The Canadian Field-Naturalist

A peer-reviewed scientific journal publishing ecology, behaviour, taxonomy, conservation, and other topics relevant to Canadian natural history.

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Vol 129, No 1 (2015)

Table of Contents

Covers - Editorial Board and Publication Information PDF


Experimental evidence of spatial memory and home range affinity in White-tailed Deer (Odocoileus virginianus) PDF
Michael E. Nelson 1-7
Whitebark Pine (Pinus albicaulis) seeds as food for bears (Ursus spp.) in Banff National Park, Alberta PDF
David Hamer, Ian Pengelly 8-14
Horse ranching increases biodiversity in a foothills parkland prairie in northern Kananaskis Country, western Alberta PDF
Paul M. Catling, Brenda Kostiuk, Don Thompson 15-23
The flora of Cunningham Inlet, Somerset Island, Nunavut: history, analysis, and new collections of vascular plants, mosses, lichens, and algae PDF
Paul C. Sokoloff 24-37
Osmia species (Megachilidae) pollinate Cypripedium parviflorum (Orchidaceae) and Packera paupercula (Asteraceae): a localized case of Batesian mimicry? PDF
Paul M. Catling 38-44
Gastony’s Cliffbrake (Pellaea gastonyi) in Manitoba: new records and assessment of conservation status PDF
Chris Friesen, Colin Murray 45-52
Subspecific identification of the Great Lakes' first Brown Booby (Sula leucogaster) using DNA PDF
Jeffrey H. Skevington, James Pawlicki, Scott Kelso, Kevin C.R. Kerr, Marcie Jacklin 53-59


Egg laying in inappropriate nests by the Brown-headed Cowbird (Molothrus ater): acts of parasitism or emergency egg dumping? PDF
Spencer G. Sealy 60-69
Range extension for Pygmy Whitefish (Prosopium coulterii) in the Northwest Territories, Canada PDF
Paul Vecsei, Damian Panayi 70-75
Diurnal and nocturnal activity patterns of invasive Wild Boar (Sus scrofa) in Saskatchewan, Canada PDF
Kathryn Stolle, Floris M. van Beest, Eric Vander Wal, Ryan K. Brook 76-79
Mass mortality of Northern Map Turtles (Graptemys geographica) PDF
Jordan Catrysse, Emily Slavik, Jonathan Choquette, Ashley E. Leifso, Christina M. Davy 80-83
The use of ketamine-xylazine and ketamine-medetomidine with and without their antagonists, yohimbine and atipamezole hydrochloride to immobilize Raccoons (Procyon lotor) in Ontario, Canada PDF
Mike R. Allan 84-89

Tributes and Obituaries

A Tribute to John Montague Gillett, 1918–2014 PDF
Erich Haber 90-96

Book Reviews

"Amphibian Biology, Vol 11, Part 4: Status of Conservation and Decline of Amphibians: Eastern Hemisphere: Southern Europe & Turkey" edited by H. Heatwole and J.W. Wilkinson. 2014. [book review] PDF
Francis R. Cook 97
"Field Guide to the Birds of Australia – A photographic guide" by Iain Campbell et al. 2014. [book review] PDF
Roy John 98-99
"Birds of New Guinea: Second Edition" by T.K. Pratt & B.M. Beehler. 2015. [book review] PDF
Roy John 99
"The Carnivore Way: Coexisting with and Conserving North America’s Predators" by Cristina Eisenberg. 2014. [book review] PDF
Jonathan Way 100-101
"The Sea Among Us: the Amazing Strait of Georgia" edited by R. Beamish & G. McFarlane. 2014. [book review] PDF
Cyndi M. Smith 102-103
"Marine Community Ecology and Conservation" edited by M.D. Bertness et al. 2014. [book review] PDF
Jim O'Neill 103-104
"Marmot Biology – Sociality, Individual Fitness, and Population Dynamics" by Kenneth B. Armitage. 2014. [book review] PDF
Randy Lauff 104
"An Indomitable Beast: The Remarkable Journey of the Jaguar" by Alan Rabinowitz. 2014. [book review] PDF
Burton K. Lim 104-105
"Flora of Virginia" by Alan S. Weakley et al. 2012. [book review] PDF
Daniel F. Brunton 105-106
"Ian McTaggart-Cowan: The legacy of a pioneering biologist, educator and conservationist" by Ronald D. Jakimchuk et al. 2014. [book review] PDF
C. Stuart Houston 107-109
"Conrad Kain: Letters from a Wandering Mountain Guide, 1906-1933" edited by Zac Robinson. 2014. [book review] PDF
Cyndi M. Smith 109-110
New titles PDF
Roy John 111

News and Comment

Upcoming meetings and workshops; Timothy Christopher (“Chris”) Brayshaw 1919–2014 PDF

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