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Tables of Contents for Birds of the Yukon Territory
Chapter/Section Title
Page #
Page Count
Preface
6
7
Acknowledgments
7
4
Introduction
Yukon Birdlife
11
6
The Yukon Environment
17
13
The History of Bird Study in the Yukon
30
8
Birds in Aboriginal Culture and History
38
4
Yukon Birds through the Seasons
42
4
Bird Conservation in the Yukon
46
6
Birds of the Yukon Database and Methodology
52
3
Organization of the Species Accounts
55
5
Regular Species
Order Gaviiformes
Family Gaviidae: Loons
60
8
Order Podicipediformes
Family Podicipedidae: Grebes
68
6
Order Pelecaniformes
Family Phalacrocoracidae: Cormorants
74
2
Order Ciconiiformes
Family Ardeidae: Herons
76
1
Order Anseriformes
Family Anatidae: Geese, Swans, and Ducks
77
71
Order Falconiformes
Family Accipitridae: Hawks, and Eagles
148
18
Family Falconidae: Falcons
166
9
Order Galliformes
Family Phasianidae: Grouse
175
15
Order Gruiformes
Family Rallidae: Rails and Coots
190
4
Family Gruidae: Cranes
194
2
Order Charadriiformes
Family Charadriidae: Plovers
196
8
Family Scolopacidae: Sandpipers, Phalaropes, and Allies
204
52
Family Laridae: Skuas, Gulls, and Terns
256
26
Family Alcidae: Auks and Murres
282
2
Order Columbiformes
Family Columbidae: Pigeons and Doves
284
2
Order Strigiformes
Family Strigidae: Typical Owls
286
12
Order Caprimulgiformes
Family Caprimulgidae: Goatsuckers
298
2
Order Apodiformes
Family Trochilidae: Hummingbirds
300
1
Order Coraciiformes
Family Alcedinidae: Kingfishers
301
2
Order Piciformes
Family Picidae: Woodpeckers
303
14
Order Passeriformes
Family Tyrannidae: Tyrant Flycatchers
317
20
Family Laniidae: Shrikes
337
2
Family Vireonidae: Vireos
339
7
Family Corvidae: Crows and Jays
346
8
Family Alaudidae: Larks
354
2
Family Hirundinidae: Swallows
356
11
Family Paridae: Chickadees
367
6
Family Sittidae: Nuthatches
373
2
Family Troglodytidae: Wrens
375
2
Family Cinclidae: Dippers
377
2
Family Regulidae: Kinglets
379
4
Family Turdidae: Thrushes
383
18
Family Sturnidae: Starlings
401
1
Family Motacillidae: Pipits and Wagtails
402
4
Family Bombycillidae: Waxwings
406
4
Family Parulidae: Wood-Warblers
410
36
Family Thraupidae: Tanagers
446
2
Family Emberizidae: Sparrows
448
34
Family Cardinalidae: Grosbeaks
482
1
Family Icteridae: Blackbirds
483
6
Family Fringillidae: Finches
489
21
Occasional Species
Casual and Accidental Species
510
24
Hypothetical and Exotic Species
534
4
Appendices
A: List of Yukon Birds
538
4
B: Yukon First Nations and Inuvialuit Bird Names
542
7
C: Plants and Animals Mentioned in the Text
549
1
D: Place Names Mentioned in the Text
550
4
E: The North American Breeding Bird Survey in the Yukon
554
12
F: The Christmas Bird Count in the Yukon
566
4
G: The Cooperative Roadside Waterfowl Breeding Population Survey in Southern Yukon
570
1
H: The Alaska-Yukon Waterfowl Breeding Population Survey
570
1
I: The Yukon/Northern British Columbia Trumpeter Swan Survey
571
1
J: The North American Peregrine Falcon Survey
571
1
Literature Cited
572
13
About the Authors
585
2
Credits: Authors and Artists
587
1
Contributors
588
3
Index
591