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Vol. 48 No.1 (No. 135) 2016 NEW 
Vol. 47 No.1 (No. 133) 2015Vol. 47 No.2 (No. 134) 2016
Vol. 46 No.1 (No. 131) 2014Vol 46 No.2 (No. 132) 2015
Vol. 45 No.1 (No. 129) 2013Vol. 45 No.2 (No. 130) 2014
Vol. 44 No.1 (No. 127) 2012Vol. 44 No.2 (No. 128) 2013
Vol. 43 No.1 (No. 125) 2011Vol. 43 No.2 (No. 126) 2012
Vol. 42 No.1 (No. 123) 2010Vol. 42 No.2 (No. 124) 2011
Vol. 41 No.1 (No. 121) 2009Vol. 41 No.2 (No. 122) 2010
Vol. 40 No.1 (No. 119) 2008Vol. 40 No.2 (No. 120) 2009
Vol. 39 No.1 (No. 117) 2007Vol. 39 No.2 (No. 118) 2008
Vol. 38 No.1 (No. 115) 2006Vol. 38 No.2 (No. 116) 2007
Vol. 37 No.1 (No. 113) 2005Vol. 37 No.2 (No. 114) 2006
Vol. 36 No.1 (No. 111) 2004Vol. 36 No.2 (No. 112) 2005
Vol. 35 No.1 (No. 109) 2003Vol. 35 No.2 (No. 110) 2004
Vol. 34 No.1 (No. 107) 2002Vol. 34 No.2 (No. 108) 2003
Vol. 33 No.1 (No. 105) 2001Vol. 33 No.2 (No. 106) 2002
Vol. 32 No.1 (No. 103) 2000Vol. 32 No.2 (No. 104) 2000
Vol. 31 No.1 (No. 101) 1999Vol. 31 No.2 (No. 102) 1999
Vol. 30 No.1 (No. 99) 1998Vol. 30 No.2 (No. 100) 1998
Vol. 29 No.1 (No. 97) 1997Vol. 29 No.2 (No. 98) 1997
Vol. 28 No.1 (No. 95) 1996Vol. 28 No.2 (No. 96) 1996
Vol. 27 No.1 (No. 93) 1995Vol. 27 No.2 (No. 94) 1995
Vol. 26 No.1 (No. 91) 1994Vol. 26 No.2 (No. 92) 1994
Vol. 25 No.1 (No. 89) 1993Vol. 25 No.2 (No. 90) 1993
Vol. 24 No.1 (No. 87) 1992Vol. 24 No.2 (No. 88) 1992
Vol. 23 No.1 (No. 85) 1991Vol. 23 No.2 (No. 86) 1991
Vol. 22 No.1 (No. 83) 1991Vol. 22 No.2 (No. 84) 1990

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Vol. 48 No.1(No. 135) 30 September 2016
Short Note

Suzuki, T.: Fruit- and Seed-eating Agents for the Poisonous Shrub, Daphne pseudomezereum (Thymelaeaceae), in Southern Kanto District, Japan* pp.1-11

Reports

Yoshihara, R., Goto, Y., Kitaura, K. & Mizuta, T.: A Record of Fairy Pitta Pitta nympha on Amami-Oshima Island, Kagoshima, Southwestern Japan* pp.12-15

Setsuda, K.: Bird Specimens in the Momiyama Bird Collection of the Yamashina Institute for Ornithology, Obtained by Exchange with Yoji Yanagihara* pp.16-28

Kawaji, N., Hayashi, T. & Matsuura, T.: Home Range and Habitat Use of a Male Copper Pheasant Syrmaticus soemmerringii in a Suburb in Tokyo, Japan pp.29-35

Obituary** pp.36-37
Book review** p.38
Errata p.39
Informations for Authors** pp.40-44
Informations for Authors pp.45-49

* In Japanese with English Abstract
** In Japanese

Vol. 47 No.2(No. 134) 31 March 2016
Review

Kawada, S.: Biographic Review of Alan Owston* pp.59-93

Original Article

Yui, M. & Egashira, Y.: Estimation of the Number of Bird-wind Turbine Collisions Based on a Sphere Shape Model Using the Block Count Method* pp.95-121

Short Notes

Tomita, N., Sato, F. & Iwami, Y.: Impact of Cats on Breeding Black-tailed Gulls on Tobishima Island, Yamagata, Japan* pp.123-129

Muramatsu, K., Yamamoto, J., Abe, T., Nishizawa, B., Hoshi, N., Ohwada, M., Watanuki, Y. & Sakurai, Y.: A Red-footed Booby Catching Airborne Squid pp.130-135

Reports

Tomita, N. & Narita, A.: Monitoring Breeding Performance of the Black-tailed Gull Larus crassirostris on Kabushima Island, Japan, from 2012 to 2015* pp.136-139

Senda, M., Nakamura, N. & Ozaki, K.: Annual Report of the Monitoring Avian Productivity and Survivorship(MAPS)Program in Fukushima, Japan(2012–2015)* pp.140-155

Tasaki, S., Higa, M., Fukuda, M., Yamamoto, I., Kuniyoshi, S. & Hirayama, T.: Nesting Behavior of the Wild Okinawa Rail Gallirallus okinawae* pp.156-160

List of Reviewers from 8 September 2014 to 19 January 2016 p.161
Informations for Authors** pp.162-166
Informations for Authors pp.167-171

* In Japanese with English Abstract
** In Japanese

Vol. 47 No.1(No. 133) 30 September 2015
Original Article

Imamura, T., Kawarada, S. & Sugimori, F.: A Possible Determination of Age in the Short-tailed Shearwater Puffinus tenuirostris Based upon Tissue and the Layered Structure of the Mandible* pp.1-16

Short Notes

Wakisaka, H., Wakisaka, K., Nakagawa, M. & Ezaki, Y.: Mating System and Nest Site Fidelity of the Grey-headed Lapwing Vanellus cinereus* pp.17-23

Kobayashi, S., Sakamoto, A. & Saitoh, T.: Records of Stejneger’s Petrel Pterodroma longirostris in Japan* pp.24-32

Fujimaki, Y.: Distribution of the Grey-headed Woodpecker Picus canus during the Breeding Season in Hokkaido, Japan* pp.33-39

Reports

Fukuda, M.: Egg Size of the Large-billed Crow Corvus macrorhynchos* pp.40-42

Ebina, J., Mikami, K. & Nakamura, N.: Construction and Materials of Common Crossbill Nests Collected in Shimokita, Aomori Prefecture* pp.43-47

Informations for Authors** pp.48-52
Informations for Authors pp.53-57

* In Japanese with English Abstract
** In Japanese

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Vol 46 No.2(No. 132) 31 March 2015
Original Article

Yamamoto, T., Kohno, H., Mizutani, A. & Yoda, K.: Nest Structure and Breeding Population Estimation of Streaked Shearwaters Calonectris leucomelas on Nakanokamishima* pp.67-81

Short Notes

Kurosawa, R. & Horimoto, T.: Changes of Distribution of the Eurasian Magpie Pica pica in the Iburi Region of Southern Hokkaido* pp.83-88

Emura, N., Furuya, W., Ando, H. & Deguchi, T.: Monitoring of Avifauna to Estimate the Effect of Ecological Restoration in Mukojima, Bonin Islands pp.89-100

Deguchi, S., Chiba, A. & Nakata, M.: Habitat Selection of the Black-faced Bunting in Relation to Vegetation Structure during the Breeding Season in Coastal Japanese Black Pine Forest* pp.101-107

Kohno, H. & Mizutani, A.: First Record of Breeding Behaviour of Brewster's Brown Booby Sula leucogaster brewsteri in Japan pp.108-118

Kawaji, N. & Kawaji, K.: The First Record of Reddish-brown Egg Parasitism by the Oriental Cuckoo Cuculus optatus upon the Black-faced Bunting Emberiza spodocephala in Western Hokkaido pp.119-126

Reports

Anezaki, S.: Birds Observed on Kita-Daito Island, Daito Islands, in July 2013* pp.127-140

Nitta, K.: Attendance Behavior of Mandarin Duck Males* pp.141-145

Obituary** pp.146-147

List of Reviewers p.148

Errata p.149

Informations for Authors** pp.150-154

Informations for Authors pp.155-159

* In Japanese with English Abstract
** In Japanese

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Vol 46 No.1(No. 131) 30 September 2014
Original Article

Koshida, C. J., Ueno, Y., Nakatsu, H., Nagata, H. & Yamagishi, S.: Male and Female Breeding Behavior of the Reintroduced Crested Ibis Nipponia nippon during Their Nest Building and Egg Incubation* p.1

Torii, N. & Ezaki, Y.: Habitat and Its Spatial Structure of the Blue Thrush – Invasion into Inland Cities –* p.15

Reports

Kazama, T.: Periods and Distances which the Bred Common Pheasants Spent and Moved from the Release to Hunting of Them* p.25

Hasebe, M.: The Number of Seabird Nests on Yagishiri Island during 2010 – 2013* pp.29-33

Nakamura, H. & Kobayshi, A.: Death of Migrants in Early Spring on Mt. Norikura* pp.34-40

Kitagawa, T.: The Breeding Ecology of the White-naped Crane Grus vipio in Muraviovka Park, Southeast Russia pp.41-54

Book review** p.55

Errata p.56

Informations for Authors** p.57-61

Informations for Authors p.62

* In Japanese with English Abstract
** In Japanese

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Vol 45 No.2(No. 130) 20 March 2014
Original Article

Suzuki, T. & Maeda N.: Frugivores of Poisonous Herbaceous Plants Arisaema spp. (Araceae) in the Southern Kanto District, Central Japan pp.77-92

Short Note

Niizuma, Y., Tsuchiya, K., Kume, H., Bessyo, T. & Kazama, K.: Nutritional Composition and Energetic Values of Prey Species in Great Cormorant pp.93-97

Reports

Saiki, M., Haraguchi, R., Kimura, K., Moriguchi, K. & Takano, M.: Brooding Habits of the Jungle Nightjar and Relocation Movements of the Chicks* pp.98-101

Asai, S., Saitoh, T., Iwami, Y. & Yamasaki, T.: Catalogues of Specimens Donated to the Yamashina Institute for Ornithology: Messrs. Toyota Usuda and Toyoharu Usuda Collection and Mr. Yasuhiro Satō Collection* pp.102-119

Iwami, Y., Tsurumi, M., Asai, S., Saitoh, T. & Yamasaki, T.: Catalogue of Specimens Donated to the Yamashina Institute for Ornithology: Naritoyo Fukushi Collection* pp.120-135

Tsurumi, M., Sonobe, K., Yamamichi, H. & Tsukamoto, Y.: Cataloging and Preservation of Manuscripts, Prints, and Related Material Used for “A Natural History of Japanese Birds,” Written by Dr. Yoshimaro Yamashina* pp.136-182

Book review** p.183

List of Reviewers from 1 February 2012 to 19 February 2013 p.184

Errata p.185

Informations for Authors** p.186

Informations for Authors p.187

* In Japanese with English Abstract
** In Japanese

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Vol 45 No. 1(No. 129) 30 September 2013
Original Articles

Hirayama, T., Fukuda, M. & Hirakawa, M.: Seasonal Change of Vocalization of the Okinawa Rail (Gallirallus okinawae)* pp.1-8

Hisai, A.: Identification of Names of the Crane in Historical Material of Edo Era: The case of the Japanese Crane* pp.9-38

Short Notes

Fujimaki, Y.: Distribution of the Black Woodpecker Dryocopus martius during Breeding Season in Hokkaido, Japan* pp.39-45

Kazama, K., Iwamoto, M. T., Hori, Y. & Niizuma, Y.: Effect of Ambient Air-temperature on Food Intake of Captive Sub-adult Great Cormorants Phalacrocorax carbo hanedae pp.46-52

Nakamura, M., Rakotosoa, R. S. & Rakotomanana, H.: Additional Reports on the Breeding Ecology of the Chabert’s Vanga Leptopterus chabert and Red-tailed Vanga Calicalicus madagascariensis pp.53-58

Report

Nishide, T. & Ogasawara, K.: A 40-year Monitoring Study of the Snow Geese Anser caerulescens in Akita Prefecture during Winter* pp.59-64

Obituary** pp.65-66

Informations for Authors** pp.67-71

Informations for Authors pp.72-76

* In Japanese with English Abstract
** In Japanese

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Vol 44 No. 2 (No. 128) 30 March 2013
Special Contribution

Kageyama, M.: Technical Advice and Recommendations on the Handling and Storage of Radioactive Wildlife Specimens Collected from Eastern Japan* p.49

Original Articles

Mikami, O. K. & Takahashi, M.: The Change in the Distribution of Five Grassland Birds Depends on the Change in the Vegetation: a Comparison between 1998 and 2010 at Hotokenuma, Aomori Prefecture, Japan* p.67

Shirai, T.: Breeding Colony Fidelity and Long-term Reproductive History of Individually Marked Wild Grey Herons p.79

Reports

Fukuda, M.: Transition of Tail Patterns in Relation to Ages of Captive Black-tailed Gulls* p.93

Oka, N., Watanabe, Y & Satoh, F.: The Causes of Death of Two Sub-adult Black-footed Albatrosses Returned to Torishima, Izu Island* p.97

Nitta, K. & Hayakawa, I.: How to Locate a Mandarin Duck Nest and Predict Fledging Date Based on Female Behavior* p.102

Tsukamoto, Y. & Tsurumi, M.: Identification of the Photographer of the Stomach Contents of Crested Ibis Nipponia nippon Collected in 1933 in Sado Island and Related Comments* p.107

Book Review** p.113
List of Reviewers from 1 February 2012 to 7 March 2013 p.115
Informations for Authors** p.116
Informations for Authors p.121
* In Japanese with English Abstract
** In Japanese

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Vol. 44 No. 1 (No. 127) 30 September 2012
Short Note

Dial, C. R., Talbot, S. L., Sage, G. K., Seidensticker, M. T. & Holt, D. W.: Cross-species Amplification of Microsatellite Markers in the Great Horned Owl Bubo virginianus, Short-eared Owl Asio flammeus and Snowy Owl B. scandiacus for Use in Population Genetics, Individual Identification and Parentage Studies pp.1-12

Reports

Maeda, T.: Roosting Behavior of the Copper Pheasant in Nests of the Golden Eagle* pp.13-17

Tomita, N. & Narita, A.: An Immature Red-footed Booby Observed on Kabu Island, Aomori, Japan* pp.18-22

Nishi, N.: The First Record of a Silky Starling in Yamanashi Prefecture* pp.23-26

Fujimaki, Y.: Postures of Birds in Low Temperatures* pp.27-30

Matsui, S., Tsuchiya, Y., Hisaka, M. & Takagi, M.: Size Hierarchy Caused by Hatching Asynchrony in the Bull-headed Shrike Lanius bucephalus on Minami-daito Island pp.31-35

Errata pp.36-38
Informations for Authors** pp.39-43
Informations for Authors pp.44

* In Japanese with English Abstract
** In Japanese

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Vol. 43 No. 2 (No. 126) 30 March 2012
Review

Anezaki, S.: Avifauna of Kita-daito Island and Minami-daito Island before World War II* p.105

Original Articles

Mikami, O. K.: Habitat Selection of the Japanese Marsh Warbler Locustella pryeri in a Breeding Season at Hotokenuma Wetland* p.153

Mikami, O. K.: Habitat Selections of Five Grassland Bird Species in a Breeding Season at Hotokenuma Wetland in Japan* p.169

Short Notes

Sabano, Y., Uemura, S. & Kurechi, M.: The First Record of Blue Morph Lesser Snow Goose Anser caerulescens caerulescens in Japan* p.177

Odaya, Y., Morikoshi, M., Shibata, H. & Sudou, S.: An Observation Record of Matsudaira's Stormpetrel in Sagami Bay, Central Japan* p.184

Fujimaki, Y.: Distribution of the Varied Tit Parus varius during the Breeding Season in Hokkaido, Japan* p.189

Reports

Nishi, N.: The First Breeding Record of Blue Rockthrush in Yamanashi Prefecture* p.194

Ezaki, Y., Satake, S., Yoshizawa, T., Mitsuhashi, Y. & Ohsako, Y.: Death of a Wild Oriental White Stork and Its Cause ––An Intra-specific Violent Interaction?* p.197

Hirata, K., Hoshina, K. & Sakamoto, K.: Aerial Feeding by a Black-tailed Gull Larus crassirostris on Japanese Halfbeaks Hyporhamphus sajori Startled by Car Headlights p.202

Kobayashi, S & Yamasaki, T.: Catalogue of Specimens Donated to the Yamashina Institute for Ornithology: Messrs. Keikichi Oita and Masao Oita Collection* p.205

Tsukamoto, Y., Hirota, M., Hiraoka, T., Yoshida, A. & Tsurumi, M.: The Cataloging and Photographic Conservation of the Yamashina Institute for Ornithology Collection of Kenji Shimomura, Japan's Pioneer of Wildlife Photography( Supplement)* p.222

Book Review** p.242
Errata p.244
Informations for Authors** p.245
Informations for Authors p.246
List of Reviewers from 1 April 2011 to 17 February 2012 p.247
* In Japanese with English Abstract
** In Japanese

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Vol. 43 No. 1 (No. 125) 30 September 2011
Review

Carter, H. R. , Nelson, S. K. & Oka, N.: Historical and Recent Occurrences of Kittlitz's Murrelets in Southeastern Russia and Japan pp.1-21

Original Article

Mikami, O. K. & Morimoto, G.: Additional Evidence of the Decline of the Tree Sparrow in Japan, Based on Bird Banding Data* pp.23-31

Takahashi, M.: Breeding Schedule and Mating System of the Copper Pheasant Syrmaticus soemmerringii* pp.33-46

Short Notes

Ikawa, M.-J. & Ikawa, H.: The Record of a Probable Wild Branta canadensis parvipes from Japan pp.47-56

Eda. M., Koike, H., Sato, F. & Higuchi, H.: Genetic Profile of Deko-chan, an Un-ringed Short-tailed Albatross in Torishima, Izu Islands, and the Implication for the Species' Population Structure pp.57-64

Yoshino, T., Kawakami, K., Hayama, H., Ichikawa, N., Azumano, A., Nakamura, S., Endoh, D. & Asakawa, M.: A Parasitological Survey on Introduced Birds in Japan pp.65-73

Onuma, M., Yoshino, T., Zhao, C., Nagamine, T. & Asakawa, M.: Parasitic Helminths Obtained from Okinawa Rails, Gallirallus okinawae pp.74-81

Reports

Watanabe, Y. & Koshiyama,Y.: Record of a Gray-faced Buzzard Eating a Scarabaeid Beetle Larva in its Nest* pp.82-85

Kazama, T. & Okada, H.: A Record of Japanese Wood Pigeon Columba janthina from Niigata City, Central Honshu, Japan* pp.86-87

Hori, S. & Kashiki, H.: Nest site, Breeding Season and Breeding Success of Goshawk Accipiter gentilis in the South of Kyoto Prefecture* pp.88-95

Oka, N.: Mortality of Short-tailed Shearwater migratory flocks in the Mutsu Bay, in the northern Japan** pp.96-99

Obituary** pp.100-101
Instructions for Authors** p.102
Instructions for Authors p.103

* In Japanese with English Abstract
** In Japanese

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Vol. 42 No. 2 (No. 124) 20 March 2011
Original Article

Kitagawa, T.: Bigamous Trios in the Black-winged Stilt Himantopus himantopus himantopus: II. Contribution of Members of Trios toward Incubation and Chick-caring pp.129-141

Short Notes

Oliveros, C. H. & Layusa, C. A. A.: First Description of the Nest and Eggs of the Calayan Rail pp.143-146

Kohno, H. & Mizutani, A.: The First Record of Brewster's Brown Booby Sula leucogaster brewsteri for Japan pp.147-153

Watanabe, T. & Suzuki, Y.: Bewick's Swans Foraging upon Rhizomes of Sparganium japonicum* pp.155-160

Reports

Mori, A., Mitsuyama, Y., Hirano, M. & Yamagishi, S.: An Observation of Predation by Alcedo atthis on a Colubrid Snake, Amphiesma vibakari vibakari* pp.161-163

Watabe, Y.: The Records of Two-barred Greenish Warbler Phylloscopus plumbeitarsus in Japan* pp.164174

Noro, K., Kubo, S. & Sato, M.: A Record of Actitis macularia from Eastern Hokkaido* pp.175-176

Takaya, S.: Breeding Ecology of Great Crested Grebe Podiceps cristatus —Breeding-site Tenacity and Production of Second Brood* pp.177-184

Kobayashi, S. & Tsurumi, M.: Catalogue of Bird Skins, Eggs and Nests in the Yamashina lnstitute for Ornithology: The lchiro Kawai Collection* pp.185-198

Book reviews** pp.199-201
Instructions for Authors** p.203
List of Reviewers from 1 Apri1 2010 to 31 March 2011 p.204

* In Japanese with English Abstract
** In Japanese

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Vol. 42 No. 1 (No. 123) 30 September 2010
Special articles:

Life History and Social Life of Birds in Australian Monsoon Tropics

Eguchi, K.: Life-history of Birds in Australian Monsoon Tropics* pp.1-18

Katsuno, Y., Okida, T., Yamaguchi, N., Nishiumi, I. & Eguchi, K.: Bower Structure is a Good Predictor of Mating Success in the Great Bowerbird pp.19-33

Okida, T., Katsuno, Y., Eguchi, K. & Noske, R. A.: How Interacting Multiple Male Sexual Signals Influence Female Choice in the Great Bowerbird pp.35-46

Nakamura, M., Takaki, Y., Mori, S., Ueda, K., Nishiumi, I., Takagi, M., Noske, R. A. & Eguchi, K.: Impacts of Fire on the Group Composition of the Red-backed Fairy-Wren Malurus melanocephalus cruentatus in the Non-Breeding Season pp.47-64

Sato, N. J., Morimoto, G., Noske, R. A. & Ueda, K.: Nest Form, Colour and Nesting Habitat Affect Predation Rates of Australasian Warblers (Gerygone spp.)in Tropical Mangroves pp.65-78

Original Article

Tomita, N., Someya, S., Nishiumi, I., Hasegawa, O., Inonue, Y. & Takagi, M.: The Carcass Records of Large-sized Larus sp. with Yellow Legs on Teuri Island, Hokkaido, Japan* pp.79-90

Reports

Okahisa, Y.: Authenticated Observation Records of the Ryukyu Robin Erithacus komadori in Yakushima Island* pp.91-95

Kawana, K.: Singing Activity of the Japanese Night Heron* pp.96-101

Takahashi, M., Morimoto, G., Ebina, J. & Miya, A.: A Preliminary Note on Plumage Colouration in the Japanese Marsh Warbler Locustella pryeri: A Comparison between Two Local Populations pp.102-106

Hirata, K. & Kurihara, Y.: A Record of Nocturnal Foraging near an Artificial Light by a Thick-billed Murre Uria lomvia pp.107-109

Kobayashi, S. & Yamasaki, T.: Catalogue of Bird Specimens in the Yamashina Institute for Ornithology Donated by Mr. Tsutomu Fujimoto* pp.110-116

Erratum p.117
Instructions for Authors** pp.118-122
Instructions for Authors pp.123-127

* In Japanese with English Abstract
** In Japanese

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Vol. 41 No. 2 (No. 122) 25 March 2010
Frontispieces

1: The common Kingfisher Alcedo atthis, the Kenji Shioura's first wildlife photography.
2: The Hooded Crane Grus monacha by K. Shimomura and its original dry plate.

Original Aricles

Wanghongsa, S. & Hayashi, Y.: Activity and Density of Red Jungle Fowl Gallus gallus in a Dry Evergreen Forest in Thailand pp.141-152

Yasoshima, M., Sakemi, K., Asai, S., Harada, S., Ikeda, Y., Hattori, T. & Yamagishi, S.: Characteristics and Temporal Variations of Trace Element Levels in Feather Samples of Hodgson's Hawkeagle in Japan pp.153-170

Fujii, T.: Identification of Geese, Swans and Ducks by the Barbule Structure of Feathers* pp.171-183

Reports

Tsukamoto, Y., Hirota, M., Hiraoka, T., Yoshida, A. & Tsurumi, M.: The Cataloging and Photographic Conservation of the Yamashina Institute for Ornithology Collection of Kenji Shimomura, Japan's Pioneer of Wildlife Photography* pp.185-199

Hong, G.-P., Bing, G.-C., Choi, C.-Y., Nam, H.-Y., Won, I.-J., Kim, S.-J., Park, J.-G. & Chae, H.-Y.: Migrating Black Drongo Dicturus macrocercus Feeding on Passerines on a Stopover Island, Korea pp.200-203

Hayashi, Y., Tanaka, M., Tsumura, H. & Fujimaki, Y.: Breeding of the Night Heron in South-western Hokkaido, Japan* pp.204-206

Kawana, K.: Temporal Variation in Parental Provisioning of Nestings of the Japanese Night Heron Gorsachius goisagi* pp.207-211

Kubo, S. & Sato, M.: A Record of Erithacus rubecula from Eastern Hokkaido* pp.212-213

Kobayashi, S., Kajita, M., Momose, K., Komeda, S. & Kazama, T.: A Specimen of Rufous-chested Flycatcher Ficedula dumetoria Collected from Niigata Prefecture, Japan* pp.214-219

Instructions for Authors** pp.220-223
Instructions for Authors pp.224-228

* In Japanese with English Abstract
** In Japanese

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Vol. 41 No. 1 (No. 121) 20 September 2009
Report

Kawana, K.: Bent Open Wings at Feeding Time: A Ruse by Chicks of the Japanese Night Heron Gorsachius Goisagi that Simuates Multiple Individuals? pp.1-2

Original Article

Hamada, T., Kon, M. & Noma, N.: The Relationship between Spring Migratory Flight Activity of Hypsipetes amaurotis and Weather Conditions on the Shore of Lake Biwa at Hikone City, Shiga Prefcture pp.3-17

Short Notes

Fukushima, N. & Fukushima, R.: Records of Heuglin's Gull Larus heuglini, Lesser black-backed Gull L. fuscus and Iceland Gull L. glaucoides in Chijiwa-machi, Unzen, Nagasaki Prefecture pp.18-33

Ishizuka, T.: Whisper Song in the Grey Thrush Turdus cardis Immediately Before and After Feeding Their Young pp.34-41

Yoshino, T., Nakamura, S., Endoh, D., Onuma, M., Osa, Y., Teraoka, H., Kuwana, T. & Asakawa, M.: A Helminthological Survey of Four Families of Waterfowl (Ardeidae, Ralidae, Scolopacidae, and Phalaropodidae) from Hokkaido, Japan pp.42-54

Reports

Yoshino, T., Shingaki, T., Onuma, M., Kinjo, T., Yanai, T., Fukushi, H., Kuwana, T. & Asakawa, M: Prasitic Helminths and Arthropods of the Crested Serpent Eagle Spilornis cheela perplexus Swann, 1922 from Yaeyama pp.55-61

Kawana, K.: Behavior of the Captive Japanese Night Heron Gorsachius goisagi in the Non-breeding Season pp.62-65

Mizuta, T., Utsunomiya, H., Torikai, H. & Abe, Y.: A Record of Gray's Grasshopper Warbler Found on a Ferry Sailing from Kyushu to Amami-Oshima Island pp.65-68

Ido, H., Imada, Y. & Obata, Y.: First Authentic Records of Gray's Grasshopper Warbler Locustella fasciolata and Lanceolated Warbler L. lanceolata in Ehime Prefecture, Japan pp.69-73

Honda, Y. & Hayashi, U.: How do the Local People Think about the Release of Japanese Crested Ibis Nipponia Nippon just after the Release? : From the Questionnaire Survey in the Entire Sado City pp.74-100

Kobayashi, S., Asai, S., Hiraoka, T., Momose, K., Saitoh, T., Urano, E. & Yamagishi, S.: The Registration System of Specimens and Materials in the Yamashina Institute for Ornithology pp.101-126

Obituary** p.127
Errata** p.131
Instructions for Authors** p.132
Instructions for Authors p.136

* In Japanese with English Abstract
** In Japanese

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Vol. 40 No. 2 (No. 120) 20 March 2009
Original Article

Kitagawa, T.: Bigamous Trios in the Black-winged Stilt Himantopus himantopus himantopus: I. Pathways to form Bigamous Trios pp.73-82

Short Notes

Ishizuka, T.: Repertoire Sizes of the Whistle and Trill Parts of the Song of the Grey Thrush Turdus cardis in Relation to the Mating Success of the Males pp.83-89

Hongo, Y. & Kaneda, H.: Field Observations of Predation by the Ural Owl Strix uralensis upon the Japanese Horned Beetle Trypoxylus dichotomus septentrionalis pp.90-95

Imanishi, S., Obata, Y., Murata, K., Edagawa, T., Iwasaki, K., & Ohmura, H.: Differential Timing of Autumn Migration of Three Species of Leaf Warblers Phylloscopus in Central Japan* pp.96-103

Reports

Saitou, T. & Asakawa, M.: Breeding Population of the Great Tit Parus major* pp.104-116

Summers-Smith, J. D.: Densities of House Sparrows in Different Urban Habitats in a Small Town in NE England pp.117-124

Mizutani, A. & Kohno, H.: A Proposal for Methods of Monitoring the Black-naped Tern and Roseate Tern -Counting of the Nest Number and Assessing the Egg Laying Period Based on Estimated Age of Chick by Observation from Outside the Colony- * pp.125-138

Sato, F.: Increase in Pairs of the Short-tailed Albatross Diomedea albatrus at an Artificial Breeding Ground* pp.139-143

Asai, S. & Asai, S.: The Bush Warbler and Other Birds Inhabiting the Tokyo University Forest in Chichibu in 2005* pp.144-153

Nishi, N.: The First Records of a Little Bunting in Mie Prefecture* pp.154-155

Watabe, Y. & Watabe, C.: The Observation Record of an Oriental Plover Charadrius veredus on Hachijo-jima, Tokyo* pp.156-158

Obituary** p.159
Errata** p.161
Instructions for Authors** p.162
Instructions for Authors p.166
List of Reviewers p.171

* In Japanese with English Abstract
** In Japanese

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Vol. 40 No. 1 (No. 119) 20 September 2008
Original Article

Kiyota, M. & Minami, H.: Marine Habitat of the Short-tailed Albatross near Japan, Estimated from Ship-based Survey Data* pp.1-12

Short Notes

Kikuchi, S., Yao, C., Sotoyama, S., Matsumoto, C. & Nishiumi, I.: The First Record in Japan of the Black-chinned Fruit Dove Ptilinopus leclancheri with a Note on subspecies P. l. taiwanus* pp.13-22

Reports

Zhang, J., Takada, M., Harada, A., Akishinonomiya, F. & Hayashi, Y. : Applying the Kansei Models to the Preference of Chicken Figures in Japan and Thailand -Based on an Investigation of Preference for Chicken Figures in Chiang Rai and Okinawa-* pp.23-42

Hashiguchi, T., Takada, M., Kawashima, S., Akishinonomiya, F., Ito, S. & Kawabe, K. : Gene Constitution of Morphological Characters of Native Chickens in in Xishuangbanna Dai Autonomous Prefecture of Yunnan Province, China* pp.43-52

Fujita, K.: Japanese Murrelet Synthliboramphus wumizusume Chicks Observed on the Coast of Tateyama, Chiba Prefecture, Japan* pp.53-55

Ezaki, Y., Hikone, H. & Endo, N.: Breeding of the Highly Endangered Japanese Night Heron Gorsachius goisagi in a Remnant Forest within a Residential Area of Sanda City, Hyogo Prefecture* pp.56-58

Obituary** p.59
Book Review** p.61
Errata** p.63
Instructions for Authors** p.64
Instructions for Authors p.68

* In Japanese with English Abstract
** In Japanese

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Vol. 39 No. 2 (No. 118) 20 March 2008
Original Article

Nakamura, K.: Autumn Migration of the Brown-eared Bulbul Hypsipetes amaurotis in Kanto District, Japan: Analysis of the Data Recorded by Saito (1935-1943)* pp.69-86

Harada, T., Deguchi, T., Zaun, B., Sprague, R. S. & Jacobs, J.: An Articial Rearing Experiment of Laysan Albatross Chicks* pp.87-100

Short Notes

Mizutani, A. & Kohno, H.: Breeding Status of Black-naped and Roseate Terns in the Yaeyama Islands, Ryukyu Islands, Japan, in 2001pp.101-111

Kazama, K., Sakamoto, K. Q. & Watanuki, Y.: Plasma Testosterone Levels of Incubating Black-tailed Gulls* pp.112-116

Reports

Hirashima, T., Suehiro, T. & Yamamoto, Y.: Installation of Articial Bases for Nesting as an Activity to Protect the Osprey in Oil Fields in Abu Dhabi* pp.117-123

Kazama, T. & Tsuchida, T.: The First Specimen of Rufous-bellied Woodpecker Dendrocopos hyperythrus Collected from Japan* pp.124-126

Obituary** p.127
Instructions for Authors** p.129
Instructions for Authors p.133
List of Reviewers from 1 April 2006 to 31 March 2007 p.138

* In Japanese with English Abstract
** In Japanese

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Vol. 39 No. 1 (No. 117) 30 September 2007
Frontispieces

Plate 1~3: The Semipalmated Plover Charadrius semipalmatus in Aisai city, Aichi Prefecture, Japan

Original Article

Chiba H., Kawakami, K., Suzuki, H. & Horikoshi, K.: The Distribution of Seabirds in the Bonin Islands, Southern Japan pp.1-18

Short Notes

Kadowaki, S., Murayama, T. & Kojima, Y.: Differences in the Utilization of Cultivated and Uncultivated Paddy Fields as Hunting Grounds by the Grey-faced Buzzard-eagle, Butastur indicus pp.19-26

Hashimoto, N.: The First Record of Semipalmated Plover Charadrius semipalmatus in Japan* pp.27-30

Reports

Kimura, H., Abe, Y., Yanbe, E. & Ogasawara, Ko.: Inducement of a Pair of Ospreys Pandion haliaetus to Utilize an Artificial Nest* pp.31-34

Imanishi, S.: High Mortality of Bull-headed Shrike Lanius bucephalus Nestlings During Consecutive Rainfall* pp.35-39

Watanabe, T.: Pacific Golden Plovers Pluvialis fulva Foraging on Leafhoppers Nephotettix cincticeps at Rice Fields after Harvest* pp.40-42

Kobayashi, S. & Asai, S.: A Report of Visits to Natural History Museums of the United States: From the Viewpoint of Collection Management and Loan Activity* pp.43-56

Announcement** p.57
Announcement p.58
Errata p.59
Informations for Authors** p.60
Informations for Authors p.61

* In Japanese with English Abstract
** In Japanese

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Vol. 38 No. 2 (No. 116) 20 March 2007
Original Articles

Ezaki, Y., Bamba, T. & Hotta, M.: Breeding Ecology of Forest Dwelling Grey Buntings Emberiza variabilis: Territorial Fidelity and Intense Home Range Overlap*pp.67-69

Murakami, M., Ohshima, S. & Yamagishi, S.: Effect of Aquatic Insect Emergence on the Bird Community in Riparian Forest* pp.80-89

Short Note

Imanishi, S., Shigeta, Y. & Yoshino, T.: Interspecific Pair of a Male Brown and a Female Thick-billed Shrike, Lanius cristatus superciliosus and L. tigrinus, and Their Hybrids at Nobeyama Plateau in Central Japan* pp.90-96

Reports

Yamauchi, T. & Ozaki, K.: The Louse Fly Ornithoica exilis (Diptera: Hippoboscidae) Collected from the Okinawa Rail Gallirallus okinawae (Gruiformes: Rallidae) pp.97-99

Liu, Y., Holt, P. & Zhang, Z.: Wintering Records of Saunders's Gull in Bohai Bay, China pp.100-103

Fujimaki, Y. & Ichikita, K.: Tree Sparrow Passer montanus Population Trends in Residential Areas of Hokkaido* pp.104-107

Hirata, K.: Night Time Aggregation of White-rumped Swifts and a House Martin Gathered at Fish Attraction Lamps** pp.108-109

Kuroda, N.: Fragmental Notes on Avian Morpho-anatomy: 7. Myological Notes on the Blue-footed Booby Sula nebouxii pp.110-119

Fujii, T. & Maruoka, R.: Classification of Birds with Unique Feather Structures ---Basic Data for Identifying Feathers---* pp.120-142

Yoshikawa, T.: Feeding Behaviors of Masked Grosbeak Eophona personata on Acorns of Fagaceous Species* pp.143-146

Informations for Authors** P.147
Informations for Authors p148

*In Japanese with English Abstract
** In Japanese

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Vol. 38 No. 1 (No. 115) 30 September 2006
Review

Asakawa, M. & Saitou, T.: Composition of Breeding Population in the Grey Starling Sturnus cineraceus* pp.1-13

Original Article

Mori, Y.: Time Allocation and Frequency of Behaviors during Foraging Activities in Captive White-faced Whistling Ducks: the Effect of Distance between Food and Water pp. 14-21

Short Note

Shigeta, Y., Uchida, H. & Momose, H.: Measurements and Identification of the Japanese Northern Goshawk Accipiter gentilis fujiyamae* pp.22-29

Reports

Okabe, A., Satoh, T., Okabe, K., Nakagawa, T., Imamura, E., Matsushita, K., Nagano, K., Ishiwatari, Y., Amemoto, K., Hayashi, Y. & Akishinonomiya, F.: Applicability of a Wireless Fidelity Positioning System to Tracking Free-range Domestic Fowl (Gallus gallus domesticus) and Helmeted Guineafowl (Numida meleagris galeata) pp.30-39

Tashiro, Y., Yoshihara, C. & Takeuchi, S.: A Possible Involvement of ASIP in the Regulation of Feather Pigmentation in Birds** pp.40-46

Kobayashi, M. & Nakamura, M.: Distribution and Population Size of Crows (Corvus macrorhynchos and C.corone) Inhabiting the Alpine Zone, Central Honshu, Japan * pp.47-55

Tahara, R., Nagahora, S., Watanabe, Y. & Kurosawa, N.: Determination of Fenthion in Dead Japanese Cranes* pp.56-59

Watanabe, T. & Kitazawa, H.: An Old Record of Ferruginous Duck Aythya nyroca in Saitama Prefecture** pp. 60-64

Informations for Authors** p.65
Informations for Authors p.66

*In Japanese with English Abstract
** In Japanese

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Vol.37 No.2 (No. 114) 20 March 2006
Original Article

Ishizuka, T.: Song Structure, Song Repertoire and Individual Identification by Song of the Japanese Grey Thrush Turdus cardis* pp.113-136

Reports

Yamamoto, Y., Kakizawa, R. & Yamagishi, S.: Mitochondrial Genome Project on Endangered Birds in Japan:2. Red-tailed Tropicbird, Phaethon rubricauda pp.137-146

Mitsukuri K., Takahashi M., Nagamine, K. & Ueda, T.: Observations of Breeding Activity of Peregrine Falcons Falco peregrinus in Etomo Peninsula, South-eastern Hokkaido** pp.147-152

Takeuchi, K. & Yoshida, Y.: Water-level Related Variations in the Numbers of Little and Great-crested Grebes at a Reservoir* pp.153-158

Informations for Authors** p.159
Informations for Authors p.160
List of Reviewers from 1 April 2004 to 31 March 2005 p.161

* In Japanese with English Abstract
** In Japanese

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Vol.37 No.1 (No. 113) 30 September 2005
Report

Kojima, K. & Kojima, Y.: A Snipe, the Great Knot (Calidris tenuirostris), at the Ridge of Northern Alps, Tyougatake** pp.1-2

Short Notes

Ishinabe, S., Sugimori, F. & Mori ,Y.: Variance in the Sex Ratio among Pintails Wintering in the Tokyo Area* pp.3-10

Watanabe, T., Okuzaki, M. & Negishi, Y.: Nutritional Composition of Secondary Rice Stem: Lower Part Foraged and Upper Part Left by Middendorff's Bean Goose* pp.11-13

Watabe,Y., Sasaki, Y. & Kobayashi, Y.: The First Record of Booted Warbler Hippolais caligata in Japan* pp.14-19

Reports

Yamamoto, Y., Kakizawa, R. & Yamagishi, S.: Mitochondrial Genome Project on Endangered Birds in Japan: 1. Ancient Murrelet, Synthliboramphus antiquus pp.20-29

De Kroon, G. H. J. & Mommers, M. H. J.: Biology and Breeding Ecology of the East Asiatic Water Rail on Shunkunitai Island, Hokkaido, Japan pp.30-42

Yu, Y. & Swennen, C.: Food-begging by a Juvenile Black-faced Spoonbill at a Wintering Site pp.43-44

Suzuki, T. & Morioka, H.: Distribution and Extinction of the Ogasawara Islands Honeyeater Apalopteron familiare on Chichijima, Ogasawara Islands pp.45-49

Hariyama, T. : Micro-structural Observation of Feathers of the Kingfisher** pp.50-55

Urano, E., Kobayashi, S. & Momose, K.: A Questionnaire on Bird Specimens Kept in Schools* pp.56-68

Higuchi, T. & Hirokawa, J.: Records of the Bluethroat Luscinia svecica, in Hokkaido* pp.69-71

Kamiya K. & Kirihara K.: A Providence Petrel (Pterodroma solandri) Recorded on Yumigahama Coast in Yonago City, Western Japan* pp.72-74

Yasuda, K.: Japanese Birds in the Mid Edo Period pp.75-109

Informations for Authors**  p. 110
Informations for Authors  p. 111

*In Japanese With English Abstract
** In Japanese

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Vol.36 No.2 (No. 112) 20 March 2005
Original Article

Kasuya, T.: Location of Winter Roost and Foraging Area of Grey Starling Sturnus cineraceus in the Kanto Plain, Central Honshu, Japan --Comparison with the Data Collected 40 Years Ago* pp.105-115

Short Note

Kitagawa, T.: The Clutch Size of the Black-winged Stilt Himantopus himantopus himantopus* pp.117-119

Reports

Takamatsu, J., Uehara, Y., Masuda, T., Nakazawa, A., Ikeuchi, K., Okabe, A., Hayashi, Y., Ino, Y., Oka, T., Nomura, K., Amano, T. & Akishinonomiya, F.: A Novel Osteometrical Method Using Computer Vision Techniques for Comparison of Morphological Differnces * pp.120-128

Fujimaki, Y.: Body Sizes of Hazel Grouse Bonasa bonasia from Hokkaido pp.129-132

Ueda, K.: Birds Eating Fruits of a Pioneer Tree Mallotus japonicus on Iriomote Island* pp.133-135

Yoshida, A., Akishinonomiya, F., Yamagishi, S. & Tanida, K.: Underground Temperature Change throughout a Year Measured at a Coastal Dune Bearing Sub-Fossil Egg Shell Fragments of the Elephant Bird (Aepyornis) in Faux-Cap, Southern Madagascar** pp.136-140

Kirihara, K.: Observation Records of Aythya nyroca around Lake Nakaumi for Summer Season in 2004** pp.141-144

Kaneda, H. & Yamagishi, S.: Video Analysis of Hodgson's Hawk-eagle Spizaetus nipalensis Predation on Live Chicken pp.145-149

Tamada, K. & Kotani, Y.: Observation Record of Daurian Jackdaw at Shiranuka, Eastern Hokkaido* pp.150-153

Nakano, T., Horai, S., Yoshida, A., Akishinonomiya, F. & Yamagishi, S.: Report on the Eggshell Cutting Process of the Extinct Malagasy Elephant Bird Aepyornis * pp.154-161

Book Reviews** p.162
Informations for Authors** pp.166
Informations for Authors pp.167
List of Reviewers from 1 April 2003 to 31 March 2004

*In Japanese With English Abstract
** In Japanese

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Vol.36 No.1 (No. 111) 30 September 2005
Original Articles

Yoshino, T. & Fujiwara, K.: Feeding and Digestive Conditions of the Seeds of Mallotus japonicus Based on Analysis of Excretions from Crows (Corvus macrorhynchos & C. corone)* pp.1-14

Short Notes

DeCandido, R., Allen, D. & Yosef, .: Merops Migration at Tanjung Tuan, Malaysia: An Important Spring Bee-eater Migration Watchsite in South-east Asia pp.15-21

Maeda, T., Inoue, Y., Obara, N., Arakida, N. & Tsujimoto, T.: Long-distance Movement of a Rescured Juvenile Golden Eagle after Release into the Wild pp.22-27

Komatsu, Y., Satoh, H., Fujisawa, M. & Chiba, A.: Some Aspects of Seasonal Migration of the Bush Warbler Cettia diphone at Niigata City on the Coast of Central Japan, as Revealed by Banding pp. 28-36

Reports

Norinomiya, S., Kanoya, S., Ando, T. & Kakizawa, R.: A Bird Census in the Akasaka Imperial Grounds (September 1986-Decemer 2001)** pp.37-71

Kazama, T.: Diagnosis and Medical Treament of Injured/Diseased Wild Birds, Their Captive Maintenance and Release after Recovery** pp.72-82

Hirano, T.: Do Gray-faced Buzzards Bring Larger Prey to Their Mates and Chicks?* pp.83-86

Horimoto, T.: Records of Magpie Pica pica in Iburi District, South-western Hokkaido* pp.87-90

Tonosaki, H., Kawai, D. & Ichikita, T.: A Record of the Pied Harrier Circus melanoleucos in Atsuma, Hokkaido* pp.91-92

Nuka, T., Kuwabara, K., Noichi, T., Haga, H. & Takeda, S.: Observation Records of the Japanese Murrelet Synthliboramphus wumizusume in the Breeding Season in Chiba Prefecture, Japan* pp. 93-96

Morimoto, G., Tanaka, K. & Ueda, K.: A Case of Brood Parasitism of Olive-backed Pipits Anthus hodgsoni by the Horsfield's Hawk Cuckoo Cusulus fugax pp.97-102

Informations for Authors**  p.103
Informations for Authors  p.104

*In Japanese With English Abstract
** In Japanese

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Vol.35 No.2 (No. 110) 20 March 2004
Reviews

Oka, T., Amano, T., Hayashi, Y. & Akishinonomiya, F.: Philological Studies on Subspecific Recognition and Distribution of Red Junglefowl* pp.77-87

Naito, Y.: Recent Advances in Studies of the Diving Behavior of Marine Birds and Mammals with Micro-data Loggers pp.88-104

Original Articles

Lee, K.-G. & Yoo, J.-C.: Variation in Chick Provisioning of Streaked Shearwaters (Calonectris leucomelas) during the Early Nestling Stage pp.105-119

Murata, K. Hagihara, M. & Sugimori, F.: Comparison of Some Methods for Determining Total Protein Concentrations in the Plasma of Wild Pintails (Anas acuta) and its Reference Value* pp.120-126

Murata, K., Hagihara, M., Terada, A., Tokuhira, C., Terakawa, K. & Sugimori, F.: Plasma Protein Fractionation by Electrophoresis and Albumin/Globulin Ratio of the Pintail (Anas acuta)* pp.127-133

Kotaka, N. & Sawashi, Y.: The Road-kill of the Okinawa Rail Gallirallus okinawae* pp.134-143

Short Notes

Yamamoto, Y. & Higuchi, H.: First Record of the Varied Tit Subspecies Parus varius varius from Miyake Island of the Izu Islands, Central Japan pp.144-148

Nakamura, M. & Umezawa, Y.: Effects of the Felling of Roosting Forest on Roost Size and Site of Crows pp.149-154

Nakamura, M., Okamiya, T. & Yamagishi, S.: The Diet of Adult and Nestling Sickle-billed Vangas Falculea palliata, a Species Endemic to Madagascar pp.155-158

Uchida, H., Ishimatsu, Y. & Okamoto, J.: A Report of the Ranging and Roosting Behaviors of a Breeding-failed Male of the Gray-faced Buzzard Eagle (Butastur indicus)* pp.159-163

Reports

Oka, N.: The Distribution of Streaked Shearwater (Calonectris leucomelas) Colonies, with Special Attention to Population Size, Area of Sea Where Located and Surface Water Temperature* pp.164-188

Okuyama, M.: Current Status of Japanese Quail Coturnix japonica as a Game Bird* pp.189-202

Ando, T., Mukoyama, H., Yoshida, A., Akishinonomiya, F. & Yamagishi, S.: Chemical Identification of Brownish Stain Adhered to the Eggshell Surface of Extinct Elephantbird, Aepyornis, from Madagascar** pp.203-206

Kuroda, N.: Fragmental Notes on Avian Morpho-anatomy: 6. Notes on Myology and Anatomy of the Magnificent Frigatebird Fregata magnificens pp.207-219

Ogi, H., Kiyota, M., Minami, H., Nakano, H.: Provisional Japanese Common Names of Reclassified 24 Albatross Species*  pp.220-226

Informations for Authors**  p.227
Informations for Authors  p.228
List of Reviewers from 1 April 2002 to 31 March 2003  p.229

*In Japanese With English Abstract
** In Japanese

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Vol. 35 No. 1 (No. 109) 30 September 2003
Original Articles

Yanbe, E., Abe, Y., Omachi, Y. & Ogasawara, K.: Efforts at Relocating the Nest Site of a Pair of Goshawks (Accipiter gentilis) through the Use of Artificial Nests*  pp.1-11

Kitajima, S. & Fujimaki, Y.: Lathamユs Snipe Gallinago hardwickii Population Trends in the Tokachi Plain, Hokkaido*  pp.12-18

Kawakami, K. & Higuchi, H.: Population Trend Estimation of Three Threatened Bird Species in Japanese Rural Forests: the Japanese Night Heron Gorsachius goisagi, Goshawk Accipiter gentilis and Grey-faced Buzzard Butastur indicus  pp.19-29

Xi, Y., Lu, B., Ozaki, K. & Hattori, M.: Effects of Environmental Stress on the Parental Behavior in Crested Ibis (Nipponia nippon)  pp.30-38

Short Notes

Ishige, K., Izawa, M. & Ueda, K.: Sucking Nectar from Mangrove Flowers by White-eyes Zosterops japonicus loochooensis on Iriomote Island*  pp.39-44

Reports

Hirokawa, J., Hamada, T. & Higuchi, T.: Return of the Reed Bunting Emberiza schoeniclus to Its Breeding Grounds in Western Hokkaido*  pp.45-51

Kasuya, T.: Night Return-flights from Roost to Territory in Jungle Crow Corvus macrorhynchos at the Rural Area**  pp.52-54

Watanabe, Y., Matsumoto, F. & Koga, K.: A Survey of the Coccidian Infection of Wild Japanese Cranes Grus japonensis in Hokkaido*  pp.55-60

Kurosawa , R. & Hoshi, Y.: Reuse of Nest Materials by the Carrion Crows Corvus corone and Jungle Crows C. macrorhynchos*  pp.61-64

Book Review**  pp.65-66
Instructions for Authors**  pp.67-70
Instructions for Authors (English)  pp.71-75

*In Japanese with English Abstract
**In Japanese

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Vol.34 No.2 (No. 108) 20 March 2003
Original Articles

Yoshida, Y.: Foraging Areas and Roost Utilization of Non-territorial Individuals of the Carrion Crow Corvus corone* pp.257-269

Lu, X., Gong G, & Ren C.: Reproductive Ecology of Tibetan Partridge Perdix hodgsoniae in Lhasa mountains, Tibet pp.270-278

Review

Brazil, A. M. & Shergalin J.: The Status and Distribution of the Whooper Swan Cygnus cygnus in Russia II: Central and Eastern Siberia, and the Russian Far East  pp.279-308

Short Notes

Shigeta, Y.: The First Authentic Record of Chinese Blue-and-white Flycatcher Cyanoptila cyanomelana cumatilis for Japan*  pp.309-313

Momose, K., Sato F. , Kajita, A. & Saitou, K. : Observations of Breeding Activity of Short-tailed Albatross Diomedea albatrus by Satellite Portable Phone*  pp.314-319

Brazil A. M.: Mistle Thrush Turdus viscivorus: New for Japan  pp.320-324

Reports

Sato F. & Tsurumi, M.: Protection of Nesting Burrows Destruction of the Endangered Madeiran Storm-petrels, by Streaked Shearwaters Using Wire Mesh Netting*  pp.325-330

Yoshida, A., Akishinonomiya F., Yamagishi S. & Asada E.: Estimation of Egg Content of Malagasy Extinct Elephant Bird Aepyornis by Computed Tomography**  pp.331-334

Kuroda, N.: Fragmental Notes on Avian Morpho-anatomy: 5. Myological Analysis of a Greater Flamingo Phoenicopterus ruber **  pp.335-340

Editor statements (S. Yamagishi) pp.341-344
List of Reviewers from 1 April 2001 to 31 March 2002  p.345
Instructions to Authors**  pp.346-349

*In Japanese With English Abstract
** In Japanese

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Vol.34 No.1 (No. 107) 25 October 2002
The 50th Anniversary Memorial Issue
Original Articles

Itoh, M. T. & Nakamura, T.: Photoperiod Conditions Influence Fecal Estradiol Levels in Females of Migratory Reed Bunting Emberiza schoeniclus and Non-migratory Meadow Bunting Emberiza cioides pp.1-8

Eda-Fujiwara,H.,Watanabe, A. & Kimura,T.: The Role of Learned Acoustic Structure in the Song of the Budgerigar, Melopsittacus undulates pp.9-15

Eguchi, K. & Yamagishi, S.: The Incubation and Hatching Patterns of the Rufous Vanga pp.16-29

Takagi, M.: Reproductive Performance and Nestling Growth of a Brown Shrike Subspecies Lanius cristatus superciliosus in Hokkaido pp.30-38

Oka, N., Suginome, H., Maruyama, N. & Jida, N.: Chick Growth of Streaked Shearwaters (Calonectris leucomelas) on Mikura Island for Two Breeding Seasons pp.39-59

Kikkawa,J.& Wilson, M. J.: Fighting Strategies of Silvereyes, Zosterops lateralis pp.60-65

Iwasa, A. M., Kryukov, A. P., Kakizawa, R. & Suzuki, H.: Differentiation of Mitochondrial Gene of Jungle Crow, Corvus macrorhynchos (Corvidae), in East and South Asia pp.66-72

Fujimaki,Y.: Food Habit of Hazel Grouse in Hokkaido, Japan pp.73-79

Kawaji, N., Yamaguchi, Y. & Yano, Y.: The Fate of Captive-bred Copper Pheasants Syrmaticus soemmerringii Released in Tochigi Prefecture, Eastern Japan pp.80-88

Yosef,R. & Tryjanowski, P.: Avian Species Saturation at a Long-Term Ringing Station — a Never-ending Story? pp.89-95

Komeda, S. & Ueki, Y.: Long Term Monitoring of Migratory Birds at Otayama Banding Station (1973-1996)* pp.96-111

Norinomiya, S., Kanoya, S., Ando,T. & Kakizawa, R.: Breeding Status of Common Kingfishers Alcedo atthis in the Imperial Palace and the Akasaka Imperial Grounds* pp.112-125

Yoshiyasu, K. & Ozaki, K.: Seasonal Changes in Numbers and Diet of Kentish Plover Charadrius alexandrinus at Obitsu Estuary in Tokyo Bay* pp.126-135

Ozaki, K., Baba, T., Komeda, S., Kinjyo, M., Toguchi, Y. & Harato, T.: The Declining Distribution of the Okinawa Rail Gallirallus okinawae * pp.136-144

Reviews

Kiyota, M.: Incidental Take of Seabirds in Longline Fisheries: Nature of the Issue and Measures for Mitigation* pp.145-161

Brazil, M. & Shergalin, J.: The Status and Distribution of the Whooper Swan Cygnus cygnus in Russia I:Western Russia and Western Siberia pp.162-199

Asakawa, M., Nakamura, S. & Brazil, M. A.: An Overviwe of Infections and Parasitic Diseases in Relation to the Conservation Biology of the Japanese Avifauna pp.200-221

Short Notes

Kuroda,N.: Fragmental notes on Avian Morpho−anatomy: 4. Myological Sketches of a Stanley Crane Anthropoides paradisea pp.222-227

Imanishi, S.: The Drastic Decline of Breeding Population on Brown Shrike Lanius cristatus superciliosus at Nobeyama Plateau in Central Japan pp.228-231

Asai, S., Mizuta, T., Eguchi, K. & Yamagishi, S.: Environmental Cues that Initiate Reproduction in the Rufous Vanga (Schetba rufa) pp.232-239

Shigeta, Y., Hiraoka, T. & Gonzalez, J. C. T.: The First Authentic Record of the Latham's Snipe Gallinago hardwickii for the Philippines pp.240-244

Watanuki, Y.: Moonlight and Activity of Breeders and Non-breeders of Leach's Storm-petrels pp.245-249

Tsurumi, M., Kawasaki, H. & Sato, F.: Present Status and Epidemiological Investigation of Carios (Ornithodoros) capensis in the Colony of the Black-footed Albatross Diomedea nigripes on Tori-shima, Izu Islands, Japan* pp.250-256

* In Japanese with English Abstract

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Vol. 33 No. 2 (No. 106) 20 March 2002
Frontispiece

Ono, K. & Watanabe, J.: Japanese Murrelets and A Long-billed Murrelet i

Special articles: Seabirds in East Asia

Watanuki, Y., Carter, H. R., Nelson, S. K & Ono, K.: Biology, Status, and Conservation of Japanese Seabirds: Introduction of a Symposium by the Japanese Seabird Group and Pacific Seabird Group pp.59-60

Carter, H, R., Ono, K., Fries, J. N., Hasegawa, H., Ueta, M., Higuchi, H., Moyer, J. T., Ochikubo Chan, L K., de Forest, L. N., Hasegawa, M. & van Vliet, G. B.: Status and Conservation of the Japanese Murrelet (Synthliboramphus wumizusume) in the Izu Islands, Japan pp.61-87

Nelson, S. K., Fukuda, Y. & Oka, N.: The Status and Conservation of the Long-billed Murrelet in Japan pp.88-106

Osa, Y., & Watanuki, Y.: Status of Seabirds Breeding in Hokkaido pp.107-141

Lee, K.-G. & Yoo, J.-C.: Breeding Population of Streaked Shearwaters (Calonectris leucomelas) and the Effect of Norway Rat (Rattus norvegicus) Predation on Sasudo Island pp.142-147

Originals Articles

Kajita, M., Mano, T. & Satoh, F.: Two Forms of Bush Warbler Cettia diphone Occur on Okinawajima Island: Re-evaluation of C. d. riukieuensis and C. d. restricta by Multivariate Analyses* pp.148-167

Lu, X. & Ciren, S.: Habitat Selection and Flock Size of Tibetan Partridge Perdix hodgsoniae during Autumn-Winter pp.168-175

Mahaulpatha, D., Mahaulpatha, T., Nakane, K. & Fujii, T.: Diurnal Activity Budgets and Nocturnal Movements of Mallards (Anas platyrhynchos) Wintering at the Hattabara Dam Lake, Western Japan pp.176-188

Kikuchi, M. & Ishii, S.: Sex Identification of the Japanese Crested Ibis, Nipponia nippon, by Chromodomain Helicase DNA Binding Protein (CHD) Gene Analysis pp.189-197

Short Notes

Kuroda, N.: Fragmental Notes on Avian Morpho-anatomy: 3. Myological Notes on Neophron percnopterus (Egyptian Vulture) and Spilornis cheela (Crested Serpent Eagle) pp.198-203

Brazil, M.: Brood Amalgamation in Bewick's Swan Cygnus columbianus bewickii: a Record from Japan pp.204-209

Brazil, M.: An Addition to the Diet of the Whooper Swan Cygnus cygnus from Japan pp.210-212

List of Reviewers from I April 2000 to 3l March 2001** p.213

*In Japanese with English Abstract
**In Japanese

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Vol. 33 No. 1 (No. 105) 28 September 2001
Frontispiece

Nakamura, M.: Hook-billed Vanga and Van Dam's Vanga, Endemic Species to Madagascar i

Special Features

Nakamura, M., Yamagishi, S. & Nishiumi, I.: Cooperative Breeding of the White-headed Vanga Leptopterus viridis, an Endemic Species in Madagascar pp.1-14

Mizuta, T., Nakamura, M. & Yamagishi, S.: Breeding Ecology of Van Dam's Vanga Xenopirostris damii, an Endemic Species in Madagascar pp.15-24

Rakotomanana, H., Nakamura, M. & Yamagishi, S.: Breeding Ecology of the Endemic Hook-billed Vanga, Vanga curvirostris, in Madagascar pp.25-35

Originals

Mahaulpatha, T., Mahaulpatha, D., Nakane, K. & Fujii, T.: Nestling Diet and Prey Selection of the Japanese Wagtail Motacilla grandis pp.36-43

Halley, D. I.: Interspecific Dominance and Risk-taking in Three Species of Corvid Scavenger pp.44-50

Short Notes

Fukuda, Y., Kotaka, N., Takada, Y., Yamamoto, Y. & Naito, H.: The First Ringing Record of House Sparrow (Passer domesticus) in Japan* pp.51-53

Tsurumi, M., Sato, F., Hiraoka, T. & Maeyama, R.: Recent Evidence of Probable Breeding of the Japanese Murrelet Synthliboramphus wumizusume on Tori-shima, Izu Islands, Japan pp.54-57

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Vo1. 32 No. 2 (No. 104) 29 December 2000
Frontispiece

Nakamura, M.: A Pair of Incubating Helmet Vangas Endemic to Madagascar

Original

Fujimaki, Y.: Birds of Tokachi District, Hokkaido 8. Birds along the Lower and Middle Reaches of the Satsunai River* pp.61-67

Short Notes

Rakotomanana, H., Nakamura, M., Yamagishi, S. & Chiba, A.: Incubation Ecology of Helmet Vangas Euryceros prevostii, Which Are Endemic to Madagascar pp.68-72

Chiba, A. & Nakamura, M.: Note on the Morphology of the Sperm Storage Tubules in the Polygynandrous Alpine Accentor, Prunella collaris pp.73-79

Kuroda, N.: Fragmental Notes on Avian Morpho-anatomy : 2. Myological Sketch of a Brown Pelican Pelecanus occidentalis pp.80-85

Tamura, M. & Ueda, K.: Female Song in the Siberian Blue Robin Luscinia cyane pp.86-90

Maeda, T. : Seasonal Variation in the Calling Frequency of Female Painted Snipes (Rostratula benghalensis) in Central Honshu, Japan pp.91-95

*In Japanese with English Abstract

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Vol. 32 No. 1 (No. 103) 31 May 2000
Originals

Hamao, S.: The Cost of Mate Guarding in the Black-browed Reed Warbler Acrocephalus bistrigiceps: When Do Males Stop Guarding Their Mates?" pp.1-12

Takagi, M.: Plumage, Morphology, Distribution and Breeding Ecology of the Bull-headed Shrike on Minami-daito lsland* pp.13-23

Short Notes

Asakawa, M., Barus, V., Tenora, F. & Murata, K.: A Scanning Electron Microscope Study of Thelazia (Thelaziella) aquillina (Nematoda: Spirurida) Obtained from a Captive Ciconia boyciana (Aves) pp.24-30

Kuroda, N.: Fragmental Notes on Avian Morpho-anatomy: 1. Gloss Myological Sketches of a Sula leucogaster pp.31-33

Watanabe, T.: The First Record of American Golden Plover Pluvialis dominica from Honshu, Japan* pp.34-36

Meetings and Conferences (Oka, N.)** pp.37-38

List of Literature Contributed to Library of Yamashina Inst. Ornitho1. in 1 April 1998-31 March 2000 (Tsurumi, M.)*** pp.39-60

*In Japanese with English Abstract
** Mainly in English
***Mainly in Japanese

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Vo1. 31 No. 2 (No. 102) 30 November 1999
Originals

Kurosawa, R. & Askins, R. A.: Differences in Bird Communities on the Forest Edge and in the Forest Interior: Are There Forest-interior Specialists in Japan? pp.63-79

Suzuki, T., Kawakami, K. & Higuchi, H.: A Convenient Method for Estimating the Breeding Density of a Threatened Passerine Bird Apalopteron familiare, Endemic to the Ogasawara (Bonin) Islands, Japan pp.80-87

Ito, S. & Ogi, H.: Flight Speed Measurement of Short-tailed Shearwaters Puffinus tenuirostris Recorded by Ship-Loading Radar* pp.88-93

Short Notes

Kameda, K.: A Breeding Record of Raffles's Malkoha Phaenicophaeus chlorophaeus from Borneo pp.94-97

Oka, N.: First Records of Marbled Murrelets Brachyramphus marmoratus perdix Wintering on Lake Shinji, Japan pp.98-102

Higuchi, T., Hirokawa, J. & Hamada, T.: The Breeding Status of the Eastern Marsh Harrier (Circus spilonotus spilonotus) in the Ishikari Basin, Hokkaido, Japan* pp.103-107

Feature of Oil Effects on Seabirds (2)
Review Article

Oka, N., Takahashi, A., Ishikawa, K. & Watanuki, Y.: The Past and Present Impact of Oil Pollution on Seabird Mortality World-wide* pp.108-133

Original

Sato, H.: Seabirds Affected by the Oil Pollution in the Japan Sea in January l986* pp.134-141

Bibliography

Tsurumi, M., Oka, N. & Ono, K.: Bibliography of World Oil Pollution with Special Reference to Seabirds Mainly since 1978** pp.142-200

Book review: Hiraoka, T.*** pp.201-202
Meetings and Conferences: Oka, N.** pp.203-204
List of Reviewers from 1 April 1998 to 31 March 1999*** p.204

*In Japanese with English Abstract
**Mainly in English
***In Japanese

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Vol. 31 No. 1 (No. 101) 31 March 1999
Feature Review Articles of Oil Effects on Seabirds (1)
Frontispiece

Terasawa, T.: A Breeding Rhinoceros Auklet with Prey Fish at Teuri Island i

Review Articles

Oka, N.: Evaluation of Post-release Survival of Rehabilitated Oiled Seabirds* pp.1-15

Kajigaya, H. & Oka, N.: Physical Effects of Oil Pollution in Birds* pp.16-38

Originals

Han, Z., Li, F., Liu, Y. & Liu, B.: Detection of Intraspecific Genetic Relationship in Crested Ibises Nipponia nippon through Randomly Amplified Polymorphic DNA Analysis pp.39-44

Hayashi, Y.: Past and Present Distribution of Blakiston's Fish Owl (Ketupa blakistoni) in Hokkaido, Japan -Based upon Museum Specimens-* pp.45-61

Obituary (the late Dr. T. Chen) (Kuroda, N.)** p.62

*In Japanese with English Abstract
**In Japanese

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Vol. 30 No. 2 (No. 100) 30 November 1998
Review

Matsubara, T. & Minami, H.: Stable Isotope Analysis in Avian Ecology: Present and Future Perspective* pp.59-82

Originals

Maeda, T.: Bird Communities and Habitat Relationship in a Residential Area of Tokyo pp.83-100

Kato, A., Watanuki, Y. & Naito, Y.: Benthic and Pelagic Foraging of Two Japanese Cormorants, Determined by Simultaneous Recording of Location and Diving Activity pp.101-108

Oka, N. & Okuyama, M.: Gas Chromatographic Analysis of External Oil and Blackish Liquid Contents of Digestive Organs of Rhinoceros Auklets (Cerorhinca monocerata) in the Japan Sea pp.109-116

Meetings and Conferences p.117

List of Literature Contributed to Library of Yamashina Inst. Ornithol. in 1 April 1997-31 March 1998 (M. Tsurumi) pp.118-125

Reviewers' List in 1 Apri1 1997-31 March1998** p.126

*In Japanese with English Abstract
**In Japanese

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Vol. 30 No. 1 (No. 99) 31 March 1998
Frontispieces

Plate 1a: The First Chick with the Parent of the Short-tailed Albatross Hatched at the Study Area in l996. (Photo: Y. Ohsawa) i
Plate 1b: A Sub-adult Short-tailed Albatross Courts a Decoy. (Photo: F. Sato) ii

Originals

Sato, F., Momose, K., Tsurumi, M, Hiraoka, T., Mitamura, A. & Baba, T.: The First Breeding Success in the Short-tailed Albatross Colony Restoration Project on Tori-shima, Using Decoys and Vocal Lure* p.1

Nagasawa, K., Barus, V. & Ogi, H.: Descriptions of Larval Contracaecum variegatum (Rudolphi, l809) and Adult Contracaecum sp. (Nematoda: Anisakidae) Collected from Seabirds of the Bering Sea pp.22-30

Nagasawa, K., Barus, V. & Ogi, H.: Stegophorus stellaepolaris (Parona, l901) (Nematoda: Acuariidae) Collected from Thick-billed Murres (Uria lomvia) of the Bering Sea pp.31-35

Niizuma, Y., Takahashi, A., Sawada, M. & Watanuki, Y.: Sexual Dimorphism in External Measurements of Adult Leach's Storm-Petrels Breeding at Daikoku Island pp.36-39

Kuroki, M., Kato, A., Watanuki, Y. & Takahashi, A.: Artificial Nest Boxes for the Study of Breeding Ecology of Rhinoceros Auklet Cerorhinca monocerata* pp.40-46

Short Notes

Kohno, H. : Occurrence of Schizochroismic Sooty Tern Juveniles on Nakanokamishima, South Ryukyus, Japan pp.47-49

Katayama, M., Katayama, K. & Higuchi, T.: Probable Breeding of Red-breasted Flycatcher (Ficedula parva) in Sapporo City, Hokkaido, Japan* pp.50-52

Ueda, K. & Yamaoka, A: Decrease of Song Frequency after Pairing in the Polygynous Schrenck's Reed Warbler Acrocephalus bistrigiceps pp.53-56

Announcements p.57

*In Japanese with English Abstract

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Vol. 29 No. 2 (No. 98) 30 October 1997
Frontispieces

Kaneko, H.: Breeding Crested Terns and Colonies on Nishinoshima, Ogasawara Islands, Japan i

Article

Niizuma, Y. & Watanuki, Y.: Effects of Circadian Rhythm and Breeding Stage on Resting Metabolic Rates in Fasting Leach's Storm-petrels pp.83-90

Short Notes

Kohno, H., Sakaguchi, N. & Chiba, H.: The Breeding Status of Crested Tens in Japan pp.91-96

Hayashi, K., Ogi, H., Tsurumi, M. & Sato, F.: Present Status and Conservation of Black-footed Albatross Population in the North Pacific and on Torishima* pp.97-101

Sato, M., Ogi, H., Tanaka, M. & Sugiyama, A.: Band-bellied Crake (Rallina paykullii) Taken at Oshima Ohshima Island, Hokkaido, Japan pp.102-107

Hoshiko, K.: The First Record of Anser caerulescens atlanticus in Japan* pp.108-110

Book Reviews** (N. Oka) pp.111-114
Meetings and Conferences pp.115-116

Lists of Literatures Contributed to Library of Yamashina Inst. Ornithol. in 1 April 1996-31 March l997 (M. Tsurumi) pp.117-125
Reviewers' List in I April 1996-3l March 1997** p.126

*In Japanese with English Abstract
**In Japanese

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Vol.29 No.1(No.97) 30 March 1997
Frontispieces

Kress, S. W.: A Translocated Atlantic Puffin with Decoys on Eastern Egg Rock i

Hiraoka, T.: Singing Japanese Marsh Warblers (Megalurus pryeri) ii

Review

Kress, S. W.: Using Animal Behavior for Conservation: Case Studies in Seabird Restoration from The Maine Coast, USA pp.1-26

Special Features

Nagata, H.: Present Status of the Japanese Marsh Warbler (Megalurus pryeri) and Its Conservation* pp.27-42

Fujita, G. & Nagata, H.: Preferable Habitat Characteristics of Male Japanese Marsh Warblers Megalurus pryeri in Breeding Season at Hotoke-numa Reclaimed Area, Northern Honshu, Japan pp.43-49

Nagata, H. and Yoshida, H.: Some Notes on the Wintering Ecology of Japanese Marsh Warblers, Megalurus pryeri, at Two Sites around Lake Kasumigaura pp.50-56

Original

Nakamura, S.: The Development Toward Independence of the Offspring of Carrion Crow (Corvus corone)* pp.57-66

Short Notes

Oka, N., Yagi, T. & Yamamuro, M.: Nutritional Autopsy of a Short-tailed Albatross (Diomedea albatrus) Weakened by Fishhook, Washed Ashore in Central Honshu, Japan pp.67-72

Hayashi, Y.: Morphological Characters and the Source of Eagle Owl Bubo bubo Specimens in the Far East* pp.73-79

Book Reviews** pp.80-81
Announcements** p.82
Errata p.82

*In Japanese with English Abstract
**In Japanese

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Vol. 28 No. 2 (No. 96) October 1996
Frontispieces

Iwata, M.: A Hazel Grouse (Bonasa bonasia) in South-Eastern Hokkaido i

Wu, Y.: A White Eared-Pheasant (Crossoptilon crossoptilon), a Vulnerable Species, Breeding in Subalpine Forest in Western Sichuan, China ii

Review

Ishida, K.: DNA Analyses in the Ecological Studies of Birds -Phylogeny and Conservation Genetics-* pp.51-80

Originals

Fujimaki, Y. & Konishi, H.: Distribution and Abundance of Hazel Grouse in Hokkaido, Japan, Based on Questionnaire* pp.81-91

Kuroda, N. & Kazama, T.: Occurrence of Albino Chicks from Presumably the Same Pair of Corvus corone, during Contigunous Eight Years* pp.92-97

Short Notes

Yi, W. & Peng, J.: Breeding Ecology of the White Eared-Pheasant (Crossoptilon crossoptilon) in Western Sichuan, China pp.98-102

Takagi, M.: A Sexual Difference in Plumage of Brown Shrike Subspecies, Lanius cristatus superciliosus pp.103-105

Kazama, T.: Ross's Gull Rhodostethia rosea Found in Niigata Prefecture, Japan* pp.106-107

Hiraoka, T.: Utilization of Artificial Floating Objects as Nest Platforms by Little Grebes and Eurasian Coots in Lake Teganuma, Central Japan pp.108-112

Book Review** pp.113-114
Announcements** pp.115-117
Reviewers' List in 1 April l995-31 March l996** p.118
Errata p.118
Contents of Journal of the Yamashina Institute for Ornithology, Vol. 25 (1993)-Vol. 28 (1996) pp.119-128

*In Japanese with English Abstract
**In Japanese

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Vol. 28 No. I (No. 95) March 1996
Frontispiece

Yanagisawa, N.: An Intermediate Egret Foraging in the Rice Paddy Field after the Harvest

Originals

Chikuni, K., Minaka, N. & Ikenaga, H.: Molecular Phylogeny of Some Passeriformes, Based on Cytochrome b Sequences pp.1-8

Nakamura, M. & Ueuma, Y.: Comparative Feeding Ecology of the Alpine Accentor Prunella collaris on Mt. Hakusan and Mt. Norikura pp.9-18

Sato, N. & Maruyama, N.: Foraging Site Preference of Intermediate Egrets Egretta intermedia during the Breeding Season in the Eastern Part of the Kanto Plain, Japan pp.1934

Short Notes

Oka, N., Maruyama, N., Kuroda, N. & Skira, I. : Colony Site Selection of Short-tailed Shearwaters in Tasmania pp.35-41

Keijl, G. O.: A Historical Record of a Razorbill Alca torda from Japan pp.42-44

Kazama, T.: An Emaciated Spectacled Guillemot Cepphus carbo along the Beach in Niigata Prefecture, Honshu in Winter* pp.45-46

Announcements** pp.47-48
Book Review** pp.49-50
Errata p.50

*In Japanese with English Abstract

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Vol. 27 No. 2 (No. 94) October 1995
Frontispiece

Kaneko, H.: Apalopteron familiare on Hahajima Island, the Ogasawara Islands

Review

Tsutsui, K., Usui, M., Kotegawa, T., Furukawa, Y. & Ishii, S.: Regulatory Mechanism of the Avian Reproductive Behavior* pp.47-65

Originals

Springer, M. S., Higuchi, H., Ueda, K., Minton, J. & Sibley, C. G.: Molecular Evidence That the Bonin Islands "Honeyeater" is a White-eye pp.66-77

Nakamura, M. & Matsuzaki, Y.: Sex Determination Based on Cloacal Protuberances in the Japanese Accentor Prunella rubida pp.78-88

Short Notes

Hosono, T. & Nakamura, K.: The First Breeding of European Hobby Falco subbuteo in Nagano City* pp.89-91

Ezaki, Y. & Miyara, Z.: Wintering of Oriental White Storks in Yonaguni Island, the Westernmost Japan* pp.92-97

Obituary (Dr. K. Haneda)** pp.98-99
Book Reviews** pp.100-104
Reviewers' List of the Contributed Papers in 1 April 1994-31 March l995** p.105

*In Japanese with English Abstract
**In Japanese

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Vol. 27 No. 1 (No. 93) March 1995
Frontispiece

Nakamura, M. and Baba, T.: Alpine Accentors

Originals

Nakamura, M.: Effects of Supplemental Food and Female Age on Reproductive Success in the Alpine Accentor Prunella collaris pp.1-11

Gonzalez, J. C. T.: Status of Birds at the U. P. Laguna Land Grant, Luzon, Philippines pp.12-29

Minami, H., Aotsuka, M., Terasawa, T., Maruyama, N. & Ogi, H.: Breeding Ecology of the Spectacled Guillemot (Cepphus carbo) on Teuri lsland* pp.30-40

Book Reviews** pp.41-45

*In Japanese with English Abstract

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Vol. 26 No. 2 (No. 92) October 1994
Frontispieces

Plate la, b. A Votive Picture of Villagers Capturing Streaked Shearwater Drawn on a Wooden Board in the Edo Period (1603-1867) on Mikura Island. (Photos by N. Oka)
Plate 2a, b. Black-footed Albatrosses Breeding on Hatsunezaki on Torishima Island. (January 26, 1994) (Photos by T. Baba)

Originals

Ogasawara, K., Izumi, Y. & Fujii, T.: The Status of Black Woodpecker in Northern Tohoku District, Japan pp.87-98

Oka, N.: Sustainable Exploitation of Streaked Shearwaters Calonectris leucomelas on Mikura Island, off the Izu Peninsula, Japan pp.99-108

Watanuki, Y., Kato, A. & Robertson, G.: Estimation of Food Consumption in Adelie Penguin Chicks Using Body Mass and Growth pp.109-114

Bhat, G. & Maiti, B. : Study of Atresia and Its Changes in the Ovary During the Annual Reproductive Cycle of a Wild Avian Species, the Yellow-throated Sparrow (Petronia xanthocollis Burton) pp.115-125

Short Notes

Ogi, H., Sato, F., Mitamura, A., Baba, T. & Oyama, H.: A Survey of Black-footed Albatross Breeding Colonies and Chicks on Torishima, January l994 pp.126-131

Narita, A. : Occurrence of Super Normal Clutches in the Black-tailed Gull Larus crassirostris* pp.132-134

Tanaka, Y. & Seino, T.: Notes on the Distribution of the Great-winged Petrel, Pterodroma macroptera gouldi in the Tasman Sea pp.135-136

Kawaji, N.: Ground Nesting of the Eastern Turtle Dove Streptopelia orientalis pp.137-139

Ogi, H., Akutagawa, H., Yoshida, M., Sato, M., Hayashi, Y. & Tanaka, M.: Two Sighting Records of the Black-capped Kingfisher (Halcyon pileata) on Oshima Ooshima Island in Hokkaido, Northern Japan pp.140-143

Reviewers' List in 1 April 1993-31 March 1994** p.144

*In Japanese with English Abstract

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Vol. 26 No. I (No. 91) March 1994
Frontispieces

Plates la-f Submerged Puffinus carneipes off Southern Boso Peninsula
Plates 2, 3 Submerged Puffinus griseas off Izu Peninsula

Review

Ueda, K. : Extended Sperm Competition: Intra-sexual Selection and the Evolution of Avian Social Behaviour* pp.1-46

Originals

Kitajima, N.: Breeding Biology of the Coot Fulica atra on Lake Teganuma, Chiba* pp.47-58

Maitra, S. K. & Sarkar, R: Testicular Responsiveness of a Wild Passerine Bird, Lonchura malabarica, to the Oral Administration of Quinalphos, an Organophosphorous Pesticide pp.59-67

Fujimaki, Y.: Birds of Tokachi District, Hokkaido. 6. Birds along the Middle Reaches of the Tokachi River* pp.68-76

Short Notes

Ogi, H., Momose, K., Sato, F. & Baba, N.: Plastic Particles Found in the Gizzard of a Starved Black-footed Albatross (Diomedea nigripes) pp.77-80

Oka, N.: Underwater Feeding of Three Shearwaters: Pale-footed (Puffinus carneipes), Sooty (Puffinus griseus) and Streaked (Calonectris leucomelas) Shearwaters pp.81-84

Book Reviews* pp.85-86

*In Japanese with English Abstract

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Vol. 25 No. 2 (No. 90) October 1993
Review

Maeda, T.: An Approach to the "Eco-city" Coexistent with Birds* pp.105-136

Originals

Okazaki, M., Oshida, Y., Malony, R. & Warham, J.: Effects of Sooty Shearwaters Puffinus griseus on Surface Soils on Motuara Island, New Zealand pp.137-143

Fujimaki, Y. & Umeki, M. : Distribution of Dryocopus martius in Hokkaido, Japan, Based on a Questionnaire* pp.144-156

Eguchi, K., Takeishi, M. & Nagata, H.: Conservation of Wintering Hooded Cranes in Yashiro, Japan pp.157-165

Hashimoto, H. : Winter Feeding of Thick-billed Murres in Coastal Waters off the Shakotan Peninsula, Hokkaido pp.166-173

Book Review** p.174
Reviewers' List in 1 April 1992-31 March 1993** p.175

*In Japanese with English Abstract

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Vol. 25 No. 1 (No. 89) March 1993
Frontispiece

Hiraoka, T.: The Okinawa Rail Rallus okinawae

Special Features

Sibley, C. G., Ahlquist, J. E. & DeBenedictis, P.: The Phylogenetic Relationships of the Rails, Based on DNA Comparisons pp.1-11

Kuroda, N.: Morpho-anatomy of the Okinawa Rail Rallus okinawae pp.12-27

Ikenaga, H. & Gima, T.: Vocal Repertoire and Duetting in the Okinawa Rail Rallus okinawae* pp.28-39

Harato, T. & Ozaki, K,: Roosting Behavior of the Okinawa Rail pp.40-53

Originals

Kitajima, N. & Kuroda, N.: The Distribution and Size of Roosts of Crows Corvus macrorhynchos and Corvus corone in the Northwestern Part of Chiba Prefecture* pp.54-61

Bhat, G. & Maiti, B.: Effects of Nitrofurantoin and Cadmium Chloride on Spermatogenetic Activity in an Avian Pest, the Yellow-throated Sparrow (Petronia xanthocollis Burton ) pp.62-67

De, K. & Ghosh, A.: Influence of Dehydration Stress on the Adrenal Glands of Two Semi-domesticated Avian Species pp.68-75

Konisi, H., Suzuki, T., Tamada, K. & Fujimaki, Y.: Breeding Biology of Dryocopus martius in Central Hokkaido* pp.76-92

Suzuki, T.: Singing Activity of the Bonin Islands Honeyeater Apalopteron familiare (Passeriformes, Meliphagidae) pp.93-101

Short Note

Ogi, H., Hattori, Y., Yoshino, T., Yamahara, T., Sawada, N. & Furukawa, T.: Sighting of the Short-tai1ed Albatross over the Bering Sea pp.102-104

*In Japanese with English Abstract

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Vol. 24, No. 2 (No. 88) October, 1992
Review

Uemura, H. & Kobayashi, H.: Biologically Active Peptides and Drinking Behavior in Birds, with Special Reference to Angiotensin pp.47-65

Originals

Dey, M. & Maitra, S. K.: Hystophysiological Appraisal of the Testicular Functions in a Subtropical Psittacine Bird, Psittacula krameri, in Relation to the Annual Climatological Variables pp.66-76

Thompson, J. J.: A Test of an Indirect Method for Censusing Shorebirds in Intertidal Habitat pp.77-81

Wada, T.: An Analysis of Seasonal Changes in Number of Each Resident Species in a Local Avian Community pp.82-93

Short Notes

Ogi, H., Sasaki, H., Ohtani, M., Watanabe, K., Matsushiro, M., Shouji, I. & Hayasaka, Y.: Three Ardeidae Species Sighted in the Sea of Japan off Southwest Hokkaido pp.94-95

Book Review pp.96-97
Announcements p.98
A ten year contents of Journal of the Yamashina Institute for Ornithology, Vol. 15 ( 1983) 〜 Vol. 24 (l992) pp.101-120

*In Japanese with English Abstract

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Vol. 24, No. 1 (No. 87) March, 1992
Originals

Ishimoto, A.: Sexing of Juv. (1W) Black-faced Bunting Emberiza spodocephala personata* pp.1-12

Ueda, K.: Food of the Yellow Bittern Ixobrychus sinensis in Boluses Regurgitated by Nestlings* pp.13-17

Eda-Fujiwara, H. & Okumura, H.. The Temporal Pattern of Vocalizations in the Budgerigar Melopsittacus undulatus pp.18-30

Eguchi, K. & Kubo, H.: The Origin of the Magpie Pica pica sericea in Japan - An Investigation of Historical Records-* pp.31-39

Short Note

Oniki, Y,: Where Feral Pigeons Differ pp.40-41

Book Reviews pp.42-45

*In Japanese with English Abstract

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Vol. 23, No. 2 (No. 86) October, 1991
Originals

Kuroda, N.: Distributional Patterns and Seasonal Movements of Procellariiformes in the North Pacific pp.23-84

Shiomi, K. & Ogi, H.: Sexual Morphological Differences Based on Functional Aspects of Skeletal and Muscular Characteristics in Breeding Tufted Puffins* pp.85-106

Agarwal, S. D. & Guha, B.: Effect of a Formalin Stress on the Adrenal Function of the Domestic Pigeon (Columba livia) pp.107-110

*In Japanese with English Abstract

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Vol. 23, No. 1 (No. 85) March, 1991
Frontispiece

Plate 1-A〜C. A Gyrfalcon Observed in the Sea of Okhotsk (September 7, 1990) (Photos by H. Ogi)

Originals

Sayako, N., Kanoya, S., Sato, Y., Ando, T. & Kakizawa, R.: Observation on Breeding of the Common Kingfisher Alcedo atthis in the Akasaka Imperial Grounds* pp.1-5

Higuchi, H., Sato, F., Matsui, S., Soma, M. & Kanmuri, N.: Satellite tracking of the migration routes of Whistling Swans Cygnus columbianus pp.6-12

Swennen, C. & Park, J. Y.: Spotted Greenshank Tringa guttifer Feeding on an Intertidal Flat in Korea pp.13-19

Short Notes

Ogi, H. & Miyashita, T.: Sighting a Gyrfalcon in the Sea of Okhotsk pp.20-21

*In Japanese with English Abstract

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Vol. 22, No. 2 (No. 84) October, 1990
Originals

Nakamura, H. & Shigemori, K.: Diurnal Change of Activity and Social behaviour of Latham's Snipe Gallinago hardwickii in Breeding Season* pp.85-113

Kuroda, N., Kakizawa, R. & Watada, M.: Genetic Divergence and Relationships in Fifteen Species of Procellariifomes pp.114-123

Sumita, S., Yoshizawa, T., Koshida, M. & Fujimaki, Y.: Breeding Biology of Black Woodpecker Dryocopus martius in Hakodate, Hokkaido* pp.124-132

Short Note

Osawa, K. & Osawa, Y.: Birds on Minami-Daito (South Borodino) Island* pp.133-137

News pp.138-139

*In Japanese with English Abstract

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Vol. 22, No. 1 (No. 83) January, 1991
Originals

Goudie, R. I. & Ryan, P. C.:Diets and Morphology of Digestive organs of Five Species of Sea Ducks Wintering in Newfoundland pp.1-8

Nakamura, H.; Dispersal of the Oriental Greenfinch Carduelis sinica from Communa1 Display Areas and Social Organization in Breeding Season (Aves: Fringillidae)* pp.9-55

Maeda, T. & Maruyama, N.: Early Fall Urban Bird Communities of Hobart, Tasmania pp.56-69

Li Fulai: World's First Captive Breeding of the Japanese Crested Ibis Nipponia nippon pp.70-76

Short Notes

Brazil, M. A. & Cook, C.: The First Spring Record of a Shore Lark Eremophila alpestris from Japan pp.77-79

Brazil, M. A. & Snetsinger, P.: The Little Gull Larus minutus in Japan pp.80-82

*In Japanese with English Abstract