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Factors affecting prey availability and habitat use of nonbreeding piping plovers (Charadrius melodus) in coastal Louisiana

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Publication Date
Start Date
2013-01-01
End Date
2014-05-31

Citation

Schulz, J.L., and Leberg, P.L., 2019, Factors affecting prey availability and habitat use of nonbreeding piping plovers (Charadrius melodus) in coastal Louisiana: U.S. Geological Survey data release, https://doi.org/10.5066/F7RJ4GP7.

Summary

Dataset includes observations of Piping Plovers made during winter shorebird surveys on Whiskey and Trinity Islands in Terrebonne Parish, Louisiana during the winter of 2013-2014. Attributes include location, behavioral, and microhabitat data as well as references to these data points in our local Access database.

Contacts

Point of Contact :
Theodore J Zenzal
Originator :
Jessica L Schulz, Paul Leberg
Metadata Contact :
Jessica L Schulz
Publisher :
U.S. Geological Survey
USGS Mission Area :
Ecosystems
SDC Data Owner :
Wetland and Aquatic Research Center
Distributor :
U.S. Geological Survey - ScienceBase

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Schulz_Invert_sampling_FINAL.csv 33.74 KB
Schulz_PIPL_surveys_FINAL.csv 19.2 KB
METADATA_FINAL-Schulz_PIPL.xml
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Purpose

Data were obtained in order to assess Piping Plover habitat usage on two of the islands in the Isles Dernieres Barrier Island Refuge and relate that information to presence of invertebrate prey (invertebrate data contained in separate dataset).

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  • USGS Data Release Products
  • USGS Wetland and Aquatic Research Center

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DOI https://www.sciencebase.gov/vocab/category/item/identifier doi:10.5066/F7RJ4GP7

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