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Incidental and long-distance bird observations in the Shoshone, Toiyabe, Toquima, and Monitor ranges, Nevada (2nd Edition)
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Fleishman, Erica. 2015. Incidental and long-distance bird observations in the Shoshone, Toiyabe, Toquima, and Monitor ranges, Nevada. 2nd Edition. Fort Collins, CO: Forest Service Research Data Archive. https://doi.org/10.2737/RDS-2013-0012-2
These data document observations of birds, mostly in canyons and a small proportion in intervening valleys, throughout four mountain ranges in the central Great Basin (Lander, Nye, and Eureka counties, Nevada): the Shoshone Mountains, Toiyabe Range, Toquima Range, and Monitor Range. A small number of observations were made in the valleys adjacent to these mountain ranges. Data were collected from 2002 through 2014, inclusive. These data complement those in Fleishman (2015a), which included detections of breeding birds during fixed-radius point counts within 100 meters of the observer. The data in this data publication allow more-complete documentation of the composition and distribution of the local and regional avifauna than would be possible with the fixed-radius point-count data alone. Some birds documented in these data were detected during fixed-radius point counts but were outside the radius of the sample point (e.g., >100 meters from the observer) or flying over the point rather than apparently using resources within the point. Others were detected opportunistically while traveling to sampling locations. The records also include juveniles, which are not included in published analyses. Data include species detected, date of detection, and, in most cases, method of detection and either coordinates or an approximate location.
biota; Ecology, Ecosystems, & Environment; Animal ecology; Fire; Fire effects on environment; Prescribed fire; Forest & Plant Health; Botany; Inventory, Monitoring, & Analysis; Monitoring; Wildlife (or Fauna); Birds; Habitat management; breeding birds; detections; point counts; wildfire; land-cover change; riparian; pinyon; juniper; sagebrush; Joint Fire Science Program; JFSP; Strategic Environmental Research and Development Program; SERDP; central Nevada; Nevada; Great Basin; Shoshone Mountains; Toiyabe Range; Toquima Range; Monitor Range; Lander Country Nevada; Nye County Nevada; Eureka County Nevada; Reese River Valley; Big Smoky Valley; Monitor Valley; Antelope Valley
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