Molecular Sequences and Evolutionary History in Birds:T.W. Quinn, Molecular Evolution of the Mitochondrial Genome.D.B. McDonald and W.K. Potts, DNA Microsatellites as Genetic Markers at Several Scales.A.J. Baker and H.D. Marshall, Mitochondrial Control Region Sequences as Tools for Understanding Evolution.W.S. Moore and V.R. DeFilippis, The Window of Taxonomic Resolution for Phylogenies Based on Mitochondrial Cytochrome b.P. Houde, A. Cooper, E. Leslie, A.E. Strand, and G.A. Montano, Phylogeny and Evolution of of 12S rDNA in Gruiformes (Aves).D. Siegel-Causey, Phylogeny of the Pelacaniformes: Molecular Systematics of a Privative Group.K. Lee, J. Feinstein, and J. Cracraft, The Phylogeny of Ratite Birds: Resolving Conflicts between Molecular and Morphological Data Sets.D.P. Mindell, M.D. Sorenson, C.J. Huddleston, H.C. Miranda, Jr., A. Knight, S.J. Sawchuck, and T. Yuri, Phylogenetic Relationships among and within Select Avian Orders Based on Mitochondrial DNA.Applying Phylogeny and Population Genetics to Broader Issues:S.V. Edwards, Relevance of Microevolutionary Processes to Higher Level Molecular Systematics.F.H. Sheldon and L.A. Whittingham, Phylogeny in Studies of Bird Ecology, Behavior, and Morphology.R.M. Zink, Phylogeographic Studies of North American Birds.M.S. Roy, J.M. Cardoso da Silva, P. Arctander, J. Garcia-Moreno and J. Fjeldsa, The Speciation of South American and African Birds in Montane Regions.A. Cooper, Studies of Avian Ancient DNA: From Jurassic Park to Modern Island Extinctions.Chapter References.Subject Index.