Investigation of Bird Mortality in the Playa Lakes of Southeastern New Mexico.
Entry ID: brdnwhc0001

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Summary

Purpose: 1. Estimate weekly migratory waterfowl use and mean duration of stay on
selected playa lakes in the Potash Area,

2. Estimate weekly migratory waterfowl mortality on the selected playas,

3. Determine the cause(s) of death of birds found on and around the selected
playas,

4. Determine if the ingestion of waters of selected playa lakes in
southwestern New Mexico causes ... View entire text
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 34.0   S: 32.0   E: -103.0   W: -105.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Joshua Dein, Laurie Baeten
Dataset Title: Investigation of bird mortality in the playa lakes of SE N.M.
Dataset Release Date: August 1995
Dataset Release Place: Washington, D.C.
Dataset Publisher: National Biological Service
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1994-10-01
Stop Date: 1995-04-30
Quality The data was screened statistically to identify possible outliers and
influential measurements.
Access Constraints Individuals interested in obtaining the playa lakes data set should
contact Dr. Joshua Dein of the National Wildlife Health Center at
Biological Resources Division in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
Use Constraints None
Data Set Progress
COMPLETE
Originating Center
Data Center
National Wildlife Health Center, Biological Resources Division, USGS, U.S. Department of the Interior Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://www.nwhc.usgs.gov/

Data Center Personnel
Name: JOSHUA DEIN
Phone: (608) 264-5411
Fax: (608) 271-4640
Email: joshua_dein at nbs.gov
Contact Address:
National Wildlife Health Center
Biological Resources Division
U.S. Geological Survey
6006 Shroeder Road
City: Madison
Province or State: WI
Postal Code: 53711
Country: USA
Personnel
Role: INVESTIGATOR
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Phone: (608) 264-5411
Fax: (608) 271-4640
Email: joshua_dein at nbs.gov
Contact Address:
National Wildlife Health Center
Biological Resources Division
U.S. Geological Survey
6006 Shroeder Road
City: Madison
Province or State: WI
Postal Code: 53711
Country: USA
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Publications/References
Altmann, J. 1974. Observational Study of Behavior: sampling methods,
Behavior, Vol. 49, pp. 227-267.
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Creation and Review Dates
Last DIF Revision Date: 2013-10-18
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