Bald eagle population in Prince William Sound after the Exxon Valdez oil spill

@inproceedings{Bowman1997BaldEP,
  title={Bald eagle population in Prince William Sound after the Exxon Valdez oil spill},
  author={Timothy D. Bowman and Philip F. Schempf and John I. Hodges},
  year={1997}
}
We initiated studies to determine whether the Exxon Valdez oil spill influenced bald eagle (Haliaeetus leucocephalus) demography in Prince William Sound (PWS), Alaska. Using fixed-wing aircraft, we surveyed bald eagle populations within random plots once each year and censused nearly all islands in PWS in 1989-91 and 1995 to estimate population size. We calculated population indices (uncorrected for birds not seen) of 2,199; 1,935; 2,116; and 2,641 adult eagles for the 4 years studied… CONTINUE READING

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