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The Resource Arctic Shorebirds in North America : a Decade of Monitoring

Arctic Shorebirds in North America : a Decade of Monitoring

Label
Arctic Shorebirds in North America : a Decade of Monitoring
Title
Arctic Shorebirds in North America
Title remainder
a Decade of Monitoring
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Each year shorebirds from North and South America migrate thousands of miles to spend the summer in the Arctic. There they feed in shoreline marshes and estuaries along some of the most productive and pristine coasts anywhere. With so much available food they are able to reproduce almost explosively; and as winter approaches, they retreat south along with their offspring, to return to the Arctic the following spring. This remarkable pattern of movement and activity has been the object of intensive study by an international team of ornithologists who have spent a decade counting, surveying, and
Member of
Cataloging source
EBLCP
Dewey number
  • 598.3/309719
  • 598.3309719
Index
index present
LC call number
QL685.5.N63 A73 2012
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Studies in Avian Biology
Label
Arctic Shorebirds in North America : a Decade of Monitoring
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover; Contents; Contributors; Foreword; Part I: Introduction; 1 GOALS AND OBJECTIVES; 2 METHODS; Part II: Regional Reports; 3 SHOREBIRD SURVEYS IN WESTERN ALASKA; 4 NORTH SLOPE OF ALASKA; 5 YUKON NORTH SLOPE AND MACKENZIE DELTA; 6 SOUTHAMPTON AND COATS ISLANDS; 7 PRINCE CHARLES, AIR FORCE, AND BAFFIN ISLANDS; 8 SMALL-SCALE AND RECONNAISSANCE SURVEYS; Part III: Methodology; 9 AERIAL SURVEYS: A WORTHWHILE ADD-ON TO PRISM SURVEYS, ESPECIALLY IN THE INTERIOR; 10 SURVEY METHODS FOR WHIMBREL; 11 TIER 2 SURVEYS
  • 12 ARCTIC PRISM TIER 3: PROGRESS NOTES FROM THE NORTHWEST TERRITORIES-NUNAVUT BIRD CHECKLIST SURVEY13 DESIGN OF FUTURE SURVEYS; Part IV: Synthesis; 14 SUMMARY; 15 PRIORITIES FOR FUTURE PRISM SURVEYS; Appendix A: Other methods for estimating trends of arctic birds; Appendix B: Regional density estimates; Appendix C: Common, scientific, and abbreviated names for species included in the volume; Literature Cited; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; Q; R; S; T; U; V; W; Y; Complete Series List
Control code
ocn801363593
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (317 pages).
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780520953499
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Label
Arctic Shorebirds in North America : a Decade of Monitoring
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover; Contents; Contributors; Foreword; Part I: Introduction; 1 GOALS AND OBJECTIVES; 2 METHODS; Part II: Regional Reports; 3 SHOREBIRD SURVEYS IN WESTERN ALASKA; 4 NORTH SLOPE OF ALASKA; 5 YUKON NORTH SLOPE AND MACKENZIE DELTA; 6 SOUTHAMPTON AND COATS ISLANDS; 7 PRINCE CHARLES, AIR FORCE, AND BAFFIN ISLANDS; 8 SMALL-SCALE AND RECONNAISSANCE SURVEYS; Part III: Methodology; 9 AERIAL SURVEYS: A WORTHWHILE ADD-ON TO PRISM SURVEYS, ESPECIALLY IN THE INTERIOR; 10 SURVEY METHODS FOR WHIMBREL; 11 TIER 2 SURVEYS
  • 12 ARCTIC PRISM TIER 3: PROGRESS NOTES FROM THE NORTHWEST TERRITORIES-NUNAVUT BIRD CHECKLIST SURVEY13 DESIGN OF FUTURE SURVEYS; Part IV: Synthesis; 14 SUMMARY; 15 PRIORITIES FOR FUTURE PRISM SURVEYS; Appendix A: Other methods for estimating trends of arctic birds; Appendix B: Regional density estimates; Appendix C: Common, scientific, and abbreviated names for species included in the volume; Literature Cited; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; Q; R; S; T; U; V; W; Y; Complete Series List
Control code
ocn801363593
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (317 pages).
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780520953499
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote

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