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- 12Oil Sands Research and Information Network (OSRIN)
- 7Oil Sands Research and Information Network (OSRIN)/Syncrude Canada Ltd. Reports
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Project Report 1999-6
Migration watches were conducted from 21 August to 15 October 1984 near the site of Syncrude Canada Ltd.' s bitumen mining, extraction and upgrading development north of Fort McMurray, Alberta. These watches were undertaken to complement studies of birds using the waterbodies in the area of the...
Aerial surveys and ground investigations were conducted in the spring and summer months from 1975 to 1977 on a breeding population of White Pelicans (Pelecanus erythrorhynchos) in the Birch Mountains area of northeastern Alberta. In 1975, an undetermined number of White Pelicans bred at Big...
Effect of Pairing Status on Use of Space by Territorial Willow Ptarmigan (Lagopus lagopus): Bachelor Males Choose Life on the EdgeDownload
One function of territorial defense may be to facilitate mate guarding by resident males. To assess the importance of mate guarding in territoriality, we examined the spatial pattern of intrusions by male Willow Ptarmigan(Lagopusla gopus) on the territories of other males and we compared use of...
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...
Inventory of selected raptor, colonial, and sensitive bird species in the Athabasca oil sands area of AlbertaDownload
A three-year inventory of selected rare, endangered and sensitive bird species in the Athabasca Oil Sands area of northeastern Alberta was completed in the late summer of 1977. Aerial and ground surveys of the Alberta Oil Sands Environmental Research Program (AOSERP) study area and selected...
An inventory study of water-associated birds occurring on and near the Syncrude Canada Ltd. Lease #17 in the Athabasca oil sands was conducted during the period of July 8 to November 15, 1974. Regular ground surveys were conducted of 30 water bodies on and near the lease, including lakes, ponds,...
In the Spring of 1971, the management of Syncrude contacted Renewable Resources Consulting Services regarding assessments of potential ecological impacts on the lease area. As a result, a preliminary investigation of ecological relationships was undertaken in July of 1971. This was followed by...