Predator exclosures, predator removal, and habitat improvement increase nest success of Snowy Plovers in Oregon, USA

@inproceedings{Dinsmore2014PredatorEP,
  title={Predator exclosures, predator removal, and habitat improvement increase nest success of Snowy Plovers in Oregon, USA},
  author={Stephen J. Dinsmore and David J. Lauten and Kathleen A. Castelein and Eleanor P. Gaines and Mark A. Stern},
  year={2014}
}
  • Stephen J. Dinsmore, David J. Lauten, +2 authors Mark A. Stern
  • Published 2014
  • Biology
  • ABSTRACT Management to increase reproductive success is commonly used to aid recovery of threatened and endangered species. The Western Snowy Plover (Charadrius nivosus nivosus) breeds from coastal Washington, USA, to Baja California, Mexico, and in disjunct interior sites. The Pacific coast population is federally listed as Threatened; habitat loss and nest loss to a suite of terrestrial and avian predators are thought to be primary factors limiting population growth in this species. In… CONTINUE READING

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