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Graduate Student Theses & Dissertations

Adrean, L.J.  2011.  Caspian tern (Hydroprogne caspia) foraging ecology and predation on juvenile salmonids in San Francisco Bay, California. Unpublished M.S. thesis, Oregon State Univeristy, Corvallis, Oregon. 

Anderson, C.D.  2002.  Factors affecting colony size, reproductive success, and foraging patterns of Double-crested Cormorants nesting on East Sand Island in the Columbia River estuary.  Unpublished M.S. thesis, Oregon State University, Corvallis, Oregon.

Anderson, S.K.  2003.  Foraging ecology, colony attendance, and chick provisioning of Caspian Terns in the Columbia River estuary.  Unpublished M.S. thesis, Oregon State University, Corvallis, Oregon.

Antolos, M.  2002.  Breeding and foraging ecology of Caspian Terns in the mid-Columbia River: predation on juvenile salmonids and management implications. Unpublished M.S. thesis, Oregon State University, Corvallis, Oregon.

Collar, S. 2013. Site fidelity and colony dynamics of Caspian terns nesting at East Sand Island, Columbia River Estuary, Oregon, USA. Unpublished M.S. thesis, Oregon State University, Corvallis, Oregon.

Hostetter, N.J. 2009. Susceptibility of juvenile salmonids to avian predation: are Caspian terns and double-crested cormorants only taking the sick and injured? Unpublished M.S. thesis, Oregon State University, Corvallis, Oregon. 

Lyons, D.E.  2004.  Foraging ecology of Caspian terns and double-crested cormorants in the Columbia River estuary. Unpublished M.S. thesis, Oregon State University, Corvallis, Oregon.

Lyons, D.E. 2010. Bioenergetics-based predator-prey relationships between piscivorous birds and juvenile salmonids in the Columbia River estuary.  Unpublished Ph.D. dissertation, Oregon State University, Corvallis, Oregon.

Mercer, D.M. 2008. Phylogeography and population genetic structure of double-crested cormorants. Unpublished M.S. thesis, Oregon State University, Corvallis, Oregon.

Myers, A.M. 2007. Evaluating the fatty acid signature for studies of diet composition in piscivorous waterbirds. Unpublished M.S. thesis, Oregon State University, Corvallis, Oregon.

Patterson, A. 2012. Breeding and foraging ecology of Caspian terns nesting on artificial islands in the Upper Klamath Basin, California.

Peck-Richardson, A.G. 2017. Double-crested cormorants and Brandt's cormorants breeding at East Sand Island in the Columbia River estuary: Foraging ecology, colony connectivity, and overwinter dispersal. Unpublished M.S. thesis, Oregon State University, Corvallis, Oregon.

Suzuki, Y. 2012. Piscivorous colonial waterbirds in the Columbia River estuary: Demography, dietary contaminants, and management. Unpublished Ph.D. dissertation, Oregon State University, Corvallis, Oregon.

Wright, S.K. 2004. Disturbance and roosting ecology of California brown pelicans on East Sand Island in the Columbia River estuary. Unpublished M.S. thesis, Oregon State University, Corvallis, Oregon.

Graduate student theses from this project. Click on links to view or download documents
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