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Seasonal movement and home range of the Mariana Common Moorhen

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Seasonal Movement and Home Range of the Mariana Common Moorhen; 2004; Article; Journal; The Condor; Takano, L. L.; Haig, Susan M.

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Adult Mariana Common Moorhens (Gallinula chloropus guami) were radio-marked on Guam (n = 25) and Saipan (n = 18) to determine home range, inter- and intraseasonal space use, and movement patterns among the Mariana Islands of Guam, Saipan, Tinian, and Rota. Birds were tracked throughout the dry and wet seasons in 2000 and 2001. During the dry season, no interisland movements were detected and most birds remained at a single wetland. However, some radio-marked adults on Guam (48%) and Saipan (11%) dispersed from their capture site to other wetland sites. Inter-and intraisland movements increased during the wet season. Interisland movement from Saipan to Tinian occurred at the onset of the wet season, although no birds were observed moving [...]

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doi http://www.loc.gov/standards/mods/mods-outline-3-5.html#identifier doi:10.1650/7376
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