Skip to main content
USGS - science for a changing world

Habitats of North American sea ducks.

Dates

Publication Date

Citation

Derksen, D.V., M.R. Petersen, and J-P.L. Savard. 2015. Habitats of North American sea ducks. Pages 469-528, In, Ecology and Conservation of North American Sea Ducks (J-P.L. Savard, D.V. Derksen, D. Esler, and J.M. Eadie, eds.). Studies in Avian Biology 46.

Summary

Breeding, molting, fall and spring staging, and wintering habitats of the sea duck tribe Mergini are described based on geographic locations and distribution in North America, geomorphology, vegetation and soil types, and fresh water and marine characteristics. The dynamics of habitats are discussed in light of natural and anthropogenic events that shape areas important to sea ducks. Strategies for sea duck habitat management are outlined and recommendations for international collaboration to preserve key terrestrial and aquatic habitats are advanced. We follow the definition of habitat advanced by Odum (1971), which is the place or space where an organism lives. Weller (1999) emphasized that habitats for waterbirds required presence [...]

Contacts

Attached Files

Click on title to download individual files attached to this item.

metadata1834625113672994874.xml
Potential Metadata Source

View
3.3 KB
Thumbnail
Thumbnail

Tags

Categories
Types

Provenance

Data source
Harvester
Harvested on Thu Dec 31 04:16:57 MST 2015 from MODS XML Service

Additional Information

Identifiers

Type Scheme Key
local-index unknown 70147256
local-pk unknown 70147256

Citation Extension

parts
typevolume
value46
typePublication Place
valueBoca Raton, FL
languageEnglish
citationTypeBook chapter

Item Actions

View Item as ...

Save Item as ...

View Item...