Optimal Foraging


Pierotti, R., and C. Annett. 2001. The ecology of Western Gulls in habitats varying in degree of urban influence. Pages 307-329 In: Marzluff, J., R. Bowman, and R. Donnelly, eds. Avian ecology and conservation in an urbanizing world. Kluwer Academic Press, The Netherlands. 

Annett, C.A. and R.J. Pierotti. 1999. Longterm reproductive output and recruitment in Western Gulls: Consequences of alternate tactics in diet choice. Ecology 80:288-297.

Pierotti, R. and C.A. Annett. 1995. Western Gull (Larus occidentalis). In: A. Poole and F. Gill, eds. The Birds of North America. Philadelphia: The Academy of Natural Sciences, Washington D.C. American Ornithologist's Union. 28 pp.

Stewart, D.W. and C.A. Annett. 1991. Dynamic Modeling in Behavioral Ecology. Condor 93:789-90.

Pierotti, R. and C.A. Annett. 1991. Diet choice in the herring gull: effects of constraints imposed by reproduction and ecology. Ecology 72:319-328.

Pierotti, R. and C.A. Annett. 1990. Diet and reproductive performance in seabirds. Bioscience 40:568‑574.

Annett, C.A. 1989. Foraging Theory. Condor 91:222-223.

Annett, C.A. and R.J. Pierotti. 1989. Chick hatching as a trigger for dietary switching in the Western Gull. Colonial Waterbirds 37:4-11.

Pierotti, R. and C.A. Annett. 1988. Dietary specialization and reproductive success in gulls. Pages 40-42 In: Seabird food and feeding ecology: Proceedings Third International Conference Seabird Group.

Pierotti, R. and C.A. Annett. 1987. Reproductive consequences of specialization and switching in an ecological generalist. Pages 417‑442 In: A.C. Kamil, J.R. Krebs, and H.R. Pulliam, eds. Foraging Behavior. Plenum Press.

Annett, C.A. 1987. Proximate mechanisms affecting dietary switches in breeding gulls. Studies in Avian Biology, 10:102.