The Auk: A Quarterly Journal of Ornithology, Volume 108, Number 3 (July 1991)

Softcover, Washington, D.C. American Ornithologists' Union, 1991. Good with No dust jacket as issued.

Sound binding. Clean, bright pages. Wrappers have light handling wear, writing on front. Contents: Diamond, A new species of rail from the Solomon Islands and convergent evolution of insular flightlessness. Livezey, A phylogenetic analysis and classification of recent dabbling ducks (tribe Anatini) based on comparative morphology. Roby, A comparison of two noninvasive techniques to measure total body lipd in live birds. Stouffer and Power, An experimental test of the brood-reduction hypothesis in European Starlings. Arnold et al., Egg composition of American coots in relation to habitat, year, laying date, clutch size, and supplemental feeding. Seddon and van Heezik, Effects of hatching order, sibling asymmetries, and nest site on survival analysis ofjackass penguin chicks. Shkedy and Safriel, Fat reserves of an opportunist and of a specialist species in the Negev Desert. Brugger, Anatomical adaptation of the gut to diet in red-winged blackbirds. Savard et al., Duckling mortality in Barrow's goldeneye and bufflehead broods. Zink et al., Mitochondrial DNA variation and the phylogeny of Zonotrichia. Quinn et al., Affinities of the Hawaiian goose based on two types of mitochondrial DNA data. Tazawa et al., Noninvasive determination of embryonic heart rate during hatching in the brown noddy (Anous stolidus). Gavin et al., Allozyme variation among breeding populations of red-winged blackbirds: the California conundrum. Buehler et al., Winter microclimate of bald eagle roosts on the northern Chesapeake Bay. Mays et al., Plasma luteinizing hormone, steroid hormones, behavioral role, and nest stage in cooperatively breeding Harris' hawks (Parabuteo unicinctus). Vleck et al., Hormonal correlates of parental and helping behavior in cooperatively breeding Harris' hawks. Dawson and Mannan, Dominance hierarchies and helper contributions in Harris' hawks; Role of territorality in the social organization of Harris' hawks. Wrege and Emlen, Breeding seasonality and reproductive success of white-fronted bee-eaters in Kenya. Ovenden et al., Genetic evidence for philopatry in a colonially nesting seabird, the fairy prion (Pachyptila turtur). Murphy and King, Ptilochronology: a critical evaluation of assumptions and utility. In memoriams. Short communications, commentary, book reviews. 38th supplement to the American Ornithologists' Union check-list of North American birds. 100 years ago in The Auk; notes and news. ; 10.0" tall; 206 pages.

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