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Promoting Change in Common Tern (Sterna hirundo) Nest Site Selection to Minimize Construction Related Disturbance

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2017-05-24
End Date
2017-08-16

Citation

McGowan, P.C., Sullivan, J.D., Callahan, C.R., Schultz, W., Wall, J.L. and Prosser, D.J., 2018, Promoting Change in Common Tern (Sterna hirundo) Nest Site Selection to Minimize Construction Related Disturbance: U.S. Geological Survey data release, https://doi.org/10.5066/P9ZKCA0R.

Summary

These data describe the status of eggs in nests which had a foster egg added to them as part of an effort to relocate a common tern colony on Poplar Island. One data file (McGowanEtAl2018_FosterNestData_Data.csv) contains the data regarding the observations, while one definitions file (McGowanEtAl2018_FosterNestData_Definitions.csv) details the data.

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McGowanEtAl2018_FosterNestData_Data.csv 1.91 KB
McGowanEtAl2018_FosterNestData_DataRelease.xml
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McGowanEtAl2018_FosterNestData_Definitions.csv 1.01 KB

Purpose

Data were obtained to determine the ability of paired deterrents and attractants to cause common tern colony relocation away from construction areas.

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  • Patuxent Wildlife Research Center

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DOI https://www.sciencebase.gov/vocab/category/item/identifier https://doi.org/10.5066/P9ZKCA0R
USGS_ScienceCenter https://www.sciencebase.gov/vocab/category/item/identifier Patuxent Wildlife Research Center
USGS_MissionArea https://www.sciencebase.gov/vocab/category/item/identifier Ecosystems
USGS_keywords https://www.sciencebase.gov/vocab/category/item/identifier Wildlife Biology

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