Habitat Suitability Index Models: Red-winged blackbird

FWS/OBS 82/10.95



A review and synthesis of existing information were used to develop a Habitat Suitability Index (HSI) model for the red-winged blackbird (Agelaius phoeniceus L.). The model consolidates habitat use information into a framework appropriate for field application, and is scaled to produce an index between 0.0 (unsuitable habitat) to 1.0 (optimum habitat). HSI models are designed to be used with Habitat Evaluation Procedures previously developed by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.
Publication type Report
Publication Subtype Federal Government Series
Title Habitat Suitability Index Models: Red-winged blackbird
Series title FWS/OBS
Series number 82/10.95
Subseries Habitat Suitability Index
Year Published 1985
Language English
Publisher U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
Contributing office(s) U.S. Geological Survey
Description vi, 20 p.
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