Cerulean warbler breeding biology

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dc.contributor.advisor Islam, Kamal en_US
dc.contributor.author Roth, Kirk L. en_US
dc.coverage.spatial n-us-in en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2011-06-03T19:40:29Z
dc.date.available 2011-06-03T19:40:29Z
dc.date.created 2004 en_US
dc.date.issued 2004
dc.identifier LD2489.Z78 2004 .R68 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://cardinalscholar.bsu.edu/handle/handle/187910
dc.description.abstract The Cerulean Warbler (Dendroica cerulea) is a Neotropical migrant bird species which is experiencing severe population declines. This study fills in gaps in the information available concerning Cerulean Warbler territoriality and breeding in a site in southeastern Indiana. During the summers of 2002 and 2003, 51 territories were mapped, with an average territory size of 0.21 hectares. Differences existed between territories and random sites for canopy cover, slope, canopy height, number of trees, diameter at breast height (DBH), the number of trees between 3 - 7.9 cm DBH, the number of trees between 8 - 14.9 cm DBH, the number of trees between 15 - 22.9 cm DBH, and the number of trees > 38 cm DBH. Nest productivity was very low in the study area, suggesting that Big Oaks National Wildlife Refuge was a sink population of Cerulean Warblers during the two years of the study.
dc.description.sponsorship Department of Biology
dc.format.extent ii, 46 leaves : ill., maps ; 28 cm. en_US
dc.source Virtual Press en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Cerulean warbler -- Nests -- Indiana -- Big Oak National Wildlife Refuge. en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Cerulean warbler -- Habitat -- Indiana -- Big Oak National Wildlife Refuge. en_US
dc.title Cerulean warbler breeding biology en_US
dc.title.alternative Title from signature page: Cerulean warbler breeding biology in Big Oaks National Wildlife Refuge, Madison, Indiana en_US
dc.description.degree Thesis (M.S.)
dc.identifier.cardcat-url http://liblink.bsu.edu/catkey/1292543 en_US


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