Density of loons in central Alaska

The Condor
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Abstract

Loons breed across North America from the high arctic south to about 43 north latitude. (AOU 1983). Populations, particularly of Common Loons (Gavia immer) have recently declined in the continental U.S. and southern Canada (Sutcliff 1979, Titus and VanDruff 1981, McIntyre 1988). As a result, state and private natural resource organizations began more intensive monitoring of loon populations (in McIntyre 1986, Strong 1988). These surveys, however, are restricted to areas accessible by road, although recently aircraft were used for more remote areas (Lee and Arbuckle 1988, Strong 1990).

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Publication type Article
Publication Subtype Journal Article
Title Density of loons in central Alaska
Series title The Condor
DOI 10.2307/1368819
Volume 94
Issue 1
Year Published 1992
Language English
Publisher Cooper Ornithological Society
Contributing office(s) Alaska Science Center
Description 5 p.
First page 282
Last page 286
Country United States
State Alaska
Other Geospatial Yukon Flats National Wildlife Refuge
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