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Breeding Waterbird Populations in South San Francisco Bay 2005-2019

December 23, 2021

The dataset includes three separate excel spreadsheets which provides waterbird (and predator) observations within individual survey units during the May 2019 breeding waterbird survey of south San Francisco Bay (2019WaterbirdSurveyFullData.xlsx), the total number of American avocets, black-necked stilts, and Forster's terns within each pond unit surveyed during the May 2019 survey (2019WaterbirdSurveyPondModel.xlsx), and the annual total number of nests for American avocets, black-necked stilts, and Forster's terns in south San Francisco between 2005 and 2019 (SouthBayWaterbirdNests2005-2019.xlsx).

These data support the following publication:
Hartman, C.A., Ackerman, J.T., Schacter, C.R., Herzog, M.P., Tarjan, L.M., Wang, Y., Strong, C., Tertes, R. and Warnock, N., 2021. Breeding Waterbird Populations Have Declined in South San Francisco Bay: An Assessment Over Two Decades. San Francisco Estuary and Watershed Science, 19(3). https://doi.org/10.15447/sfews.2021v19iss3art4

Citation Information

Publication Year 2021
Title Breeding Waterbird Populations in South San Francisco Bay 2005-2019
DOI 10.5066/P94RYHZL
Authors Christopher A Hartman, Josh T Ackerman
Product Type Data Release
Record Source USGS Digital Object Identifier Catalog
USGS Organization Western Ecological Research Center