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Vinueza C (2012) Avian Ecology and Conservation. Student Work and Study Placement (SWASP), MUN.


Thorne L (2011) Oceanographic Influences on Seabird Distributions.  Ph.D. (Biology), Duke University. (Committee Member)


Logan, M.  (2008)  Fatty Acid Signatures of Storm-Petrel Diets.  M.Sc. (Cognitive and Behavioural Ecology), MUN.  (C Parrish Co-Supervisor)


Chaulk K.  (2006). Labrador Waterfowl Populations.  CWS/PhD (Cognitive and Behavioural Ecology), MUN.  (GJ Robertson Co-Supervisor)

Andrews, D. (2005) Beach spawning of capelin (Mallotus villosus) on the northeast coast of Newfoundland. B.Sc. (Biology), MUN.

Lewis, K.P. (2005) Habitat and Predatory Relationships of Red Squirrels in Different Newfoundland Forests. Ph.D. (Cognitive and Behavioural Ecology), MUN.

Garland, S. (2004) Capelin Predation by Common Murres Breeding on Funk Island, Newfoundland. B.Sc. (Biology), MUN.

Stenhouse, I.J. (2003) Breeding Ecology and Nesting Strategies of Sabine's Gulls. Ph.D. (Cognitive and Behavioural Ecology), MUN. (Co-Supervised with G. Gilchrist)

Chaffey, H. (2003) Integrating Science and Local Ecological Knowledge (LEK): Population History, Exploitation and Conservation in Studies of the Population, History, Dynamics and Conservation of Eiders in Southern Labrador. M.Sc. (Cognitive and Behavioural Ecology), MUN. (Co-Supervised with B. Neis)

Wiese, F.K. (2002) Hydrocarbon Pollution and Seabirds in the Northwest Atlantic. Ph.D. (Biology), MUN. (Co-Supervised with G. Robertson)

Heath, J. (2001) Factors Influencing Breeding Distributions of Harlequin Ducks (Histrionicus histrionicus) in Northern Labrador: A Multi-Scale Approach. M.Sc. (Biopsychology), MUN. Joel Heath's webpage

Davoren, G. (2001) Predator-Prey Interactions of Common Murres (Uria aalge) and Fish in the Northwest Atlantic: Foraging Strategies on Multiple Scales. Ph.D. (Biopsychology), MUN. (Co-Supervised with J. Anderson) Gail Davoren's webpage

Wren, S. (2001) Feeding Ecology of Crossbills and Other North American Boreal Finches: Temporal and Spatial Landscape Patterns of Cone Abundances and Chronologies. M.Sc. (Biopsychology) MUN. (Co-Supervised with L. Hermanutz)

Jamieson, S. (2000) The Influence of the Inshore Arrival of Capelin (Mallotus villosus) on the Productivity of Black-legged Kittiwakes (Rissa tridactyla): A New Look at the Match/Mismatch Hypothesis. B.Sc. Honours (Biology), MUN.

Langer, S. (2000) Red Squirrel Predation on Artificial Nests in a Hardwood Forest in Terra Nova National Park, Newfoundland. B.Sc. (Honours, Biology), MUN.

Dominguez, L. (1999) Bald Eagle Populations, Reproductive Success and Toxicological Influences in Newfoundland. M.Sc. Thesis (Biopsychology), MUN.

Russell, J.O. (1999) Chick Diet and Nestling Condition among Atlantic Puffins at Northwest Atlantic Colonies. M.Sc. Thesis (Biopsychology), MUN. Janet Russell's webpage

LeGrow, K. (1999) Seasonal and Oceanographic Influences on the Abundances and Distributions of Marine Birds and Mammals in the Strait of Belle Isle, Newfoundland. M.Sc. Thesis (Environmental Sciences), MUN. (Co-Supervised with B. deYoung)

Lewis, K.P. (1999) Nest Predation Experiments in Riparian Habitat in a Managed Forest. M.Sc. Thesis (Biopsychology), MUN.

Broders, H. (1998) Genetic Variation among Moose Introduced to Insular Newfoundland. M.Sc. Thesis (Biopsychology), MUN. (Co-Supervised with W.S. Davidson and S. Mahoney)

Setterington, M. (1998) Diversity, Distribution and Habitat Relationships of Woodpeckers in Western Newfoundland Forests. M.Sc. (Biopsychology), MUN. (Co-Supervised with I. Thompson)

Stenhouse, I.J. (1998) Nesting-Habitat Utilization and Reproductive Success by Leach’s Storm-Petrels. M.Sc. Thesis (Biopsychology), MUN.

Gosse, J.W. (1997) Distribution and Habitat Utilization of Birds of Prey in Different-Aged Balsam Fir Forests in Western Newfoundland. M.Sc. Thesis (Biopsychology), MUN. (Co-Supervised with J. Brazil)

Hogan, H. (1997) Avian Assemblages in Natural and Second Growth Balsam Fir Forests in Western Newfoundland. M.Sc. Thesis  (Biopsychology),  MUN. (Co-Supervised with I. Thompson)

Whitaker, D.M. (1997) Composition and Conservation of Riparian Bird Assemblages in a Balsam Fir Ecosystem. M.Sc. Thesis (Biopsychology), MUN.

Rosen, D. (1996) Annual Energy Cycle of Harbour Seals.  Ph.D. Thesis (Biopsychology), MUN. (Co-Supervised with D. Renouf)

Hedd, A. (1995) Use of Temperature Telemetry to Quantify Ingestion by Phocid Seals.  M.Sc. Thesis (Biopsychology), MUN. (Co-Supervised with D. Renouf)

Regehr, H.M. (1995) Breeding Performance of Black-legged Kittiwakes on Great Island, Newfoundland, During Periods of Reduced Food Availability. M.Sc. Thesis (Biology), MUN.

Rodway, M.S. (1995) Intra-Colony Variation in Breeding Success of Atlantic Puffins: An Application of Habitat Selection Theory.  M.Sc. Thesis (Biology), MUN.

Bryant, S. (1994) Nocturnal Activity of Leach's Storm-Petrels in Relation to Larid Predators and Other Environmental Factors. M.Sc. Thesis (Biopsychology), MUN.

Casey, J.M. (1994) Reproductive Success of Black-legged Kittiwakes, Rissa tridactyla, on Funk Island, Baccalieu Island and Cape St. Mary's, Newfoundland, 1991.  B.Sc. Honours Thesis (Biopsychology), MUN.

Gosse, J.W. (1994) Comparisons of the Foods of Storm-Petrels from Baccalieu Island, Newfoundland and Buldir Island, Alaska. B.Sc. Honours (Biology), MUN.

Friesen, V.L. (1992) Population Differentian and Evolution among Thick-billed Murres (Uria lomvia) and Common Murres (U. aalge). Ph.D. Thesis (Biopsychology), MUN. (Co-Supervised with W.S. Davidson) Vicki Friesen's webpage

Burness, G. (1989) Variation in the Bones Sizes of Great Auks Pinguinus impennis (Linnaeus 1758) from different North Atlantic Sites.  B.Sc. Honours (Biology), MUN. 87 pp.

Piatt, J.F. (1987) Behavioural Ecology of Common Murre and Atlantic Puffin Predation on Capelin:  Implications for Population Biology. Ph.D. Thesis (Biology), MUN. 311 pp. John Piatt's webpage

Birt-Friesen, V.L. (1987) Parental Energy Budgets and Energy Expenditures of Northern Gannets (Sula bassanus). M.Sc. Thesis (Biopsychology), MUN. 57 pp.

Sklepkovych, B.O. (1986) Red Fox Predation on Burrow- and Cliff-Nesting Seabirds. M.Sc. Thesis (Biopsychology), MUN. 190 pp.

MacCharles, A. (1986) Oil related and Natural Mortality of Seabirds Found on Beaches in Southeastern Newfoundland. B.Sc. Honours Thesis (Biology), MUN. 28 pp.

Vaughan, R.B. (1985) The Development of Temperature Regulation in the Northern Gannet (Sula bassanus): The Interactive Roles of Shivering, Size and Down. B.Sc. Honours Thesis (Psychology), MUN. 33 pp.

Pitocchelli, F.J. (1981) Song Dialects, and Vocal Development of Savannah Sparrows (Passerculus sandiwichensis labradorius, Howe) in Newfoundland and the St. Pierre et Miquelon Islands. M.Sc. Thesis (Biopsychology), MUN. 72 pp.

Maccarone, A.D. (1980) Some Aspects of the Feeding and Behaviour of Three Corvids in Newfoundland. M.Sc. Thesis (Biopsychology), MUN. 99 pp.

Kirkham, I.R. (1980) Chick Development and Parental Care in the Northern Gannets. M.Sc. Thesis (Biopsychology), MUN. 74 pp.

Harvey, B.D. (1979) Growth, Food Consumption and Thermoregulation of  Nestling Gannets (Morus bassanus). Senior Thesis (Forest Resources), University of New Brunswick, Fredericton, 30 pp.

Porter, J.M. (1978) The Parental Time Investment and Feeding Behaviour of the Gannet [Morus bassanus (L.)] at Cape St. Mary's, Newfoundland. B.Sc. Honours Thesis (Biology), Acadia University, Wolfville, Nova Scotia, 77 pp.

Noel, P.E. (1976) Temporal Effects of Mirror-image Stimulation on the Pecking Behaviour and Arousal among Isolate, Pair- and Group-reared Domestic Chicks. B.Sc. Honours Thesis (Psychology), MUN. 17 pp.


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