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Peer-Reviewed Journal Publications

Haney JC, Jodice PGR, Montevecchi WA, Evers DC (2017) Challenges to oil spill assessment for seabirds in the deep ocean. Archives of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology

Frederiksen M, Descamps S, Erikstad KE, Gaston AJ, Gilchrist HG, Johansen KL, Kolbeinsson Y, Linnebjerg JF, Mallory ML, McFarlane-Tranquilla LA, Merkel FM, Montevecchi WA, Mosbech A, Reiertsen TK, Robertson GJ, Steen H, Strřm H, Thórarinsson TL (2016) Migratory connectivity of a declining seabird on an ocean basin scale: conservation implications. Biological Conservation 26-35 DOI: 10.1016/j.biocon.2016.05.011

Garthe S, Hallgrimson GT, Montevecchi WA, Fifield DA, Furness RW (2016) East or west? Migration routes of Northern Gannets Morus bassanus from southeastern Iceland. Marine Biology 163:151 DOI 10.1007/s00227-016-2918-7

Burke CM, Montevecchi WA, Regular PM (2015) Seasonal variation in parental investment drives sex-specific foraging by a monomorphic seabird. PLoS ONE 10(11):e0141190. doi:10.137/journal.pone01141190

McFarlane Tranquilla L, Montevecchi WA, Hedd A, Regular PM, Robertson GJ, Fifield DA, R Devillers (2015) Ecological segregation among congeneric Thick-billed Murres (Uria lomvia) and Common Murres (Uria aalge) in the Northwest Atlantic persists through the nonbreeding period. Canadian Journal of Zoology 93: 447–460 dx.doi.org/10.1139/cjz-2014-0315

Buren AD, Koen-Alonso M, Pepin P, Mowbray FK, Nakashima BS, Stenson GB, Ollerhead LMN, Montevecchi WA (2014) Bottom-up regulation of capelin, a keystone forage species. PLoS ONE 9(2): e87589. dx.doi.org10.1371/journal.pone.0087589

Burke C, Montevecchi WA, Hedd A, McFarlane-Tranquilla L, Regular P, Robertson G, Wilhelm S (2014) Stable isotopes reflect age shifts in the trophic niche of Dovekies. Marine Ornithology 42: 17-22. www.marineornithology.org/PDF/42_1/42_1_17-22.pdf

Fifield DA, Montevecchi WA, Garthe S, Robertson GJ, Kubetzki U, Rail J-F (2014) Migratory tactics and wintering areas of Northern Gannets in North America. Ornithological Monographs 79: 1-63 dx.doi.org/10.1642/aoum.79-1

Garthe S, Guse N, Montevecchi WA, Rail J-F, Grégoire F (2014) The daily catch: Flight altitude and diving behaviour of Northern Gannets feeding on Atlantic mackerel. Journal of Sea Research 85: 456-462 dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.seares.2013.07.020

Hedd A, Montevecchi WA, Phillips RA, Fifield DA (2014) Seasonal sexual segregation by monomorphic Sooty Shearwaters Puffinus griseus reflects different reproductive roles during the prelaying period. PLoS ONE 9(1): e85572. dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0085572

McFarlane Tranquilla L, Montevecchi WA, Fifield DA, Hedd A, Gaston AJ, Robertson GJ, Phillips RA (2014) Individual winter movement strategies in two species of murre (Uria spp.) in the Northwest Atlantic. PLoS ONE 9(4): e90583. dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0090583

Pollett, I, Hedd A, Taylor PD, Montevecchi WA, Shutler D (2014) Migratory movements and wintering areas of Leach’s Storm-Petrels tracked using geolocators. Journal of Field Ornithology 85: 322–329, 2014 dx.doi.org/10.1111/jofo.12071

Provencher JF, Bond AL, Hedd A, Montevecchi WA, Muzaffar SB, Courchesne SJ, Gilchrist HG, Jamieson SE, Mallory ML (2014) Accumulation of marine debris in marine birds from the North Atlantic. Marine Pollution Bulletin 84: 411-417. dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.marpolbul.2014.04.044

Rao A, Hockey PAR, Montevecchi WA (2014) Coastal dispersal by pre-breeding African Black Oystercatchers. Haematopus moquini. Marine Ornithology 42: 105-112. www.marineornithology.org/PDF/42_2/42_2_105-112.pdf

Regular PM, Hedd A, Montevecchi WA, Robertson, GJ, Storey AE, Walsh CJ (2014) Why timing is everything: Energetic costs and reproductive consequences of resource mismatch for a chick-rearing seabird. Ecosphere 5(12):155. dx.doi.org/10.1890/ES14-00182.1

Bennett SG, Burke CM, Hedd A, Montevecchi WA (2013) Comparison of capelin Mallotus villosus in the diets of Common Murres Uria aalge and Northern Gannets Morus bassanus foraging from the same breeding site in the northwest Atlantic. Marine Ornithology 41: 179-182. www.marineornithology.org/PDF/41_2/41_2_179-182.pdf

McFarlane Tranquilla LA, Montevecchi WA, Hedd A, Fifield DA, Burke CM, Smith PA, Regular PM, Robertson GJ, Gaston AJ, Phillips RA (2013) Multiple-colony winter habitat use by murres (Uria spp.) in the Northwest Atlantic Ocean: Implications for marine risk assessment. Marine Ecology Progress Series 472: 287–303. dx.doi.org/10.3354/meps10053

Regular PM, Hedd A, Montevecchi WA (2013) Must marine predators always follow scaling laws? Memory guides the foraging decisions of a pursuit-diving seabird. Animal Behaviour 86: 545-552. dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.anbehav.2013.06.008

Regular PM, Montevecchi WA, Hedd A, Robertson GJ, Wilhelm SI (2013) Canadian fishery closures provide an large scale test of gillnet bycatch on seabird populations. Biology Letters 9 dx.doi.org/10.1098/rsbl.2013.0088

Wille M, Yanyan Huang Y, Robertson GJ, Ryan P, Wilhelm S, Fifield DA, Bond AL, Granter A, Munro, H, Buxton R, Jones IL, Fitzsimmons M, Storey A, Burke C, McFarlane Tranquilla L, Regular P, Rector M, Takahashi L, Kouwenburg A-L, Hedd A, Montevecchi WA, et al (2012) Evaluation of seabirds as hosts of influenza A viruses. Journal of Wildlife Disease 50 (1) dx.doi.org/10.7589/2012-10-247

Montevecchi WA, Hedd A, McFarlane-Tranquilla L, Fifield DA, Burke CM, Regular PM, Davoren GK, Garthe S, Gaston AJ, Robertson GJ, Philips RA (2012) Tracking seabirds to identify ecologically important and high risk marine areas. Biological Conservation 156: 62–71. dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.biocon.2011.12.001

Bond AL, Montevecchi WA, Guse N, Regular PM, Garthe S, Rail J-F (2012) Marine debris in the nests of a large colonial seabird is related to fishing effort. Marine Pollution Bulletin 64: 907-911. dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.marpolbul.2012.03.011

Buren AD, Koen-Alonso M, Montevecchi WA (2012) Linking predator diet and prey availability: Common murre and capelin in the Northwest Atlantic. Marine Ecology Progress Series 445: 25-35. dx.doi.org/10.3354/meps09465

Burke CM, Montevecchi WA, Wiese FK (2012) Inadequate environmental monitoring around offshore oil and gas platforms on the Grand Bank of Eastern Canada: Are marine birds at risk? Journal of

Environmental Management 104: 121-127. dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jenvman.2012.02.012

Davoren GK, Penton P, Burke CM, Montevecchi WA (2012) Linking water temperature, the timing of capelin spawning and seabird diets to monitor ocean climate in northeastern Newfoundland. ICES Journal of Marine Science 69: 1234–1241. dx.doi.org/10.1093/icesjms/fss032

Elliott KH, McFarlane-Tranquilla L, Burke CM, Hedd A, Montevecchi WA, Anderson WG (2012) Year-round deployments of small geolocators increase corticosterone levels in murres. Marine Ecology Progress Series 466: 1-7 (Feature Article). dx.doi.org/10.3354/meps09975

Fort J, Pettex E, Tremblay Y, Lorentsen S-H, Garthe S, Votier S, Pons JB, Siorat F, Furness RW, Grecian JW, Bearhop S, Montevecchi WA, Grémillet D (2012) Meta-population evidence of oriented chain-migration in Northern Gannets. Frontiers in Ecology and Environment 10: 237-242. dx.doi.org/10.1890/110194

Heath J, Montevecchi WA, Esler D (2012) A method for quantifying consistency in animal distributions using survey data. PLoS ONE 7(9): e44353. dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0044353

Hedd A, Montevecchi WA, Otley H, Phillips RA, Fifield DA (2012) Trans-equatorial migration and spatio-temporal habitat use of post-breeding Sooty Shearwaters Puffinus griseus in the Atlantic. Marine Ecology Progress Series 449: 277-299. dx.doi.org/10.3354/meps09538

Lewison R, Oro D, Godley B, Underhill L, Bearhop S, Wilson RP, Ainley D, Arcos JM, Boersma PD, Borboroglu P, Boulinier T, Frederiksen M, Genovart M, González-Solís J, Green JA, Grémillet D, Hamer KC, Hilton GM, Hyrenbach KD, Martínez-Abraín A, Montevecchi WA, Phillips RA, Ryan PG, Sagar P, Sydeman WJ, Wanless S, Watanuki Y, Weimerskirch H, Yorio P (2012) Research priorities for seabirds: Improving seabird conservation and management in the 21st century.. dx.doi.org/10.3354/esr00419

Penton PM, Davoren GK, Montevecchi WA, Andrews D (2012) Beach and demersal spawning of capelin on the northeast Newfoundland coast: Egg development and mortality. Canadian Journal of Zoology 90: 248–256. dx.doi.org/10.1139/z11-132

Robertson GJ, Fifield DA, Montevecchi WA, Gaston AJ, Burke CM, Byrne R, Elliot KH, Gjerdrum C, Gilchrist HG, Hedd A, Mallory ML, McFarlane Tranquilla L, Regular PM, Ryan PC, Smith PA, Wilhelm SI (2012). Miniaturized data loggers and computer programming improve seabird risk and damage assessments for marine oil spills in Atlantic Canada. Journal of Ocean Technology 7: 41-58. www.thejot.net/?page_id=837&show_article_preview=389

Young MA, Fifield DA, Montevecchi WA (2012) A Newfoundland Red Crossbill (Loxia curvirostra percna): Likely evidence of Type 8 subspecies percna? North American Birds 66: 29-33

Montevecchi WA, Fifield DA, Burke CM, Garthe S, Hedd A, Rail JF, Robertson GJ (2011) Tracking long-distance migration to assess marine pollution impact. Biology Letters 8: 218-221 dx.doi.org/10.1098/rsbl.2011.0880

Burke CM, Montevecchi WA, Hedd A, Regular PM (2011) Arctic fox disturbance at world’s largest Common Murre colony. Arctic 64: 302-306. dx.doi.org/10.14430/arctic4120

Garthe S, Montevecchi WA, Davoren GK (2011) Changes in prey fields trigger different foraging tactics in a large central-place foraging marine predator. Limnology and Oceanography 56: 802-812 dx.doi.org/10.4319/lo.2011.56.3.0802

Gaston, AJ, Smith PA, McFarlane-Tranquilla L, Montevecchi WA, Fifield DA, Gilchrist HG, Hedd A, Mallory ML, Robertson GJ, Phillips RA (2011) Movements and wintering areas of breeding age of Brünnich’s Guillemot from two colonies in Nunavut, Canada. Marine Biology 158: 1929-1941. dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00227-011-1704-9

Hedd A, Montevecchi WA, McFarlaneTranquilla L, Burke CM, Fifield DA, Robertson GJ, Phillips RA, Gjerdrum C, Regular PM (2011) Reducing uncertainty on the Grand Bank: Tracking and vessel surveys indicate mortality risks for Common Murres in the Northwest Atlantic. Animal Conservation 14: 630-641. dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1469-1795.2011.00479.x

Regular PM, Hedd A, Montevecchi WA (2011) Fishing in the dark: A pursuit-diving seabird modifies foraging behaviour in response to nocturnal light levels. PLoS ONE 6(10): e26763. dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0026763

Davoren GK, Garthe S, Montevecchi WA, Benvenuti S (2010) Influence of prey behaviour and other predators on the foraging activities of a marine avian predator in a Low Arctic ecosystem. Marine Ecology Progress Series 404: 275–287. dx.doi.org/10.3354/meps08370

Gaston, AJ, Bertram DF, Boyne A, Chardine J, Davoren GK, Diamond AW, Gilchrist HG, Hipfner JM, Lemon MJF, Mallory ML, Hedd A, Montevecchi WA, Rail J-F, Robertson GJ (2010) Seabirds as ecosystem indicators. Environmental Reviews 17: 267-286. dx.doi.org/10.1139/A09-013

Hedd A, Fifield DA, Burke CM, Montevecchi WA, McFarlane-Tranquilla L, Regular PM, Buren AD, Robertson GJ (2010) Seasonal variation in foraging niches of Atlantic puffins: Evidence from stable isotopes. Aquatic Biology 9: 13-22. dx.doi.org/10.3354/ab00225

McFarlane Tranquilla L, Hedd A, Burke CM, Montevecchi WA, Regular PM, Robertson GJ, Stapleton L, Wilhelm S, Fifield DA, Buren A (2010) High Arctic sea ice conditions influence marine birds wintering in Low Arctic regions. Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science 89: 97-106. dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ecss.2010.06.003

Regular PM, Davoren GK, Hedd A, Montevecchi WA (2010) Crepuscular foraging by a pursuit-diving seabird. Marine Ecology Progress Series 415: 495-504. dx.doi.org/10.3354/meps08752

Regular PM, Robertson GJ, Montevecchi WA, Shuhood F, Power T, Ballam D, Piatt JF (2010) Relative importance of human activities and climate driving Common Murre population trends in the Northwest Atlantic. Polar Biology 33: 1215–1226. dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00300-010-0811-2

Montevecchi WA, Benvenuti S, Garthe S, Davoren GK, Fifield DA (2009) Flexible tactics of an opportunistic seabird preying on capelin and salmon. Marine Ecology Progress Series 385: 295-306. dx.doi.org/10.3354/meps08006

Montevecchi WA, McFarlane-Tranquilla L, Smith PA, Buren AD, Burke CM, Fifield DA, Hedd A (2009) Attending to device effects in studies of avian movement ecology. Science E-letter: www.sciencemag.org/cgi/eletters/323/5916/896

Burke CM, Montevecchi WA (2009) The foraging decisions of a central place foraging seabird in response to fluctuations in local prey conditions. Journal of Zoology 278: 354-361. dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1469-7998.2009.00584.x

Hedd A, Montevecchi WA, Davoren GK, Fifield DA (2009) Parental diet, distribution of Leach’s Storm- Petrel in the Northwest Atlantic. Canadian Journal of Zoology 87: 787-801.dx.doi.org/10.1139/Z09-060

Hedd A, Regular PM, Montevecchi WA, Burke CM, Buren AD, Fifield DA (2009) Going deep: Murres dive in sub-0C water for aggregated, slow-moving capelin. Marine Biology 156: 741-751. dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00227-008-1125-6

Regular PM, Shuhood F, Power T, Montevecchi WA, Robertson GJ, Ballam D, Piatt JF, Nakashima B (2009) Murres, capelin and oceanic climate: Inter-annual associations across a decadal shift. Environmental Monitoring and Assessment 156: 293-302.

Burke CM, Montevecchi WA (2008) Fish and chicks: Forage fish and chick success in two co-existing auks. Waterbirds 313: 372–384. dx.doi.org/10.1675/1524-4695-31.3.372

Heath JP, Montevecchi WA (2008) Differential use of similar habitat by Harlequin Ducks: Implications for critical habitat. Canadian Journal of Zoology 86: 419-426. dx.doi.org/10.1139/Z08-014

Heath JP, Montevecchi WA, Robertson GJ (2008) Foraging effort on multiple time scales: Responses to different l conditions by wintering Harlequin Ducks. In: GJ Robertson, PW Thomas, J-P Savard, KA Hobson (Editors) Harlequin Ducks in the NW Atlantic. Waterbirds 31 (Special Publication 2): 71-80. dx.doi.org/10.1675/1524-4695-31.sp2.71

Montevecchi WA (2007) Binary responses of Northern Gannets (Sula bassana) to changing food web and oceanographic conditions. Marine Ecology Progress Series 352: 213-220. dx.doi.org/10.3354/meps07075

Barrett RT, Camphuysen CJ, Chardine J, Anker-Nilssen T, Furness RW, Garthe S, Hüppop O, Leopold M, Montevecchi WA, Veit RR (2007) Sampling methods for seabird dietary studies. ICES Journal of Marine Science 64: 1675-1691. dx.doi.org/10.1093/icesjms/fsm152

Chaulk KG, Robertson GJ, Montevecchi WA (2007) Landscape, sea ice and nesting eider abundance northern Labrador. Canadian Journal of Zoology 85: 301-309. dx.doi.org/10.1139/Z07-006

Davoren GK, May C, Penton P, Reinfort B, Buren AD, Burke CM, Montevecchi WA, Andrews D, Rose- Taylor C, Bell T, Anderson JT, Koen-Alonso M, Garthe S (2007) Ecosystem research on capelin in the NW Atlantic. Journal of Northwest Atlantic Fisheries Science 39: 35–48. dx.doi.org/10.2960/J.v39.m595

Garthe S, Montevecchi WA, Chapdelaine G, Rail J-F, Hedd A (2007) Contrasting foraging tactics by Northern Gannets breeding in different oceanographic domains with different prey fields. Marine Biology 151: 687-694. dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00227-006-0523-x

Garthe S, Montevecchi WA, Davoren GK (2007) Flight destinations, foraging behavior of gannets preying on forage fish in a Low Arctic system. Deep Sea Research II 54: 311-320. dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.dsr2.2006.11.008

Barrett RT, Chapdelaine G, Anker-Nilsson T, Mosbech A, Montevecchi WA, Reid J, Veit RR (2006) Seabird numbers and prey consumption in the North Atlantic. ICES Journal of Marine Science 63: 1145-1158. dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.icesjms.2006.04.004

Chaulk K, Robertson GJ, Montevecchi WA (2006) Extinction, colonization, distribution of eiders nesting in a fragmented landscape. Canadian Journal of Zoology 84: 1402-1408. dx.doi.org/10.1139/Z06-138

Davoren GK, Anderson JT, Montevecchi WA (2006) Shoal behaviour, maturity of spawning capelin off Newfoundland: demersal spawning, diel vertical movement patterns. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 63: 268-284. dx.doi.org/10.1139/f05-204

Heath JP, Robertson GJ, Montevecchi WA (2006) Population structure of breeding Harlequin Ducks and predation risk. Canadian Journal of Zoology 84: 855-864. dx.doi.org/10.1139/Z06-059

Hedd A, Montevecchi WA (2006) Diet and trophic position of Leach’s Storm-Petrel during breeding and molt, inferred from stable isotope analysis of feathers. Marine Ecology Progress Series 322: 291-301 dx.doi.org/10.3354/meps322291

Veit RR, Montevecchi WA (2006) The influences of global climate change on marine birds. Acta Zooligica Sinica 52 (Supplement): 165-168

Chaulk KG, Robertson GJ, Montevecchi WA, Ryan PC (2005) Aspects of Common Eiders nesting ecology in Labrador. Arctic 58: 10-15. dx.doi.org/10.14430/arctic383

Chaulk KG, Robertson GJ, Collins BT, Montevecchi WA (2005) Recent population increases in Common Eiders nesting in Labrador. Journal of Wildlife Management 69: 750-754. dx.doi.org/ 10.2193/0022-541X(2005)069[0805:EORPII]2.0.CO;2

Davoren GK, Montevecchi WA (2005) Did signals from seabirds indicate changes in capelin biology? A reply. Marine Ecology Progress Series 285: 299-309.

Dolan AH, Taylor M, Neis B, Eyles J, Ommer R, Schneider DC, Montevecchi WA (2005) Environmental and social restructuring and health in Canadian coastal communities. Ecohealth 2: 1-15. dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10393-005-6333-7

Stenhouse IJ, Gilchrist HG, Montevecchi WA (2005) An experimental study of the anti-predator behaviour of Sabine's Gulls during breeding. Journal of Ethology 23: 103-108. dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10164-004-0135-1

Stenhouse IJ, HG Gilchrist, Montevecchi WA (2005) Factors affecting nest-site selection of Sabine’s Gulls in eastern Canadian Arctic. Canadian Journal of Zoology 83: 1240-1245. dx.doi.org/10.1139/z05-107

Chaulk KG, GJ Robertson, Montevecchi WA (2004) Breeding range update for three seabird species in Labrador. Northeastern Naturalist 11: 479-485. dx.doi.org/10.1656/1092- 6194(2004)011[0479:BRUFTS]2.0.CO;2

Chaulk KG, Robertson GJ, Montevecchi WA (2004) Regional and annual variability in Common Eider nesting ecology. Polar Research 23: 121-130. dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1751-8369.2004.tb00002.x

Garthe, S, Montevecchi WA, Ojowksi U, Stenhouse IJ (2004) European immigrants in the New World: Diets of Northern Fulmar chicks in the western Atlantic. Polar Biology 27: 277-280. dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00300-003-0586-9

Stenhouse IJ, Gilchrist HG, Montevecchi WA (2004) Reproductive investment and parental roles in Sabine's Gulls Xema sabini. Journal of Ethology 22: 85-89. dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10164-003-0106-y

Davoren GK, Montevecchi WA (2003) Consequences of foraging trip duration on provisioning behaviour and fledging condition of Common Murres. Journal of Avian Biology 34: 44-53. dx.doi.org/10.1034/j.1600-048X.2003.03008.x

Davoren GK, Montevecchi WA (2003) Signals from seabirds indicate changing biology of capelin. Marine Ecology Progress Series 258: 253-261. dx.doi.org/10.3354/meps258253

Davoren GK, Montevecchi WA, JT Anderson (2003) Distributional patterns of a marine bird and prey: habitat selection based on prey and conspecific behaviour. Marine Ecology Progress Series 256: 229-242. dx.doi.org/10.3354/meps256229

Davoren GK, Montevecchi WA, Anderson JT (2003) Search strategies of a pursuit-diving seabird and the persistence of prey patches. Ecological Monographs 73: 463-481. dx.doi.org/10.1890/02-0208

Davoren GK, Montevecchi WA, Anderson JT (2003) Influence of fish behaviour on search strategies of Common Murres in the NW Atlantic. Marine Ornithology 31: 121-131 ISSN 2074-1235. www.marineornithology.org/PDF/31_2/31_2_123-131.pdf

Dominguez L, Montevecchi WA, Brazil J, Burgess NM, Hobson KA (2003) Reproductive success, contaminants, diets of nesting Bald Eagles in Placentia and Bonavista Bays, Newfoundland. Journal of Raptor Research 39: 209-218. sora.unm.edu/sites/default/files/journals/jrr/v037n03/p00209- p00218.pdf

Garthe S, Benvenuti S, Montevecchi WA (2003) Temporal patterns of foraging activities of Northern Gannets in the NW Atlantic. Canadian Journal of Zoology 81: 453-461. dx.doi.org/10.1139/z03-027

Mactavish B, Maunder JE, Montevecchi WA, Wells J, Fifield D (2003) Checklist - Birds of Insular Newfoundland and Continental Waters. Newfoundland Labrador Natural History Society, St. John’s. research.library.mun.ca/1944/1/Checklist_2003_of_the_Birds_of_Insular_Newfoundland_and_Its_Co ntinental_Shelf.pdf

Thompson ID, Larsen D, Montevecchi WA (2003) Characterization of old wet boreal forests: an example from western Newfoundland fir forests. Environmental Review 11: S23-S46. dx.doi.org/10.1139/a03-012

Montevecchi WA, Cairns D, Myers RA (2002) Predation on marine-phase Atlantic salmon by gannets in the Atlantic. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 59: 602-612. dx.doi.org/10.1139/f02-033

Carscadden JE, Montevecchi WA, Davoren GK, Nakashima B (2002) Trophic relationships among capelin and seabirds. ICES Journal of Marine Sciences 59: 1027-1033. dx.doi.org/10.1006/jmsc.2002.1235

Davoren, GK, Montevecchi WA, Anderson JT (2002) Scale-dependent associations of predators and prey: constraints imposed by flightless of Common Murres during pre- and post-breeding periods. Marine Ecology Progress Series 245: 259-272. dx.doi.org/10.3354/meps245259

Ochoa-Acuna, H, Montevecchi WA (2002) Basal metabolic rate of adult Leach’s Storm-Petrels during incubation. Waterbirds 25: 249-252.  dx.doi.org/10.1675/1524-4695(2002)025[0249:BMROAL]2.0.CO;2

Stenhouse IJ, Gilchrist HG, Montevecchi WA (2001) Reproductive biology of Sabine’s Gull on South Hampton Island, Eastern Canadian Arctic. Condor 103: 98-107.  dx.doi.org/10.1650/0010-5422(2001)103[0098:RBOSSG]2.0.CO;2

Wiese FK, Montevecchi WA, Davoren GK, Huettman F, Diamond AW, Linke J (2001) Seabirds at risk around oil platforms. Marine Pollution Bulletin 42: 1285-1290. dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0025-326X(01)00096-0

Garthe S, Benvenuti S, Montevecchi WA (2000) Pursuit-plunging by gannets. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London Series B - Biological Sciences 267: 1717-1722 PMCID: PMC1690745. dx.doi.org/10.1098/rspb.2000.1200

Gosse JW, Montevecchi WA (2000) Relative abundances of woodland birds of prey in western Newfoundland. Canadian Field-Naturalist 115: 57-63 ISSN: 0008-3550.

Setterington MA, Thompson ID, Montevecchi WA (2000) Woodpecker abundance and habitat use in mature fir forests in Newfoundland. Journal of Wildlife Management 64: 335-345. dx.doi.org/ 10.2307/3803231

Stenhouse IJ, Montevecchi WA (2000) Habitat use by Leach’s Storm-Petrels on Great Island, Newfoundland: importance of sociality. Canadian Journal of Zoology 78: 1267-1274. dx.doi.org/ 10.1139/z00-065

Stenhouse IJ, Robertson GJ, Montevecchi WA (2000) Herring Gull predation on Leach’s Storm-Petrels breeding on Great Island, Newfoundland. Atlantic Seabirds 2: 35-44. ISSN 1388-2511. www.academia.edu/4403909/Herring_Gull_Larus_argentatus_predation_on_Leachs_Storm- Petrels_Oceanodroma_leucorhoa_breeding_on_Great_Island_Newfoundland

Tasker ML, Camphuysen K, Cooper J, Garthe S, Montevecchi WA, Blaber S (2000) Effects of fisheries on marine birds. ICES Journal of Marine Science 57: 531-547. dx.doi.org/10.1006/jmsc.2000.0714

Whitaker DM, Carroll A, Montevecchi WA (2000) Elevated numbers of flying insects and insectivorous birds in riparian buffer strips. Canadian Journal of Zoology 78: 740-748. dx.doi.org/10.1139/z99-254

Broders H, Mahoney S, W Montevecchi, Davidson W (1999) Population genetic structure and effects of founder events on genetic variability of moose. Molecular Ecology 8: 1309-1315 PMID: 10447871. dx.doi.org/10.1046/j.1365-294X.1999.00695.x

Lewis K, Montevecchi WA (1999) Predation on different-sized quail eggs in an artificial nest study in western Newfoundland. Canadian Journal of Zoology 77: 1170-1173. dx.doi.org/10.1139/cjz-77-7-1170

Rodway MS, Chardine JW, Montevecchi WA (1999) Intra-colony variation in breeding performance of Atlantic Puffins. Colonial Waterbirds 21: 171-184. dx.doi.org/10.2307/1521904

Stenhouse IJ, Montevecchi WA (1999) Increasing and expanding populations of breeding Northern Fulmars in the Northwest Atlantic. Colonial Waterbirds 22: 382-391. dx.doi.org/ 10.2307/1522114

Stenhouse IJ, Montevecchi WA (1999) Indirect effects of forage fish availability and discards: Gull predation on breeding storm-petrels. Marine Ecology Progress Series 184: 303-307. dx.doi.org/10.3354/meps184303

Thompson ID, Hogan H, Montevecchi WA (1999) Avian communities of mature balsam fir forests: Age-dependence, implications for harvesting. Condor 101: 311-323. dx.doi.org/10.2307/1369994

Whitaker DM, Montevecchi WA (1999) Breeding bird assemblages along undisturbed shorelines and riparian buffer strips. Journal of Wildlife Management 63: 167-179. dx.doi.org/ 10.2307/3802498

Regehr H, Rodway M, Montevecchi WA (1998) Anti-predator benefits of nest-site selection by Black-legged Kittiwakes. Canadian Journal of Zoology 76: 910-915. dx.doi.org/10.1139/cjz-76-5-910

Rodway M, Gosse JW, Fong I, Montevecchi WA (1998) Discovery of a Harlequin Duck nest in eastern North America. Wilson Bulletin 110: 282-285. www.jstor.org/stable/4163937

Montevecchi WA, Myers RA (1997) Oceanographic influences on gannet populations, diets in the NW Atlantic: Climate implications. ICES Journal of Marine Science 54: 608-614 dx.doi.org/10.1006/jmsc.1997.0265

Regehr H, Montevecchi WA (1997) Interactive effects of food shortage and predation

on breeding failure of black-legged kittiwakes: indirect effects of fisheries activities and implications for indicator species. Marine Ecology Progress Series 155: 249-260. dx.doi.org/10.3354/meps15524

Whitaker D, Montevecchi WA (1997) Effects of riparian and non-riparian edges on breeding birds in Newfoundland balsam fir forests. Canadian Journal of Forestry Research 27: 1159-1167.  dx.doi.org/ 10.1139/x97-069

Montevecchi WA, Myers RA (1996) Dietary changes of seabirds reflect shifts in pelagic food webs. Sarsia 80: 313-322. http://ramweb.biology.dal.ca/papers-total/seabird_diet.pdf

Friesen, VL, Montevecchi WA, Baker A, Barrett RT, Davidson. (1996) Population differentiation and evolution in the Common Guillemot. Molecular Ecology 5: 793-805.  dx.doi.org/ 10.1111/j.1365-294X.1996.tb00375.x

Friesen VL, Montevecchi WA, Barrett RT, Davidson W (1996) Molecular evidence for kin groups in absence of large scale genetic differentiation in a migratory bird. Evolution: 50: 924-930.  dx.doi.org/ 10.2307/2410865

Rodway M, Montevecchi WA (1996) Sampling techniques for assessing the diets of Atlantic Puffin chicks. Marine Ecology Progress Series 144: 41-55. dx.doi.org/10.3354/meps144041

Rodway M, Montevecchi WA, Chardine JW (1996) Effects of researcher disturbance on the breeding performance of Atlantic Puffins. Biological Conservation 76: 311-320. dx.doi.org/10.1016/0006-3207(94)00118-9

Russell J, Montevecchi WA (1996) Predation on adult Puffins Fratercula arctica by Great Black-backed Gulls Larus marinus at a Newfoundland colony. Ibis 138: 791-794. dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1474-919X.1996.tb08839.x

Sklepkovych BO, Montevecchi WA (1996) The effects of food availability on caching behaviour by Red and Arctic Foxes. Arctic 49: 228-234. dx.doi.org/10.14430/arctic1199

Stenhouse IJ, Montevecchi WA (1996) Winter distribution and "wrecks" of Dovekies in the Northwest Atlantic. Sula 10: 219-228. www.academia.edu/6869425/Winter_distribution_and_wrecks_of_Little_Auks_Dovekies_in_the_Nort hwest_Atlantic

Whitaker DM, Montevecchi WA, J Gosse (1996) Breeding season irruptions of Rough-legged Hawks (Buteo lagopus) on insular Newfoundland. Arctic 49: 306-310. dx.doi.org/10.14430/arctic1205

Montevecchi WA, RA Myers (1995) Prey harvests of seabirds reflect pelagic fish and squid abundance on multiple space and time scales. Marine Ecology Progress Series 117: 1-9. dx.doi.org/10.3354/meps117001

Steele D, Montevecchi WA (1994) Leach's Storm-Petrels prey on lower mesopelagic crustaceans: Implications for avian and crustacean distributions. Crustacea 66: 213-218. dx.doi.org/10.1163/156854094X00693

Montevecchi WA (1993) Birds as indicators of changes in marine prey stocks. Pp 217-266 in: R Furness, J Greenwood (Eds) Bird Monitors of Environmental Change. Chapman Hall, London. dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-94-015-1322-7_6

Montevecchi WA (1993) Seabird indication of squid stocks. Journal of Cephalopod Biology 2: 57-63

Friesen VL, Barrett RT, Montevecchi WA, Davidson W (1993) Molecular identification of a backcross between a female Common Murre x Thick-billed Murre hybrid (Uria aalge x U. lomvia) and a male Common Murre. Canadian Journal of Zoology 71: 1474-1477. dx.doi.org/10.1139/z93-207

Friesen VL, Montevecchi WA, Davidson WS (1993) Cytochrome b nucleotide sequence variation among the Atlantic Alcidae. Hereditas 119: 245-252. dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1601-5223.1993.00245.x

Howes LA, Montevecchi WA (1993) Population trends of gulls and terns in Gros Morne National Park, Newfoundland. Canadian Journal of Zoology 71: 1516-1520. dx.doi.org/10.1139/z93-214

Montevecchi WA, Birt-Friesen VL, Cairns DK (1992) Reproductive energetics and prey harvest by Leach's Storm-Petrels in the NW Atlantic. Ecology 73: 823-832. dx.doi.org/10.2307/1940160

Birt T, Birt-Friesen VL, Green JM, Montevecchi WA, W Davidson (1992) Cytochrome b sequence variation among parrots. Hereditas 117: 67-72. dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1601-5223.1992.tb00009.x

Birt-Friesen VL, Montevecchi WA, Gaston AJ, Davidson W (1992) Genetic structure of Thick-billed Murre populations - direct amplified DNA sequence analysis. Evolution 46: 267-272. dx.doi.org/10.2307/2409821

Burness G, Montevecchi WA (1992) Oceanographic-related variation in the bone sizes of Great Auks. Polar Biology 11: 545-551. dx.doi.org/10.1007/BF00237947

Montevecchi WA (1991) Incidence and types of plastic in gannet nests in the NW Atlantic. Canadian Journal of Zoology 69: 295-297. dx.doi.org/10.1139/z91-047

Montevecchi WA, Berruti A (1991) Avian indication of pelagic fisheries and trophic changes in the SE and NW Atlantic. Acta 20 Congressus Internationalis Ornithologici, 2246-2256

Cairns DK, Chapdelaine G, Montevecchi WA (1991) Seabird prey harvests in the Gulf of St. Lawrence. Pages 277-291 in: J Therriault (Editor) Gulf of St. Lawrence: Small Ocean or Big Estuary? Canadian Special Publication of Fisheries and Aquatic Science 113. www.researchgate.net/publication/257119100_Prey_harvest_by_seabirds_in_the_Gulf_of_St._Lawr ence

Hobson KA, Montevecchi WA (1991) Stable isotopic determination of the trophic relationships of Great Auks. Oecologia 87: 528-531. dx.doi.org/10.1007/BF00320416

Howe ML, Montevecchi WA, Rabinowitz FM, Stones MJ (1991) Modeling adaptation in the next generation: Developmental perspective. Behavioral and Brain Sciences 14: 100-101. dx.doi.org/10.1017/S0140525X00065523

Montevecchi WA, Hufthammer AK (1990) Zoo-archaeological implications of prehistoric seabird distributions along the Norwegian coast. Arctic 43: 110-114. dx.doi.org/10.14430/arctic1599

Barrett RT, Rřv N, Loen J, Montevecchi WA (1990) Diets of Shags and Cormorants in Norway - implications for Gadoid stock recruitment. Marine Ecology Progress Series 66: 205-218. dx.doi.org/10.3354/meps066205

Cairns DK, Montevecchi WA, Birt VL, Macko SA (1990) Energy expenditures, activity budgets, prey harvest of breeding Common Murres. Studies in Avian Biology 14: 84-92. research.library.mun.ca/1995/1/Energy_expenditures_activity_budgets_prey_harvest_of_breeding_ Common_Murres.pdf

Montevecchi WA, Vaughan R (1989) Ontogeny of thermal independence in nestling gannets. Ornis Scandinavica 20: 161-168. dx.doi.org/ 10.2307/3676908

Birt-Friesen VL, Montevecchi WA, Cairns DK, Macko SA (1989) Activity specific metabolic rates of free living seabirds with emphasis on Northern Gannets. Ecology 70: 357-367. dx.doi.org/10.2307/1937540

Sklepkovych BO, Montevecchi WA (1989) World's largest colony of Leach's Storm-Petrels on Baccalieu Island, Newfoundland. American Birds 43: 36-42. www.academia.edu/5265497/The_worlds_largest_known_nesting_colony_of_Leachs_Storm_Petrel s_on_Baccalieu_Island_Newfoundland

Montevecchi WA, Cairns DK, Birt VL (1988) Migration of post-smolt Atlantic salmon off Newfoundland: tag recoveries from seabirds. Canadian Journal of Aquatic and Fisheries Sciences 45: 568-571. dx.doi.org/10.1139/cjfas-2012-0270

Birt VL, Montevecchi WA, Davidson WS (1988) A novel DNA probe for seabird population studies (abstract). Genome 30 (Supplement): 371

Storey AE, Montevecchi WA, Andrews H, Sims N (1988) Nest-site selection: comparison of predator and flood avoidance in four species of marsh birds. Journal of Comparative Psychology 102: 14-20. dx.doi.org/10.1037/0735-7036.102.1.14

Montevecchi, WA, RT Barrett (1987) Prey selection by gannets at breeding colonies in Norway. Ornis Scandinavica 18: 319-322. dx.doi.org/ 10.2307/3676903

Montevecchi WA, Barrett RT, Rikardsen F, Strannn K-B (1987). Population and reproductive status of gannets in Norway, 1985. Fauna Norvegica Series C 10: 65-72

Montevecchi WA, VL Birt, Cairns DK (1987) Dietary changes of seabirds associated with local fisheries failures. Biological Oceanography 5: 153-159. dx.doi.org/10.1080/01965581.1987.10749511

Montevecchi WA, Cairns DK, Burger AE, Elliot R, Wells J (1987) Status of Black-headed Gulls in Newfoundland and Labrador. American Birds 41: 197-203. sora.unm.edu/sites/default/files/journals/nab/v041n02/p00197-p00203.pdf

Montevecchi WA, Maccarone A (1987). Effects of a Great Horned Owl decoy on the feeding behavior of adult and juvenile Gray Jays. Journal of Field Ornithology 58: 148-151. www.jstor.org/stable/4513214

Montevecchi WA, Piatt JF (1987) Dehydration effects on the energy determinations of seabird prey. Canadian Journal of Zoology 65: 2822-2824. dx.doi.org/10.1139/z87-427

Birt VL, Birt T, Goulet D, Cairns DK, Montevecchi WA (1987) Ashmole's halo: Direct evidence for prey depletion by a seabird. Marine Ecology Progress Series 40: 205-208. dx.doi.org/10.3354/meps040205

Cairns DK, Bredin K, Montevecchi WA (1987). Activity budgets and foraging ranges of Common Murres. Auk 104: 218-224. www.jstor.org/stable/4087027

Kirkham IR, Montevecchi WA, Lien J, Sklepkovych BO, Butler R (1987) Damage to Leach's Storm- Petrels' feet. Ornis Scandinavica 18: 61- 64. www.jstor.org/stable/27669760

Cairns DK, Bredin K, Birt VL, Montevecchi WA (1986) Electronic activity recorders for aquatic birds. Journal of Wildlife Management 51: 393-397. dx.doi.org/ 10.2307/3801024

Maccarone A, Montevecchi WA (1986) Gray Jay food choice. Bird Behaviour 6: 90-92. dx.doi.org/10.3727/015613886792195216

Montevecchi WA, Sklepkovych BO (1985) Food caching by foxes - a selfish strategy. Applied Animal Behaviour Science 14: 99-101. dx.doi.org/10.1016/0168-1591(85)90041-3

Kirkham IR, McLaren P, Montevecchi WA (1985) Foods and foraging patterns of gannets off Newfoundland and Labrador. Canadian Journal of Zoology 61: 1456-1463. dx.doi.org/10.1139/z85-027

Montevecchi WA (1984) Status of terns nesting on Newfoundland. Colonial Waterbirds 6: 90

Montevecchi WA, Piatt JF (1984) Composition, energy content of inshore spawning capelin: Implications for seabird predators. Comparative Biochemistry & Physiology A 67: 15-20. dx.doi.org/10.1016/0300-9629(84)90084-7

Montevecchi WA, Ricklefs RE, Kirkham IR, Gabaldon D (1984) Growth energetics of nestling gannets. Auk 101: 334-341. www.jstor.org/stable/4086371

Montevecchi WA, Wells J (1984) Fledging success of Northern Gannets from different types of nest sites. Bird Behaviour 5: 90-95

Montevecchi WA, Wells J (1984) Northern Gannet colony at Cape St. Mary's, Newfoundland expands to mainland. American Birds 38: 259-262. sora.unm.edu/sites/default/files/journals/nab/v038n02/p00259-p00262.pdf

Montevecchi WA, Wells J (1984) Two new specimen records for insular Newfoundland: Barnacle Goose and Tricolored Heron. American Birds 38: 257-258. sora.unm.edu/sites/default/files/journals/nab/v038n02/p00257-p00258.pdf

Ricklefs RE, Gabaldon D, Montevecchi WA (1984) Postnatal development of gannets and the general relationship between growth rate and adult size. Ornis Scandinavica 15: 204-210. dx.doi.org/ 10.2307/3675928

Montevecchi WA, Kirkham IR, Roby DD, Brink K (1983) Size, composition, energy of storm-petrel eggs - precocial-altricial position. Canadian Journal of Zoology 61: 1457-1465. dx.doi.org/10.1139/z83-195

Kirkham IR, Montevecchi WA (1983) Growth and thermal development in the Northern Gannet in Atlantic Canada. Colonial Waterbirds 5: 66-72. dx.doi.org/10.2307/1521036

Kirkham IR, Montevecchi WA (1982) Breeding birds of Funk Island. American Birds 36: 111-118. sora.unm.edu/sites/default/files/journals/nab/v036n02/p00111-p00118.pdf

Montevecchi WA, Mactavish B, Kirkham IR (1981) First North American photographic record of the Redwing (Turdus iliacus). American Birds 35: 147. sora.unm.edu/sites/default/files/journals/nab/v035n02/p00147-p00147.pdf

Maccarone A, Montevecchi WA (1981) Predation and caching of seabirds by Red Foxes on Baccalieu Island. Canadian Field-Naturalist 95: 352-353

Montevecchi WA (1979) Predator prey interactions between ravens and kittiwakes. Zeitschrift für Tierpsychologie 47: 136-141. dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1439-0310.1979.tb00282.x

Montevecchi WA, Impekoven M, Segré-Terkel A, Beer CG (1979) Seasonal timing and dispersion of egg laying among Laughing Gulls. Ibis 121: 337-344. dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1474-919X.1979.tb06855.x

Ricklefs RE, Montevecchi WA (1979) Size, organic composition and energy content of gannet eggs. Comparative Biochemistry & Physiology A 62: 161-165. dx.doi.org/10.1016/0300-9629(79)90445-6

Montevecchi WA (1978) Nest-site selection and its survival value among Laughing Gulls. Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology 4: 143-161. dx.doi.org/10.1007/BF00354977

Montevecchi WA (1978) Tonic immobility of Herring Gull chicks. Condor 80: 248-249. dx.doi.org/ 10.2307/1367931

Montevecchi WA (1978) Corvids using objects to displace gulls from nests. Condor 80: 349. dx.doi.org/10.2307/1368052

Montevecchi WA, Noel P (1978) Temporal effects of mirror image stimulation on pecking and calling among isolate, pair and group-reared chicks. Behavioral Biology 23: 531-535. dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0091-6773(78)91665-6

Montevecchi WA, Blundon E, Coombs G, Porter JM, Rice P (1978) Northern Fulmar range extension - Baccalieu Island. Canadian Field-Naturalist 92(1): 80-82 (cover photograph)

Ricklefs RE, Hahn D, Montevecchi WA (1978) Organic material and calories in the eggs and chicks of Coturnix Quail and Laughing Gulls. Auk 95: 135-144

Montevecchi WA (1977) Predation in a Laughing Gull colony. Auk 94: 583-585. www.jstor.org/stable/4085224

Montevecchi WA (1976) Field experiments on the adaptive significance of avian eggshell pigmentation. Behaviour 58: 26-39. dx.doi.org/10.1163/156853976X00226

Montevecchi WA (1976) Egg size and predatory behaviour of crows. Behaviour 57: 307-321 dx.doi.org/10.1163/156853976X00587

Montevecchi WA (1976) Eggshell removal by Laughing Gulls. Bird-Banding 47:129-135. dx.doi.org/10.2307/4512213

Montevecchi WA, J Burger (1975) Aspects of the reproductive biology of Northern Diamondback Terrapins. American Midland Naturalist 93: 166-178. dx.doi.org/10.2307/2424547

Burger J, Montevecchi WA (1975) Nest-site selection in Malaclemys terrapin. Copeia 1975: 113-119. dx.doi.org/10.2307/1442413

Montevecchi WA (1974) Ring Dove eggshell removal. Wilson Bulletin 86: 136-143. www.jstor.org/stable/4160470

Montevecchi WA, Gallup GG Jr, Dunlap W (1973) Peep vocalizations of domestic chicks: Its relation to fear. Animal Behaviour 21: 116-123. dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0003-3472(73)80049-1

Gallup GG Jr, Montevecchi WA, Swanson E (1972) Motivational properties of mirror image stimulation in domestic chickens. Psychological Record 22: 193-199

Peer-Reviewed Journal Publications (submitted)

Montevecchi WA, Regular PM, Gale JE, Lawlor I, Burke CM, Cull D, Rickets F, Scott W, Northcott R. Year-round avian fatality on an island wind-energy turbine site. Northeastern Naturalist

Montevecchi WA, Maunder JE. English language vernacular names of the birds of Newfoundland and Labrador. Northeastern Naturalist

Descamps S, Anker-Nilssen T, Barrett RT, Irons D, Merkel F, Robertson GJ, Yoccoz NG, Mallory ML, Montevecchi WA, Artukhin Y, Boertmann D, Christensen-Dalsgaard S, Erikstad KE, Gilchrist HG, Labansen AL, Lorentsen SH, Mosbech A, Olsen B, Petersen A, Rail J-F, Renner H, Strřm H, Systad GH, Wilhelm SI, Zelenskaya L. Circumpolar population dynamics of a marine top-predator track large-scale environmental shifts and ocean warming rates. Global Change Biology [revision submitted]

Fairhurst GD, Champoux L, Hobson KA, Rail J-F, Verreault J, Guillemette M, Montevecchi WA,

Brousseau P, Soos C. Feather corticosterone during non-breeding correlates with multiple measures of physiology during subsequent breeding in a migratory seabird. Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology A [under revision]

Hedd A, Pollet IL, Mauck RA, Burke CM, Mallory ML, McFarlane Tranquilla LA, Montevecchi WA, Robertson GJ, Ronconi RA, Shutler D, Wilhelm; SI, Burgess NM. Foraging areas, offshore habitat use and colony segregation by incubating Leach's Storm-Petrels in the Northwest Atlantic. PLoS One [under revision]

Paruk JD, Stenhouse IJ, Sigel BJ, Adams EM, Montevecchi WA, Evers DC, Gilbert AT, Duron M, Long D, Hemming J, Tuttle P. Oiling of American White Pelicans, Common Loons, and Northern Gannets in the winter following the Deepwater Horizon (MC252) oil blowout. Journal of Environmental Assessment and Monitoring

Peer-Reviewed Book Chapters

Montevecchi WA, Chaffey H, Burke CM (2007) Hunting for security: Changes in marine bird exploitation in Newfoundland and Labrador. Pages 99-116 in: C Parrish, S Solberg, N Turner (Editors). Resetting the Kitchen Table: Food Security in Canadian Coastal Communities. Nova Science, New York.

Montevecchi WA (2006) Influences of artificial light on marine birds. Pages 94-113 in: C Rich, T Longcore (Editors) Ecological Consequences of Artificial Night Lighting. Island Press, Washington DC. www.researchgate.net/publication/257922532_Influences_of_artificial_light_on_marine_birds

Montevecchi WA, Garthe S, Davoren GK (2006) Biophysical influences on seabird trophic assessments. Pages 118-130 in: IL Boyd, S Wanless, CJ Camphuysen (Editors) Top Predators in Marine Ecosystems. Cambridge University Press UK. dx.doi.org/10.1017/cbo9780511541964.009

Burke CM, Davoren GK, Montevecchi WA, Wiese FK (2005) Surveys of seabirds on support vessel transects and at oil platforms on the Grand Bank. Pages 587-614 in: P Cransford, K Lee (Editors). Offshore Oil and Gas Environmental Effects Monitoring. Battelle, Columbus, Ohio

Montevecchi WA, DK Cairns (2003) Gannet predation on post-smolt Atlantic salmon: Research implications opportunities. Pages 61-77 in D Mills (Editor) Salmon at the Edge. Blackwell Science, Oxford UK. dx.doi.org/10.1002/9780470995495.ch6

Montevecchi WA, Stenhouse IJ (2003) Dovekie (Alle alle). In: A Poole, F Gill (Editors) The Birds of North America. No. 701. Academy of Natural Sciences, Philadelphia. dx.doi.org/10.2173/bna.701

Montevecchi WA (2001) Interactions between fisheries and seabirds. Pages 527-557 in: EA Schreiber and J Burger (Editors) Biology of Marine Birds. CRC Press, Boca Raton. dx.doi.org/10.1201/9781420036305.ch16

Montevecchi WA (1997) Provehito in Altum: Things that money cannot buy: Tenure, responsibility and independent criticism. Pages 85-94 in: J Black (Editor) The University As It Is/As It Could Be. Memorial University of Newfoundland, St. John's

Montevecchi WA, Kirk D (1996) Great Auk (Penguinus impennis). In: A Poole, F Gill (Editors) The Birds of North America, No. 260 Academy of Natural Sciences, Philadelphia. dx.doi.org/10.2173/bna.260

Montevecchi WA (1993) Environmental assessment. Page 92-104 in: J Jacobs, Montevecchi WA (Editors) Common Ground: Northern Peoples and the Environment. Institute of Economic and Social Research, Memorial University, St. John’s

Montevecchi WA (1987) Trends in 19th century ornithology, exemplified by the research of Peter Stuwitz and John Cahoon in Newfoundland. Pages 179-199 in: D Steele (Editor) Early Science in Newfoundland and Labrador. Sigma Xi, St. John's

Montevecchi WA, Gibson J (1987) Illogic of long-term environmental poisoning approaches to terrestrial ecology. Pages 28-31 in: L Coady (Editor) Fate and Effects of Forest Pesticides: The Newfoundland Experience. NW Atlantic Fisheries Centre, St. John's

Montevecchi WA, Porter JM (1980) Parental investments at the breeding area by seabirds with emphasis on gannets. Pages 323-365 in: J Burger, B Olla, H Winn (Editors) Behavior of Marine Animals: Current Perspectives in Research. IV. Seabirds. Plenum, New York. dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4684-2988-6_9

Edited Peer-Reviewed Volumes

Jensen S, Chan K, Côté I, Dearden P, De Santo E, Fortin MJ, Guichard F, Haider W, Jamieson G, Kramer DL, McCrea-Strub A, Montevecchi WA, Mulrennan M, Roff J, Salomon A (2011) Science-based Guidelines for Marine Protected Areas and MPA Networks in Canada. Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society (CPAWS), Vancouver 58 pages. http://cpaws.org/uploads/mpa_guidelines.pdf

Montevecchi WA (Editor) (1996) Studies of High-Latitude Seabirds. 4. Trophic Relationships and Energetics of Cold Water Endotherms. Canadian Wildlife Service Series 71. dx.doi.org/10.2307/1521793

Montevecchi WA (Editor) (1993) Studies of High Latitude Seabirds. 3. Energy Demands of Eastern and Arctic Canadian Seabirds. by A Diamond, A Gaston, R Brown. Canadian Wildlife Service Series 70

Jacobs J, Montevecchi WA (1993) (Editors) Common Ground: Northern Peoples and the Environment. Institute of Economic and Social Research, Memorial University, St. John’s

Montevecchi WA, AJ Gaston (Editors) (1991) Studies of High Latitude Seabirds 1: Behavioural, Energetic and Oceanographic Aspects of Seabird Feeding Ecology. Canadian Wildlife Service Series 68 ISBN 0662183126.

Books Monographs

Montevecchi, WA (2017 under review) Seabird Capitals: The Ecological Seabird Reserves of Newfoundland and Labrador. Flanker Press, St. John’s

Cairns DK, Montevecchi WA, Threlfall W (1989) Researcher's guide to Newfoundland seabird colonies. Memorial University of Newfoundland Occasional Papers in Biology 14

Montevecchi WA, Tuck LM (1987) Newfoundland Birds: Exploitation, Study, Conservation. Nuttall Ornithological Club, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts ISBN: 9997639995. dx.doi.org/10.2307/4087781

Cairns DK, Elliot RD, Threlfall W, Montevecchi WA (1986) Researcher's guide to Newfoundland seabird colonies. Memorial University of Newfoundland Occasional Papers in Biology 10

Media Productions

Montevecchi B (2014) Ocean Conservancy – The Aquatic Blog [http://blog.oceanconservancy.org/2014/01/09/interview-dr-bill-montevecchi-on-oil-and-dispersant-effects-on-birds-wintering-in-the-gulf-of-mexico/]

Montevecchi B (2005) CBC Radio Commentary - Oiled Seabirds and Bill C-15

Montevecchi B (1999 - present) Monthly newspaper column – Birds I View, Northeast Avalon Times – Environmental issues, conservation and birds (see http://play.psych.mun.ca/~mont/outreach.html)

Montevecchi WA (1999) National CBC National Radio Commentary – Godspeed: Newfoundland Sealers [Osprey 30: 48-49]

Montevecchi WA (1999) Discovery TV Canada - Birds Eggs

Montevecchi WA (1999) National CBC Radio Commentary – Independent Observers on Oil Platforms

Montevecchi WA (1997) Discovery TV (Canada) – Seabird Ecology (4 presentations)

Montevecchi WA (1996) Consultant - BBC/National Geographic People of the Sea film

Montevecchi WA (1996) CBC Radio Commentary – Species at Risk Legislation

Montevecchi WA (1994) Consultant - TV Ashini/Japan – Marine Ecology

Montevecchi WA (1991) CBC Radio Ideas Program - Seabirds: Oceanic Barometers [national broadcast 1991; rebroadcast 1993]

Montevecchi WA (1990) Consultant - CBC TV -The Birds of Funk Island (11, 12/1990)

Other Publications (Selected List) *invited

Montevecchi WA, Regular PM, Burke CM (2015) Environmental stewardship of the Witless Bay Seabird Reserve. Osprey 46(2): 16-19.

*Montevecchi WA (2014) The incorporation of the university. CAUT Website and Bulletin

Montevecchi WA, Chardine JW, Rail J-F, Garthe S, Pelletier D, Regular PM, Burke CM, Hedd A, McFarlane Tranquilla L, Bennett S, Mooney C, Power K, Power A, Hogan H, Daoust P-Y, Lawson J, Rogers L, , Wilhelm SA, Montevecchi MW, Lang A. (2013) Extreme event in a changing ocean climate: Warm-water perturbation of 2012 influences breeding gannets and other marine animals in the Northwest Atlantic and Gulf of St. Lawrence. Osprey 44: 14-19

*Montevecchi B (2012) Review of The Kittiwake by JC Coulson. British Birds.

*Montevecchi B (2011) Hurricane Igor exemplifies the importance of accommodating environmental contingencies in developmental planning. Newfoundland and Labrador Environmental Network 2010 – Year in Review: 6-7 (lead article, invited Osprey)

Stenhouse IJ, Evers D, Montevecchi WA (2011) NRDAR Deepwater Horizon Preliminary Data Report - Winter Open-Water Waterbirds - Bird Study #12 Final Field Progress Report – Northern Gannet. Biodiversity Research Institute, Gorman, Maine.

Montevecchi B (2010) Privilege and protection of the Grand Bank. Osprey 41: 26-28.

*Montevecchi WA (2006) Large predator assessments and forage species. Pages 14, 21 in: T Ward, M Geddes, S Mayfield (Editors) National Symposium Ecosystem Research, Fisheries Management. Australian Society Fish Biology Symposium, Adelaide, Sept 2004

Buren AD, Koen-Alonso M, Montevecchi WA, JT Anderson, B de Young, G Davoren (2006) Modeling trophic interactions of murres off the NE Newfoundland coast. ICES Conference (Maasticht) Report

*Montevecchi B (2005) SOS - Save our seabirds. Downhomer 18 September: 108-109

*Wren LS, Montevecchi WA (2004) COSEWIC Status Report: Newfoundland Red Crossbill (Loxia curvirostra percna). Committee Status of Endangered Wildlife in Canada, Ottawa

*Montevecchi WA (2003) Unsound comments about Smith Sound. UBC Fisheries Centre Fish Bytes 9(2): 2 ISSN: 1487-6019

*Montevecchi WA (2003) Great Auk. In: S Krech III, JR McNeill, C Merchant (Editors). Encyclopedia of World Environmental History, Volume 1. Routledge, New York

*Chaffey H, Montevecchi WA, Neis B (2003) Integrating scientific and local ecological knowledge about eiders in Labrador. In: N Hagan, C Brignall, L Wood (Editors) Putting Fishers’ Knowledge to Work. UBC Fisheries Center Research Report 11: 426-432

Mactavish B, Maunder JE, Montevecchi WA, Wells J, Fifield DA (2003) Checklist of Newfoundland Birds and Continental Shelf. Natural History Society, St. John’s

*Montevecchi WA, DK Cairns (2002) Episodic predation on post-smolt Atlantic salmon by gannets. North Pacific Anadromous Fish Commission Technical Report 4: 48-50 ISSN: 1029-5917

Davoren GK, Montevecchi WA, Anderson JT (2002) Hot spots of predators and prey on multiple scales in the NW Atlantic. ICES Conference Report CM 2002/N: 11

*Montevecchi WA (2001) Seabirds. In: E Dettmer (Editor) Understanding Newfoundland. Johnson Family Foundation, St. John’s (also published in French and German)

*Montevecchi WA (2001) Seabirds as indicators of ocean pollution. In: J Steele, S Thorpe, K Turekian (Editors). Encyclopedia of Ocean Sciences. Academic Press, London

*Burke CM, Davoren Gk, Montevecchi WA, Stenhouse I (2001) Winging it back to the future: Reconstruction of NW Atlantic seabird diversity, distribution, abundance, 1500-2000. Pages 27-37 in: T Pitcher, M Vasconcellas, S Heymans, C Brignall, N Hagan (Editors) Information for past and present ecosystem models of BC and Newfoundland. UBC Fisheries Centre Research Report 10.

*Kerry M, Montevecchi WA, Davidson I (2001) Galapagos Oil Spill: An Accident that Should Not Have Happened. Canadian Nature Federation Report, Ottawa

*Montevecchi WA (2000) Seabirds. In: A Bundy, GR Lilly, PA Shelton (Editors) Mass Balance Model - the Newfoundland Shelf. Canadian Technical Report of Fisheries Aquatic Sciences 2310: 15-18

*Montevecchi WA (1999) The last Great Auks: Lessons for the present. The Navigator 2: 12-13 (reprinted from Evening Telegram, St. John’s)

*Montevecchi WA, Diamond AW, Davoren GK, Huettmann F, Wiese FK, Linke J (1999) Seabird Attraction to Offshore Platforms, Monitoring from Support Vessels: Review and Monitoring Designs. Report for Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers (CAPP), St. John’s ISBN: 0921652461

*Montevecchi WA (1998) Habitat selection. Pages 1567-1573 in: G Greenberg, M Haraway (Editors) Encyclopedia of Comparative Psychology. Garland Publishers, New York

*Montevecchi WA (1995) Submission to the public hearing on effects of military low-level flying on wildlife in Labrador and Quebec (24 October 1994). Osprey 27: 30-35

Montevecchi WA, Bourget A, Brazil J, Goudie RI, Hutchinson A, Johnson B, Kehoe P, Laporte P, McCollough M, Milton R, Seymour N (1995) National Recovery Plan Harlequin Duck in E N America. Report 12. Recovery Nationally Endangered Wildlife, Ottawa

* Montevecchi WA (1994) Uncertain science: The case for conservation. Evening Telegram (St. John's) (1 May): 19

*Montevecchi WA (1994) Great Auk cemetary. Natural History Magazine 103(8): 6-8. (lead article)

Montevecchi WA, Myers RA (1992) Monitoring fluctuations in pelagic fish availability with seabirds. Canadian Atlantic Fisheries Scientific Advisory Committee Research Document 92/94: 1-20

*Montevecchi WA (1989) Autobiology Review of Living with Seabirds by JB Nelson. Pacific Seabird Group Bulletin 16: 75

Montevecchi WA (1988) Natural History Society of Newfoundland and Labrador Tuck/Walters Awards, 1987: Harold S. Peters and Roger Tory Peterson. Osprey 19: 83-86

Montevecchi WA, C Peterson (1984) Newfoundland and Labrador Wildlife Calendar. Robinson Blackmore, St. John's

Montevecchi WA (1975) Behavioral and Ecological Factors Influencing Reproductive Success of a Salt Marsh Colony of Laughing Gulls. PhD Thesis, Rutgers University, New Jersey