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Migrating Bird Survey Data Along the San Pedro River and its Tributaries, Southeastern Arizona, 1989-1994

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Publication Date
Start Date
1989
End Date
1994

Citation

Skagen, S.K., Melcher, C.P., Howe, W.H., Knopf, K.L., Falvo, C.I.P., Everette, A.L., and Bell, T.M., 2018, Migrating Bird Survey Data Along the San Pedro River and its Tributaries, Southeastern Arizona, 1989-1994: U.S. Geological Survey data release, https://doi.org/10.5066/F7K35SMD.

Summary

Data files in this data series represent migrating bird count and habitat information collected during 1989, 1991, 1993, and 1994 field seasons at 13 riparian sites along the San Pedro River and its tributaries in southeastern Arizona, USA. At each site observations were made at up to 20 points, separated by 100 m arrayed along the riparian zone. Observation periods started at 20 minutes after sunrise, lasted for 7 minutes at each point and were completed within 4 hours. Bird detection and species identification were based on visual sighting, song, and call. Recorded observations were the number of individuals of each detected species detected using each detection method at each point and site within specified distance bands during [...]

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Species_Codes.pdf
“Species Codes (PDF)”
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Migrating-Bird-Survey-Data-Along-San-Pedro-River_Southeastern-Arizona_1989-1994_Data.csv
“Data (CSV)”
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Migrating-Bird-Survey-Data-Along-San-Pedro-River_Southeastern-Arizona_1989-1994_Metadata.xml
“CSDGM Metadata (XML)”
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Purpose

All riparian patches in southeastern Arizona, regardless of their size or degree of isolation, serve as important stopover sites to migrating birds. In light of potential habitat limitation, the protection of both small, disjunctive riparian patches and extensive riverine tracts in western landscapes is imperative.

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