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Texas and Gulf Area Articles

  • Cahn, A. R. 1922. Notes on the summer avifauna of Bird Island, Texas and vicinity. The Condor 24:169-180.

  • CBBEP. 1998. Coastal Bend Bays Plan. Austin, TX.

  • Chapman, B. R. 1988. History of the white pelican colonies in south Texas and northern Tamaulipas. Colonial Waterbirds:275-283.

  • Esslinger, C. G. and B. C. Wilson. 2002. North American Waterfowl Mangement Plan, Gulf Coast Joint Venture: Laguna Madre Initiative. North American Waterfowl Management Plan, Albuquerque, NM.

  • Glass, P. O. and W. Roach. 1996. Status and recent trends of Galveston Bay's colonial waterbirds- with management implications. USFWS.

  • King, K. A., T. W. Custer, and J. S. Quinn. 1991. Effects of mercury, selenium, and organochlorine contaminants on reproduction of Forster's Terns and Black Skimmers nesting in a contaminated Texas bay. Archives of environmental contamination and toxicology 20:32-40.

  • King, K. A. and A. J. Krynitsky. 1986. Population trends, reproductive success, and organochlorine chemical contaminants in waterbirds nesting in Galveston Bay, Texas. Archives of environmental contamination and toxicology 15:367-376.

  • Lester, L. J. and L. A. Gonzalez. 2011. The State of the Bay: A Characterization of the Galveston Bay Ecosystem, Third Edition. Galveston Bay Estuary Program, Houston, TX.

  • Mueller, A. J. and P. O. Glass. 1988. Disturbance tolerance in a Texas waterbird colony. Colonial Waterbirds 11:119-122.

  • Parnell, J. F., D. G. Ainley, H. Blokpoel, B. Cain, T. W. Custer, J. L. Dusi, S. Kress, J. A. Kushlan, W. E. Southern, L. E. Stenzel, and B. C. Thompson. 1988. Colonial waterbird management in North America. Colonial Waterbirds 11:129-169.

  • Pemberton, J. R. 1922a. A large tern colony in Texas. Condor 24:37-48.

  • Pemberton, J. R. 1922b. The Reddish Egret of Cameron County, Texas. Condor 24:3-12.

  • Raynor, E. J., A. R. Pierce, C. M. Leumas, and F. C. Rohwer. 2012. Breeding habitat requirements and colony formation by Royal Terns (Thalasseus maximus) and Sandwich Terns (T. sandvicensis) on barrier islands in the Gulf of Mexico Auk 129:763-772.

  • Taylor, R. J. and E. D. Michael. 1971. Predation on an inland heronry in eastern Texas. Wilson Bulletin 83:172-177.

  • Telfair II, R. C. 1983. The cattle egret: a Texas focus and world view. Dept. of Wildl. and Fish. Sci., Texas A&M Univ., College Station.

  • Telfair II, R. C. 1995. Neotropic Cormorant (Phalacrocorax brasilianus) population trends and dynamics in Texas. Bulletin Texas Ornithological Society 28:7-16.

  • Telfair II, R. C., D. A. McCrimmon Jr, and S. T. Fryska. 2000. Population Dynamics of the Cattle Egret in Texas, 1954-1999. Waterbirds:187-195.

  • TPWD. 2007. Protection and Restoration of West Bay Bird Island.

  • Vermillion , W. G. and B. C. Wilson. 2009. Gulf Coast Joint Venture Conservation Planning for Reddish Egret. Gulf Coast Joint Venture, Lafayette, LA.

  • White, D. H., C. A. Mitchell, and D. M. Swineford. 1984. Reproductive success of Black Skimmers in Texas relative to environmental pollutants. Journal of Field Ornithology 55:18-30.