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Petrels, Albatrosses, and Storm-Petrels of North America: A Photographic Guide [Hardcover]

Steve N. G. Howell
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Table of Contents

List of Species Covered xi
Preface xiii
Acknowledgments xv
How to Use This Book xvii
Format of the Species Accounts xvii
Introduction 1
What Are Tubenoses? 1
Ocean Habitats 5
Current Systems 6
Thermoclines, Upwelling, and Fronts 6
Habitat Associations 10
Phylogeny, Biogeography, and Vagrancy 13
Taxonomy and an Identification Framework 14
Family Procellariidae: Petrels 17
Family Diomedeidae: Albatrosses 19
Family Hydrobatidae: Northern Storm-Petrels 20
Family Oceanitidae: Southern Storm-Petrels 21
Field Identification of Tubenoses 21
Age, Sex, Individual, and Geographic Variation 21
Flight Manner 24
Environmental Factors 28
Appearance and Topography 30
Molts, Plumages, and Aging 38
How to See Tubenoses 45
Conservation 46
Threats to Seabirds 47
Seabirds as Indicators 48
Species Accounts 51-454
Abbreviations and Terminology 455
Appendix
A. Recently Extinct Species 459
Appendix B. Hypothetical Records 461
Literature Cited 463
Index 481

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