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Forest habitat management for non-game birds in central AppalachiaAuthor(s): John D. Gill; Richard M. DeGraaf; Jack Ward Thomas
Source: Research Note NE-192. Upper Darby, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northeastern Forest Experiment Station. 6p.
Publication Series: Research Note (RN)
Station: Northeastern Research Station
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DescriptionTo woodland owners or managers who are interested in bird-habitat improvement, the authors suggest managing for: (1) people with slight to moderate knowledge of birds; (2) high numbers of both individual birds and bird species, particularly the conspicuous species; (3) seeing and hearing birds near trails and other human-activity areas; (4) bird nesting; and (5) natural-appearing habitat. The nesting-habitat preferences of 31 representative species are listed. Guidelines are offered for trails, sites, plants, growth stages, dimensions and lay-out, and treatments.
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CitationGill, John D.; DeGraaf, Richard M.; Thomas, Jack Ward. 1974. Forest habitat management for non-game birds in central Appalachia. Research Note NE-192. Upper Darby, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northeastern Forest Experiment Station. 6p.
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