This data package contains six tables: 1) characteristics of bird survey sites, 2) vegetation classification at survey sites, 3) detections of all birds at survey sites, 4) behaviors of all birds at survey sites, 5) bird taxonomy and indication of conservation status, and 6) habitat information pertaining to survey site photographs. The objectives of the survey were to 1) use targeted field investigations to document as many bird species as possible that occur within Aniakchak during the breeding season, and 2) describe the distribution, habitat associations, and relative numbers of bird species occurring within Aniakchak during the breeding season.
This data package contains geospatial layers used for selecting bird survey locations in Aniakchak National Monument and Preserve. 1)"ANIA_original_sample_sitesAlb83" represents the nine 10-km X 10-km sample plots selected for the Aniakchak bird surveys. 2)"ANIA_sample_location_waypointsAlb83" is a summary of the 136 locations at which Aniakchak bird surveys were conducted. 3)"ANIA_sampled_plotsAlb83" represents the nine 10-km X 10-km sample plots inventoried during the Aniakchak bird surveys. 4)"ANIA_savage_site_checksAlb83" represents unique sites within Aniakchak that were identified for site visits based on expert opinion.
|Title||Data From the Inventory of Breeding Birds in Aniakchak National Monument and Preserve, Alaska, 2008|
|Authors||Daniel R Ruthrauff, Lee Tibbitts|
|Product Type||Data Release|
|Record Source||USGS Digital Object Identifier Catalog|
|USGS Organization||Alaska Science Center|