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Techniques for calling sapsuckers and finding their nesting territoriesAuthor(s): Francis M. Rushmore
Source: Res. Pap. NE-281. Upper Darby, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northeastern Forest Experiment Station. 7p.
Publication Series: Research Paper (RP)
Station: Northeastern Research Station
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DescriptionIn 9 years of study in Maine, the author developed a survey method for estimating populations of yellow-bellied sapsuckers (Sphyrapicus varius varius L.) and delineating their territories. The birds were attracted for study by tapping hardwood dowels to imitate noises the birds make in drumming and feeding.
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CitationRushmore, Francis M. 1973. Techniques for calling sapsuckers and finding their nesting territories. Res. Pap. NE-281. Upper Darby, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northeastern Forest Experiment Station. 7p.
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