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Robbins, K.F., Robinson, J.L. and I.L. Jones. 2014. Seasonal movement ecology of Crested Auklets originating from the Aleutian Islands, AK.(poster presentation), 12th annual Alaska Marine Science Symposium, Anchorage, Alaska, 20-24 January 2014.

Schacter, C.R. and I.L. Jones. 2014. Preliminary results of an experimental study of gelocation tag effects on Parakeet and Whiskered Auklets. (abstract), 12th annual Alaska Marine Science Symposium, Anchorage, Alaska, 20-24 January 2014.

Wille, M., Huang, Y., Robertson, G.J., Ryan, P., Wilhelm, S,. Fifield, D., Bond A.L., Granter, A., Munro, H., Buxton R., Jones, I.L., Fitzsimmons, M., Storey, A., Burke, C., McFarlane-Tranquilla, L., Regular P., Rector, M., Takahashi, L., Kouwenburg, A., Hedd, A., Montevecchi, W.A., Walsh, C., Runstadler, J.A., Ojkic, D., Whitney, H., and A.S. Lang. 2014. IN PRESS Evaluation of seabirds in Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada, as hosts of influenza A viruses. Journal of Wildlife Diseases. (abstract)



Bond, A.L., J.F. Provencher, R.D. Elliot, P.C. Ryan, S. Rowe, I.L. Jones, G.J. Robertson, and S.I. Wilhelm. 2013. IN PRESS. Ingestion of plastic marine debris by Common and Thick-billed Murres in the northwestern Atlantic from 1985 to 2012. Marine Pollution Bulletin 77: 192-195 (abstract).

Buxton, R., Major, H.L. Jones I.L. and J.C. Williams. 2013. Examining patterns in nocturnal seabird activity and recovery across the western Aleutian Islands, Alaska, using automated acoustic recording. Auk 130(2): 331-341. (Buxton_seabird-recovery.pdf) 348k

Schacter, C. and I.L. Jones. 2013. Tracking Parakeet Auklets (Aethia psittacula) from the Aleutian Islands, Alaska. poster presentation, 40th meeting of the Pacific Seabird Group, Portland, Oregon, 20-24 February 2013. (poster) 1.9MB

Robinson, J. and I.L. Jones. 2013. Year round spatial and temporal movement of a small diving seabird from Buldir Island. lecture presentation, 40th meeting of the Pacific Seabird Group, Portland, Oregon, 20-24 February 2013. (youtube video)

Bond, A.L., Konyukhov, N.B. and I.L. Jones. 2013. Variation in primary moult in Least Auklets. Condor 115(2): 348-355. (LeAu_moult.pdf) 561k

Bond, A.L., Jones, I.L., Williams, J.C. and G.V. Byrd. 2013. Survival and reproductive success of Crested Auklets (Aethia cristatella) in the presence of introduced Norway rats (Rattus norvegicus). Marine Ornithology 41: 41-48. (Bondetal_CRAU&rats.pdf) 762k

Major, H.L., Bond, A.L., Jones, I.L. and C.J. Eggleston. 2013. Stability of a seabird population in the presence of an introduced predator. Avian Conservation and Ecology 8 (1): 2. [online][Least auklets and rats, Kiska, population viability model] (article)

Buxton, R. and I.L. Jones. 2013. An experimental study of social attraction in two species of storm-petrels using acoustic and olfactory cues. Condor 114(4): 1-11. (BUXTON_storm-petrel_attraction.pdf) 467k

Bond, Alexander L., Ian L. Jones, Sampath Seneviratne and Sabir Bin Muzaffar. 2013. Least Auklet (Aethia pusilla), The Birds of North America Online (A. Poole, Ed.). Ithaca: Cornell Lab of Ornithology; Retrieved from the Birds of North America Online:

Jones, I.L. 2013. Evolutionary lag of predator avoidance by island seabirds, and what happens when naturally occurring colonists become 'invasive'. Ibis 155: 1-3. (island_invadersIBIS.pdf) 111k




Jones, I.L. 2012. Measuring and mitigating impact of offshore oil development on seabirds in Newfoundland. Invited presentation to representatives of the Auditor General of Canada.  At Memorial, April 24, 2012 (JONES_oil_NL_CNLOPB.pdf) 1.6MB

Seneviratne, S.S., I.L. Jones and S.M. Carr. 2012. Patterns of vocal divergence in a group of non-oscine seabirds. Evolutionary Ecology Research 14: 95-112. (auklet_vocal_divergence_EER.pdf) 221k

Maftei, M., Davis, S., Mallory, M.L. and I.L. Jones. 2012. Evidence of a significant breeding area for Ross’s Gull (Rhodostethia rosea) in the Canadian high Arctic. Arctic 65(3): 283-288.(ROGU_Breeding_Habitat.pdf) 483k

Robinson, J.L. and I.L. Jones. 2012. Effects of tarsus mounted geolocators on adult breeding Crested Auklets Aethia cristatella. lecture presentation, 39th meeting of the Pacific Seabird Group, Turtle Bay, O'ahu, Hawai'i, 7-10 February 2012. (PSG_2012_geolocator-effects.pdf) 4.8MB

Muzaffar, S.B., Smith, Jr., R.P., Jones, I.L., Lavers, J.L., Lacombe, E.H., Cahill, B. K., Lubelczyk, C.B., and P.W. Rand.  2012. The trans-Atlantic movement of the spirochete Borrelia garinii: the role of ticks and their seabird hosts. Pp. 23-30 in E. Paul (editor) Emerging Avian Disease.  Studies in Avian Biology (vol. 4), University of California Press, Berkeley and Los Angeles, CA. (trans-Atlantic_Borrelia.pdf) 1.58 MB

Bond, A.L., Evans, W.C. and I.L. Jones. 2012. Avian mortality associated with a volcanic gas seep at Kiska Island, Aleutian Islands, Alaska. Wilson Journal of Ornithology 124: 146-151. (Bond_Kiska-gas-seep.pdf) 279k

Buxton, R. and I.L. Jones. 2012. Measuring nocturnal seabird activity and status using acoustic recording devices: applications for island restoration. Journal of Field Ornithology 83(1):47–60. (Buxton&Jones_JFO_2012.pdf) 737k

Munro, H. 2012. The role of scent and ectoparasites in the ecology of the Crested Auklet (Aethia cristatella). M.Sc. thesis, Memorial University.




Bond, A.L., Jones, I.L., Williams, J.C. and G.V. Byrd. 2011. Diet of auklet chicks in the Aleutian Islands, Alaska: similarity among islands, inter-species overlap, and relationships to ocean climate. Journal of Ornithology 153: 115-129 (Bondetal_aukletdiet_JOrnithol.pdf) 864k

Major, H.L. and I.L. Jones. 2011. An experimental study of the use of social information by nocturnal burrow-nesting seabird prospectors. Condor 113(2): 572-580. (Major&Jones_cue-use_CONDOR.pdf) 448k

Pirie-Hay, D. 2011. Birds identified in pre-historic surface remains collected at the Unangas village site at Imuqudaagis (Witchcraft Point), Kiska Island, Aleutian Islands, Alaska. B.Sc Honours thesis, Memorial University of Newfoundland (Pirie-Hay_Imuqudaagis_birds.pdf) 416k

Bond, A.L., Jones, I.L., Sydeman, W.J., Major H.L., Minobe, S., Williams, J.C. and G.V. Byrd. 2011. Reproductive success of planktivorous seabirds in the North Pacific is related to ocean climate on decadal scales. Marine Ecology Progress Series 424: 205-218. (Bondetal_productivity_MEPS.pdf) 876k

Bond, A.L. 2011. Relationships between oceanography and the demography & foraging of auklets (Charadriiformes, Alcidae: Aethia; Merrem 1788) in the Aleutian Islands, Alaska. Ph.D. thesis, Memorial University.




Bond, A.L., McClelland, G.T.W., Jones, I.L., Lavers, J.L., and Kyser, T.K. 2010. Stable isotopes confirm community patterns in foraging among Hawaiian Procellariiformes. Waterbirds 33(1): 50-58. (Bondetal_SI_Hawaii_Waterbirds.pdf) 268 k

Lusignan, A.P, Mehl, K.R., Jones, I.L. and M.L. Gloutney. 2010. Conspecific brood parasitism in Common Eiders: Do brood parasites target safe nest sites? Auk 127(4):765−772. (05_Lusignan_09-207.pdf) 728k

Williams, J. C., B. A. Drummond, and R. T. Buxton. 2010. Initial effects of the August 2008 volcanic eruption on breeding birds and marine mammals at Kasatochi Island, Alaska. Arctic, Antarctic, and Alpine Research 42:306–314. (Kasatochi_initial_AAAR2010.pdf) 2.6 MB

Sutherland, D.A. and I.L. Jones. 2010. Successful diurnal foraging by a Barred Owl in open field habitat in winter. Ontario Birds 28(3): 152-155. (BarredOwl_OntBirds2010.pdf) 555k

Bond, A.L., Penney, EE.. and I.L.Jones. 2010. Ten years of investigating auklet-rat interactions at Kiska Island, Aleutian Islands, Alaska: Summary of monitoring from 2001-2010. Report to Alaska Maritime National Wildlife Refuge. (Kiska_Report_2010.pdf) 5.3 MB

Bond, A.L., Jones, I.L., Williams, J.C. and G.V. Byrd. 2010. Auklet (Charadriiformes: Alcidae, Aethia spp.) chick meals from the Aleutian Islands, Alaska, have a very low incidence of plastic marine debris. Marine Pollution Bulletin 60: 1346-1349. (Bondetal_auklet_chick_plastic.pdf) 224 k

Bond, A.L. and I.L. Jones. 2010. A Brown Hawk-Owl from Kiska Island, Aleutian Islands, Alaska. Western Birds 41: 107-110. (Bond&Jones_BHOW.pdf) 1.6 MB

Jones, I.L. 2010. Relationships among climate variability, ocean productivity and demography of Aleutian Island, Alaska, populations of three planktivorous seabirds: Least (Aethia pusilla), Crested (A. cristatella) and Whiskered auklets (A. pygmaea). North Pacific Research Board Final Report (Project 638). (638_final%20report_revApril27_.pdf) 2.7 MB

Roul, S. 2010. Distribution and status of the Manx Shearwater Puffinus puffinus on islands near the Burin Peninsula, Newfoundland in 2009, as inferred from automated acoustic monitoring devices. B.Sc Honours thesis, Memorial University of Newfoundland (SheenaRoul_Manx_thesis.pdf) 4.6 MB

Bond, A.L. 2010. Relationships between stable isotopes and metal contaminants in feathers are spurious and biologically uninformative. Environmental Pollution 158: 1182–1184 (Bond_2010_Isotope-metal_relationships.pdf ) 120 k

Seneviratne, S.S., and I.L. Jones. 2010. Origin and maintenance of mechanosensory feather ornaments. Animal Behaviour. 79: 637-644. (Seneviratne_sensorns_AB.pdf) 280 k see also here (BBC news article)

Paredes, R. and S.J. Insley. 2010. Sex-biased aggression and male-only care at sea in Thick-billed Murres Uria lomvia and Razorbills Alca torda. Ibis 152: 48-62. (Aggression_Paredes&Insley_Ibis.pdf) 280 k

Buxton, R.T. 2010. Monitoring and managing recovery of nocturnal burrow-nesting seabird populations on recently predator-eradicated islands. M.Sc. thesis, Memorial University.

Eggleston, C. 2010. Ecology of Norway rats (Rattus norvegicus) in relation to conservation and management of seabirds at Kiska Island, Aleutian Islands, Alaska 2005-2006. M.Sc. thesis, Memorial University.





McClelland, G.T.W. and I.L. Jones. 2009. The effects of invasive ants on the nesting success of Tristram's Storm-Petrel, Oceanodroma tristrami, on Laysan Island, Hawaiian Islands National Wildlife Refuge. Pacific Conservation Biology 14: 13-19. (McClelland&JonesPCB2009.pdf) 260 k

Bond, A.L. and I.L. Jones. 2009. A practical introduction to stable-isotope analysis for seabird biologists: approaches, cautions and caveats. Marine Ornithology 37: 183-188. (Bond&Jones_SIAcautions.pdf) 112 k

Lavers, J.L., Jones, I.L., Robertson, G.J. and Diamond, A.W. 2009. Contrasting population trends at two Razorbill (Alca torda) colonies in Atlantic Canada: additive effects of fox predation and hunting mortality. Avian Conservation and Ecology - Écologie et conservation des oiseaux 4(2): 3. [online] (Laversetal_RazoFoxHunt.pdf) 380 k

Muzaffar, S. B. 2009. Helminths of murres (Alcidae: Uria spp.): markers of ecological change in the marine environment. Journal of Wildlife Diseases 45(3): 672-683. (Muzaffar_murreHelminths.pdf) 472 k

Jones, I.L. 2009. [Book Review of: Daniel D. Gibson and G. Vernon Byrd. 2007. Birds of the Aleutian Islands. Nuttall Ornithological Club, American Ornithologists' Union, 351 pp. Hardcover. ISBN-13: 9780943610733. US$40.] Marine Ornithology 37: 93-95. (Jones_on_Gibson&Byrd.pdf) 28 k

Seneviratne, S.S., Jones, I.L., and E.H. Miller. 2009. Vocal repertoires of auklets (Alcidae: Aethiini): structural organization and phylogenetic significance. Wilson Journal of Ornithology. 123(3): 568-584. (Seneviratne_etal_2009_AukletVocRep.pdf) 2.1 MB



McClelland, G., Jones, I.L., Lavers, J.L., and Saito, F. 2008. Breeding biology of Tristram's Storm-petrel at French Frigate Shoals and Laysan Island, Northwest Hawaiian Islands. Marine Ornithology 36: 177-183. (TrSp br biol_MarOrnithol.pdf) 324 k

Lavers, J.L. and Jones, I.L. 2008. Assessing the type and frequency of band resighting errors for Razorbill (Alca torda) with implications for other wildlife studies. Marine Ornithology 36: 19-23. (RazoBandError_MarOrnithol.pdf) 108 k

Lavers, J.L., Jones, I.L., and Diamond, A.W. 2008. Age at first return and breeding of Razorbills (Alca torda) in Atlantic Canada. Waterbirds 31: 30-34. (RazoAge1stBreed_Waterbirds.pdf) 60 k

Lavers, J.L., Jones, I.L., Diamond, A.W., and Robertson, G.J. 2008. Annual survival of North American Razorbills (Alca torda) varies with ocean climate indices. Canadian Journal of Zoology 86: 51-61. (RazoSurvLavers_CJZ.pdf) 556 k

Paredes, R., Jones, I.L., Boness D.J., Tremblay, Y. and M. Renner. 2008. Sex specific differences in diving behaviour of two sympatric Alcini species: thick-billed murres and razorbills. Can. J. Zool. 86: 610-622. (Paredesetal2008(CJZ).pdf) 297 k

Jones, I.L., Major, H.L. and R. Buxton. 2008. An experimental and observational study of the status and recovery of nocturnal seabirds at Amatignak and Little Sitkin Islands, Aleutian Islands, Alaska in 2008. Report for Alaska Maritime NWR. 26 pp. (Restoration_report_NOV30.pdf) 4.1 MB

Miller, E.H., Seneviratne, S.S., Jones, I.L., Robertson, G.J., and S.I. Wilhelm. 2008. Syringeal anatomy and allometry in murres (Alcidae: Uria). Journal of Ornithology 149(4): 545-554. (murresyrinx_JO.pdf) 351 k

Seneviratne, S. and I.L. Jones. 2008. Sensory function for elaborate facial ornamentation in a crevice-dwelling seabird. Behavioural Ecology 19(4):784-790. (WhAuSensor_BehavEcol.pdf) 176 k see also 'Bird uses 'whiskers' like a cat - Facial feathers are more than just decoration.' Nature News (here).

Wille, M. 2008. An unusual mortality event: outbreak of avian cholera in pelagic gulls off Atlantic Canada. B.Sc. Honours Thesis. Department of Biology. Memorial University. (co-supervised with H. Whitney).

Seneviratne, S.S. 2008. On the evolutionary and ecological significance of ornamental traits: the function of variability in the visual and acoustic displays of auklets (Aethiini, Alcidae, Charadriiformes). Ph.D. thesis, Memorial University.

Paredes Vela, Rosana. 2008. Sex differences in parental roles and diving behaviour of Thick-billed Murres, Uria lomvia, and Razorbills, Alca torda, at the Gannet Islands, Labrador. Ph.D. thesis, Memorial University.



Hagelin, J.C. and I.L. Jones. 2007. Bird odors and other chemical substances: a defense mechanism or overlooked mode of intraspecific communication? Auk (PERSPECTIVES IN ORNITHOLOGY) 124(3): 741-761. (Hagelin&Jones_birdodor.pdf)

Jones, I.L., F.M. Hunter, Robertson, G.J., Williams, J.C. and G.V. Byrd. 2007. Covariation among demographic and climate parameters in Whiskered Auklets (Aethia pygmaea). Journal of Avian Biology 38(4): 450-461 (JAB_WhAudemography.pdf) 191 k

Lavers, J.L. and Jones, I.L. 2007. Factors affecting rates of intraspecific kleptoparasitism and breeding success of the Razorbill at the Gannet Islands, Labrador. Marine Ornithology 35: 1-7. (Lavers_RazoKlepto.pdf) 168 k

Lavers, J.L., Jones, I.L., and A.W. Diamond. 2007. Natal and breeding dispersal of Razorbills (Alca torda) in eastern North America. Waterbirds 30: 593-99. (Laversetal2007Waterbirds-RazorbillDispersal.pdf) 82 k

C. Rowland, I.L. Jones and C. Swenson. 2007. Nihoa Biological Monitoring Expedition, March 16 – 25, 2007. Nihoa Island, Northwest Hawaiian Islands, Hawaiian Islands National Wildlife Refuge. USFWS, Honolulu, Hawaii. 23 pp. (Nihoa-report_March-2007.pdf) 1.4 MB

Muzaffar, S.B. and I.L. Jones. 2007. Activity periods and questing behavior of the seabird tick Ixodes uriae (Acari: Ixodidae) on Gull Island, Newfoundland: the role of puffin chicks. Journal of Parasitology 93(2): 258-264 (Muzaffar2007TickActivity.pdf) 359 k

Muzaffar, S.B., Hoberg, E.P. and I.L. Jones. 2007. First record of Alcataenia larina larina (Cestoda: Dilepididae) in Atlantic Puffins (Aves, Alcidae, Fratercula arctica) from Newfoundland, Canada. Comparative Parasitology 74(2): 380-382 (COPA4253_Muzaffar.pdf) 49 k

Major, H.L., Jones, I.L., Charette, M.R. and A.W. Diamond. 2007. Variations in the feeding ecology of introduced Norway rats. Journal of Zoology (London) 271: 463-468. ( Major et al JZO 2006.pdf ) 128 k

Muzaffar, S. 2007. Diseases and parasites of birds: ecology and epidemiology in a changing world. Ph.D. thesis, Memorial University.

McClelland, G. 2007. The effects of invasive ants on the nesting success of Tristram’s Storm-petrel in the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands. M.Sc. thesis, Memorial University.

Royston, S. 2007. Genetic structure, diversity and evolutionary history of the Ivory Gull (Pagophila eburnea) and Ross’s Gull (Rhodostethia rosea). M.Sc. thesis, Memorial University (co-supervised with S.M. Carr).

Lavers, J. 2007. Cumulative mortality and population parameters for a vulnerable seabird, the Razorbill Alca torda, in Atlantic Canada. Ph.D. thesis, Memorial University.



Jones, I.L. and K.A. Hart. 2006. A survey of inland Least and Crested Auklet breeding colonies at Gareloi Island in the Delarof Islands, Aleutian Islands, Alaska during 2006. Unpublished report for Alaska Maritime NWR, USFWS. (Gareloi_REPORT.pdf) 12.5 MB

Jones, I.L. and J. Marais. 2006. Survey of the Least and Crested Auklet colony near Sugarloaf Head, Semisopochnoi Island, Alaska, during 2004. POSTER presentation, Pacific Seabird Group, Girdwood, Alaska. (Semi_poster2006.jpg) 1.7 MB

Eggleston, C.J. and I.L. Jones. 2006. On the feasibility of eradicating Norway rats (Rattus norvegicus) from Kiska Island, Alaska. POSTER presentation, Pacific Seabird Group, Girdwood, Alaska. (Eggleston&JonesPSG2006.jpg) 380 k

Smith, Jr., R.P., Muzaffar, S.B., Lavers, J., Lacombe, E.H., Cahill, B.K., Lubeczyk, C.B., and P.W. Rand. 2006. Presence of Borrelia garinii in seabird ticks (Ixodes uriae) from the Atlantic coast of North America. Emerging Infectious Diseases 12: 1909-1912 (Smith06BorreliaGull.pdf) 156 k

Muzaffar, S.B., Ydenberg, R.C. and I.L. Jones. 2006. Avian influenza: An ecological and evolutionary perspective for waterbird scientists. Waterbirds 29(3): 243-256. (Muzaffar06AvianFluFinal.pdf) 96 k

Muzaffar, S.B., Hoberg, E.P. and I.L.. Jones. 2006. Possible recent range expansion of Alcataenia longicervica (Eucestoda: Dilepididae) parasitic in murres (Uriaspp., Alcidae) into the North Atlantic. Marine Ornithology 33: 189-191. (

Goudie, R.I. 2006. Behavioural Response of Harlequin Ducks to aircraft disturbance in southern Labrador: a multivariate approach. Environmental Conservation 33: 28-35. (GoudieEC2006.pdf) 144 k

Lavers, J., Muzaffar, S.B. and Jones, I.L. 2006. Double white lines on the bill of the Razorbill (Alca torda): remnants of an association with the extinct Great Auk (Penguinus impennis)? Atlantic Seabirds 7(3): 103-108. (RazoBillGrooves_AtlSeabirds.pdf) 540 k

Paredes, R., Jones, I.L. and D.J. Boness. 2006. Parental roles of male and female Thick-billed Murres and Razorbills at the Gannet Islands, Labrador. Behaviour 143: 451-481. (BEH24721.pdf) 444 k

Renner, M. 2006. Repeatable measures of take-off flight performance in auklets. Journal of Zoology (London) 268: 395-404. (JZO_takeoff36.pdf) 888 k

Major, H.L., I.L. Jones, G.V. Byrd, and J.C. Williams. 2006. Assessing the effects of Norway rats (Rattus norvegicus) on survival and productivity of Least Auklets (Aethia pusilla) at Kiska Island, Alaska. Auk 123(3): 681-694 (MajorAUK2006.pdf ) 620 k


Jones, I.L. and S. Seneviratne. 2005. Status, behavior and demography of Whiskered Auklets (Aethia pygmaea) at Egg Island, Aleutian Islands, Alaska in 2005. 20 pp. (Egg_report_2005.pdf) 452 k

Dawson, D.A., Hunter, F.M., Pandhal, J. Buckland, R., Parham, A., Jones, I.L., Bradshaw, M.,Jehle, R., and T. Burke. 2005. Assessment of 17 new whiskered auklet (Aethia pygmaea) microsatellite loci in 42 seabirds identifies 5-15 polymorphic markers for each of nine Alcinae species. Molecular Ecology Notes 5 (2): 289.

Muzaffar, S.B. and Jones, I.L. 2005. Population structure, distribution patterns and precopulatory mate-guarding in the feather mite Alloptes (Acari: Analgoidea: Alloptidae) on auks(Charadriiformes: Alcidae) at the Gannet Islands, Labrador, Canada. International Journal of Acarology 31:407-416.

Hedd A., D.F. Bertram, J.L. Ryder and I.L. Jones. 2005. Effects of inter-decadal climate variability on marine trophic interactions: rhinoceros auklets and their fish prey at Triangle Island, British Columbia, Canada, 1976-2001. Marine Ecology Progress Series 309: 263-278. (RhAuTriangMEPS2006.pdf) 452 k

Walsh, H.E., I.L. Jones and V.L. Friesen. 2005. A test of founder effect speciation using multiple loci in the auklets (Aethia spp.). Genetics 171: 1-10. (genet43380.pdf) 188 k

Goudie, R.I. and I.L. Jones. 2005. Feeding behaviour of Harlequin Ducks (Histronicus histronicus) breeding in central Labrador: a test of the food limitation hypothesis. Bird Behaviour 17:9-18. (BirdBehav_71.pdf) 72 k

Major, H.L. and I.L. Jones. 2005. Distribution, biology and prey selection of introduced Norway Rats Rattus norvegicus at Kiska Island, Aleutian Islands, Alaska. Pacific Conservation Biology 11(2): 105-113. (PacConsBiol_2005.pdf) 2500 k



Jones, I.L. and J.F. Marais. 2004. Survey of the Least and Crested Auklet colony near Sugarloaf Head, Semisopochnoi Island, Aleutian Islands, Alaska, in 2004. Report to Alaska Maritime NWR. 34 pp. (SemiSURVEYreport.pdf) 9.1 MB

Muzaffar, S. and I.L. Jones. 2004. Parasites and diseases of the Auks (Alcidae) of the world and their ecology - a review. Marine Ornithology 32: 121-146 (MARECOL32_2005.pdf) 188 k

Goudie R.I. and I.L. Jones. 2004. Dose-response relationships of Harlequin Duck behaviour to noise from low level jet overflights in central Labrador. Environmental Conservation 31: 1-10. (ENVIRCONS31_1.pdf) 4000 k

Paredes, R., Jones, I.L. and D.J. Boness. 2004. Reduced parental care, compensatory behaviour and reproductive costs experienced by female and male thick-billed murres equipped with data loggers. Animal Behaviour 69: 197-208. (ANIMBEHAV69_197.pdf) 284 k

Baillie, S.M. and I.L. Jones. 2004. Response of Atlantic Puffins (Fratercula arctica) to a decline in capelin (Mallotus villosus) abundance at the Gannet Islands, Labrador. Waterbirds 27 (1): 102-111. (Waterbirds27_102.pdf) 120 k

Fraser, G.S., Jones, I.L., Hunter, F.M. and L. Cowen. 2004. Mate switching patterns in Crested Auklets (Aethia cristatella): The role of breeding success and ornamentation. Bird Behaviour 16: 1-6. (BirdBehav16_7.pdf) 1.6 MB

Veit, A.C. and I.L. Jones. 2004. Timing and patterns of growth of Red-tailed Tropicbird (Phaethon rubricauda) tail streamer ornaments. Ibis 146: 355-359. (IBIS146_355rttr.pdf) 200 k

Jones, I.L., Hunter, F.M., Robertson, G.J. and G. Fraser. 2004. Natural variation in the sexually selected feather ornaments of crested auklets (Aethia cristatella) does not predict future survival. Behavioural Ecology 15: 332-337 (BEHAVECOL15_332) 84 k

Jones, I.L., Hagelin, J.C., Major, H.L. and L.E.L. Rasmussen. 2004. An experimental field study of the function of Crested Auklet Aethia cristatella feather odor. Condor 106: 71-78. (CONDOR106_71) 72 k

Wiese, F.K., Robertson, G.J., and A.J. Gaston. 2003. Impacts of chronic marine oil pollution and the murre hunt in Newfoundland on thick-billed murre Uria lomvia populations in the eastern Canadian Arctic. Biological Conservation 116: 205-216. (BIOLCONS116_205.pdf) 312 k



Veit, A.C. and I.L. Jones. 2003. The function of tail streamers of Red-tailed Tropicbirds (Phaethon rubricauda) as inferred from patterns of variation. Auk 120: 1033-1043. (AUK120_redtail.pdf) 312 k

Baillie, S.M. and I.L. Jones. 2003. Atlantic Puffin (Fratercula arctica) chick diet and reproductive performance at colonies with high and low capelin (Mallotus villosus) abundance. Canadian Journal of Zoology 81:1598-1607. (CJZAtPu81_1598.pdf) 220 k

Wiese, F.K. 2003. Sinking rates of dead birds: improving estimates of seabird mortality due to oiling. Marine Ornithology 31: 65-70. (MARORNITH31_65.pdf) 260 k

Wiese, F.K. and P.C. Ryan. 2003. The extent of chronic oil pollution in southeastern Newfoundland waters assessed through beached bird surveys 1984-1999. Marine Pollution Bulletin 46: 1090-1101. (oilMPB46_1090.pdf) 848 k

Hagelin, J.C., Jones, I.L, and L.E.L. Rasmussen. 2003. A tangerine scented social odour in a monogamous seabird. Proceedings of the Royal Society (London) B 03PB0159.5 (smellPRS.pdf) 268 k

Insley, S.J., R. Paredes and I.L. Jones. 2003. Sex differences in Razorbill Alca torda parent-offspring recognition. Journal of Experimental Biology. 206: 25-31. (JEB206_25.pdf) 148 k



Hunter, F.M., I.L. Jones, J. Williams and G.V. Byrd. 2002. Breeding biology of the Whiskered Auklet at Buldir Island, Alaska. Auk 119(4): 1036-1051 (WhAuAUK119_4.pdf) 216K

Jones, I.L., G.S. Fraser, S. Rowe, S. Carr, and P. Taylor. 2002. Different patterns of parental effort by female and male Thick-billed Murres (Uria lomvia) at a low arctic colony. Auk 119(4): 1064-1074 (TbMuAUK119_4.pdf) 348K

Jones, I.L., F.M. Hunter and G.J. Robertson. 2002. Annual adult survival of Least Auklets (Aves, Alcidae) varies with large-scale climatic conditions of the North Pacific Ocean. Oecologia 133 (1): 38-44. (Oecologia2002_133.pdf) 64 k

Jones, I.L., S. Rowe, and F. Mehlum. 2002. Social and self-maintenance behaviour of adult and sub-adult Little Auks Alle alle and Least Auklets Aethia pusilla at two breeding colonies. Ibis online 144: E113-E117. (Ibis2002_144.pdf) 92 k

Fraser, G.S., I.L. Jones, F.M. Hunter 2002. Male-female differences in parental care in monogamous Crested Auklets (Aethia cristatella). Condor 104: 413-423. (Condor2002_104.pdf) 2.5 MB


Jones, I.L. 2001. Order Charadriiformes, family Alcidae, the Auks. (book chapter on the Biology of the Auks) In: The Sibley Guide to Bird Life and Behavior. Edited by C. Elphink, J.B. Dunning Jr., and D.A. Sibley. Alfred A. Knopf, New York. (Jones_theAUKs_in SG.pdf) 2 MB

Wiese, F.K. and I.L. Jones. 2001. Experimental support for a new drift block design to assess seabird mortality from oil pollution. Auk 118(4): 1062-1068. (Auk118_driftblock.pdf) 728 k

Jones, I.L., N.B. Konyukhov, J.C. Williams and G.V. Byrd. 2001. Parakeet Auklet. In The Birds of North America, No. 594 (A. Poole, and F. Gill eds.). The Birds of North America Inc., Philadelphia, PA. (BNA594_2001.pdf) 5.1MB

Dawson, D.A., S. Darby, F.M. Hunter, A.P. Krupa, I.L. Jones and T. Burke. 2001. A critique of CHD-based molecular sexing protocols illustrated by a Z-chromosome polymorphism detected in auklets. Molecular Ecology Notes 1: 201-204. (MEN1_201.pdf) 2.1 MB

Massaro, M., Chardine, J., and I.L. Jones, I.L. 2001. Relationships between Black-legged Kittiwake nest-site characteristics and susceptibility to predation by large gulls. Condor 103: 793-801.



Jones, I.L., Hunter, F.M., and Fraser, G. 2000. Patterns of variation in ornaments of Crested Auklets (Aethia cristatella). Journal of Avian Biology 31: 119-127. (JAB2000_31CrAu.pdf) 232 k

Rowe, S., Jones, I.L., Chardine, J.W., Elliot, R.D., and B.G. Veitch. 2000. Recent changes in the winter diet of murres (Uria spp.) in coastal Newfoundland waters. Canadian Journal of Zoology 78: 495-500. (CJZ2000_78diet.pdf) 264 k

Massaro, M., Chardine, J., Jones, I.L. and G.J. Robertson. 2000. Delayed capelin availability influences predatory behaviour of large gulls on black-legged kittiwakes (Rissa tridactyla), causing a reduction in kittiwake breeding success. Canadian Journal of Zoology 78: 1588-1596. (CJZ200_78capelin.pdf) 116 k

Adams, P., Robertson, G. and I.L. Jones. 2000. Activity budgets of Harlequin Ducks Histronicus histronicus molting at the Gannet Islands, Labrador. Condor 102: 703-708. (Condor2000_102HaDu.pdf) 628 k

Bertram, D., Jones, I.L., Cooch, E. and F. Cooke. 2000. Survival rates of Cassin's and Rhinoceros Auklets at Triangle Island, British Columbia. Condor 102: 155-162. (Condor2000_102.pdf) 668 k

Rowe, S. and I.L. Jones. 2000. The enigma of Razorbill Alca torda breeding site selection: Adaptation to a variable environment? Ibis 142: 324-327. (Ibis2000_142.pdf) 736 k

Hipfner, J.M. 2000. The effect of egg size on post-hatching development in the Razorbill: an experimental study. Journal of Avian Biology 31: 112-118. (JAB2000_31Razo.pdf) 236 k

Hipfner, J.M., P.A. Adams, and R. Bryant. 2000. Breeding success of Black-legged Kittiwakes, Rissa tridactyla, at a colony in Labrador during a period of low capelin, Mallotus villosus, availability. Canadian Field Naturalist 114 (3): 413-416.


Jones, I.L. 1999. Assessing the role of sexual selection in adaptive radiation of the auklets (Alcidae, Aethiini). In: Adams, N. and Slotow, R. (Eds.), Proceedings of the International Ornithological Congress 22: 1115-1125. (aukrad.pdf)

Miller, E.H., I.L. Jones, and G.B. Stenson. 1999. Baculum and testes of the hooded seal (Cystophora cristata): growth and size-scaling, and their relationships to sexual selection. Canadian Journal of Zoology 77: :470-479. (CJZ1999_77baculum.pdf) 472 k

Bryant, R., Jones, I.L. and J.M. Hipfner. 1999. Responses of Common and Thick-billed Murres to changes in prey availability at the Gannet Islands, Labrador. Canadian Journal of Zoology 77: 1278-1287. (CJZ1999_77murres.pdf) 300 k

Jones, I.L. and F.M. Hunter. 1999. Experimental evidence for mutual inter- and intra-sexual selection favouring a crested auklet ornament. Animal Behaviour 57: 521-528. (AnimBehav1999_57.pdf) 212 k

Hunter, F.M. and I.L. Jones. 1999. The frequency and function of aquatic courtship and copulation by Least, Crested, Whiskered and Parakeet Auklets. Condor 101: 518-528. (Condor1999_101.pdf) 936 k

Hipfner, J.M., Gaston, A.J., Martin, D.L. and I.L. Jones. 1999. Seasonal declines in replacement egg-layings in a long-lived, Arctic seabird: costs of late breeding or variation in female quality? Journal of Animal Ecology 68: 988-998. ()

Bryant, R. and I.L. Jones. 1999. Food resource use and diet overlap of Common and Thick-billed Murres at the Gannet Islands, Labrador. Waterbirds 22: 263-272.

Fraser, G., Jones, I.L., Williams, J.C., Hunter, F.M., Scharf, L. and G.V. Byrd. 1999. Breeding biology of Crested Auklets at Buldir and Kasatochi Islands, Alaska. Auk 116: 690-701. (AUK1999_116.pdf) 1.6 MB

Hipfner, J.M. and R. Bryant. 1999. Comparative breeding biology of guillemots and Razorbills at a colony in the Northwest Atlantic. Atlantic Seabirds 1: 121-134.


Gaston, A.J. and I.L. Jones. 1998. Bird families of the world: The Auks (Alcidae). Oxford University Press, Oxford. 349 pp.

Jones, I.L. and F.M. Hunter. 1998. Heterospecific mating preferences for a feather ornament in Least Auklets. Behavioral Ecology 9: 189-192. (BehavEcol1998_9.pdf) 1.6 MB



Balmford, A., I.L. Jones and A. Thomas. 1995. How to compensate for a sexually-selected tail: the origin of sexual dimorphism in wing length in long-tailed birds. Evolution 48: 1062-1070.



Jones, I.L. 1994. Mass changes of least auklets Aethia pusilla during the breeding season: evidence for programmed loss of mass. Journal of Animal Ecology 63: 71-78. (JAE1994_63mass.pdf) 1.2 MB


Jones, I.L. 1993. Crested Auklet (Aethia cristatella). In The Birds of North America, No. 70 (A. Poole and F. Gill, eds.). Philadelphia: The Academy of Natural Sciences; Washington, D.C.: The American Ornithologist's Union.

Jones, I.L. 1993. Least Auklet (Aethia pusilla). In The Birds of North America, No. 69 (A. Poole and F. Gill, eds.). Philadelphia: The Academy of Natural Sciences; Washington, D.C.: The American Ornithologist's Union.

Jones, I.L. 1993. Sexual differences in bill shape and external measurements of the Crested Auklet. Wilson Bulletin 105: 525-529.

Balmford, A., I.L. Jones and A. Thomas. 1993. On avian asymmetry: evidence of natural selection for symmetrical tails and wings in birds. Proceedings of the Royal Society (London) 252: 245-251.

Jones, I.L. and F.M. Hunter. 1993. Experimental evidence for mutual sexual selection in a monogamous seabird. Nature 362: 238-239. (Nature1993_362.pdf) 1.7 MB

Balmford, A., Thomas, A. and I.L. Jones. 1993. Aerodynamics and the evolution of long tails in birds. Nature 361: 628-631.



Jones, I.L. 1992. Factors affecting survivorship of least auklets (Aethia pusilla) at St. Paul Island, Alaska. Auk. 109: 576-584.

Jones, I.L. 1992. Sexual selection and the evolution of extravagant traits in birds: problems with testing good genes models. Auk 109: 198-200.

Jones, I.L. 1992. Colony attendance of least auklets (Aethia pusilla) at St. Paul Island, Alaska: implications for population monitoring. Condor. 94: 93-100. (Condor1992_94AnMu.pdf) 652 k

Jones, I.L. and R.D. Montgomerie. 1992. Least auklet ornaments: do they function as quality indicators? Behavioural Ecology and Sociobiology 30: 43-52. (LeAu_ornament_functionBEH.pdf) 2.4 MB



Jones, I.L. and R.D. Montgomerie. 1991. Mating and re-mating patterns of least auklets (Aethia pusilla) in relation to plumage and ornamentation. Behavioural Ecology 2: 249-257.

Gaston, A.J. and I.L. Jones. 1991. Seabirds and marine mammals recorded in western Hecate Strait, British Columbia, in spring and early summer, 1984-1989. Canadian Field Naturalist 105: 550-560.



Jones, I.L. 1990. Plumage variability functions for status signaling in least auklets. Animal Behaviour 39: 967-975.



Jones, I.L., A.J. Gaston and J.B. Falls. 1989. Factors affecting colony attendance of Ancient Murrelets (Synthliboramphus antiquus). Canadian Journal of Zoology 68: 433-441. (CJZ_AnMu_colonyattend_1989.pdf) 800 k

Jones, I.L., Falls, J.B. and A.J. Gaston. 1989. The vocal repertoire of the Ancient Murrelet (Synthliboramphus antiquus). Condor 91: 699-710. (Condor1989_91repertoire.pdf) 968 k

Gaston, A.J. and I.L. Jones. 1989. The relative importance of stress and programmed anorexia in determining mass loss by incubating Ancient Murrelets (Synthliboramphus antiquus). Auk 106: 653-658. (Auk_AnMu_massloss1988.pdf) 208 k



Jones, I.L. 1988. A survey of the auklet colony at Village Cove Beach, St. Paul Island, Alaska in 1988. Unpublished report for the Alaska Maritime National Wildlife Refuge. (VCBsurvey1988.pdf) 2.6 MB

Gaston, A.J., Jones, I.L. and D.G. Noble. 1988. Monitoring Ancient Murrelet breeding populations. Colonial Waterbirds 11: 58-66. (CW_AnMu_monitoring.pdf) 368 k

Gaston, A.J., Jones, I.L., Noble, D.G. and S.A. Smith. 1988. Orientation of Ancient Murrelet chicks on their passage from the burrow to the sea. Animal Behaviour 36: 300-303. (AB_AnMu_orient1987.pdf) 1.2 MB


Jones, I.L., Falls, J.B. and A.J. Gaston. 1987. Vocal recognition between parents and young of Ancient Murrelets (Synthliboramphus antiquus). Animal Behaviour 35: 1405-1415. (AB_AnMu_recog_1987.pdf) 4 MB

Jones, I.L., A.J. Gaston and J.B. Falls. 1987. Colony departure of Ancient Murrelets (Synthliboramphus antiquus). Condor 89: 940-943. (Condor1987_89departure.pdf) 352 k