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Using radar to advance migratory bird management: an interagency collaboration

Fact Sheet 2005-3048

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Abstract

Migratory birds face many changes to the landscapes they traverse and the habitats they use. Wind turbines and communications towers, which pose hazards to birds and bats in flight, are being erected across the United States and offshore. Human activities can also destroy or threaten habitats critical to birds during migratory passage, and climate change appears to be altering migratory patterns. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) and other agencies are under increasing pressure to identify and evaluate movement patterns and habitats used during migration and other timesa?|

Additional Publication Details

Publication type:
Report
Publication Subtype:
USGS Numbered Series
Title:
Using radar to advance migratory bird management: an interagency collaboration
Series title:
Fact Sheet
Series number:
2005-3048
Year Published:
2005
Language:
English
Contributing office(s):
Fort Collins Science Center
Description:
2 p.
First page:
0
Last page:
2
Scale:
100000