Product Type: Fact Sheet
Author(s): Sojda, R., J.M. Ruth, W.C. Barrow, D.K. Dawson, R.H. Diehl, A. Manville, M.T. Green, D.J. Krueper, and S. Johnston
Sojda, R., J.M. Ruth, W.C. Barrow, D.K. Dawson, R.H. Diehl, A. Manville, M.T. Green, D.J. Krueper, and S. Johnston. 2005. Using radar to advance migratory bird management: an interagency collaboration: U.S. Geological Survey Fact Sheet 2005-3048. 2 p.
This publication is available from the USGS Fort Collins Science Center .
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 times…
Applying radar technology to migratory bird conservationand management: Strengthening and expanding a collaborative effort. Workshop participant notebook for USGS-USFWS workshop held 24-25 October 2006