Importance of Individual Species of Predators on Nesting Success of Ducks in the Canadian Prairie Pothole Region
Entry ID: usgs_npwrc_nestingsuccess

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Summary
Abstract: We followed 3094 upland nests of several species of ducks. Clutches in most
nests were lost to predation. We related daily nest predation rates to indices
of activity of eight egg-eating predators, precipitation during the nesting
season, and measures of wetland conditions. Activity indices of red fox (Vulpes
vulpes), striped skunk (Mephitis mephitis), and raccoon (Procyon lotor)
activity were ... View entire text
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Description: Importance of Individual Species of Predators on Nesting Success of Ducks in
the Canadian Prairie Pothole Region data
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 87.61   S: 37.3   E: -48.11   W: -145.27

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Johnson, Douglas H., Alan B. Sargeant, and Raymond J. Greenwood
Dataset Title: Importance of individual species of predators on nesting success of ducks in the Canadian Prairie Pothole Region.
Dataset Release Date: 1989
Dataset Release Place: Jamestown, North Dakota
Dataset Publisher: USGS, Northern Prairie Wildlife Research Center
Version: Version 26MAR2001
Online Resource: http://www.npwrc.usgs.gov/resource/birds/dnspred/index.htm
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Data Set Progress
COMPLETE
Data Center
Northern Prairie Wildlife Research Center, Biological Resources Division, U.S. Geological Survey, U.S. Department of the Interior Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://www.npwrc.usgs.gov/

Data Center Personnel
Name: TOM SKLEBAR
Phone: 701-253-5500
Phone: 701-253-5554
Fax: 701-253-5553
Email: tom_sklebar at usgs.gov
Contact Address:
8711 37th Street, S.E.
City: Jamestown
Province or State: North Dakota
Postal Code: 58401
Country: USA
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Distribution Media: FTP
Distribution Size: 45 K bytes
Distribution Format: zip
Fees: none
Personnel
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Phone: (701) 253-5539, (701) 253-5553
Email: Douglas_Johnson at usgs.gov
Contact Address:
U.S. Geological Survey
Biological Resources Division
Northern Prairie Wildlife Research Center
8711 37th Street SE
City: Jamestown
Province or State: North Dakota
Postal Code: 58401-7317
Country: USA
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Publications/References
Johnson, Douglas H., Alan B. Sargeant, and Raymond J. Greenwood. 1989.
Importance of individual species of predators on nesting success of ducks in
the Canadian Prairie Pothole Region. Canadian Journal of Zoology 67:291-297.

http://www.npwrc.usgs.gov/resource/2001/dnspred/litcite.htm
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2002-01-28
Last DIF Revision Date: 2012-12-12
Future DIF Review Date: 2003-01-28
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