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Habitat relationships and management of terrestrial birds in Northeastern Alberta

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  • Breeding bird studies using the mapping method were combined with intensive habitat quantification to determine the relative values to breeding avifauna of 21 habitat types. The large plot sizes allowed division of many plots into subplots, from which the value of certain habitat variations were induced. An annotated list of bird species was prepared, giving the status and phenology of all bird species observed in the study area. Suitable and preferred habitats are detailed for each bird species, as well as the population densities found in studied habitats. Potential impact of oil sands development is detailed, and recommendations as to how to minimize that impact are included. Guidelines for reclamation of developed areas are suggested.

  • Date created
    1979
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  • Type of Item
    Report
  • DOI
    https://doi.org/10.7939/R3XS1J
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    This material is provided under educational reproduction permissions included in Alberta Environment and Sustainable Resource Development's Copyright and Disclosure Statement, see terms at http://www.environment.alberta.ca/copyright.html. This Statement requires the following identification: \"The source of the materials is Alberta Environment and Sustainable Resource Development http://www.environment.gov.ab.ca/. The use of these materials by the end user is done without any affiliation with or endorsement by the Government of Alberta. Reliance upon the end user's use of these materials is at the risk of the end user.