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Inventory of lowland-breeding birds on the Alaska Peninsula

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Susan E. Savage, Lee Tibbitts, Kristin Sesser, and Robb S.A. Kaler, 2018, Inventory of lowland-breeding birds on the Alaska Peninsula: Journal of Fish and Wildlife Management, v. 9, iss. 2.

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We conducted the first systematic inventory of birds in the lowlands (areas ≤100 m above sea level) of the Alaska Peninsula during summers of 2004–2007 to determine their breeding distributions and habitat associations in this remote region. Using a stratified random survey design, we allocated sample plots by elevation and land cover with a preference for wetland cover types used by shorebirds, a group of particular interest to land managers. We surveyed birds during 10-min counts at 792 points across 52, 5 km × 5 km sample plots distributed from south of the Naknek River (58.70°N,157.00°W) to north of Port Moller (56.00°N,160.52°W). We detected 95 bird species including 19 species of shorebirds and 34 species (36% of total) considered [...]

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