“This Virtual Issue of Ibis has been compiled to showcase some of the recent contributions published in the Journal, in accordance with the major themes of the papers presented at the 37th Annual Meeting of the Waterbird Society, held at the Stadthalle Wilhelmshaven, Germany, in September 2013. We offer all delegates free access to twelve recent papers from Ibis that illustrate the full range of issues that will be discussed at this meeting.”
Costs of incubation in Common Terns Sterna hirundo: replication and extension of a clutch-enlargement experiment - J. J. Hatch and I. C. T. Nisbet
Investigator disturbance reduces reproductive success in Short-tailed Shearwaters Puffinus tenuirostris - M.J. Carey
Riding the tide: intriguing observations of gulls resting at sea during breeding - J. Shamoun-Baranes et al.
Western Snowy Plovers Charadrius alexandrinus nivosus select nesting substrates that enhance egg crypsis and improve nest survival - M. A. Colwell et al.
Weak large-scale population genetic structure in a philopatric seabird, the European ShagPhalacrocorax aristotelis - E J. Barlow et al.
Immigration prevents inbreeding in a growing colony of a long-lived and philopatric seabird - S. C. Ludwig and P. H. Becker
Temperature-related increases in grass growth and greater competition for food drive earlier migrational departure of wintering Whooper Swans - R. L. Stirnemann et al.
Energetic consequences of a major change in habitat use: endangered Brent Geese Branta bernicla hrota losing their main food resource - K. Kuhlmann Clausen et al.
A horizon scanning assessment of current and potential future threats to migratory shorebirds
W. J. Sutherland et al.
Evaluating the statistical power of detecting changes in the abundance of seabirds at sea
I. M. D. Maclean et al.
Food constraints explain the restricted distribution of wintering Lesser White-fronted Geese Anser erythropus in China
X.Wang et al.
Variation in body mass dynamics among sites in Black Brant Branta bernicla nigricans supports adaptivity of mass loss during moult
T. F. Fondell et al.