Landbird Conservation Plan for Alaska Biogeographic Regions
The size of Alaska (570,374 square-miles) dictates that conservation planning for landbirds generally be framed within a landscape context. To form a Bird Conservation Plan for the state, species, and their habitats, and management issues were considered within 5 Biogeographic Regions. These regions closely correspond to 5 Bird Conservation Regions in Alaska (based on the Commission for Environmental Cooperation’s hierarchical framework of nested ecological units) that were recently developed. Identification of priority species, habitats, conservation actions were generated for each of the 5 Biogeographic Regions.