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dc.contributor.authorBurke, Alicia D.eng
dc.contributor.authorZenzal, Theodoreeng
dc.contributor.authorPorneluzi, Pauleng
dc.contributor.corporatenameUniversity of Missouri-Columbia. Office of Undergraduate Researcheng
dc.contributor.meetingnameUndergraduate Research and Creative Achievements Forum (2008 : University of Missouri--Columbia)eng
dc.date2008eng
dc.date.issued2008eng
dc.descriptionAbstract only availableeng
dc.description.abstractCapture and release of birds via mist net and banding techniques has proven to be one of the best way to census turnover or persistence of birds during migration, breeding, and post-breeding seasons. Our study looked at recapture rates in neotropical migrant birds using mist net and banding techniques on the edge of an eleven year old clear cut as part of the Missouri Ozark Forest Ecosystem Project. Our study took place during the month of July which is considered post breeding season. The initial data for this study was taken at the beginning of July and the follow up data was taken at the end of July. The purpose was to see if birds banded during the first part of July would persist in these same territories or if the majority of birds captured would be new captures. If the latter is the outcome then it is to be assumed that most birds in the post-breeding season are not keeping territories. We believe that we will have increased rates of new captures over recaptured birds. Most of the individuals being captured are hatch year birds considered to be both early succession and mature forest species. This could mean that they are using the clear cuts for several reasons; including abundant resources, less predation, or dispersal.eng
dc.description.sponsorshipMissouri Ozark Forest Ecosystem Projecteng
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10355/1733eng
dc.publisherUniversity of Missouri--Columbia. Office of Undergraduate Researcheng
dc.relation.ispartof2008 Summer Undergraduate Research and Creative Achievements Forum (MU)eng
dc.relation.ispartofcommunityUniversity of Missouri-Columbia. Office of Undergraduate Research. Undergraduate Research and Creative Achievements Forumeng
dc.subjectneotropical migrant birdseng
dc.subjectmist net and banding techniqueseng
dc.titleTurnover of neotropical migrant birds in eleven year old clear cuts during Julyeng
dc.typePresentationeng


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