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Map of cumulative 38-day nest survival predicted from a Bayesian hierarchical shared frailty model of sage-grouse nest fates. The midpoint of coefficient conditional posterior distributions of 38-day nest survival were used for prediction at each 30 meter pixel across the landscape.
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Ranked index of model-projected nest site selection integrated with nesting productivity (i.e., nest survival), demonstrating the spatial distribution of adaptive vs. maladaptive habitat selection at each 30 m pixel. Hierarchical models of nest selection and survival were fit to landscape covariates within a Bayesian modeling framework in Nevada and California from 2009 through 2017 to develop spatially explicit information about nest site selection and survival consequences across the landscape. Habitat was separated into 16 classes ranking from high (1) to low (16). Habitat ranked highest where the top nest selection and survival classes intersected (adaptive selection), whereas the lowest rank occurred where...
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Map of nesting habitat selection scores predicted from a resource selection function (RSF) developed from sage-grouse nest locations. Nest site selection was modeled using a generalized linear mixed model of used and random locations in a Bayesian modeling environment, and the midpoint of coefficient conditional posterior distributions were used for prediction. Continuous values were reclassified and ranked using a percent isopleth approach with respect to observed nest locations.
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This study examined the reproductive biology of the Mariana Swiftlet over five annual cycles on the island of O‘ahu in the Hawaiian Islands. This introduced population used a human-made tunnel for roosting and nesting, and was studied as a surrogate to negate interference with the endangered populations in the Mariana Islands. Active nests (N = 478) were observed in every month of the year. Data recorded included: nest visit dates, date nests were identified, number of visits to each nest; nest stage, nest fate, nest failure status, number of rat traps present, number of rats captures, daily rainfall, and nest ages.
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Native grasslands have been altered to a greater extent than any other biome in North America. The habitats and resources needed to support breeding performance of grassland birds endemic to prairie ecosystems are currently threatened by land management practices and impending climate change. Climate models for the Great Plains prairie region predict a future of hotter and drier summers with strong multiyear droughts and more frequent and severe precipitation events. We examined how fluctuations in weather conditions in eastern Colorado influenced nest survival of an avian species that has experienced recent population declines, the Mountain Plover (Charadrius montanus). Nest survival averaged 27.2% over a 7-yr...
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We applied spatially-explicit models to a spatiotemporally robust dataset of greater sage-grouse (Centrocercus urophasianus) nest locations and fates across wildfire-altered sagebrush ecosystems of the Great Basin ecoregion, western USA. Using sage-grouse as a focal species, we quantified scale-dependent factors driving nest site selection and nest survival across broad spatial scales in order to identify wildfire impacts and other environmental influences on variation in nesting productivity across a broad ecoregion spanning mesic and xeric shrub communities. To investigate the consequences of habitat selection and explore the potential for a source-sink reproductive landscape, we sought to classify nesting habitat...
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The datasets stored in this folder summarize reproductive data for Brown Pelicans nesting on Gaillard and Cat Islands, Alabama, in 2017 and 2018. Data include nest and nestling survival, nest site characteristics, environmental covariates, and temperatures recorded inside nests.


    map background search result map search result map Drought and Cooler Temperatures Are Associated with Higher Nest Survival in Mountain Plovers Nest success and predation data for Mariana swiftlets (Aerodramus bartschi), Hawai'i, USA, 2006-2010 Reproductive Physiology of Brown Pelican Along the Coast of Alabama, 2017-2018 Spatially-explicit Predictive Maps of Greater Sage-grouse Nest Selection Integrated with Nest Survival in Nevada and Northeastern California, USA Greater Sage-grouse Nest Survival, Nevada and California 2019 Greater Sage-grouse Nest Selection, Nevada and California 2019 Greater Sage-grouse Nest Site Source-Sink, Nevada and California 2019 Reproductive Physiology of Brown Pelican Along the Coast of Alabama, 2017-2018 Nest success and predation data for Mariana swiftlets (Aerodramus bartschi), Hawai'i, USA, 2006-2010 Spatially-explicit Predictive Maps of Greater Sage-grouse Nest Selection Integrated with Nest Survival in Nevada and Northeastern California, USA Greater Sage-grouse Nest Selection, Nevada and California 2019 Greater Sage-grouse Nest Site Source-Sink, Nevada and California 2019 Greater Sage-grouse Nest Survival, Nevada and California 2019 Drought and Cooler Temperatures Are Associated with Higher Nest Survival in Mountain Plovers