K. and J.M. Hipfner. In press. Egg size, eggshell porosity and incubation period in the marine bird family Alcidae. Auk 124.
Sydeman, W.J., R.W. Bradley, P. Warzybok, B.L. Abraham, J. Jahncke, K.D. Hyrenbach, V. Kousky, J.M. Hipfner and M.D. Ohman. 2006. Planktivorous auklet Ptychoramphus aleuticus responses to ocean climate, 2005: Unusual atmospheric blocking? Geophys. Res. Let. 33, L22S09, DOI:10.1029/2006GL026736.
Gjerdrum, C., G.M. Yanega and D.F. Bertram. 2006. Bill harnesses on nestling Tufted Puffins influence adult provisioning behaviour. J. Field Ornithol. 77:329-334.
Hedd,A., D.F. Bertram, J.L. Ryder and I.L. Jones. 2006. Effects of inter-decadal climate variability on marine trophic interactions: Rhinoceros Auklets and their fish prey. Mar. Ecol. Prog. Ser. 309:263-278.
Bertram, D.F., A. Harfenist and B.D. Smith. 2005. Ocean climate and El Nino impacts on survival of Cassin’s Auklets from upwelling and downwelling domains of British Columbia. Can. J. Fish. Aqua. Sci. 62:2841-2853.
Hipfner, J.M. 2005. Population status of the Common Murre in British Columbia, Canada. Marine Ornithol. 33:67-69.
Gjerdrum, C. 2004. Regulation of provisioning and nestling departure decisions: a supplementary feeding experiment in Tufted Puffins. Auk 121:463-472.
Hipfner, J.M., K. Charleston and W.E. Davies. 2004. Rates and consequences of relaying in Cassin’s auklets (Ptychoramphus aleuticus) and Rhinoceros auklets (Cerorhinca monocerata) breeding in a seasonal environment. J. Avian Biol. 35:224-236.
Gjerdrum, C., A.M.J. Vallée, C. Cassady St. Clair, D.F. Bertram, J.L. Ryder and G.S. Blackburn. 2003. Tufted puffin reproduction reveals ocean climate variability. Proc. Nat. Acad. Sci. 100:9377-9382.
Bertram, D.F., T. Golumbia, G.K. Davoren, A. Harfenist and J. Brown. 2002. Short visits reveal consistent patterns of interyear and intercolony variation in seabird nestling diet and performance. Can. J. Zool. 80:2190-2199.
Hedd, A., J.L. Ryder, L.L. Cowen and D.F. Bertram. 2002. Inter-annual variation in the diet, provisioning and growth of Cassin’s Auklets at Triangle Island, BC: response to variation in ocean climate. Mar. Ecol. Prog. Ser. 229:221-232.
Bertram, D.F., D. Mackas and S. McKinnell. 2001. The seasonal cycle revisited: interannual variation and ecosystem consequences. Prog. Oceanogr. 49:283-307.
St. Clair, C.C., R.C. St. Clair and T.D. Williams. 2001. Does kleptoparasitism by Glaucous-winged Gulls limit the reproductive success of Tufted Puffins? Auk 118:934-943.
Ydenberg, R.C. 2001. Precocial nest departure in the Alcidae. Evol. Ecol. Res. 3:179-190.
Bertram, D.F., I.L. Jones, E.G. Cooch, H.A. Knechtel and F. Cooke. 2000. Survival rates for Cassin’s and Rhinoceros Auklets at Triangle Island, British Columbia. Condor 102:155-162.
Drever, M.C., L.K. Blight, K.A. Hobson and D.F. Bertram. 2000. Predation on seabird eggs by Keen’s mice (Peromyscus keeni): using stable isotopes to decipher the diet of a terrestrial omnivore on a remote offshore island. Can. J. Zool. 78:2010-2018.
Morbey, Y.E. and R.C. Ydenberg. 2000. Season decline in nestling growth: support for the parental quality hypothesis in Cassin’s Auklets. Auk 117:1069-1072.
Bertram, D.F., L. Cowen and A.E. Burger. 1999. Use of radar for monitoring colonial burrow-nesting seabirds. J. Field Ornithol. 70:145-157.
Blight, L.K., J.L. Ryder and D.B. Bertram. 1999. Predation on Rhinoceros Auklet eggs by a native population of Peromyscus. Condor 101:871-876.
Morbey, Y.E., R.C. Ydenberg, H.A. Knechtel and A. Harfenist. 1999. Parental provisioning, nestling departure decisions and pre-fledging mass recession in Cassin’s Auklets. Anim. Behav. 57:873-881.
Ydenberg, R.C. 1998. Evaluating models of departure strategies of alcids. Auk 115:800-801.
Morbey, Y.E. and R.C. Ydenberg. 1997. Intraspecific variability in nestling growth and fledging behaviour of Cassins Auklets at Triangle Island, British Columbia. Condor 99:361-371.
Morbey, Y.E. 1996. The abundance and effects of ticks (Ixodes uriae) on nestling Cassin’s Auklets (Ptychoramphus aleuticus) at Triangle Island, British Columbia. Can. J. Zool. 74:1585-1589.
Toochin, R. 1995. A Great Crested Flycatcher at Triangle Island, B.C. – the first provincial record. Bird. J. 4:106-109.
Book Chapters and Conference Proceedings
Dale, J. In press. Intraspecific variation in bird colours. In: Bird Colouration, Vol. 2, Function and Evolution, Hill, G.E. and K.J. McGraw, eds. Cambridge: Harvard University Press.Reports
McFarlane Tranquilla, L., J.R. Ryder, W.S. Boyd, S.G. Shisko, K.Amey, D.F. Bertram and J.M. Hipfner. 2005. Diurnal marine distributions of radio-tagged Cassin’s Auklets and Rhinoceros Auklets breeding at Triangle Island, British Columbia. CWS Technical Report Series No. 423.
Amey, K., M.Dunn, K. Morgan and J. Komaromi. 2004. Seasonal use of the Scott Island marine area by breeding and non-breeding seabirds, 1981-2001. CWS Technical Report Series No. 389.
Ryder, J.L., W.S. Boyd, S.G. Shisko and D.F. Bertram. 2001. At-sea foraging distributions of radio-marked Cassin’s Auklets breeding at Triangle Island, BC, 2000. Tech. Rep. No. 368, Canadian Wildlife Service, Pacific and Yukon Region, BC.
Boyd, W.S., J.L. Ryder, S.G. Shisko and D.F. Bertram. 2000. At-sea foraging distributions of radio-marked Cassin’s Auklets breeding at Triangle Island, British Columbia. Technical Report Series No. 353, Canadian Wildlife Service, Pacific and Yukon Region, Delta, BC.
Bertram, D.F. 1999. Report from Triangle Island Seabird Research and Monitoring Station: Changes in the 1990’s. Bird Trends 7:26.
Blackburn, G. 2004. Ornaments and overflight behaviour of Tufted Puffins (Fratercula cirrhata) breeding on Triangle Island, British Columbia. MSc, Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, BC. (Abstract)
Gjerdrum, C. 2001. Nestling growth and parental provisioning of Tufted Puffins (Fratercula cirrhala) on Triangle Island, British Columbia. MSc, Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, BC. 117 pp. (Abstract)
Blight, L.K. 2000. Egg neglect and its implications for egg predation in Rhinoceros Auklet. MSc, Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, BC. 103 pp. (Abstract)
Knechtel, H. 1998. Effects of age, gender, and condition on the reproductive effort of Cassin’s Auklets (Ptychoramphus aleuticus) on Triangle Island, British Columbia. MSc, Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, BC. 96 pp. (Abstract)
Morbey, Y.E. 1995. Fledging variability and the application of fledging models to the behaviour of Cassin’s auklets (Ptychoramphus aleuticus) at Triangle Island, British Columbia. MSc, Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, BC. 125 pp. (Abstract)