Kyle Elliott

Assistant Professor,
McGill University

Department of Natural Resource Sciences
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  • Doctorate, Biological Sciences, The University of Manitoba - 2014
  • Master's Thesis, Zoology, The University of Manitoba -2007
  • Bachelor's Honours, Physics & Mathematics, University of British Columbia -2003
  • Bachelor's Honours, Conservation Biology, University of British Columbia -2003


The impacts of climate warming are greatest in the Arctic. The ecological energetics of top predators integrates information over many scales, thus providing unique opportunities to assess ecosystem change. As food used by northern people, top predators also provide early warning signals for changes in human health. How does reduced ice affect marine wildlife? What does the changing ecology of seabirds tell us about arctic ecosystems? These questions will be investigated using cutting-edge physiological and biologging tools to better understand the ecological mechanisms associated with a changing Arctic and to help ensure the environmental security of Arctic communities.

QCBS students

Emily Choy

Postdoctoral fellow
Other (co-)supervisor: Grant Gilchrist
(Start: 2018)
Foraging energetics of thick-billed murres and the effects of environmental change
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Émile Brisson-Curadeau

Other (co-)supervisor: Charles-André Bost
(Start: 2019, End: 2023)
Impact of Extreme Climatic Events on the Foraging Behaviour and Breeding Success of the King Penguin

Amélie Fontaine

Other (co-)supervisor: Craig Willis & Quinn Fletcher, University of Winnipeg
(Start: 2017)
Other QCBS (co-)supervisor: Anouk Simard
Optimizing the conservation of Myotis bats of Quebec through the monitoring of maternity colonies

Thomas Lazarus

(Start: 2015)
Quantifying seabird distribution in relation to resources development and associated shipping activities in the Arctic

Don-Jean Léandri-Breton

Other (co-)supervisor: Olivier Chastel (CEBC-CNRS, France)
(Start: 2018)
Interactions saisonnières er physiologie du stress chez un oiseau marin nichant dans l’Arctique

Rebecca McCabe

Other (co-)supervisor: Jean-François Therrien, Hawk Mountain Sanctuary
(Start: 2017)
Linking individual movements to population-level processes: the winter ecology of Snowy Owls in North America

Francis van Oordt

(Start: 2017, End: 2021)
Other QCBS (co-)supervisor: Andrew Hendry
Foraging ecology of Peruvian resident seabirds

Shannon Whelan

(Start: 2017)
Foraging plasticity in Arctic seabirds

Angelika Aleksieva

(Start: 2015)
Pentosidine in age determination of Black-legged kittiwakes

Ana Morales

Other (co-)supervisor: Barbara Frei, McGill Bird Observatory
(Start: 2017)
Migration and stopover strategies in moult-migrant Swainson's thrushes: An automated telemetry study

Catherine Destrempes

Other (co-)supervisor: Marie-Andrée Giroux Université Moncton
(Start: 2018, End: 2020)
Identification of the literature readily available on allochthonous input of marine resource in the Arctic terrestrial ecosystems

Previous students (since 2009)

Esteban Góngora

Other (co-)supervisor: Lyle Whyte, McGill University
(Start: 2016, End: 2018)
Characterization of the Microbiome of Thick-billed Murres and its Association with Prey Specialization and Mercury
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Ashley Hanas

Other (co-)supervisor: Jessica Head, McGill University
(Start: 2016, End: 2018)
Other QCBS (co-)supervisor: Jessica Head
Effect of contaminants on avian corticosterone and associated behaviour

Juliana Balluffi-Fry

(Start: 2015, End: 2015)
A Comparison of the Bird Biodiversities across Different Habitat Types in Kenauk Nature Game Reserve

Erin Brown

(Start: 2017, End: 2017)
Energetics of prey switching by Black Guillemots due to environmental changes

Gabrielle Ednie


Using UAVs: a behavioural study of bats

Philippe Grenier

(Start: 2018, End: 2019)
Exposure of alpine ospreys to persistent organic pollutants

Mathilde Guglielmi

(Start: 2018, End: 2018)
Refining the Use of Automated Radio Telemetry for Studying Bird Migration

Kristen Lalla

Other (co-)supervisor: -
(Start: 2015, End: 2018)
Fitness, senescence, and foraging behaviour in the Black-legged Kittiwake (Rissa tridactyla)

Eric Ste Marie

(Start: 2015, End: 2018)
Estimating the flight and dive costs of a small arctic seabird, the dovekie (Alle alle)

Alice Sun

(Start: 2018, End: 2019)
Logging movement of rhinoceros auklets and its impact on reproductive success

Catherine Villeneuve

(Start: 2015, End: 2016)
Using accelerometers to determine fine-scale behaviours of thick-billed murres
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Examples of species studied

Uria lomvia
Haliaeetus leucocephalus
Porichthys notatus
Melospiza melodia
Boreogadus saida
Brachyramphus marmoratus
Molothrus aeneus
Turdus grayi
Drosophila melanogaster


108- Long-range transport of legacy organic pollutants affects alpine fish eaten by ospreys in western Canada
Grenier P , Elliott J E , Drouillard K G , Guigueno M F , Muir D , Shaw D P , Wayland M , Elliott K H ,
2020 Science of the Total Environment (Date Added: 2020-01-22)

107- Foot web pentosidine does not covary strongly with age in four species of wild seabirds
Aleksieva A A , Treberg J R , Diamond A W , Hatch S A , Elliott K H ,
2020 Experimental Gerontology (Date Added: 2020-01-22)

106- Huffin’ and puffin: Seabirds use large bills to dissipate heat from energetically demanding flight
Schraft H A , Whelan S , Elliott K H ,
2019 Journal of Experimental Biology (Date Added: 2019-12-03)

105- Prey capture and selection throughout the breeding season in a deep-diving generalist seabird, the thick-billed murre
Brisson‐Curadeau ,
2019 Journal of Avian Biology (Date Added: 2019-08-14)

104- Boldness, mate choice and reproductive success in Rissa tridactyla
Collins S M , Hatch S A , Elliott K H , Jacobs S R ,
2019 Animal Behaviour (Date Added: 2019-07-17)

103- Flight costs in volant vertebrates: A phylogenetically-controlled meta-analysis of birds and bats
Guigueno M F , Shoji A , Elliott K H , Aris-Brosou S ,
2019 Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology -Part A : Molecular and Integrative Physiology (Date Added: 2019-07-06)

102- Identifying key marine habitat sites for seabirds and sea ducks in the Canadian Arctic
Mallory M L , Gaston A J , Provencher J F , Wong S N , Anderson C , Elliott K H , Gilchrist H G , Janssen M , Lazarus T , Patterson A , Pirie-Dominix L , Spencer N C ,
2019 Environmental Reviews (Date Added: 2019-06-14)

101- Muscle fiber structure in an aging long-lived seabird, the black-legged kittiwake (Rissa tridactyla)
Brown K , Jimenez A G , Whelan S , Lalla K , Hatch S A , Elliott K H ,
2019 Journal of Morphology (Date Added: 2019-05-23)

100- A comparison of techniques for classifying behavior from accelerometers for two species of seabird
Patterson A , Gilchrist H G , Chivers L , Hatch S , Elliott K ,
2019 Ecology and Evolution (Date Added: 2019-04-03)

99- Seasonal and temporal variation in scaled mass index of Black-capped Chickadees (Poecile atricapillus)
Nip E J , Frei B , Elliott K H ,
2018 Canadian Field-Naturalist (Date Added: 2019-11-16)

98- Biotransport of metallic trace elements from marine to terrestrial ecosystems by seabirds
Shoji A , Elliott K , Aris-Brosou S , Mizukawa H , Nakayama S , Ikenaka Y , Ishizuka M , Kuwae T , Watanabe K , Escoruela Gonzalez J , Watanuki Y ,
2018 Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry (Date Added: 2018-12-10)

96- Nitrogen and sulfur isotopes predict variation in mercury levels in Arctic seabird prey
Góngora E , Braune B M , Elliott K H ,
2018 Marine Pollution Bulletin (Date Added: 2018-11-19)

95- Costs and response to conspecific brood parasitism by colonial red-breasted mergansers
Craik S R , Titman R D , Savard J L , Kaouass M , Thimot N , Elliott K H , Tremblay ,
2018 Journal of Ethology (Date Added: 2018-11-19)

94- Status of the three?wattled bellbird (procnias tricarunculatus) in the nicoya mountains, Costa Rica
Stein, AC, Elliott, K, Guigueno, MF, Kalinina, V
2017 Ornitologia Neotropical (Date Added: 2018-08-04)

93- Scared fitless: Context-dependent response of fear to loss of predators over evolutionary time in_Drosophila melanogaster_
Elliott, KH, Norris, DR, Betini, GS, Dworkin, I, Hutchings, J
2017 Facets (Date Added: 2018-05-14)

92- Seabird species vary in behavioural response to drone census
Brisson-Curadeau ,
2017 Scientific Reports (Date Added: 2018-01-02)

91- Tracking cairns: Biologging improves the use of seabirds as sentinels of the sea
Brisson-Curadeau E , Patterson A , Whelan S , Lazarus T , Elliott K H ,
2017 Frontiers in Marine Science (Date Added: 2017-12-07)

90- Lipid extraction techniques for stable isotope analysis and ecological assays
Elliott K H , Roth J D , Crook K ,
2017 Methods in Molecular Biology (Date Added: 2017-07-24)

89- Fear creates an Allee effect: Experimental evidence from seasonal populations
Elliott K H , Betini G S , Norris D R ,
2017 Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences (Date Added: 2017-07-24)

88- Light oiling of feathers increases flight energy expenditure in a migratory shorebird
Maggini I , Kennedy L V , Macmillan A , Elliott K H , Dean K , Guglielmo C G ,
2017 Journal of Experimental Biology (Date Added: 2017-07-24)

87- Variation in growth drives the duration of parental care: A test of Ydenberg’s model
Elliott K , Linnebjerg J , Burke C , Gaston A , Mosbech A , Frederiksen M , Merkel F ,
2017 American Naturalist (Date Added: 2017-05-06)

86- Trouble on takeoff: Crude oil on feathers reduces escape performance of shorebirds
Maggini I , Kennedy L V , Elliott K H , Dean K M , MacCurdy R , Macmillan A , Pritsos C A , Guglielmo C G ,
2017 Ecotoxicology and Environmental Safety (Date Added: 2017-04-06)

85- Reduced activity in middle-aged thick-billed murres: evidence for age related trends in fine-scale foraging behaviour
Cunningham J T , Le Vaillant M , Gaston A J , Ropert-Coudert Y , Kato A , Jacobs S R , Elliott K H ,
2017 Animal Behaviour (Date Added: 2017-04-06)

84- Accelerometry reveals an impact of short-term tagging on seabird activity budgets
Chivers, LS, Hatch, SA, Elliott, KH
2016 The Condor (Date Added: 2017-07-31)

83- Origin of Sulfur in Diet Drives Spatial and Temporal Mercury Trends in Seabird Eggs From Pacific Canada 1968-2015
Elliott, K, Elliott, JE
2016 Environmental science & technology (Date Added: 2017-07-24)

82- Reprint of: Trouble on takeoff: Crude oil on feathers reduces escape performance of shorebirds
Maggini I , Kennedy L V , Elliott K H , Dean K M , MacCurdy R , Macmillan A , Pritsos C A , Guglielmo C G ,
2016 Ecotoxicology and Environmental Safety (Date Added: 2017-06-22)

81- Lipid extraction techniques for stable isotope analysis of bird eggs: Chloroform–methanol leads to more enriched 13C values than extraction via petroleum ether
Elliott, KH, Elliott, JE
2016 Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology (Date Added: 2016-11-25)

80- Experimental evidence for within- and cross-seasonal effects of fear on survival and reproduction
Elliott, KH, Betini, GS, Dworkin, I, Norris, DR
2016 The Journal of Animal Ecology (Date Added: 2016-11-25)

79- Physiological constraints and dive behavior scale in tandem with body mass in auks: A comparative analysis
Shoji, A, Aris-Brosou, S, Elliott, KH
2016 Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology. Part A, Molecular & Integrative Physiology (Date Added: 2016-11-25)

78- Counting calories in cormorants: dynamic body acceleration predicts daily energy expenditure measured in pelagic cormorants
Stothart, MR, Elliott, KH, Wood, T, Hatch, SA, Speakman, JR
2016 The Journal of Experimental Biology (Date Added: 2016-11-25)

77- Measurement of flying and diving metabolic rate in wild animals: Review and recommendations
Elliott, KH
2016 Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology. Part A, Molecular & Integrative Physiology (Date Added: 2016-11-25)

76- Diel vertical migration of prey and light availability constrain foraging in an Arctic seabird
Elliott, KH, Gaston, AJ
2015 Marine Biology (Date Added: 2017-07-31)

75- Mercury in Forage Fish from Mexico and Central America: Implications for Fish-Eating Birds
Elliott, JE, Kirk, DA, Elliott, KH, Dorzinsky, J, Lee, S, Inzunza, ER, Cheng, KMT, Scheuhammer, T, Shaw, P
2015 Archives of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology (Date Added: 2017-07-31)

74- Leucocyte profiles of Arctic marine birds: correlates of migration and breeding phenology
Mallory, ML, Little, CM, Boyd, ES, Ballard, J, Elliott, KH, Gilchrist, HG, Hipfner, JM, Petersen, A, Shutler, D
2015 Conservation Physiology (Date Added: 2017-07-31)

73- Predictors of incubation costs in seabirds: an evolutionary perspective
Shoji, A, Elliott, KH, Aris-Brosou, S, Wilson, RP, Gaston, AJ, Pichegru, L
2015 Ibis (Date Added: 2017-01-27)

72- Resting and daily energy expenditures during reproduction are adjusted in opposite directions in free-living birds
Welcker, J, Speakman, JR, Elliott, KH, Hatch, SA, Kitaysky, AS, Wilson, R
2015 Functional Ecology (Date Added: 2016-08-09)

71- Ageing gracefully: physiology but not behaviour declines with age in a diving seabird
Elliott, KH, Hare, JF, Le Vaillant, M, Gaston, AJ, Ropert-Coudert, Y, Anderson, WG, Franklin, C
2015 Functional Ecology (Date Added: 2016-08-09)

70- Feather corticosterone reveals stress associated with dietary changes in a breeding seabird
Will, A, Watanuki, Y, Kikuchi, DM, Sato, N, Ito, M, Callahan, M, Wynne-Edwards, K, Hatch, S, Elliott, K, Slater, L, Takahashi, A, Kitaysky, A
2015 Ecology and Evolution (Date Added: 2015-10-14)

68- PBDEs and other POPs in urban birds of prey partly explained by trophic level and carbon source
Elliott, JE, Brogan, J, Lee, SL, Drouillard, KG, Elliott, KH
2015 Science of The Total Environment (Date Added: 2015-05-04)

67- Foraging behaviour of sympatric razorbills and puffins
Shoji, A, Elliott, K, Fayet, A, Boyle, D, Perrins, C, Guilford, T,
2015 Marine Ecology Progress Series (Date Added: 2015-02-18)

66- Brominated flame retardant trends in aquatic birds from the Salish Sea region of the west coast of North America, including a mini-review of recent trends in marine and estuarine birds
Miller, A, Elliott, JE, Elliott, KH, Guigueno, MF, Wilson, LK, Lee, S, Idrissi, A
2015 Science of the Total Environment (Date Added: 2015-01-23)

64- Spatial and temporal trends in brominated flame retardants in seabirds from the Pacific coast of Canada
Miller A, EJ
2014 Environmental Pollution (Date Added: 2016-06-22)

63- Feather corticosterone reveals developmental stress in seabirds
Will, AP, Suzuki, Y, Elliott, KH, Hatch, SA, Watanuki, Y, Kitaysky, AS
2014 Journal of Experimental Biology (Date Added: 2015-01-23)

62- Equations for lipid normalization of carbon stable isotope ratios in aquatic bird eggs
Elliott, KH, Davis, M, Elliott, JE
2014 PLoS ONE (Date Added: 2015-01-23)

61- The prudent parent meets old age: A high stress response in very old seabirds supports the terminal restraint hypothesis
Elliott, KH, O'Reilly, KM, Hatch, SA, Gaston, AJ, Hare, JF, Anderson, WG
2014 Hormones and Behavior (Date Added: 2015-01-23)

60- Organohalogen contaminants and total mercury in forage fish preyed upon by thick-billed murres in northern Hudson Bay
Braune, BM, Gaston, AJ, Elliott, KH, Provencher, JF, Woo, KJ, Chambellant, M, Ferguson, SH, Letcher, RJ
2014 Marine Pollution Bulletin (Date Added: 2015-01-23)

59- Dive behaviour and daily energy expenditure in Thick-billed Murres Uria lomvia after leaving the breeding colony
Elliott, KH, Gaston, AJ
2014 Marine Ornithology (Date Added: 2015-01-23)

58- Age-related variation in energy expenditure in a long-lived bird within the envelope of an energy ceiling
Elliott, KH, Le Vaillant, M, Kato, A, Gaston, AJ, Ropert-Coudert, Y, Hare, JF, Speakman, JR, Croll, D
2014 Journal of Animal Ecology (Date Added: 2015-01-23)

57- Seabird diet changes in northern Hudson Bay, 1981-2013, reflect the availability of schooling prey
Gaston, AJ, Elliott, KH
2014 Marine Ecology Progress Series (Date Added: 2015-01-23)

56-Incubation shift correlates with corticosterone, not metabolism, in ancient murrelets
Shoji A, EK
2013 PLoS One ( Date Added: 2016-06-22)

54- Tracking marine pollution
Elliott, JE, Elliott, KH
2013 Science (Date Added: 2015-01-23)

53- Age, Sex, and Telomere Dynamics in a Long-Lived Seabird with Male-Biased Parental Care
Young, RC, Kitaysky, AS, Haussmann, MF, Descamps, S, Orben, RA, Elliott, KH, Gaston, AJ
2013 PLoS ONE (Date Added: 2015-01-23)

52- High flight costs, but low dive costs, in auks support the biomechanical hypothesis for flightlessness in penguins
Elliott, KH, Ricklefs, RE, Gaston, AJ, Hatch, SA, Speakman, JR, Davoren, GK
2013 Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America (Date Added: 2015-01-23)

51- Accelerometry predicts daily energy expenditure in a bird with high activity levels
Elliott, KH, Le Vaillant, M, Kato, A, Speakman, JR, Ropert-Coudert, Y
2013 Biology Letters (Date Added: 2015-01-23)

50- Modeling foraging range for breeding colonies of thick-billed murres Uria lomvia in the Eastern Canadian Arctic and potential overlap with industrial development
Gaston, AJ, Elliott, KH, Ropert-Coudert, Y, Kato, A, Macdonald, CA, Mallory, ML, Gilchrist, HG
2013 Biological Conservation (Date Added: 2015-01-23)

49- High corticosterone, not high energy cost, correlates with reproductive success in the burrow-nesting ancient murrelet
Shoji, A, Elliott, KH, O'Reilly, KM, Gaston, AJ
2013 PLoS ONE (Date Added: 2015-01-23)

47- Networks of prey specialization in an Arctic monomorphic seabird
Provencher, JF, Elliott, KH, Gaston, AJ, Braune, BM
2013 Journal of Avian Biology (Date Added: 2015-01-23)

46- Arctic cod (Boreogadus saida) as prey: Fish length-energetics relationships in the Beaufort sea and Hudson Bay
Harter, BB, Elliott, KH, Divoky, GJ, Davoren, GK
2013 Arctic (Date Added: 2015-01-23)

44-Senescence in Arctic birds
Elliott KH, AW
2012 ( Date Added: 2016-06-27)

43-Frequent ejection of artificial bronzed cowbird (Molothrus aeneus) eggs by the clay-colored thrush (Turdus grayi) in Costa Rica
Rasmussen JL, SS
2012 Ornithologia Neotropical ( Date Added: 2016-06-22)

42-Aerial surveys: a worthwhile add-on to PRISM surveys, especially in the Arctic
Elliott KH, SP
2012 Studies in Avian Biology ( Date Added: 2016-06-22)

41-Small-scale and reconnaissance surveys
Bart J, AB
2012 Studies in Avian Biology ( Date Added: 2016-06-22)

40- Non-lethal measures of seabird body condition
Jacobs SR, EK
2012 Physiological & Biochemical Zoology (Date Added: 2016-06-22)

39- Determining seabird body condition using nonlethal measures
Jacobs, SR, Elliott, K, Guigueno, MF, Gaston, AJ, Redman, P, Speakman, JR, Weber, J-M
2012 Physiological and Biochemical Zoology (Date Added: 2015-01-23)

38- Differential exposure of alpine ospreys to mercury: Melting glaciers, hydrology or deposition patterns?
Guigueno, MF, Elliott, KH, Levac, J, Wayland, M, Elliott, JE
2012 Environment International (Date Added: 2015-01-23)

37- Year-long deployments of small geolocators increase corticosterone levels in murres
Elliott, KH, McFarlane-Tranquilla, L, Burke, CM, Hedd, A, Montevecchi, WA, Anderson, WG
2012 Marine Ecology Progress Series (Date Added: 2015-01-23)

36- Factors influencing legacy pollutant accumulation in alpine osprey: Biology, topography, or melting glaciers?
Elliott, JE, Levac, J, Guigueno, MF, Shaw, DP, Wayland, M, Morrissey, CA, Muir, DCG, Elliott, KH
2012 Environmental Science and Technology (Date Added: 2015-01-23)

35- Miniaturized data loggers and computer programming improve seabird risk and damage assessments for marine oil spills in atlantic Canada
Robertson, GJ, Fifield, DA, Montevecchi, WA, Gaston, AJ, Burke, CM, Byrne, R, Elliott, KH, Gjerdrum, C, Gilchrist, HG, Hedd, A, Mallory, ML, McFarlane Tranquilla, L, Regular, PM, Ryan, PC, Smith, PA, Wilhelm, SI
2012 Journal of Ocean Technology (Date Added: 2015-01-23)

34- The Arctic phoenix
Elliott, K
2011 Arctic (Date Added: 2015-01-23)

33- Density-dependence in the survival and reproduction of bald eagles: Linkages to chum salmon
Elliott, KH, Elliott, JE, Wilson, LK, Jones, I, Stenerson, K
2011 Journal of Wildlife Management (Date Added: 2015-01-23)

32- Incubation patterns in a central-place forager affect lifetime reproductive success: Scaling of patterns from a foraging bout to a lifetime
Shoji, A, Elliott, KH, Aris-Brosou, S, Crump, D, Gaston, AJ
2011 PLoS ONE (Date Added: 2015-01-23)

31- Changes in body composition during breeding: Reproductive strategies of three species of seabirds under poor environmental conditions
Jacobs, SR, Edwards, DB, Ringrose, J, Elliott, KH, Weber, J-M, Gaston, AJ
2011 Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology - B Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (Date Added: 2015-01-23)

30- Erratum: Polyhalogenated aromatic hydrocarbons and metabolites: Relation to circulating thyroid hormone and retinol in nestling bald eagles (Haliaeetus leucocephalus)
Cesh, LS, Elliott, KH, Quade, S, McKinney, MA, Maisoneuve, F, Garcelon, DK, Sandau, CD, Letcher, RJ, Williams, TD, Elliott, JE
2010 Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry (Date Added: 2015-01-23)

29- Oxygen stores and foraging behavior of two sympatric, planktivorous alcids
Elliott, KH, Shoji, A, Campbell, KL, Gaston, AJ
2010 Aquatic Biology (Date Added: 2015-01-23)

28- Aerial surveys do not reliably survey boreal-nesting shorebirds
Elliott, KH, Smith, PA, Johnston, VH
2010 Canadian Field-Naturalist (Date Added: 2015-01-23)

27- Polyhalogenated aromatic hydrocarbons and metabolites: Relation to circulating thyroid hormone and retinol in nestling bald eagles (Haliaeetus Leucocephalus)
Cesh, LS, Elliott, KH, Quade, S, Mckinney, MA, Maisoneuve, F, Garcelon, DK, Sandau, CD, Letcher, RJ, Williams, TD, Elliott, JE
2010 Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry (Date Added: 2015-01-23)

26- Productivity, embryo and eggshell characteristics, and contaminants in bald eagles from the great lakes, USA, 1986 to 2000
Best, DA, Elliott, KH, Bowerman, WW, Shieldcastle, M, Postupalsky, S, Kubiak, TJ, Tillitt, DE, Elliott, JE
2010 Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry (Date Added: 2015-01-23)

25- Sex-specific behavior by a monomorphic seabird represents risk partitioning
Elliott, KH, Gaston, AJ, Crump, D
2010 Behavioral Ecology (Date Added: 2015-01-23)

24- Has early ice clearance increased predation on breeding birds by polar bears?
Smith, PA, Elliott, KH, Gaston, AJ, Gilchrist, HG
2010 Polar Biology (Date Added: 2015-01-23)

23-Seabirds as monitors in northern Hudson bay
Elliot KH,
2009 Sacred Landscapes ( Date Added: 2016-06-22)

22- Specialization in murres: The story of eight specialists
Elliott KH, WK
2009 Waterbirds (Date Added: 2016-06-22)

21- Accuracy of depth recorders
Elliott, KH, Gaston, AJ
2009 Waterbirds (Date Added: 2015-01-23)

20- Fatty acid signatures of female Brünnich's guillemots Uria lomvia suggests reliance on local prey for replacement egg production
Jacobs, SR, Elliott, KH, Gaston, AJ, Weber, J-M
2009 Journal of Avian Biology (Date Added: 2015-01-23)

19- Underwater and above-water search patterns of an Arctic seabird: Reduced searching at small spatiotemporal scales
Elliott, KH, Bull, RD, Gaston, AJ, Davoren, GK
2009 Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology (Date Added: 2015-01-23)

18- Central-place foraging in an arctic seabird provides evidence for Storer-Ashmole's halo
Elliott, KH, Woo, KJ, Gaston, AJ, Benvenuti , S, Dall'Antonia, L, Davoren, GK
2009 Auk (Date Added: 2015-01-23)

17- PCBs and DDE, but not PBDEs, increase with trophic level and marine input in nestling bald eagles
Elliott, KH, Cesh, LS, Dooley, JA, Letcher, RJ, Elliott, JE
2009 Science of the Total Environment (Date Added: 2015-01-23)

16- Do activity costs determine foraging tactics for an arctic seabird?
Elliott, KH, Woo, KJ, Benvenuti, S
2009 Marine Biology (Date Added: 2015-01-23)

15- Individual specialization in diet by a generalist marine predator reflects specialization in foraging behaviour
Woo, KJ, Elliott, KH, Davidson, M, Gaston, AJ, Davoren, GK
2008 Journal of Animal Ecology (Date Added: 2015-01-23)

14- Time allocation by a deep-diving bird reflects prey type and energy gain
Elliott, KH, Davoren, GK, Gaston, AJ
2008 Animal Behaviour (Date Added: 2015-01-23)

13- Sources of bias in observations of Murre provisioning behavior
Elliott, KH, Davoren, GK, Gaston, AJ
2008 Journal of Field Ornithology (Date Added: 2015-01-23)

12- Seabird foraging behaviour indicates prey type
Elliott, KH, Woo, K, Gaston, AJ, Benvenuti, S, Dall'Antonia, L, Davoren, GK
2008 Marine Ecology Progress Series (Date Added: 2015-01-23)

11- Is mass loss in Brünnich's guillemots Uria lomvia an adaptation for improved flight performance or improved dive performance?
Elliott, KH, Jacobs, SR, Ringrose, J, Gaston, AJ, Davoren, GK
2008 Journal of Avian Biology (Date Added: 2015-01-23)

9- Increasing energy expenditure for a deep-diving bird alters time allocation during the dive cycle
Elliott, KH, Davoren, GK, Gaston, AJ
2008 Animal Behaviour (Date Added: 2015-01-23)

8- Inbreeding effects on immune response in free-living song sparrows (Melospiza melodia).
Reid, JM, Arcese, P, Keller, LF, Elliott, KH, Sampson, L, Hasselquist, D
2007 Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences (Date Added: 2015-01-23)

7- The influence of buoyancy and drag on the dive behaviour of an Arctic seabird, the Thick-billed Murre
Elliott, KH, Davoren, GK, Gaston, AJ
2007 Canadian Journal of Zoology (Date Added: 2015-01-23)

6- Inbreeding effects on immune response in free-living song sparrows (Melospiza melodia)
Reid, JM, Arcese, P, Keller, LF, Elliott, KH, Sampson, L, Hasselquist, D
2007 Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences (Date Added: 2015-01-23)

5- Foraging ecology of Bald Eagles at an urban landfill
Elliott, KH, Duffe, J, Lee, SL, Mineau, P, Elliott, JE
2006 Wilson Journal of Ornithology (Date Added: 2015-01-23)

4- The influence of tide and weather on provisioning rates of chick-rearing Bald Eagles in Vancouver Island, British Columbia
Elliott, KH, Gill, CE, Elliott, JE
2005 Journal of Raptor Research (Date Added: 2015-01-23)

3- Flight speeds of two seabirds: A test of Norberg's hypothesis
Elliott, KH, Gaston, AJ
2005 Ibis (Date Added: 2015-01-23)

2- Flight energetics of the Marbled Murrelet, Brachyramphus marmoratus
Elliott, KH, Hewett, M, Kaiser, GW, Blake, RW
2004 Canadian Journal of Zoology (Date Added: 2015-01-23)

1- Bald eagles, Haliaeetus leucocephalus, feeding on spawning plainfin midshipman, Porichthys notatus, at Crescent Beach, British Columbia
Elliott, KH, Struik, CL, Elliott, JE
2003 Canadian Field-Naturalist (Date Added: 2015-01-23)

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