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Recovery Strategy for the Ross's Gull (Rhodostethia rosea) in Canada (Proposed)


Appendix A. Breeding Records of Ross's Gull

Table A1. Ross's Gull pairs and individuals observed at an unnamed island, the Cheyne Islands, Prince Charles Island, and Churchill
SiteYearNumber of pairs/nestsNumber of birds observedSource
unnamed island, Nunavut20020 Mallory and Gilchrist (2003)
20030 Mallory et al. (2006)
20040 Mallory et al. (2006)
20055 nests9Mallory et al. (2006)
20061 nest2Mallory et al. (2006)
Cheyne Islands, Nunavut1974->1Mallory and Gilchrist (2003)
19763 pairs MacDonald (1978)
19770 Macey (1981)
19786 pairs MacDonald (1978)
19790 Macey (1981)
19860 Alvo et al. (1996)
20020 Mallory et al. (2006)
20030 Mallory et al. (2006)
20040 Mallory et al. (2006)
20050 Mallory et al. (2006)
200648Mallory et al. (2006)
Prince Charles Island, Nunavut19971 pair2Béchet et al. (2000)
Churchill, Manitoba
* indicates historical breeding site at Akudlik Marsh
1978* 1MacDonald, pers. comm. in Chartier and Cooke (1980)
1980*3 pairs Chartier and Cooke (1980)
1982*5 nests10+R. Koes, pers. comm. in Hamel (2002)
1992 4+R. Koes and B. Chartier, pers. comm.
1993 4R. Koes and B. Chartier, pers. comm.
19941 nest6R. Koes and B. Chartier, pers. comm.
1995 3R. Koes and B. Chartier, pers. comm.
1996 0R. Koes and B. Chartier, pers. comm.
1997 1, possibly 2R. Koes and B. Chartier, pers. comm.
1998 Seen, but no numbers givenR. Koes and B. Chartier, pers. comm.
1999 1R. Koes and B. Chartier, pers. comm.
2000 2R. Koes and B. Chartier, pers. comm.
2001At least 1 nest2 (pair seen at end of summer, 1 juvenile observed)R. Koes and B. Chartier, pers. comm.
20025 COSEWIC, in prep.
2004Breeding area used, numbers unknown2 briefly seenR. Koes and B. Chartier, pers. comm.
20051 nest4 (1 juvenile observed)COSEWIC, in prep
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