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A multiscale approach to understanding migratory land bird habitat use of functional stopover habitat types and management efforts

Implementing Organization

University of Southern Mississippi


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Known Leveraged Funding


Funding Organization

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)

Funding Program

The RESTORE Act Funds Bucket 4: NOAA RESTORE Act Science Program


Project Category


Project Actions

Monitoring and Observations

Targeted Resources

Birds/Bird Habitat

Project Description

Over two-thirds of all land birds and over half of the migratory species in North America move long distances to areas in Mexico, Central and South America and the Caribbean islands. For birds crossing the Gulf of Mexico, habitats along the northern Gulf


Theodore J. Zenzal, Jr.
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Project Partners

US Geological Survey (USGS), US Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS)

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