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  1. Migratory Birds

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  2. Migratory Bird Program Website | Open Energy Information

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  3. Migratory Bird Treaty Act | Open Energy Information

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  4. 2005 University of Southern Mississippi Migratory Bird Research Group Lake Huron Shoreline, Michigan

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    Moore, Frank R.

    © 2005 University of Southern Mississippi Migratory Bird Research Group Lake Huron Shoreline 25 Conneticut Warbler 0 0 1 0 Common Yellowthroat 6 4 26 20 Chestnut-sided Warbler 0 2 4 4 Downy Purple Finch 0 2 2 2 #12;© 2005 University of Southern Mississippi Migratory Bird Research Group SPECIES

  5. Investigations of migratory birds during operation of Horns rev offshore wind

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    Investigations of migratory birds during operation of Horns rev offshore wind farm: Preliminary analyses of bird studies conducted during spring 2004 in relation to the offshore wind farm at Horns Rev of the Horns Rev offshore wind farm - preliminary note on the issue of potential habitat loss. Christensen, T

  6. Migratory Passerine Birds as Reservoirs of Lyme Borreliosis in Europe

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    2006-01-01

    and Borrelia afzelii in Europe. Microbiology. 2004;150:1741–International. Birds in Europe: population estimates, trendsReservoirs of Lyme Borreliosis in Europe Pär Comstedt,* Sven

  7. 2006 University of Southern Mississippi Migratory Bird Research Group Johnson Bayou, Louisiana

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    Moore, Frank R.

    © 2006 University of Southern Mississippi Migratory Bird Research Group Johnson Bayou, Louisiana 47 55 214 71 79 106 Cooper's Hawk 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 Conneticut Warbler 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 Golden-winged Warbler 1 4 1 0 2 0 4 3 1 3 2 5 2 #12;© 2006 University of Southern

  8. Migratory Birds

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    such as: Installation of power poles and transmission lines Construction projects Invasive weed species eradication Waste treatment that utilizes retention and evaporation...

  9. GAL.BLAYDES-FIRESTONE.DOC 11/19/2008 2:01 PM WIND POWER, WILDLIFE, AND THE MIGRATORY BIRD

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    Firestone, Jeremy

    GAL.BLAYDES-FIRESTONE.DOC 11/19/2008 2:01 PM [1167] WIND POWER, WILDLIFE, AND THE MIGRATORY BIRD by discussing the rapid domestic growth of wind power and the implications for turbine-related avian and bat Fish and Wildlife Service-- all in an effort to ensure that wind power, which provides a cost

  10. Evidence for latitudinal sexual selection among migratory birds wintering in Mexico

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    Komar, Oliver; O’ Shea, B. J.; Peterson, A. Townsend; Navarro-Sigü enza, Adolfo G.

    2005-07-01

    Latitudinal sexual segregation during the nonbreeding season, in which males tend to winter farther north than females, is known to occur in many temperate-zone bird species. This pattern, however, has rarely been reported ...

  11. Low latency search for compact binary coalescences using MBTA

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    Adams, T

    2015-01-01

    The Multi-Band Template Analysis is a low-latency analysis pipeline for the detection of gravitational waves to triggering electromagnetic follow up observations. Coincident observation of gravitational waves and an electromagnetic counterpart will allow us to develop a complete picture of energetic astronomical events. We give an outline of the MBTA pipeline, as well as the procedure for distributing gravitational wave candidate events to our astronomical partners. We give some details of the recent work that has been done to improve the MBTA pipeline and are now making preparations for the advanced detector era.

  12. Fragmentation of habitats used by neotropical migratory birds in Southern Appalachians and the neotropics

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    Pearson, S.M.; Dale, V.H.; Offerman, H.L. |

    1993-12-31

    Recent declines in North American breeding populations have sparked great concern over the effects of habitat fragmentation. Neotropical migrant birds use and are influenced by two biomes during a single life span. Yet assessment of the relative importance of changes in tropical wintering areas versus temperate breeding areas is complicated by regional variation in rates and extent of habitat change. Landscape-level measurements of forest fragmentation derived from remotely-sensed data provide a means to compare the patterns of habitat modification on the wintering and breeding grounds of migrant birds. This study quantifies patterns of forest fragmentation in the Southern Appalachian Mountains and tropical Amazon and relates these patterns to the resource needs of neotropical migrant birds. Study sites were selected from remotely-sensed images to represent a range of forest fragmentation (highly fragmented landscape to continuous forest).

  13. An implantable instrument for studying the long-term flight biology of migratory birds

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    Spivey, Robin J. E-mail: c.bishop@bangor.ac.uk; Bishop, Charles M. E-mail: c.bishop@bangor.ac.uk

    2014-01-15

    The design of an instrument deployed in a project studying the high altitude Himalayan migrations of bar-headed geese (Anser indicus) is described. The electronics of this archival datalogger measured 22 × 14 × 6.5 mm, weighed 3 g, was powered by a ½AA-sized battery weighing 10 g and housed in a transparent biocompatible tube sealed with titanium electrodes for electrocardiography (ECG). The combined weight of 32 g represented less than 2% of the typical bodyweight of the geese. The primary tasks of the instrument were to continuously record a digitised ECG signal for heart-rate determination and store 12-bit triaxial accelerations sampled at 100 Hz with 15% coverage over each 2 min period. Measurement of atmospheric pressure provided an indication of altitude and rate of ascent or descent during flight. Geomagnetic field readings allowed for latitude estimation. These parameters were logged twice per minute along with body temperature. Data were stored to a memory card of 8 GB capacity. Instruments were implanted in geese captured on Mongolian lakes during the breeding season when the birds are temporarily flightless due to moulting. The goal was to collect data over a ten month period, covering both southward and northward migrations. This imposed extreme constraints on the design's power consumption. Raw ECG can be post-processed to obtain heart-rate, allowing improved rejection of signal interference due to strenuous activity of locomotory muscles during flight. Accelerometry can be used to monitor wing-beat frequency and body kinematics, and since the geese continued to flap their wings continuously even during rather steep descents, act as a proxy for biomechanical power. The instrument enables detailed investigation of the challenges faced by the geese during these arduous migrations which typically involve flying at extreme altitudes through cold, low density air where oxygen availability is significantly reduced compared to sea level.

  14. Bird Mortaility at the Altamont Pass Wind Resource Area: March 1998--September 2001

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    Smallwood, K. S.; Thelander, C. G.

    2005-09-01

    Over the past 15 years, research has shown that wind turbines in the Altamont Pass Wind Resource Area (APWRA) kill many birds, including raptors, which are protected by the Migratory Bird Treaty Act (MBTA), the Bald and Golden Eagle Protection Act, and/or state and federal Endangered Species Acts. Early research in the APWRA on avian mortality mainly attempted to identify the extent of the problem. In 1998, however, the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) initiated research to address the causal relationships between wind turbines and bird mortality. NREL funded a project by BioResource Consultants to perform this research directed at identifying and addressing the causes of mortality of various bird species from wind turbines in the APWRA.With 580 megawatts (MW) of installed wind turbine generating capacity in the APWRA, wind turbines there provide up to 1 billion kilowatt-hours (kWh) of emissions-free electricity annually. By identifying and implementing new methods and technologies to reduce or resolve bird mortality in the APWRA, power producers may be able to increase wind turbine electricity production at the site and apply similar mortality-reduction methods at other sites around the state and country.

  15. EM Sites Honored for Bird Protection Practices

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    WASHINGTON, D.C. – A federal council recently recognized two EM sites for efforts to protect migratory birds.

  16. Migratory Birds | Open Energy Information

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  17. Council for the Conservation of Migratory Birds

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    Homeland Security...24 Bureau of Land Management ...26 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service...28 National Park Service......

  18. On the photophysics of migratory bird cryptochrome

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    Peinke, Joachim

    Meth- oden bereitzustellen, die eine G¨ute-Kontrolle der Proben erm¨oglichen. Im Rahmen dieser Arbeit

  19. Migratory Bird Conservation | Department of Energy

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  20. SUBCHAPTER II„MIGRATORY BIRD TREATY

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  1. Bird guard

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    Fairchild, Dana M. (Armour, SD)

    2010-03-02

    The bird guard provides a device to protect electrical insulators comprising a central shaft; a clamp attached to an end of the shaft to secure the device to a transmission tower; a top and bottom cover to shield transmission tower insulators; and bearings to allow the guard to rotate in order to frighten birds away from the insulators.

  2. Why do migratory birds sing on their tropical wintering grounds?

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    Sorensen, Marjorie C.; Jenni-Eiermann, Susanne; Spottiswoode, Claire N.

    2015-08-14

    ). Remarkably, we still do not know the function of this behaviour. Given that song production increases predation risk, consumes time that could otherwise be spent foraging, and is generally considered energetically expensive (Gil and Gahr 2002; Hasselquist... (e.g. predator avoidance, taking time away from foraging) are likely to remain high for other species in a range of ecological settings (Gil and Gahr 2002). Such costs should make any causal association between investment in song production...

  3. BLM-USFWS Migratory Bird MOU | Open Energy Information

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  4. DOE-USFWS Migratory Bird MOU | Open Energy Information

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  5. EO 13186: Responsibilities of Federal Agencies To Protect Migratory Birds

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  6. Bird Habitats

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  7. Incomes of Migratory Agricultural Workers. 

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    Sargent, Frederic O.; Metzler, William H.

    1960-01-01

    the fact that half of them, mainly women and childre-n, were out of the labor market complete- ly at the home base. During 1956, the average earnings per worker were $781, but male heads of households averaged earnings per family... varied closely with the size of the family work force and averaged $2,208. Less than one-fourth of this was earned at the home base; hence, migratory labor was a major source of their income. In the 446 households surveyed, there was a total of 1...

  8. Bird migration monitoring across

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    Graaf, Martin de

    Bird migration monitoring across Europe using weather radar M. de Graaf, H. Leijnse, A. Dokter, J Conference on Radar in Meteorology and Hydrology #12;Bird migration monitoring across Europe using weather-29 June Toulouse Bird Migration Monitoring across Europe ­ M. de Graaf et al.2 #12;Introduction Flysafe 2

  9. Cape Fear River Basin Action Plan for Migratory Fish

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    Cape Fear River Basin Action Plan for Migratory Fish C ape Fear Rive r Pa rt n er ship developed with a vision of a healthy Cape Fear River for fish and people. The partnership's mission is to restore and demonstrate the value of robust, productive, and self-sustaining stocks of migratory fish in the Cape Fear

  10. Bird orientation: compensation for wind

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    Thorup, Kasper

    Bird orientation: compensation for wind drift in migrating raptors is age dependent Kasper Thorup1 14.04.03 Despite the potentially strong effect of wind on bird orientation, our understanding of how wind drift affects migrating birds is still very limited. Using data from satellite-based radio

  11. Perennial Agroenergy Feedstocks as En Route Habitat for Spring Migratory Birds

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    Landis, Doug

    +Business Media New York 2012 Abstract Increased production of bioenergy crops in North America is projected unit area (species density) was relative- ly higher in switchgrass fields. The percent land cover and species density. Habitat patch size and within-patch vegetation structure were unimportant in predicting

  12. File:BLM-USFWS Migratory Bird MOU.pdf | Open Energy Information

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  13. File:DOE-USFWS Migratory Bird MOU.pdf | Open Energy Information

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  14. Federal Migratory Bird Depredation Permit 3-200-13 | Open Energy

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  15. Title 16 USC 703 Migratory Bird Treaty Act of 1918 | Open Energy

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  16. Final Department of Energy US Fish & Wildlife Service Migratory Bird Memorandum of Understanding

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  17. DOE and FWS Sign New MOU on Migratory Bird Protection | Department of

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  18. ormon crickets and juvenile locusts form huge migratory bands --

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    Gwynne, Darryl T.

    radiotelemetrytoovercometheseproblems. The mormon cricket, Anabrus simplex, is a flightless katydid6 , native to western North America migratory bands with that of individuals transplanted from the band to nearby sites; mormon- cricket bands

  19. The Israeli Bird Ringing Journal 2015 The Israeli Bird Ringing Journal 2015

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    de Villiers, Marienne

    The Israeli Bird Ringing Journal 2015 #12;The Israeli Bird Ringing Journal 2015 2014 Ringing data ringing in the Hula Valley #12;Table of contents 1The Israeli Bird Ringing Journal, 2015 The Israeli Bird Ringing Journal 2 2014 Ringing data summary 3 Introduction 3 Ringing trends and highlights 5 Birds

  20. Competitive Non-migratory Scheduling for Flow Time and Energy

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    Wong, Prudence W.H.

    @liv.ac.uk ABSTRACT Energy usage has been an important concern in recent re- search on online scheduling technology to reduce energy usage is dynamic speed scaling (see, e.g., [9, 15, 24, 28]) where the processorCompetitive Non-migratory Scheduling for Flow Time and Energy Tak-Wah Lam Department of Computer

  1. PACIFIC HIGHLY MIGR ATORY PEL AGIC FISHERIES pacific highly migratory

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    the Pacific Ocean, from the tropics to temperate latitudes. Many of these fishes routinely travel great highly migratory species throughout the Pacific Ocean. Some of the fleets are capable of operating across the Pacific as well as in other oceans during a single fishing season. These fleets use larger purse

  2. Climate change, migratory connectivity and changes in laying date and clutch size of the pied flycatcher

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    Laaksonen, Toni

    Climate change, migratory connectivity and changes in laying date and clutch size of the pied., Ahola, M., Eeva, T., Va¨isa¨nen, R. A. and Lehikoinen, E. 2006. Climate change, migratory connectivity Ficedula hypoleuca Pallas, and analysed whether potential changes were explained by changes in climatic

  3. The Economic Contribution of Atlantic Highly Migratory Species Angling Permit Holders in New

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    The Economic Contribution of Atlantic Highly Migratory Species Angling Permit Holders in New Memorandum NMFS-F/SPO-147 November 2014 #12;#12;The Economic Contribution of Atlantic Highly Migratory Recommended citation: Hutt, Clifford, Sabrina Lovell, and George Silva. 2014. The Economic Contributions

  4. The Social Context of Cannibalism in Migratory Bands of the Mormon Cricket

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    Couzin, Iain D.

    The Social Context of Cannibalism in Migratory Bands of the Mormon Cricket Sepideh Bazazi1 to be important to the collective motion of mass migratory bands of insects, such as locusts and Mormon crickets a field investigation which shows that adult Mormon crickets were more likely to approach and attack

  5. Humboldt Field Research Institute Spring Arrival Dates of Maine Migratory Breeding Birds: 1994-1997 vs. 1899-1911

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    Holberton, Rebecca L.

    across the stateof Maine. Ourpredictionof a trend toward earlier arrivalas a function of global warming), NorthernCardinals(Cardinalis cardinalis), and eastern House Finches (Carpodacusmexicanus)(Kricher1981 but will become increasingly important in the face of global warming.Mean surfacetemperatureof the earthhas

  6. Digestive Response to Restricted Feeding in Migratory Yellow-Rumped Warblers

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    Karasov, William H.

    , and amylase were significantly lower in restricted birds, while those of trypsin and chymotrypsin were not

  7. LADY BIRD JOHNSON MIDDLE SCHOOL IRVING, TX

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    and purge ports. #12;LADY BIRD JOHNSON MIDDLE SCHOOL IRVING, TX 3' x 5' Solar Panels 191 watts per panel 600 KW Solar Array 2,988 Solar Panels 850,000 kWh Annual Output Solar Classroom Deck SOLAR PV SYSTEM #12 in the United States #12;LADY BIRD JOHNSON MIDDLE SCHOOL IRVING, TX THE LAYOUT AFTER HOURS GYM ENTRY SOLAR

  8. Terrestrial Mammals Hypothesis: Birds and Mammals were

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    Schweik, Charles M.

    Pathways for Terrestrial Vertebrates. In Carlton, J., G. Ruiz, and R. Mack (Eds.), Invasive speciesTerrestrial Mammals and Birds Hypothesis: Birds and Mammals were predominantly introduced, via release and escape pathways. Project By: Lauren Bettino, Sarah Brodeur, Keith Green, Megan Murphy, Jenna

  9. Marine Bird Ecology & Conservation: The Farallon Islands

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    Brown, Sally

    11/19/2014 1 Marine Bird Ecology & Conservation: The Farallon Islands Example Some Historical;11/19/2014 2 Charadriformes: gulls, terns Anseriformes: marine ducks, geese and swans Other birds Location of island Distant photo of island #12;11/19/2014 3 Western Gull The gull colony on the marine terrace

  10. Wind Turbine Interactions with Birds, Bats, and their Habitats...

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    Birds, Bats, and their Habitats: A Summary of Research Results and Priority Questions Wind Turbine Interactions with Birds, Bats, and their Habitats: A Summary of Research...

  11. Controlling Roosting Birds in Urban Areas 

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    Texas Wildlife Services

    2006-09-06

    ornamental plants. Grackles are noisy birds, often making a disturbing and obnoxious racket. Grackles may consume or destroy farm crops such as citrus, tomatoes, watermelons, cabbage, lettuce, grain, corn, peaches, figs and can- taloupes. Starlings Starlings...

  12. South temperate birds have higher apparent adult survival than tropical birds in Africa

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    Martin, Thomas E.

    493 South temperate birds have higher apparent adult survival than tropical birds in Africa PennPatrick Inst., DST/NRF Centre of Excellence, Univ. of Cape Town, P/Bag X3, Rondebosch, 7701, South Africa African National Biodiversity Inst., P/Bag X7, Claremont 7735, South Africa, and School of Statistics

  13. MEASURING IMPACTS TO BIRDS CAUSED BY WIND TURBINES MEASURING IMPACTS TO BIRDS CAUSED BY WIND TURBINES

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    APPENDIX A MEASURING IMPACTS TO BIRDS CAUSED BY WIND TURBINES #12;A-1 APPENDIX A MEASURING IMPACTS TO BIRDS CAUSED BY WIND TURBINES 1.0 INTRODUCTION Differential composition of wind turbines at wind energy used is the number of fatalities per wind turbine per year (Anderson et al. 1999). This metric has

  14. Breeding biology and inheritance of a color pattern in a monomorphic bird

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    Bontrager, Alexa Lee-Lang

    2006-01-01

    Hartley IR (1998) Sexual dimorphism in birds: why are thereevolution of sexual color dimorphism in passerine birds. Auk

  15. Interannual variation of reach specific migratory success for Sacramento River hatchery yearling late-fall run

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    Klimley, A. Peter

    a multitude of habitats ­ the more natural run-riffle-pool structure of the upper river, a channelized lowerInterannual variation of reach specific migratory success for Sacramento River hatchery yearling late-fall run Chinook salmon (Oncorhynchus tshawytscha) and steelhead trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss

  16. Establishing a Birding-Related Business 

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    Scott, David; Callahan, Ashley

    2000-05-04

    Texas specialities?the Ferruginous pygmy owl and the Tropical parula. The tour guide concentrates on helping birders see just these two species in a minimum amount of time. There are no rare birds to attract serious birders to the B-Bar-B, but the own...

  17. Oak Ridge Reservation Bird Records and Population Trends

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    Roy, W. K.; Giffen, N. R.; Wade, M. C.; Haines, A. M.; Evans, J. W.; Jett, R. T.

    2014-09-01

    Bird data have been collected through surveys, environmental assessments, and other observations for decades in the Oak Ridge National Environmental Research Park, located on the US Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge Reservation (ORR) in East Tennessee. Birds were recorded in a variety of habitats, including wetlands, interior forests, grasslands, ponds, corridors, forest edges, and more. Most of the information was gathered from waterfowl surveys conducted from 1990 to 2008, from Partners in Flight (PIF) breeding bird surveys conducted from 1995 to 2013, and from past publications and research on Reservation birds. We have also included our own observations and, in a few instances, credible observations of ORR birds of which we have been made aware through eBird or discussions with area ornithologists and bird watchers. For the period 1950–2014, we were able to document 228 species of birds on the ORR. Several of these species are known from historic records only, while others were not known to have ever occurred on the Reservation until recently. This report does not include PIF breeding bird data from the 2014 season or any records after July 2014. Twenty-two species—approximately 10% of the total number of species observed—have state-listed status in Tennessee as endangered, threatened, or in need of management. Of the 228 species we documented, 120 are believed to be breeding birds on the ORR.

  18. Oak Ridge Reservation Bird Records and Population Trends

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    Roy, W. Kelly; Giffen, Neil R.; Wade, Murray; Haines, Angelina; Evans, James W.; Jett, Robert Trent

    2014-11-01

    Bird data have been collected through surveys, environmental assessments, and other observations for decades in the Oak Ridge National Environmental Research Park, located on the US Department of Energy s Oak Ridge Reservation (ORR) in East Tennessee. Birds were recorded in a variety of habitats, including wetlands, interior forests, grasslands, ponds, corridors, forest edges, and more. Most of the information was gathered from waterfowl surveys conducted from 1990 to 2008, from Partners in Flight (PIF) breeding bird surveys conducted from 1995 to 2013, and from past publications and research on Reservation birds. We have also included our own observations and, in a few instances, credible observations of ORR birds of which we have been made aware through eBird or discussions with area ornithologists and bird watchers. For the period 1950 2014, we were able to document 228 species of birds on the ORR. Several of these species are known from historic records only, while others were not known to have ever occurred on the Reservation until recently. This report does not include PIF breeding bird data from the 2014 season or any records after July 2014. Twenty-two species approximately 10% of the total number of species observed have state-listed status in Tennessee as endangered, threatened, or in need of management. Of the 228 species we documented, 120 are believed to be breeding birds on the ORR.

  19. Data Mining Applied to Acoustic Bird Species Recognition

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    Vilches, Erika; Escobar, Ivan A.; Vallejo, E E; Taylor, C E

    2006-01-01

    11] Witten, I. ; Frank, E. ; Data Mining: Practical MachineData Mining Applied to Acoustic Bird Species Recognitionthe application of data mining techniques to the problem of

  20. Data Mining Applied to Acoustic Bird Species Recognition

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    Vilches, Erika; Escobar, Ivan A.; Vallejo, E E; Taylor, C E

    2006-01-01

    I. ; Frank, E. ; Data Mining: Practical Machine LearningData Mining Applied to Acoustic Bird Species Recognitionthe application of data mining techniques to the problem of

  1. A Gasdynamic-Acoustic Model of a Bird Scare Gun

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    Rienstra, Sjoerd W.

    A Gasdynamic-Acoustic Model of a Bird Scare Gun by S.W. Rienstra A contribution to Mathematical, CA). Published by Cambridge University Press, 2000. 1 Introduction A bird scare gun is a relatively. It appears that the gun produces a louder bang when the pipe is longer. This hints, of course, at a possible

  2. A GasdynamicAcoustic Model of a Bird Scare Gun

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    Eindhoven, Technische Universiteit

    A Gasdynamic­Acoustic Model of a Bird Scare Gun A contribution to Mathematical Modeling: Case). To be published by Cambridge University Press, 2000. 1 Introduction A bird scare gun is a relatively simple device. It appears that the gun produces a louder bang when the pipe is longer. This hints, of course, at a possible

  3. Ornithology Based on Linking Bird Observations with Weather Data

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    Hyvönen, Eero

    Ornithology Based on Linking Bird Observations with Weather Data Mikko Koho1,2 , Eero Hyv¨onen2 [12]. By combining observa- tional data with related datasets, such as weather or pollution data a use case of adding value to a bird observation dataset by related weather data and a species ontology

  4. 19CHALLENGE Summer 2006 OUTDOOR LIGHTING, INSECTS & BIRDS

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    19CHALLENGE Summer 2006 OUTDOOR LIGHTING, INSECTS & BIRDS Is light pollution killing our birds? Colin Henshaw and Graham Cliff believe that light pollution is reducing the numbers of insects on which of the authors (Colin Henshaw) entitled The Environmental Effects of Light Pollution. The letter concluded

  5. ORIGINAL PAPER Bird pollination of Canary Island endemic plants

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    Chittka, Lars

    ORIGINAL PAPER Bird pollination of Canary Island endemic plants Jeff Ollerton & Louise Cranmer /Accepted: 29 September 2008 # Springer-Verlag 2008 Abstract The Canary Islands are home to a guild Bird vision . Canary Islands . Mutualism . Pollinator. Tenerife Introduction The endemic flora

  6. ORIGINAL PAPER Bird pollination of Canary Island endemic plants

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    Chittka, Lars

    ORIGINAL PAPER Bird pollination of Canary Island endemic plants Jeff Ollerton & Louise Cranmer) was an effective pollinator of these species. Keywords Bird vision . Canary Islands . Mutualism . Pollinator. Tenerife Introduction The endemic flora of the Canary Islands, situated off the west coast of North Africa

  7. LUABAB: Leeds University Angry Birds Artificial Brain Brandon Bennett

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    Bennett, Brandon

    LUABAB: Leeds University Angry Birds Artificial Brain Brandon Bennett University of Leeds United Kingdom B.Bennett@leeds.ac.uk Abstract This document gives an overview of the develop- ment and design principles behind LUABAB, the Leeds University Angry Birds Artificial Brain. 1 Background There is a long

  8. Bird Communities and Biomass Yields in Potential Bioenergy Grasslands

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    Turner, Monica G.

    richness and the density of total birds and SGCNs, suggesting that grassland bioenergy fields may be moreBird Communities and Biomass Yields in Potential Bioenergy Grasslands Peter J. Blank1 *, David W, Wisconsin, United States of America Abstract Demand for bioenergy is increasing, but the ecological

  9. Land use and habitat gradients determine bird community diversity and abundance in suburban, rural

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    Thomas, David D.

    Land use and habitat gradients determine bird community diversity and abundance in suburban, rural, with reserves slightly below rural. Although reserves were like rural lands in diversity of bird communities bird communities, but differed in grassland and savanna bird communities. The extensive rural forests

  10. Do birds from one population group stay together through their migration

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    Keeling, Patrick

    and crossed the Gulf of Mexico. In the spring migration northward (b), coastal birds followed a similar returnDo birds from one population group stay together through their migration to the tropics and back the geolocators showed where the birds had been through their migration. Coastal birds followed the western coast

  11. Fermilab | Newsroom | Press Releases | June 2, 2015: Bison, birds...

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    hawks, falcons and owls, as well as a collection of bird bones, feathers and hunting gear for children to enjoy. "We want kids to come away with an appreciation of nature," said...

  12. Fermilab | Newsroom | Press Releases | May 28, 2013: Bison, birds...

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    hawks, falcons and owls, as well as a collection of bird bones, feathers and hunting gear for children to enjoy. "We want kids to come away with an appreciation of nature," said...

  13. Fermilab | Newsroom | Press Releases | May 28, 2014: Bison, birds...

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    hawks, falcons and owls, as well as a collection of bird bones, feathers and hunting gear for children to enjoy. We want kids to come away with an appreciation of nature,...

  14. Yaoundé-like virus in resident wild bird, Ghana

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    Williams, Richard A.J.; Vá zquez, Ana; Asamte, Ivy; Bonney, Kofi; Odoom, Shirley; Puplampu, Naiki; Ampofo, William; Sá nchez-Seco, Marí a Paz; Tenorio, Antonio; Peterson, A. Townsend

    2012-03-01

    Tissue and swab samples from 551 wild birds collected in Ghana (October-November 2007) were assayed for alphaviruses, flaviviruses, and influenza A viruses using polymerase chain (PCR) techniques. One pool sample tested positive for Flavivirus RNA...

  15. Bio-logging of marine migratory species in the law of the sea James Kraska a,b,n

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    Huang, Wei

    Bio-logging of marine migratory species in the law of the sea James Kraska a,b,n , Guillermo Ortuño Crespo a , David W. Johnston a a Division of Marine Science and Conservation, Nicholas School of the Environment Duke University Marine Laboratory, 135 Duke Marine Lab Road, Beaufort, NC 28516, USA b Stockton

  16. Philippine bird taxonomy and conservation, a response to Collar

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    Peterson, A. Townsend

    2007-06-01

    Philippine bird taxonomy and conservation, a response to Collar A. TOWNSEND PETERSON Summary Collar (2007) attacked a recent paper of mine (Peterson 2006) on a number of grounds; he raised some valid points, and detected some errors in detail. Here...) was the subject of a letter from Collar (2007), who raised several points to which I feel obliged to respond. My original paper simply offered a list of currently recognized Philippine bird species that appear to consist of multiple, distinct, diagnosable subunits...

  17. Thermal soaring flight of birds and unmanned aerial vehicles

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    Ákos, Zsuzsa; Leven, Severin; Vicsek, Tamás; 10.1088/1748-3182/5/4/045003

    2010-01-01

    Thermal soaring saves much energy, but flying large distances in this form represents a great challenge for birds, people and Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs). The solution is to make use of so-called thermals, which are localized, warmer regions in the atmosphere moving upwards with a speed exceeding the descent rate of birds and planes. Saving energy by exploiting the environment more efficiently is an important possibility for autonomous UAVs as well. Successful control strategies have been developed recently for UAVs in simulations and in real applications. This paper first presents an overview of our knowledge of the soaring flight and strategy of birds, followed by a discussion of control strategies that have been developed for soaring UAVs both in simulations and applications on real platforms. To improve the accuracy of simulation of thermal exploitation strategies we propose a method to take into account the effect of turbulence. Finally we propose a new GPS independent control strategy for exploiting...

  18. Proceedings of the Wind Energy and Birds/Bats Workshop: Understanding and Resolving Bird and Bat Impacts

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    Schwartz, Susan Savitt (ed.)

    2004-09-01

    Most conservation groups support the development of wind energy in the US as an alternative to fossil and nuclear-fueled power plants to meet growing demand for electrical energy. However, concerns have surfaced over the potential threat to birds, bats, and other wildlife from the construction and operation of wind turbine facilities. Co-sponsored by the American Bird Conservancy (ABC) and the American Wind Energy Association (AWEA), the Wind Energy and Birds/Bats Workshop was convened to examine current research on the impacts of wind energy development on avian and bat species and to discuss the most effective ways to mitigate such impacts. On 18-19 May 2004, 82 representatives from government, non-government organizations, private business, and academia met to (1) review the status of the wind industry and current project development practices, including pre-development risk assessment and post-construction monitoring; (2) learn what is known about direct, indirect (habitat), and cumulative impacts on birds and bats from existing wind projects; about relevant aspects of bat and bird migration ecology; about offshore wind development experience in Europe; and about preventing, minimizing, and mitigating avian and bat impacts; (3) review wind development guidelines developed by the USFWS and the Washington State Department of Fish and Wildlife; and (4) identify topics needing further research and to discuss what can be done to ensure that research is both credible and accessible. These Workshop Proceedings include detailed summaries of the presentations made and the discussions that followed.

  19. Book Review: Effects of Climate Change on Birds

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    Peterson, A. Townsend

    2011-01-01

    Effects of Climate Change on Birds.—Anders Pape Møller, Wolfgang Fieldler, and Peter Berthold, editors. 2010. Oxford University Press, New York. 321 pp. + 9 color plates. ISBN-978- 0-19-956975-5. $117.00 (hard cover). Certainly timely in light... of present climatic trends, this book sets out to assemble useful summaries of the full breadth of climate-change implications for birds in a single volume. It is or- ganized into sections treating the basics of climate, methods for studying climate-change...

  20. Highly pathogenic H5N1 avian influenza: Entry pathways into North America via bird migration

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    Peterson, A. Townsend; Benz, Brett W.; Pape?, Monica

    2007-02-28

    Given the possibility of highly pathogenic H5N1 avian influenza arriving in North America and monitoring programs that have been established to detect and track it, we review intercontinental movements of birds. We divided 157 bird species showing...

  1. Prey consumption and energy transfer by marine birds in the Gulf of Alaska

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    Hunt, GL; Drew, GS; Jahncke, J; Piatt, JF

    2005-01-01

    Prey consumption and energy transfer by marine birds in thebut they do remove energy from the marine system throughTo determine energy demand by marine birds in the Gulf of

  2. Sexual size dimorphism in birds Tama s Sze kely, Terje Lislevand, and Jordi Figuerola

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    Figuerola, Jordi

    CHAPTER 3 Sexual size dimorphism in birds Tama´ s Sze´ kely, Terje Lislevand, and Jordi Figuerola always larger and stronger.'' Birds exhibit a modest range of sexual size dimorphism (SSD) relative ``The males of many birds are larger than the females, and this no doubt is the result of the advantage

  3. omit an important additional dimension. In birds, sexual dimorphism in singing and song learning varies greatly

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    omit an important additional dimension. In birds, sexual dimorphism in singing and song learning] and the prevalence of female song in Australian birds [10], song in both sexes could be the ancestral condition of the size of neural song control regions and song complexity in duetting birds: evolutionary implications. J

  4. Sex Differences in Mercury Contamination of Birds: Testing Multiple Hypotheses with Meta-Analysis

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    Lajeunesse, Marc J.

    size dimorphism did not explain variation in sex differences in mercury burden among breeding birds. WeSex Differences in Mercury Contamination of Birds: Testing Multiple Hypotheses with Meta-5200, United States *S Supporting Information ABSTRACT: The sex of a bird can, in principle, affect exposure

  5. IMPACTS TO BIRDS CAUSED BY WIND ENERGY GENERATION 4.1 INTRODUCTION

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    77 CHAPTER 4 IMPACTS TO BIRDS CAUSED BY WIND ENERGY GENERATION 4.1 INTRODUCTION Bird mortality studies reporting on wind energy facilities elsewhere regularly report that bird mortality in the APWRA is unusually high there and is, therefore, an anomaly among wind energy facilities in the United States. We

  6. Adaptive sex differences in growth of pre-ovulation oocytes in a passerine bird

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    Duckworth, Renée

    Adaptive sex differences in growth of pre-ovulation oocytes in a passerine bird Alexander V 36849, USA 5 Harbor-UCLA Medical Center, Torrance, CA 90509, USA Maternal modification of offspring sex in birds has strong fitness consequences, however the mechanisms by which female birds can bias sex

  7. X-ray Imaging Shows Feather Patterns of First Birds

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    One-hundred million years ago, what did birds look like? Scientists have taken a huge step towards finding the answer, leaving the creative imaginations behind such classics as Jurassic Park, The Land Before Time and Dinotopic to contend with science.

  8. Bird diversity indicates ecological value in urban home prices

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    Wallace, Mark C.

    have been proven to benefit housing values with little need for nuanced ecological assessmentBird diversity indicates ecological value in urban home prices Michael C. Farmer & Mark C. Wallace are equally valuable. Also some ecologically valuable space appears on private residences, not only public

  9. TOOLS AND BRAINS IN BIRDS LOUIS LEFEBVRE1)

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    Fussman, Gregor

    TOOLS AND BRAINS IN BIRDS by LOUIS LEFEBVRE1) , NEKTARIA NICOLAKAKIS and DENIS BOIRE2,3,4) (1, Montréal, Québec, Canada) (Acc. 14-V-2002) Summary Tools are traditionally de ned as objects that are used by hitting it with a stone uses a tool, but a gull dropping an egg on a rock does not. This distinction

  10. Songs of love Researchers explore why and how birds

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    Chaiken, MarthaLeah

    neurons firing in the area of the brain known as the hypothalamus lead to these hormonal changes in the hypothalamus of the bird's brain fire in response to acoustic stimulation, sending a chemical messenger. This was an especially important discovery since the hypothalamus is prominently involved in the functions

  11. A dunking bird of the second kind Nadine Abraham

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    Palffy-Muhoray, Peter

    materials for its construction: popsicle sticks, plastic drinking straws, wash- ers and a dishwashing sponge. The details of the device are shown in Fig. 3. Large popsicle sticks were used for the legs and torso, as well as to prevent the bird from tipping too far back. The straw is glued to a piece of popsicle stick

  12. Phylogenetics of modern birds in the era of genomics

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    Edwards, Scott

    Review Phylogenetics of modern birds in the era of genomics Scott V. Edwards*, W. Bryan Jennings and maturation of the genomics era, the completion of the chicken genome and a suite of technologies that promise genomics strategies, including adoption of objective quality scores for sequence data, analysis

  13. A bird-finding guide to Mexico [Review

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    Peterson, A. Townsend

    2000-06-01

    Copyright © 2000. All rights reserved. JUNE 2000 NEW BIOLOGICAL BOOKS 193 A BIRD-FINDII\\G GUIDE TO MEXICO.... By Steve N G Howell. Ithaca (New York): Comstock Publishing Associates (Cornell University Press). $29.95 (paper). xviii + 365 p; ill.; index. ISBN: 0-8014- 8581-9. 1999. Mexico has been the training camp for many neo­ tropical ornithologists. The author...

  14. Archaeopteryx: Bringing the Dino-Bird to Life

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    Bergmann, Uwe

    2011-01-25

    Some 150 million years ago, a strange creature died in a tropical lagoon that today is located in Bavaria, Germany. In 1861, a single feather of this creature was discovered. Not long afterward, a complete fossil was found with the same bird-like feathers but dinosaur-like anatomical features. Darwin had just published 'On the Origin of Species'; could this be the missing link that Darwin's supporters hoped to find? Recently, two of the now eleven discovered Archaeopteryx fossils, and that first feather, were brought to SLAC, where, using the intense X-ray beam, researchers searched for the chemical remains of the original living creatures. Please join us for this lecture, which will explain how the studies attempt to bring the original dino-bird back to life.

  15. A Review on Fish Swimming and Bird/Insect Flight

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    Theodore Yaotsu Wu

    2010-07-29

    This expository review is devoted to fish swimming and bird/insect flight. (i) The simple waving motion of an elongated flexible ribbon plate of constant width, immersed in a fluid at rest, propagating a wave distally down the plate to swim forward is first considered to provide a fundamental concept on energy conservation. It is generalized to include variations in body width and thickness, vortex shedding from appended dorsal, ventral and caudal fins to closely simulate fish swimming for which a nonlinear theory is presented for large-amplitude propulsion. (ii) For bird flight, the pioneering studies on oscillating rigid wings are briefed, followed by presenting a nonlinear unsteady theory for flexible wing with arbitrary variations in shape and trajectory with a comparative study with experiments. (iii) For insect flight, more recent advances are reviewed under aerodynamic theory and modeling, computational methods, and experiments, on forward and hovering flights with producing leading-edge vortex to give unsteady high lift. (iv) Prospects are explored on extracting intrinsic flow energy by fish and bird to gain thrust for propulsion. (v) The mechanical and biological principles are drawn together for unified studies on the energetics in deriving metabolic power for animal locomotion, leading to a surprising discovery that the hydrodynamic viscous drag on swimming fish is largely associated with laminar boundary layers, thus drawing valid and sound evidences for a resolution to the fish-swim paradox proclaimed by Gray (1936, 1968).

  16. High-Performance Glazing for Energy-Efficient and Bird-Safe Buildings Objective: With the ultimate goal of reducing bird-window collisions, identify a short list

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    Wolberg, George

    High-Performance Glazing for Energy-Efficient and Bird-Safe Buildings Objective: With the ultimate-- improving the energy efficiency of buildings, and preventing bird deaths. What brings them together energy-efficiency perspective, less glazing on buildings would be preferable. But it is unlikely that our

  17. Citizen Science Case Study: eBird eBird, a joint project of the Cornell Lab of Ornithology and National Audubon Society, is a citizen

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    Crowston, Kevin

    Citizen Science Case Study: eBird Abstract eBird, a joint project of the Cornell Lab of Ornithology and National Audubon Society, is a citizen science project that engages a global network, our purpose is to inform future citizen science technical implementations. It is hoped

  18. Evaluation of the Effects of Turbulence on the Behavior of Migratory Fish, 2002 Final Report.

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    Odeh, Mufeed.

    2002-03-01

    The fundamental influence of fluid dynamics on aquatic organisms is receiving increasing attention among aquatic ecologists. For example, the importance of turbulence to ocean plankton has long been a subject of investigation (Peters and Redondo 1997). More recently, studies have begun to emerge that explicitly consider the effects of shear and turbulence on freshwater invertebrates (Statzner et al. 1988; Hart et al. 1996) and fishes (Pavlov et al. 1994, 1995). Hydraulic shear stress and turbulence are interdependent natural hydraulic phenomena that are important to fish, and consequently it is important to develop an understanding of how fish sense, react to, and perhaps utilize these phenomena under normal river flows. The appropriate reaction to turbulence may promote movement of migratory fish (Coutant 1998) or prevent displacement of resident fish. It has been suggested that one of the adverse effects of flow regulation by hydroelectric projects is the reduction of normal turbulence, particularly in the headwaters of reservoirs, which can lead to disorientation and slowing of migration (Williams et al. 1996; Coutant et al. 1997; Coutant 1998). On the other hand, greatly elevated levels of shear and turbulence may be injurious to fish; injuries can range from removal of the mucous layer on the body surface to descaling to torn opercula, popped eyes, and decapitation (Neitzel et al. 2000a,b). Damaging levels of fluid stress, such turbulence, can occur in a variety of circumstances in both natural and man-made environments. This report discusses the effects of shear stress and turbulence on fish, with an emphasis on potentially damaging levels in man-made environments. It defines these phenomena, describes studies that have been conducted to understand their effects, and identifies gaps in our knowledge. In particular, this report reviews the available information on the levels of turbulence that can occur within hydroelectric power plants, and the associated biological effects. Furthermore, this report describes an experimental apparatus designed to test the effect of turbulence on fish, and defines its hydraulics. It gives the results of experiments in which three different fish species were exposed to representative levels of turbulence in the laboratory.

  19. The diversity and abundance of North American bird assemblages fail to track changing productivity

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    Dobson, LL; La Sorte, FA; Manne, LL; Hawkins, BA

    2015-01-01

    and predicted impacts of climate change on winter birdContemporary climate change, however, is providing a naturalshifts in response to climate change. To date, most tests of

  20. White Bird, Idaho: Energy Resources | Open Energy Information

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    AFDC Printable Version Share this resource Send a link to EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page to someone by E-mail Share EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on Facebook Tweet about EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on Twitter Bookmark EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on Google Bookmark EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page| Open Energy Information Serbia-EnhancingEtGeorgia: EnergyMaryland: EnergyWexfordSouthValley GeothermalWhitaker,Bird,

  1. For the Birds: The Magic of Color in Feathers

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    AFDC Printable Version Share this resource Send a link to EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page to someone by E-mail Share EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on Facebook Tweet about EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on Twitter Bookmark EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Homesum_a_epg0_fpd_mmcf_m.xls" ,"Available from WebQuantity ofkandz-cm11 Outreach Home Room NewsInformation Current HABFES OctoberEvanServices »FirstCurrent ScienceNationalFor the Birds:

  2. 3.A24 Freshman Seminar: The Engineering of Birds, Fall 2004

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    Gibson, Lorna J.

    Why are things in nature shaped the way they are? How do birds fly? Why do bird nests look the way they do? How do woodpeckers peck? These are the types of questions Dr. Lorna Gibson's freshman seminar at MIT has been ...

  3. The evolution of plumage polymorphism in birds of prey and owls: the apostatic selection hypothesis revisited

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    Krüger, Oliver

    was related to variables such as sexual plumage dimorphism, population size and range size, as wellThe evolution of plumage polymorphism in birds of prey and owls: the apostatic selection hypothesis selection; birds of prey; comparative analysis; owls; polymorphism; population size. Abstract Co

  4. Can sexual selection drive female life histories? A comparative study on Galliform birds

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    Mooers, Arne

    Can sexual selection drive female life histories? A comparative study on Galliform birds N. KOLM to both the evolution of life histories and sexual selection. As birds show high variation in these traits system; sexual size dimorphism; supertree phylogeny; trade-off. Abstract Sexual selection has been

  5. Assessing Landowner Activities Related to Birds Across Rural-to-Urban Landscapes

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    , however, this realization was lim- ited to such systems as agriculture, pasture, orchards, and urban areasAssessing Landowner Activities Related to Birds Across Rural-to-Urban Landscapes CHRISTOPHER A on three breeding bird survey routes ( 120 km) that represent a continuum of rural-to-urban landscapes

  6. FLYING FISH GLIDE AS WELL We're all familiar with birds that are as

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    Moss, Cynthia

    Inside JEB i FLYING FISH GLIDE AS WELL AS BIRDS We're all familiar with birds that are as comfortable diving as they are flying but only one family of fish has made the reverse journey. Flying fish Choi, a mechanical engineer from Seoul National University, Korea, became fascinated by flying fish

  7. Am. ~Iidl. Nal. 14:\\:-11-52 Bird Mortality Associated with Wind Turbines at the Buffalo

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    238-w Am. ~Iidl. Nal. 14:\\:-11-52 Bird Mortality Associated with Wind Turbines at the Buffalo Ridge with these wind turbines (Nelson and Curry. 1995). Orloff and Flannery (1992) suggested that the hunting beha) sampled 359 wind turbines in Alameda and Contra Costa counties. California, and found 42 dead birds

  8. Low light reflectance may explain the attraction of birds to defoliated trees

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    Laaksonen, Toni

    Low light reflectance may explain the attraction of birds to defoliated trees Elina Ma¨ntyla¨, Tero autumnata) in nontest branches. Species, age, or sex of the experimental bird or lighting (ultraviolet [UV light than the herbivore trees, whereas no such difference was found in the shadier forest patch trees

  9. BIRD BEHAVIORS IN THE ALTAMONT PASS WIND RESOURCE AREA 8.1 INTRODUCTION

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    with operating wind turbines (Estep 1989; Howell and DiDonato 1991; Howell and Noone 1992; Orloff and Flannery proposed as a contributing factor to the susceptibility of birds to collide with wind turbines (Cade 1995 was confounded by evidence that the existence and operation of wind turbines may have already changed bird

  10. Radar wind profiler signal characteristics during bird migration episodes Volker Lehmann1 and Gerd Teschke2

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    Teschke, Gerd

    Radar wind profiler signal characteristics during bird migration episodes Volker Lehmann1 and Gerd-stationary wind profiler radar signals, which are frequently occurring during the seasonal bird migration as one of the primary sampling parameters of the wind profiler is discussed. 1. Introduction Radar wind

  11. Effects on birds of an offshore wind park at Horns Rev: Environmental

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    Effects on birds of an offshore wind park at Horns Rev: Environmental impact assessment NERI Report Environmental Research Institute Effects on birds of an offshore wind park at Horns Rev: Environmental impact of an offshore wind park at Horns Rev: Environmental impact assessment Authors: Henning Noer, Thomas Kjær

  12. BirdWatch--Supporting Citizen Scientists for Better Linked Data Quality for Biodiversity

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    Hyvönen, Eero

    quality in a citizen science setting, and presents a mobile tool BirdWatch for citizen observers, miti be initiated. In many areas of biology, much of the observational data is based on citizen science: the dataBirdWatch--Supporting Citizen Scientists for Better Linked Data Quality for Biodiversity Management

  13. eBirding: Technology Adoption and the Transformation of Leisure into Science

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    Crowston, Kevin

    to discuss how technology adoption in a citizen science project influences participation and thereby. Keywords: citizen science, eBird, technology adoption, cy- berinfrastructure, birding. 1. INTRODUCTION Public participation in scientific research can take many forms, including citizen science, a type

  14. Evaluating service mitigation proposals for the MBTA Green Line extension construction delay using simplified planning methods

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    Rosen, Jamie C. (Jamie Cara)

    2013-01-01

    This thesis reviews a select group of transit environmental mitigation proposals through the application of ridership estimation methodologies. In recent years, rider demands and environmental concerns have led many transit ...

  15. MBTA Green Line 3-car train operating plans to enhance capacity and reliability

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    Malikova, Alexandra A

    2012-01-01

    Transit agencies face a variety of challenges, from increasing ridership to changes in infrastructure, to system expansions, all of which require significant preparation to accommodate the changes without affecting passengers ...

  16. ERAD 2012 -THE SEVENTH EUROPEAN CONFERENCE ON RADAR IN METEOROLOGY AND HYDROLOGY Bird migration monitoring across Europe using

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    Graaf, Martin de

    monitoring across Europe using weather radar M. de Graaf1, H. Leijnse1, A. Dokter2, J. Shamoun-Baranes2, H for monitoring bird migration across Europe. Reflections from birds (around -10 dBZ) are generally much weaker data from the autumn of 2011 from several stations in western Europe. With the resulting data bird

  17. Bird Movements and Behaviors in the Gulf Coast Region: Relation to Potential Wind-Energy Developments

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    Morrison, M. L.

    2006-06-01

    The purpose of this paper is to discuss the possible impacts of wind development to birds along the lower Gulf Coast, including both proposed near-shore and offshore developments. The report summarizes wind resources in Texas, discusses timing and magnitude of bird migration as it relates to wind development, reviews research that has been conducted throughout the world on near- and offshore developments, and provides recommendations for research that will help guide wind development that minimizes negative impacts to birds and other wildlife resources.

  18. Breeding and wintering bird occurence in Texas rangelands with special reference to woody plant encroachment 

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    Magness, Dawn Robin

    2003-01-01

    Within the past 150 years, rangeland vegetation in Texas has undergone a large-scale conversion from grasslands and savannas to shrublands and woodlands. Concurrently, grassland bird species have shown more declining ...

  19. The mechanisms underlying convergent evolution in the plumage patterns of birds

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    Gluckman, Thanh-Lan

    2015-03-03

    receptors (Yoshihara et al. 2012). Models of within-feather pattern formation The proposed organizing mechanism for within-feather pattern formation in birds is reaction-diffusion, based on Alan Turing’s (1952) original proposition The mechanisms...

  20. Quantifying Relationships Between Bird And Butterfly Community Shifts And Environmental Change.

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    Debinski, Diane M.; VanNimwegen, Ron E.; Jakubauskas, Mark E.

    2006-01-01

    in remotely sensed data with analyses of bird and butterfly community changes in montane meadow communities of the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem. Landsat satellite imagery was used to classify these meadows into six types along a hydrological gradient...

  1. J. Field Ornithol.73(1):62-69, 2002 Sexual dimorphism in the birds from southern

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    Winker, Kevin

    J. Field Ornithol.73(1):62-69, 2002 Sexual dimorphism in the birds from southern Veracruz, Mexico examined sexual dimorphism in the Wilson's Warbler (Wilsoniapusilla), a Nearctic-Neotropic migrant function, morphometrics, sexual dimorphism, Wilsoniapusilla The Wilson's Warbler (Parulidae

  2. The effects of cattle grazing on Texas coastal salt marsh plants and birds 

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    Yeargan, Catherine A

    2001-01-01

    Cattle grazing effects on plants and birds were examined in Spartina alterniflora-dominated marsh and adjacent Sporobolus virginicus-dominated hummocks within high tidal flats on Galveston Island, Texas. Grazed and ungrazed treatments were...

  3. AUTUMNAL BIRD MIGRATION OBSERVED FROM SHIPS IN THE WESTERN NORTH ATLANTIC OCEAN

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    Holberton, Rebecca L.

    drifted offshore by winds. For three to sixweekseachfall from 1971 through 1974,we and D. Griffin, RAUTUMNAL BIRD MIGRATION OBSERVED FROM SHIPS IN THE WESTERN NORTH ATLANTIC OCEAN BY CAROLP

  4. Physically-based aerodynamic flight of birds: an interactive approach to behavioral flocking 

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    Ringham, Michael Lynn

    1996-01-01

    This thesis describes a method for simulating the flight of birds in a flock with the use of physically-based aerodynamics. The resulting flocking behavior dramatically improves on results previously obtained in computer graphics and animation...

  5. Taxonomy is important in conservation: a preliminary reassessment of Philippine species-level bird taxonomy

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    Peterson, A. Townsend

    2006-01-01

    careful analysis. In this paper, I develop a first-pass assessment of Philippine bird taxonomy under an alternative species concept, and compare the results with the traditional biological species concept lists. Differences between the two lists were...

  6. ECOLOGY AND GEOGRAPHY OF AVIAN VIRUSES USING NICHE MODELS AND WILD BIRD SURVEILLANCE

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    Williams, Richard A.J.

    2010-12-14

    The emergence of highly pathogenic avian influenza strain H5N1 (hereafter "H5N1"), and other bird-associated viruses, have raised serious concerns about impacts on human, livestock, and wildlife populations. Ecological ...

  7. Three-dimensional predator-prey interactions: a computer simulqtion of bird flocks and aircraft

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    Dill, Lawrence M.

    problems associated with turbine aircraft engine damage caused by the ingestion of small flocking birds-2633. Three-dimensional interactions between grouped aerial predators (frontal discs of aircraft engines

  8. Cavity-nesting Bird Use of Nest Boxes in Vineyards of Central-Coast California1

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    Cavity-nesting Bird Use of Nest Boxes in Vineyards of Central-Coast California1 Daniel P. Mummert,2, Robertson and Rendell 1990), lower predation rates (Nilsson 1984, Purcell and others 1997, Robertson

  9. Foraging ecology of wintering wading birds along the Gulf of Mexico coast 

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    Sherry, Dawn Ann

    2007-04-25

    -1 FORAGING ECOLOGY OF WINTERING WADING BIRDS ALONG THE GULF OF MEXICO COAST A Dissertation by DAWN ANN SHERRY Submitted to the Office of Graduate Studies of Texas A&M University in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree... of DOCTOR OF PHILOSOPHY December 2006 Major Subject: Wildlife and Fisheries Sciences FORAGING ECOLOGY OF WINTERING WADING BIRDS ALONG THE GULF OF MEXICO COAST A Dissertation by DAWN ANN SHERRY Submitted to the Office...

  10. Automated Thermal Image Processing for Detection and Classification of Birds and Bats - FY2012 Annual Report

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    Duberstein, Corey A.; Matzner, Shari; Cullinan, Valerie I.; Virden, Daniel J.; Myers, Joshua R.; Maxwell, Adam R.

    2012-09-01

    Surveying wildlife at risk from offshore wind energy development is difficult and expensive. Infrared video can be used to record birds and bats that pass through the camera view, but it is also time consuming and expensive to review video and determine what was recorded. We proposed to conduct algorithm and software development to identify and to differentiate thermally detected targets of interest that would allow automated processing of thermal image data to enumerate birds, bats, and insects. During FY2012 we developed computer code within MATLAB to identify objects recorded in video and extract attribute information that describes the objects recorded. We tested the efficiency of track identification using observer-based counts of tracks within segments of sample video. We examined object attributes, modeled the effects of random variability on attributes, and produced data smoothing techniques to limit random variation within attribute data. We also began drafting and testing methodology to identify objects recorded on video. We also recorded approximately 10 hours of infrared video of various marine birds, passerine birds, and bats near the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) Marine Sciences Laboratory (MSL) at Sequim, Washington. A total of 6 hours of bird video was captured overlooking Sequim Bay over a series of weeks. An additional 2 hours of video of birds was also captured during two weeks overlooking Dungeness Bay within the Strait of Juan de Fuca. Bats and passerine birds (swallows) were also recorded at dusk on the MSL campus during nine evenings. An observer noted the identity of objects viewed through the camera concurrently with recording. These video files will provide the information necessary to produce and test software developed during FY2013. The annotation will also form the basis for creation of a method to reliably identify recorded objects.

  11. Migratory Behavior and Survival of Juvenile Salmonids in the Lower Columbia River, Estuary, and Plume in 2010

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    McMichael, Geoffrey A.; Harnish, Ryan A.; Skalski, John R.; Deters, Katherine A.; Ham, Kenneth D.; Townsend, Richard L.; Titzler, P. Scott; Hughes, Michael S.; Kim, Jin A.; Trott, Donna M.

    2011-09-01

    Uncertainty regarding the migratory behavior and survival of juvenile salmonids passing through the lower Columbia River and estuary after negotiating dams on the Federal Columbia River Power System (FCRPS) prompted the development and application of the Juvenile Salmon Acoustic Telemetry System (JSATS). The JSATS has been used to investigate the survival of juvenile salmonid smolts between Bonneville Dam (river kilometer (rkm) 236) and the mouth of the Columbia River annually since 2004. In 2010, a total of 12,214 juvenile salmonids were implanted with both a passive integrated transponder (PIT) and a JSATS acoustic transmitter. Using detection information from JSATS receiver arrays deployed on dams and in the river, estuary, and plume, the survival probability of yearling Chinook salmon and steelhead smolts tagged at John Day Dam was estimated form multiple reaches between rkm 153 and 8.3 during the spring. During summer, the survival probability of subyearling Chinook salmon was estimated for the same reaches. In addition, the influence of routes of passage (e.g., surface spill, deep spill, turbine, juvenile bypass system) through the lower three dams on the Columbia River (John Day, The Dalles, and Bonneville) on juvenile salmonid smolt survival probability from the dams to rkm 153 and then between rkm 153 and 8.3 was examined to increase understanding of the immediate and latent effects of dam passage on juvenile salmon survival. Similar to previous findings, survival probability was relatively high (>0.95) for most groups of juvenile salmonids from the Bonneville Dam tailrace to about rkm 50. Downstream of rkm 50 the survival probability of all species and run types we examined decreased markedly. Steelhead smolts suffered the highest mortality in this lower portion of the Columbia River estuary, with only an estimated 60% of the tagged fish surviving to the mouth of the river. In contrast, yearling and subyearling Chinook salmon smolts survived to the mouth of the river at higher rates, with estimated survival probabilities of 84% and 86%, respectively. The influence of route of passage at the lower three dams in the FCRPS on juvenile salmonid survival appeared to be relatively direct and immediate. Significant differences in estimated survival probabilities of juvenile salmonid smolts among groups with different dam passage experiences were often detected between the dams and rkm 153. In contrast, the influence of route of passage on survival to the mouth of the Columbia River was not apparent among the groups of tagged juvenile salmonids with different FCRPS passage experiences after they had already survived to a point about 80 km downstream of Bonneville Dam. Yearling Chinook salmon and steelhead smolts that migrated through the lower estuary in off-channel habitats took two to three times longer to travel through these lower reaches and their estimated survival probabilities were not significantly different from that of their cohorts which migrated in or near the navigation channel. A large proportion of the tagged juvenile salmonids migrating in or near the navigation channel in the lower estuary crossed from the south side of the estuary near Astoria, Oregon and passed through relatively shallow expansive sand flats (Taylor Sands) to the North Channel along the Washington shore of the estuary. This migratory behavior may contribute to the avian predation losses observed on for fish (2 to 12% of fish in this study).

  12. eBird: Assessing the Application of Large Scale Citizen Science Data and Data Collection Strategies for Local Management Use 

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    Riddle, Thomas Carroll 1984-

    2012-11-13

    : the Great Backyard Bird Count, Land Bird Monitoring Program, Hawk Count, Project Feeder Watch, and others. This data mine is used to create a standardized collection of avian data that then can be used for research. Subsets of the data collected... present a complication that can be improved by increased eBird sample sizes and offers potential for future study. eBird contains some specific portals (sites for data entry) that cater to specific regions or projects. As these are all combined...

  13. Surveys of forest bird populations found in the vicinity of proposed geothermal project subzones in the district of Puna, Hawaii

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    Jacobi, J.D.; Reynolds, M.; Ritchotte, G.; Nielsen, B.; Viggiano, A.; Dwyer, J.

    1994-10-01

    This report presents data on the distribution and status of forest bird species found within the vicinity of proposed geothermal resource development on the Island of Hawaii. Potential impacts of the proposed development on the native bird populations found in the project are are addressed.

  14. Chlorinated Hydrocarbons and Biomarkers of Exposure in Wading Birds and Fish of the Lower Rio Grande Valley, Texas

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    Mora, Miguel A.

    Chlorinated Hydrocarbons and Biomarkers of Exposure in Wading Birds and Fish of the Lower Rio. During 1997 we evaluated reproductive success in colonial water birds nesting in the Lower Rio Grande Valley (LRGV), Texas, and correlated success with concentrations of contaminants in eggs. We also

  15. Why young birds forage at nutritionally poor and dangerous places: classical food-safety trade-offs

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    Sandercock, Brett K.

    205 205 Why young birds forage at nutritionally poor and dangerous places: classical food in the context of energy state. Animals in low energy states tend to accept the highest danger levels in return classes of birds in habitats that differ in predation danger, food densities, and substrate complexity we

  16. Effects of Climate Change on Birds.--Anders Pape Mller, Wolfgang Fieldler, and Peter Berthold, editors. 2010. Oxford

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    Effects of Climate Change on Birds.--Anders Pape Møller, Wolfgang Fieldler, and Peter Berthold useful summaries of the full breadth of climate-change implications for birds in a single volume. It is or- ganized into sections treating the basics of climate, methods for studying climate-change effects

  17. Audio Classification of Bird Species: a Statistical Manifold Approach Forrest Briggs, Raviv Raich, and Xiaoli Z. Fern

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    Fern, Xiaoli Zhang

    of organization. Audio classification systems typically begin by extract- ing acoustic features from audio signalsAudio Classification of Bird Species: a Statistical Manifold Approach Forrest Briggs, Raviv Raich}@eecs.oregonstate.edu Abstract Our goal is to automatically identify which species of bird is present in an audio recording using

  18. Abstract Food caching birds hide food and recover the caches when supplies are less abundant. There is, however,

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    Indiana University

    Abstract Food caching birds hide food and recover the caches when supplies are less abundant the food remained there) to predominantly eating them. Re-caching remained constant across the three trials · Corvids · Pilfering · Scrub-jay Introduction Many birds and mammals hide food caches for future con

  19. Coal fly ash basins as an attractive nuisance to birds: Parental provisioning exposes nestlings to harmful trace elements

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    Hopkins, William A.

    Coal fly ash basins as an attractive nuisance to birds: Parental provisioning exposes nestlings Keywords: Coal fly ash basin Common Grackle Contaminants Quiscalus quiscala Selenium a b s t r a c t Birds by-products, primarily fly ash, are sources of multiple contaminants to both aquatic and terrestrial

  20. Treehouse to Share eople usually think of bird nests built in the crooks of tree branches. But

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    the nest in search of food with less concern for their nestlings. To gain these advantages, birds that can Martin, Researcher Many forest birds need and share tree cavities in forest habitat. Let's preserve it nest web, like a food web, displays the dependency among species. The web illustrated shows the links

  1. LUABAB: Leeds University Angry Birds Artificial Brain Many of you will be familiar with the popular Angry

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    Bennett, Brandon

    LUABAB: Leeds University Angry Birds Artificial Brain Many of you will be familiar with the popular in undergrad modules and studied at research level in the Leeds School of Computing. Several students in the Leeds School of Computing have done projects based on AI Birds (Johnathan Cook BSc, Ed Worthy MEng

  2. Animal Conservation (2004) 7, 113120 C 2004 The Zoological Society of London. Printed in the United Kingdom DOI:10.1017/S1367943004001404 Can parks protect migratory ungulates? The case of the

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    McLaughlin, Robert L.

    2004-01-01

    in the United Kingdom DOI:10.1017/S1367943004001404 Can parks protect migratory ungulates? The case in different parts of the ecosystem. The collared wildebeest spent 90% of their time within well-protected core of the protected area network to conserve biodiversity. These include the location of protected areas in relation

  3. effects of cattle grazing on birds in interior douglas-fir forests of british columbia 1JEM--VoluME 12, NuMbEr 3

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    effects of cattle grazing on birds in interior douglas-fir forests of british columbia 1JEM. Newbury, and D.J. Green. 2011. Effects of Cattle Grazing on Birds in Interior Douglas-fir (Pseudotsuga Effects of Cattle Grazing on Birds in Interior Douglas-fir (Pseudotsuga menziesii) Forests of British

  4. Movements of Palearctic and Afrotropical bird species during the dry season (NovemberFebruary) within Nigeria

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    de Villiers, Marienne

    ­February) within Nigeria WILL CRESSWELL1, MARK BOYD2 & MATT STEVENS1 1AP Leventis Ornithological Research Institute, Jos, Nigeria & School of Biology, University of St Andrews, Fife, Scotland. wrlc@st-and.ac.uk 2Afrotropical bird species during the dry season (November­February) within Nigeria. pp. 18­28. In: Harebottle, D

  5. Periodic Cooling of Bird Eggs Reduces Embryonic Growth Efficiency Christopher R. Olson*

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    Vleck, Carol

    927 Periodic Cooling of Bird Eggs Reduces Embryonic Growth Efficiency Christopher R. Olson* Carol M, periodic cooling occurs when the in- cubating adult leaves the nest to forage, but the effects of pe- riodic cooling on embryo growth, yolk use, and metabolism are poorly known. To address this question, we

  6. BIRD USE OF NATURAL AND RECENTLY REVEGETATED COTTONWOOD-WILLOW HABITATS ON THE KERN RIVER1

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    BIRD USE OF NATURAL AND RECENTLY REVEGETATED COTTONWOOD-WILLOW HABITATS ON THE KERN RIVER1 William Conference; September 22-24, 1988; Davis, California. 2 Wildlife Biologist, Center for Environmental Studies of the California-endangered yellow-billed cuckoo (Coccyzus americanus; Anderson and Laymon, 1989). In addition, we

  7. Problem-solving performance is correlated with reproductive success in a wild bird population

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    Dhindsa, Rajinder

    Problem-solving performance is correlated with reproductive success in a wild bird population Laure individual variability innovation Parus major problem solving reproductive success string-pulling task Although interindividual variation in problem-solving ability is well documented, its relation to variation

  8. Anita.Behav.,1983,31, 173-180 COMPUTER SIMULATION OF AUTUMNAL BIRD MIGRATION

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    Stoddard, Philip

    primary intention was to test the duration and distance limitations on pas- serine migration, becauseAnita.Behav.,1983,31, 173-180 COMPUTER SIMULATION OF AUTUMNAL BIRD MIGRATION OVER TIlE WESTERN,Swarthmore,PA 19081 Abstract. Two hypotheses for the orientation of autumnal migration over the western North Atlantic

  9. Dale E. Bird $ Department of Geosciences, University of Houston, Houston, Texas; present

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    Laughlin, Robert B.

    of Mexico tectonic history: Hotspot tracks, crustal boundaries, and early salt distribution Dale E. Bird and tectonics and the integration and interpretation of gravity and magnetic data. He is a member of several research is in tectonics: The large-scale evolution of planetary lithospheres. His current interests

  10. Original Article The slow and fast life histories of early birds and night owls

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    Maestripieri, Dario

    ., 2005), and are sexually dimorphic, as men tend to be overrepresented among evening types (Randler, 2007 & Bausback, 2010; Roenneberg et al., 2004) and, similarly to other sexually dimorphic traits, may be underOriginal Article The slow and fast life histories of early birds and night owls: their future

  11. Engines of speciation: a comparative study in birds of prey O. KRU GER

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    Krüger, Oliver

    ; (2) as sexual plumage dimorphism might be an indicator of female choice (but see Dunn et al., 2001Engines of speciation: a comparative study in birds of prey O. KRU¨ GER Department of Zoology natural selection (Darwin, 1859) and sexual selection (Darwin, 1871) can drive speciation, natural

  12. Isolated Remnant Trees MULTI-SCALE FACTORS AFFECTING BIRD USE OF ISOLATED REMNANT

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    Rosenberg, Daniel K.

    ;Isolated Remnant Trees 2 Abstract: With recent emphasis on sustainable agriculture, conservation of native to influence bird use of individual trees: (i) tree architecture; (ii) tree isolation; (iii) tree cover context was unimportant in predicting frequency of use of individual trees. Tree architecture

  13. Correlation between an in vitro and an in vivo measure of dioxin sensitivity in birds

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    enzymes, commonly measured as 7-ethoxyresorufin-O-deethylase (EROD) or aryl hydrocarbon hydroxylase (AHHCorrelation between an in vitro and an in vivo measure of dioxin sensitivity in birds Jessica A through the aryl hydrocarbon receptor (AHR), a ligand- activated nuclear transcription factor. AHR

  14. Urban damage assessment using multimodal QuickBird images and ancillary data: the Bam and

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    Boyer, Edmond

    Urban damage assessment using multimodal QuickBird images and ancillary data: the Bam proved its usefulness for the crisis mitigation through situation report and damage assessment. Visual. We propose a semi-automatic damage assessment method based on a pair of very high spatial resolution

  15. Vertebrates are animals with a backbone and include mammals, birds and fishes. Considering

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    Watson, Craig A.

    Vertebrates are animals with a backbone and include mammals, birds and fishes. Considering roughly three quarters of the earth is covered in water it should be no surprise that fish are the most numerous vertebrates in the world. According to the Florida Museum of Natural History there are about 28,000 known fish

  16. An Overview of the Forest Bird Monitoring Program in Ontario, Canada1 Daniel A. Welsh2

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    An Overview of the Forest Bird Monitoring Program in Ontario, Canada1 Daniel A. Welsh2 Abstract: In 1987, the Canadian Wildlife Service (Ontario Region) initiated a program to inventory and monitor developed for Northwestern Ontario. Site Selection and Station Layout Forest stands representative

  17. Great Basin Birds of Prey June 1-4, 2015, Marc Bechard,

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    Barrash, Warren

    with emphasis on the Snake River Plain of southern Idaho. Included are field trips to the Snake River Birds, and Environmental Studies. 1 credit/unit Owls of the Snake River Plain June 8-11, 2015, Marc Bechard, Boise State in the western United States with emphasis on the Snake River Plain of southern Idaho. Instruction will be given

  18. People taking part in this CAR count are counting all the large terrestrial birds, such

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    de Villiers, Marienne

    People taking part in this CAR count are counting all the large terrestrial birds, such as cranes species are monitored by CAR, of which 14 appear in the South African Red Data Book as Critically Endan gered, Vulnerable or NearThreatened. CAR counts began in 1993 and take place on the last Saturday

  19. ?-adrenergic and serotoninergic control of diet-induced thermogenesis in birds.

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    Boyer, Edmond

    ?-adrenergic and serotoninergic control of diet-induced thermogenesis in birds. JF Gabarrou% in females for the same bodyweight and the same egg-mass produced. Energy balance measurements showed as the difference between fed and fasted heat production [Geraert et al (1992) Proc Nutr Soc 51, 86A]. The energy

  20. SOD-Induced Changes in Foraging and Nesting Behavior of Insectivorous, Cavity-Nesting Birds1

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    191 SOD-Induced Changes in Foraging and Nesting Behavior of Insectivorous, Cavity-Nesting Birds1 the population status of their common prey items, their foraging ecology, and their nesting behavior. We to examine nestling diet, foraging effort (length of foraging trips), box occupancy, and nestling

  1. A landscape approach to reserving farm ponds for wintering bird refuges in Taoyuan, Taiwan 

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    Fang, Wei-Ta

    2006-08-16

    Man-made farm ponds are unique geographic features of the Taoyuan Tableland. Besides irrigation, they provide refuges for wintering birds. The issue at hand is that these features are disappearing and bring with it the loss of this refuge function...

  2. Decline of Birds in a Human Modified Coastal Dune Forest Landscape in South Africa

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    Pretoria, University of

    @zoology.up.ac.za Introduction Coastal dune forest is one of South Africa's rarest vegetation types; restricted to the easternDecline of Birds in a Human Modified Coastal Dune Forest Landscape in South Africa Morgan J modified coastal dune forest landscape in northern KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa. However, occurrence does

  3. A new framebased statistical strategy for bird migration clutter removal in wind profiler radar data

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    Teschke, Gerd

    A new frame­based statistical strategy for bird migration clutter removal in wind profiler radar clutter removal routine for wind profiler radar data. The basic idea is to put together already existing of the expansion. A Relaxation of the clas- sical constraint T = 2 generates a crucial degree of freedom

  4. CLEANING ASSOCIATIONS BETWEEN BIRDS AND HERBIVOROUS MAMMALS IN BRAZIL: STRUCTURE AND COMPLEXITY

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    Jordano, Pedro

    CLEANING ASSOCIATIONS BETWEEN BIRDS AND HERBIVOROUS MAMMALS IN BRAZIL: STRUCTURE AND COMPLEXITY, Brazil; 2 Integrative Ecology Group, Estación Biológica de Doñana, CSIC, E-41080 Sevilla, Spain; 3 Departamento de Ecologia, Instituto de Biociências, Universidade de São Paulo, 05508-900, São Paulo, SP, Brazil

  5. OurStory: First Lady for the Environment What was on Lady Bird's plate?

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    Miller, Scott

    Johnson's White House dishes and compare them to their dishes at home. WHY By looking at historical and practice thinking critically about the meanings and stories behind objects in their lives. TIME 15 minutes, this includes the weather, earth, plants, animals, and more GET READY Read Miss Lady Bird's Wildflowers

  6. http://www.heraldtimesonline.com/stories/2011/11/27/outdoors.birds-of-winter-have-arrived-and-will-be-around-until-spring.sto Birds of winter have arrived and will be around until spring

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    Ketterson, Ellen D.

    they all have a white belly, white outer tail feathers, dark eyes and a pinkish bill. Oregon juncos, found your calendar now for upcoming Christmas Bird counts. Dec. 14: Goose Pond. Contact Lee Sterrenburg

  7. Climatic responses in spring migration of boreal and arctic birds in relation to wintering area and taxonomy

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    Laaksonen, Toni

    and taxonomy Kalle Rainio, Toni Laaksonen, Markus Ahola, Anssi V. Va¨ha¨talo and Esa Lehikoinen Rainio, K of boreal and arctic birds in relation to wintering area and taxonomy. Á J. Avian Biol. 37: 507Á515. Large

  8. Nasal mites from birds of a Guatemalan cloud forest (Acarina: rhinonyssidae)

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    Spicer, G.S.

    1984-01-01

    A survey of the nasal mites from Guatemalan cloud forest birds is reported. Seventy-eight birds, representing 10 families and 18 species, were examined. Prevalence of infection was 24%. Two new species are described: Sternostoma darlingi from Mitrephanes phaeocercus (Tyrannidae) and S. pencei from Empidonax flavescens (Tyrannidae). New host records are reported for S. priangae from Chlorospingus opthalmicus (Thraupidae), S. hutsoni from Catharus dryas (Turdidae), Ptilonyssus sairae from Chlorospingus opthalmicus (Thraupidae), and Myioborus miniatus (Parulidae), P. euroturdi from Catharus dryas (Turdidae), P. tyrannus from Empidonax flavescens and Mitrephanes phaeocercus (both Tyannidae), and Tinaminyssus ixoreus from Catharus dryas (Turdidae). The subspecies Ptilonyssus euroturdi mimicola Fain and Hyland is synonymized with the nominate subspecies. Data are presented to suggest that the Rhinonyssidae may be a polyphyletic assemblage. 35 references, 12 figures, 1 table.

  9. BURN CALORIES FREE LISTEN TO THE BIRDS CHECK OUT THE SCENERY MEET FRIENDS REDUCE YOUR CARBON FOOTPRINT FRESH AIR TAKE SHORT-CUTS FEEL THE BREEZE DISCOVER CAMPUS MAKE YOUR OWN ROUTE BURN CALORIES READ A BOOK LISTEN TO THE BIRDS CHECK OUT THE SCENERY

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    Weiblen, George D

    A BOOK LISTEN TO THE BIRDS CHECK OUT THE SCENERY MEET FRIENDS REDUCE YOUR CARBON FOOTPRINT FRESH AIR BURN CALORIES FREE LISTEN TO THE BIRDS CHECK OUT THE SCENERY MEET FRIENDS REDUCE YOUR CARBON FOOTPRINT FRESH AIR CALORIES FREE LISTEN TO THE BIRDS CHECK OUT THE SCENERY MEET FRIENDS RE- DUCE YOUR CARBON FOOTPRINT FRESH

  10. MEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDING

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    Marine Mammal Protection Act (MMPA), National Marine Sanctuaries Act (NMSA), FPA, the Fish and Wildlife Coordination Act, Migratory Bird Treaty Act, the National Environmental...

  11. Searchlight Wind Energy Project FEIS Appendix B

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    rule. Federal register. 74:46836-46879. USFWS. 2008. Birds of Conservation Concern 2008. United States Department of Interior, Fish and Wildlife Service, Division of Migratory...

  12. Executive Order 13186: Responsibilities of Federal Agencies to...

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    federal agencies to protect migratory birds. Published NA Year Signed or Took Effect 2001 Legal Citation EO 13186 DOI Not Provided Check for DOI availability: http:...

  13. Bird imagery and motif in Sean O'Casey's Dublin trilogy 

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    O'Valle, Violet May Owen

    1978-01-01

    is not the natural way people communicate with each other. . . . And I thought that his characters break out into songs just as he did now--to drive some point home. . His characters sing because at certain moments the song comes more naturally to them than... are often tied in wi. th religious symbolism, but they devote only one 10 paragraph to such a significant subject; Other references, probably more Aristophanic than Plautine, extend the religious symbolism of birds outward from the major focus...

  14. A test of an expert-based bird-habitat relationship model in South Carolina.

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    Kilgo, John, C.; Gartner, David, L.; Chapman, Brian, R.; Dunning, John, B., Jr.; Franzreb, Kathleen, E.; Gauthreaux, Sidney, A.; Greenberg, Catheryn, H.; Levey, Douglas, J.; Miller, Karl, V.; Pearson, Scott, F.

    2002-01-01

    Wildlife-habitat relationships models are used widely by land managers to provide information on which species are likely to occur in an area of interest and may be impacted by a proposed management activity. Few such models have been tested. Recent Avian census data from the Savannah River Site, South Carolina was used to validate BIRDHAB, a geographic information system (GIS) model developed by United States Forest Service resource managers to predict relative habitat quality for birds at the stand level on national forests in the southeastern United States. BIRDHAB is based on the species-habitat matrices presented by Hamel (1992).

  15. A taxonomic study of Family Proctophyllodidae and Aloptidae (Analgoidea) of Costa Rican passeriform birds 

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    Wang, Wen Sam Tsai

    1980-01-01

    ) are described from passeriform birds of Costa Rica. These include Trouessartia t t ydlbh, 1PPN, N~td l*d t t Atyeo, 1966 and the following 30 new species: T. costericensis, T. * t'7 , T. ~h *, T. ~, T. h b' , T. ~L T. arnoldi, T. santanai, T. ~ex ansa, T.... pricei, T. tarsala, 7~th 11 d d 1 t, P. b t, N~td 1 '1 Pt d t d d, P. ~1 t , P. ~L , P. t ', P. P. stenus, P. volatina, P. seiurus, P. icterus, P. bifidus P. parvus, P. vastus, P. setatus, P. atyeoi, P. ornatus, and P. ~t ACKNOWLEDGMENTS I would...

  16. Bird Habitats

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    Bluebird (Sialia mexicana) - primary species Mountain Bluebird (Sialia currucoides) Ash-throated Flycatcher (Myiarchus cinerascens) Mountain Chickadee (Poecile gambeli) House...

  17. The effects of fish density on wading bird use of sediment ponds on an East Texas coal mine 

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    Renfrow, Donna Hubbard

    1993-01-01

    THE EFFECTS OF FISH DENSITY ON WADING BIRD USE OF SEDIMENT PONDS ON AN EAST TEXAS COAL MINE A Thesis by DONNA HUBBARD RENFROW Submitted to the Office of Graduate Studies of Texas A8cM University in partial fulfillment of the requirements... for the degree of MASTER OF SCIENCE August 1993 Major Subject: Wildlife and Fisheries Sciences THE EFFECTS OF FISH DENSITY ON WADING BIRD USE OF SEDIMENT PONDS ON AN EAST TEXAS COAL MINE A Thesis by DONNA HUBBARD RENFROW Submitted to Texas A&M University...

  18. 36 selected citations from Petroleum: An Annotated Bibliography on Petroleum Pollution Chabreck, R. H. 1973. Bird usage of marsh ponds subjected to oil spills. Proceedings of the

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    . H. 1973. Bird usage of marsh ponds subjected to oil spills. Proceedings of the Louisiana Academy of Sciences 26:101-110. Effects of a crude oil spill in three freshwater ponds in Louisiana over a 2-year period. Data on bird usage, plants, invertebrates, fish, and oil in sediments and water. The petroleum

  19. FRoM BIRD-BANDING, VoL. 48, No.4, PP J70-J7I Autumn 1977 Incidence of Oil Contamination on Breeding Common Terns-

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    Duffy, David Cameron

    FRoM BIRD-BANDING, VoL. 48, No.4, PP J70-J7I Autumn 1977 Incidence of Oil Contamination on Breeding oil contamination. Since even very small amounts of oil on the plumage of incubating birds may contaminate eggs and reduce their hatchability (Hnrtung, 1965; Albers, 1977; Szaro and Albers, 1977) knowledge

  20. Stratification and mixing regimes in biological thin layers over the Mid-Atlantic Bight E. L. Shroyer,* K. J. Benoit-Bird, J. D. Nash, and J. N. Moum

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    Benoit-Bird, Kelly J.

    . Shroyer,* K. J. Benoit-Bird, J. D. Nash, and J. N. Moum College of Earth, Ocean, and Atmospheric Sciences

  1. An Archaeological Survey of the 23 Acre Matagorda County Birding Nature Center in North Central Matagorda County, Texas 

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    Moore, William

    2015-06-10

    Brazos Valley Research Associates (BVRA) conducted a 100% pedestrian survey of a 23 acre tract of land, the site of the proposed Matagorda County Birding Nature Center in north-central Matagorda County, Texas on May 9-10, 1999. Both State...

  2. Birds that occupy arid regions often experience a scarcity of drinking water and limited food supplies and must survive

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    Williams, Jos. B.

    metabolism (BMR) (Dawson, 1984; Tieleman and Williams, 2000; Williams and Tieleman, 2001). Although anecdotal their environment, a parameter quantified as h(Tb­Ta), where Tb­Ta is the temperature gradient between the bird (mass 1245±242g, N=7, mean ± S.D.) in summer have a resting metabolic rate (RMR) of 261.4kJday­1, 26

  3. Wilson Bull., 11l(l), 1999, pp. 100-104 EFFECTS OF WIND TURBINES ON UPLAND NESTING BIRDS IN

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    Wilson Bull., 11l(l), 1999, pp. 100-104 EFFECTS OF WIND TURBINES ON UPLAND NESTING BIRDS in southwestern Minnesota to determine the relative influence of wind turbines on overall densities of upland transects that were placed along wind turbine strings within three CRP fields and in three CRP fields

  4. Fuzzy Clustering in Biochemical Analysis of Cancer Cells Xiao-Ying Wang Jonathan M. Garibaldi Benjamin Bird Mike W. George

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    Aickelin, Uwe

    , with high death rates reported in the United Kingdom (13,000 p.a.) and the United States of America (40 Benjamin Bird Mike W. George Department of Computer Science and IT The University of Nottingham, United Kingdom Department of Chemistry The University of Nottingham, United Kingdom {xyw, jmg

  5. Cryptic genetic diversity in ``widespread" Southeast Asian bird species suggests that Philippine avian endemism is gravely underestimated

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    Winker, Kevin

    Cryptic genetic diversity in ``widespread" Southeast Asian bird species suggests that Philippine of Biology, University of the Philippines-Diliman, Quezon City 1101, Philippines i National Museum of the Philippines, Padre Burgos St., Manila 1000, Philippines a r t i c l e i n f o Article history: Received 30

  6. Coil Winding for the Series-Connected Hybrid Magnet Mark D. Bird, National High Magnetic Field Laboratory

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    Weston, Ken

    Coil Winding for the Series-Connected Hybrid Magnet Mark D. Bird, National High Magnetic Field will produce for MagLab users magnetic fields of 36T featuring unprecedented (1ppm) homogeneity. Winding of the superconducting coil, the largest component of the magnet windings, is well underway. The superconducting coil

  7. Assessment of the Impacts of Green Mountain Power Corporation's Wind Power Facility on Breeding and Migrating Birds in Searsburg, Vermont: July 1996--July 1998

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    Kerlinger, P.

    2002-03-01

    A 6-megawatt, 11 turbine wind power development was constructed by Green Mountain Power Corporation in Searsburg, southern Vermont, in 1996. To determine whether birds were impacted, a series of modified BA (Before, After) studies was conducted before construction (1993-1996), during (1996), and after (1997) construction on the project site. The studies were designed to monitor changes in breeding bird community (species composition and abundance) on the site, examine the behavior and numbers of songbirds migrating at night over the site and hawks migrating over the site in daylight, and search for carcasses of birds that might have collided with the turbines.

  8. Session: What have studies of communications towers suggested regarding the impact of guy wires and lights on birds and bats

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    Kerlinger, Paul

    2004-09-01

    This session at the Wind Energy and Birds/Bats workshop consisted of one presentation followed by a discussion/question and answer period. The paper ''Wind turbines and Avian Risk: Lessons from Communications Towers'' was given by Paul Kerlinger. The presenter outlined lessons that have been learned from research on communications (not cell) towers and about the impacts of guy wires and lights on birds and bats and how they could be useful to wind energy developers. The paper also provided specific information about a large 'fatality' event that occurred at the Mountaineer, WC wind energy site in May 2003, and a table of Night Migrant Carcass search findings for various wind sites in the US.

  9. Cumulative impact assessments and bird/wind farm interactions: Developing a conceptual framework

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    Masden, Elizabeth A.; Fox, Anthony D.; Furness, Robert W.; Bullman, Rhys; Haydon, Daniel T.

    2010-01-15

    The wind power industry has grown rapidly in the UK to meet EU targets of sourcing 20% of energy from renewable sources by 2020. Although wind power is a renewable energy source, there are environmental concerns over increasing numbers of wind farm proposals and associated cumulative impacts. Individually, a wind farm, or indeed any action, may have minor effects on the environment, but collectively these may be significant, potentially greater than the sum of the individual parts acting alone. EU and UK legislation requires a cumulative impact assessment (CIA) as part of Environmental Impact Assessments (EIA). However, in the absence of detailed guidance and definitions, such assessments within EIA are rarely adequate, restricting the acquisition of basic knowledge about the cumulative impacts of wind farms on bird populations. Here we propose a conceptual framework to promote transparency in CIA through the explicit definition of impacts, actions and scales within an assessment. Our framework requires improved legislative guidance on the actions to include in assessments, and advice on the appropriate baselines against which to assess impacts. Cumulative impacts are currently considered on restricted scales (spatial and temporal) relating to individual development EIAs. We propose that benefits would be gained from elevating CIA to a strategic level, as a component of spatially explicit planning.

  10. Post-fire successional effects on breeding grassland birds in mesquite savanna habitats of the Texas rolling plains 

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    Lee, Stephanie L.

    2007-04-25

    abundances and 2) to identify important vegetation characteristics associated with grassland bird abundance on the Waggoner Experimental Ranch. 9 STUDY AREA The study area was located on the 12,141 ha Kite Camp of the Waggoner Experimental...). The Kite Camp is a cow-calf operation stocked at 1 animal unit (AU) /12 ha in a continuous grazing system and a similarly stocked 1 herd 8 pasture short-duration rotational grazing systems (SDG). The cattle are rotated through the pastures on a weekly...

  11. From: Austin Bird To: Congestion Study Comments Subject: Citizen Comment: National Interest Energy Transmission Corridors (NIETC"s)

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

    AFDC Printable Version Share this resource Send a link to EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page to someone by E-mail Share EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on Facebook Tweet about EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on Twitter Bookmark EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on Google Bookmark EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on Delicious Rank EERE:FinancingPetroleum12, 2015ExecutiveFluorescent LampFortDepartmentNational Interest0:59Austin Bird

  12. Weaving together the threads of transportation infrastructure : an intermodal transportation station for the proposed MBTA urban ring, Sullivan Square Station, Boston

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    Hekel, Frank John

    1997-01-01

    Transportation infrastructure in all its manifestations represents a huge capital investment expended during the evolution of a city and is perhaps the most visible character defining weave of any urban fabric. This weave, ...

  13. aan ekerciolu at a bird-banding station he set up in Aras, a small village near Turkey's closely monitored border with Armenia. letter from turkey

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    Clayton, Dale H.

    Çaan ekerciolu at a bird-banding station he set up in Aras, a small village near Turkey's closely monitored border with Armenia. letter from turkey NAturAl HIStorIeS A journey in the shadow of Ararat. By el as space. In Orhan Pamuk's novel "Snow," a writer called Ka returns to Turkey after twelve years

  14. Birding with the Boys A fast moving human figure caught the corner of my eye as I sat getting out my

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    Nystuen, Jeffrey A.

    common. We were very pleased to discover a Pheasant-tailed Jacana. Another good bird was a Yellow Bittern GPS receiver kept close track of our position and bearing. Fish traps dotted the shallow lake and pond several Cotton Pygmy Geese. A mixed flock of White-shouldered and Chestnut- tailed Starlings swirled about

  15. NEW RECORDS OF ACANTHOCEPHALANS FROM BIRDS IN THE PHILIPPINES WITH A DESCRIPTION OF A NEW PORRORCHIS SPECIES AND IDENTIFICATION KEYS FOR

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    Clayton, Dale H.

    #12;NEW RECORDS OF ACANTHOCEPHALANS FROM BIRDS IN THE PHILIPPINES WITH A DESCRIPTION OF A NEW), and Porrorchis centropusi and Porrorchis kinsellai n. sp., both from Philippine scops owls (Otus megalotis), are reported from Aurora Province, Luzon Island, Philippines. Porrorchis kinsellai n. sp. can be readily

  16. Am. MidI. Nat. l:i9:29-3R Bird Flight Characteristics Near Wind Turbines in Minnesota

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    ·... Am. MidI. Nat. l:i9:29-3R Bird Flight Characteristics Near Wind Turbines in Minnesota ROBERT C the height range of ,,;nd turbine blades (22-55 m). The Buffalo Ridge Wind ReS()lIrCl' Area poses little in wind turbine technologies have reduced the cost'! associated with wind power production. and have

  17. Multi-year SeaSonal Sex-allocation PatternS in red-winged BlackBirdS (AgelAius phoeniceus)

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    Weatherhead, Patrick J.

    Multi-year SeaSonal Sex-allocation PatternS in red-winged BlackBirdS (AgelAius phoeniceus) Patrick had been proposed. Instead, seasonal sex-allocation patterns interacted with season length. Early late in the season and those earlier (early plus midseason) was a strong function of season length

  18. Distribution of Energy Use and Biomass Among Species of North American Terrestrial Birds Author(s): Brian A. Maurer and James H. Brown

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    Brown, James H.

    Distribution of Energy Use and Biomass Among Species of North American Terrestrial Birds Author, 69(6), 1988, pp. 1923-1932 ? 1988 by the Ecological Society of America DISTRIBUTION OF ENERGY USE. The distribution of biomass and energy use among species with different body sizes provides an empirical basis

  19. Poison Frog Colors Are Honest Signals of Toxicity, Particularly for Bird Predators. Author(s): Martine E. Maan and Molly E. Cummings

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    Cummings, Molly E.

    Poison Frog Colors Are Honest Signals of Toxicity, Particularly for Bird Predators. Author://www.jstor.org #12;vol. 179, no. 1 the american naturalist january 2012 E-Article Poison Frog Colors Are Honest-polymorphic strawberry poison frog, Dendrobates pumilio. Using a mouse-based toxicity assay, we find extreme variation

  20. Evolution of sex-biased maternal effects in birds: II. Contrasting sex-specific oocyte clustering in native and recently established

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    Badyaev, Alex

    Evolution of sex-biased maternal effects in birds: II. Contrasting sex-specific oocyte clustering). In particular, sex differences in growth costs or requirements in viviparous species set the stage for the evolution of sex-biased parental strategies and sibling competition (Drummond et al., 1991; Lessells, 2002

  1. Comparison of Circadian Changes in the Retinas of Migrating and Non-migrating Blackcaps, Sylvia atricapilla 

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    Shockley, Ross

    2006-07-11

    1 INTRODUCTION The Blackcap, Sylvia atricapilla, resides in northern Europe and migrates south in mid- October for the winter. In early April they will fly back north, repeating the cycle. It is well known that the migratory patterns..., 1996), or migratory restlessness. The birds express their internal migratory drive by flapping their wings and jumping up and down on their perches, all while facing the direction in which they wish to fly (Bartell et al., 2005). This night...

  2. Section 4. Inventory Table of Contents

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    Section 4. Inventory Table of Contents 4.1 Existing Legal Protections Protections Level Name Clean Water Act Endangered Species Act Migratory Bird Treaty Act National Environmental State Instream Water Rights ­ Oregon Water Resources Department Morrow County Zoning Ordinance ­ Morrow

  3. Memorandum of Understanding, Responsibilities of Federal Agencies...

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    3 DOE and the Department of the Interior's Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) have entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) pursuant to the Migratory Bird Treaty Act. In order...

  4. Oglesbee Residence 

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    Raiford Stripling Associates, Inc.; Stripling, Raiford L.

    1972-01-01

    Humans and horses are infected with West Nile Encephalitis after being bitten by mosquitoes that transmit the virus. Migratory birds are thought to be responsible for the introduction of the virus into new areas. This publication explains...

  5. Influenza A virus evolution and spatio-temporal dynamics in Eurasian Wild Birds: A phylogenetic and phylogeographic study of whole-genome sequence data

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    Lewis, Nicola S.; Verhagen, Josanne H.; Javakhishvili, Zurab; Russell, Colin A.; Lexmond, Pascal; Westgeest, Kim B.; Bestebroer, Theo M.; Halpin, Rebecca A.; Lin, Xudong; Ransier, Amy; Fedorova, Nadia B.; Stockwell, Timothy B.; Latorre-Margalef, Neus; Olsen, Björn; Smith, Gavin; Bahl, Justin; Wentworth, David E.; Waldenström, Jonas; Fouchier, Ron A. M.; de Graaf, Miranda

    2015-04-22

    Cooperative 19 Wildlife Disease Study, University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602, USA. 20 8Department of Medical Sciences, Zoonosis Science Center, Uppsala University, Uppsala Sweden. 21 9Laboratory of Virus Evolution, Program in Emerging Infectious Diseases... that human 67 population size, duck density, rice cropping intensity, wild bird migration, and poultry trade all 68 contribute to virus prevalence and potential for detection (Takekawa et al., 2010; Takekawa et al., 69 2013). Ideally we would also want...

  6. The mapping and differentiation of biological and environmental elemental signatures in the fossil remains of a 50 million year old bird

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    Egerton, Victoria M.; Wogelius, Roy A.; Norell, Mark A.; Edwards, Nicholas P.; Sellers, William I.; Bergmann, Uwe; Sokaras, Dimosthenis; Alonso-Mori, Roberto; Ignatyev, Konstantin; van Veelen, Arjen; et al

    2015-01-22

    The preservation of fossils reflects the interplay of inorganic and organic chemical processes, which should be clearly differentiated to make interpretations about the biology of extinct organisms. A new coliiformes bird (mouse bird) from the ~50 million year old Green River Formation (Wyoming, USA) has here been analysed using synchrotron X-ray fluorescence and environmental scanning electron microscopy with an attached X-ray energy dispersive system (ESEM-EDS). The concentration and distribution of 16 elements (Si, P, S, Cl, K, Ca, Ti, Mg, Fe, Ni, Cu, Zn, As, Br, Ba, Hg) has been mapped for individual points on the sample. S, Cu andmore »Zn map distinctly within visibly preserved feathers and X-ray Absorption Spectroscopy (XAS) shows that S and Cu within the feathers are organically bound in a similar manner to modern feathers. The morphological preservation of the feathers, on both macro- and microscopic scales, is variable throughout the fossil and the differences in the lateral microfacies have resulted in a morphological preservation gradient. This study clearly differentiates endogenous organic remains from those representing exogenous overprinted geochemical precipitates and illustrates the chemical complexity of the overall taphonomic process.« less

  7. Relationship of coarse woody debris to arthropod Availability for Red-Cockaded Woodpeckers and other bark-foraging birds on loblolly pine boles.

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    Horn, Scott; Hanula, James, L.

    2008-04-01

    Abstract This study determined if short-term removal of coarse woody debris would reduce prey available to red-cockaded woodpeckers (Picoides borealis Vieillot) and other bark-foraging birds at the Savannah River Site in Aiken and Barnwell counties, SC. All coarse woody debris was removed from four 9-ha plots of mature loblolly pine (Pinus taeda L.) in 1997 and again in 1998. We sampled arthropods in coarse woody debris removal and control stands using crawl traps that captured arthropods crawling up tree boles, burlap bands wrapped around trees, and cardboard panels placed on the ground. We captured 27 orders and 172 families of arthropods in crawl traps whereas 20 arthropod orders were observed under burlap bands and cardboard panels. The most abundant insects collected from crawl traps were aphids (Homoptera: Aphididae) and ants (Hymenoptera: Forrnicidae). The greatest biomass was in the wood cockroaches (Blattaria: Blattellidae), caterpillars (Lepidoptera) in the Family Noctuidae, and adult weevils (Coleoptera: Curculionidae). The most common group observed underneath cardboard panels was lsoptera (termites), and the most common taxon under burlap bands was wood cockroaches. Overall, arthropod abundance and biomass captured in crawl traps was similar in control and removal plots. In contrast, we observed more arthropods under burlap bands (mean & SE; 3,021.5 k 348.6, P= 0.03) and cardboard panels (3,537.25 k 432.4, P= 0.04) in plots with coarse woody debris compared with burlap bands (2325 + 171.3) and cardboard panels (2439.75 + 288.9) in plots where coarse woody debris was removed. Regression analyses showed that abundance beneath cardboard panels was positively correlated with abundance beneath burlap bands demonstrating the link between abundance on the ground with that on trees. Our results demonstrate that short-term removal of coarse woody debris from pine forests reduced overall arthropod availability to bark-foraging birds.

  8. A survey of endangered waterbirds on Maui and Oahu and assessment of potential impacts to waterbirds from the proposed Hawaii Geothermal Project transmission corridor. Final report

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    Evans, K.; Woodside, D.; Bruegmann, M.

    1994-08-01

    A survey of endangered waterbirds on Maui and Oahu was conducted during August and September 1993 to identify potential waterbird habitats within the general area of the proposed Hawaii Geothermal Project transmission corridor and to assess the potential impacts to endangered waterbird of installing and operating a high voltage transmission line from the Island of Hawaii to the islands of Oahu and Maui. Annual waterbird survey information and other literature containing information on specific wetland sites were summarized. Literature describing impacts of overhead transmission lines on birds was used to evaluate potential impacts of the proposed project on endangered waterbirds, resident wading birds, and migratory shorebirds and waterfowl. On Oahu, five wetland habitats supporting endangered Hawaiian waterbirds were identified within 2.5 miles of the proposed transmission line corridor. On Maui, three wetland habitats supporting endangered Hawaiian waterbirds were identified within the general area of the proposed transmission line corridor. Several of the wetlands identified on Oahu and Maui also supported resident wading birds and migratory shorebirds and waterfowl. Endangered waterbirds, resident wading birds, and migratory birds may collide with the proposed transmission lines wires. The frequency and numbers of bird collisions is expected to be greater on Oahu than on Maui because more wetland habitat exists and greater numbers of birds occur in the project area on Oahu. In addition, the endangered Hawaiian goose and the endangered Hawaiian petrel may be impacted by the proposed segment of the Hawaii Geothermal Project transmission line on Maui.

  9. A Bird’s Eye View of Human Language Evolution

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    Berwick, Robert C.

    Comparative studies of linguistic faculties in animals pose an evolutionary paradox: language involves certain perceptual and motor abilities, but it is not clear that this serves as more than an input–output channel for ...

  10. Lady Bird Johnson Middle School 

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    Scrivner, J.

    2014-01-01

    SOLAR PANELS DIRECT/INDIRECT PENDANT LIGHT FIXTURE CONVIA CONTROLS DIM LIGHTS BASE ON NATURAL LIGHTING LEVELS SUMMER SUN SUMMER SUN WINTER SUN WINTER SUN ESL-KT-14-11-34 CATEE 2014: Clean Air Through Efficiency Conference, Dallas, Texas Nov. 18...-11-34 CATEE 2014: Clean Air Through Efficiency Conference, Dallas, Texas Nov. 18-20 • 3’ X 5’ solar panels • 191 Watts per panel • 550 KW solar array • Approx 66,000 sq. ft. of solar panels • Approx 850,000 k...

  11. Econometrics: A Bird's Eye View

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    Geweke, John; Horowitz, Joel; Pesaran, M Hashem

    cycle of about 7—11 years duration, commonly known as the Juglar cycle. Other economists such as Kitchin, Kuznets and Kondratieff followed Juglar’s lead and discovered the inventory cycle (3—5 years duration), the building cy- cle (15—25 years duration...

  12. NREL: Energy Analysis - Lori Bird

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    AFDC Printable Version Share this resource Send a link to EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page to someone by E-mail Share EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on Facebook Tweet about EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on Twitter Bookmark EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Homesum_a_epg0_fpd_mmcf_m.xls" ,"Available from WebQuantityBonneville Power Administration wouldMass map shines light on771/6/14

  13. Estimating Migration Resistance: a Case Study of Greenlandic Arctic Terns

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    Hensz, Christopher

    2013-01-15

    Chris Hensz University of Kansas Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology Biodiversity Institute Estimating Migration Resistance: a Case Study of Greenlandic Arctic Terns The Problem 1: How do migratory animals choose... d ay °C m /s Models ? Implemented in R ? Models: ? Linear exploration Southern Migration, 9 birds, n=929 Northern Migration, 9 birds, n=629 Future Directions 1: Finish non-linear model 2: Generalize procedure and include...

  14. Influenza A Virus Infections in Land

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    Clayton, Dale H.

    Influenza A Virus Infections in Land Birds, People's Republic of China A. Townsend Peterson, Sarah for avian in- fluenza viruses. We examined this assumption by sampling and real-time reverse transcription migratory species. Surveillance programs for monitoring spread of these viruses need to be redesigned. Avian

  15. Winker, K. 1995. Neotropical stopover sites and Middle American migrations: the view from southern Mexico. Pp. 150-163 in M. Wilson, and S. Sader (eds.) Conservation of Neotropical

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    Winker, Kevin

    Neotropical Stopover Sites and Middle American Migrations: The View from Southern Mexico Kevin Winker ABSTRACTWinker, K. 1995. Neotropical stopover sites and Middle American migrations: the view from southern Mexico. Pp. 150-163 in M. Wilson, and S. Sader (eds.) Conservation of Neotropical migratory birds

  16. Night-vision brain area in migratory songbirds Henrik Mouritsen*

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    Jarvis, Erich D.

    *, Kazuhiro Wada , and Erich D. Jarvis *Volkswagen Nachwuchsgruppe Animal Navigation, Institut fu¨ r Biologie

  17. Abstract.-The annual migratory cycle of Argentine hake Merluccius

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    and off- shore towards feeding grounds. A southward and inshore migration towards spawning grounds occurs changes in hake distribu- tion. The inshore spawning migration of adult hake on the Argentine shelf the change in depth distribution of hake throughout the year. Christian- sen and Cousseau (1971) and Bellisio

  18. Swainson's thrushes in migratory disposition exhibit reduced immune function

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    Moore, Frank R.

    1975). Fat is the primary source of energy to fuel migration (Ble demands associated with migration, such as high energetic demands and the negative consequences Hasselquist et al. 1999). Despite the energetic and other demands associated with migration, few studies have

  19. Estimating commuter rail demand to Kendall Square along the Grand Junction Corridor

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    Bockelie, Adam

    2012-01-01

    Since acquiring the Grand Junction Railroad in June 2010 from CSX, the Massachusetts Bay Transit Authority (MBTA) has explored the possibility of using the line for commuter rail service. In addition the Grand Junction ...

  20. "A transit pass in everyone's hand?" : implementing Unlimited Access Pass programs as a strategy to increase transit ridership

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    Hester, Ursula, 1971-

    2004-01-01

    (cont.) ridership growth induced by UAP programs. The lessons learned are then applied in form of a university pass program at the MBTA in Boston, suggesting program designs, pricing alternatives and estimating impacts on ...

  1. Overview of the U.S. Department of Energy/National Renewable Energy Laboratory avian research program

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    Sinclair, K.C. [National Renewable Energy Lab., Golden, CO (United States); Morrison, M.L. [California State Univ., Sacramento, CA (United States). Dept. of Biological Sciences

    1997-06-01

    As wind energy use continues to expand, concern over the possible impacts of wind farms on birds continues to be an issue. The concern includes two primary areas: the effect of avian mortality on bird populations, and possible litigation over the killing of even one bird if it is protected by the Migratory Bird Treaty Act or the Endangered Species Act or both. In order to address these concerns, the US Department of Energy (DOE) and the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL), working collaboratively with all stakeholders including utilities, environmental groups, consumer advocates, utility regulators, government officials, and the wind industry, has an active avian-wind power research program. DOE/NREL is conducting and sponsoring research with the expectation of developing solutions to educe or avoid avian mortality due to wind energy development throughout the US. This paper outlines the DOE/NREL approach and summarizes completed, current, and planned projects.

  2. Primary feather molt of juvenile mourning doves in Texas 

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    Morrow, Michael Eugene

    1983-01-01

    The mourning dove breeds throughout the 48 contiguous states of the United States, portions of the Candadian provinces, the Greater Antilles, and Mexico (Keeler 1977). In the United States, hunting of mourning doves during 1980 was permitted in 32 of the 48... year than the combined total of all other migratory game birds (Keeler 1977). Management of mourning doves has been focused primarily on regulating hunting to achieve proper harvest (Dolton 1977). Recently a gradual decline in the breeding...

  3. Memorandum of Understanding, Responsibilities of Federal Agencies to

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  4. Memorandum of understanding between DOE and NGLIA | Department of Energy

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  5. Memorandum to DOE re Battery Chargers | Department of Energy

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  6. Memorandum, Adjudicative Guidelines Implementation - February 21, 2006 |

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  7. Memorandum, Broader Consensual Listening | Department of Energy

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  8. Memorandum, Health and Safety Training Reciprocity Program - July 12, 2013

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  9. Memorandum, Implementation of Department of Energy Manual 450.4-1,

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  10. Memorandum, NNSA Activity Level Work Planning & Control Processes, January

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  11. Memorandum, Protective Force Career Options Committee - July 23, 2009 |

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  12. Memorandum, Reporting of Radiological Sealed Sources Transactions |

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  13. Memorandum, Technical Qualification Program Accreditation Incentives |

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  14. Structure and mechanical behavior of bird beaks

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    Seki, Yasuaki

    2009-01-01

    2.1.1 Structure and Mechanical Properties 2.2 Biomimetic2.3.3 Mechanical Properties of Keratins . . 2.3.4 Mammalian2.4.2 Mechanical Properties of Foams . . . . . . . . . .

  15. , Yvonne Rogers1 , Jon Bird1

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    and fully functional lambent display that clips onto any shopping trolley handle, intended to nudge people when choosing what to buy. It provides salient information about the food miles for various scanned food items represented by varying lengths of lit LEDs on the handle and a changing emoticon comparing

  16. Mary's Hymn PETER BIRD Adagio q = 70

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    Bird, Peter

    .- He hath hol pen- His ser vant- Is ra- el- in and the rich He sent emp ty- a way.- He hath hol pen- His ser vant- Is ra- el- in and the rich He sent emp ty- a way.- He hath hol pen- His ser vant mem- brance- of His mer cy;- - As He Is ra- el- in His mer cy.- - - As He hol pen- His ser vant- Is ra

  17. Difference? Seasonal Flu, Bird Flu, Pandemic Flu

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    ).( Produces fever, tiredness, muscle aches, dry cough, sore throat, nasal( congestion, and headache. Children

  18. Structure and mechanical behavior of bird beaks

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    Seki, Yasuaki

    2009-01-01

    The ray casting method . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .171 4.6.2.2 Ray Casting Method . . . . . . . . . . . .rendering generated by ray casting;(a) toucan foam with two

  19. Rachana Rajendra Bird Sanctuary Rachana Rajendra

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    Riley, Shawn J.

    in the United States, Canada, and India. After spending a truly memorable Christmas and New Year at home with her family, including the visiting grandmother from India, she left by car for her job in Raleigh Sanctuary was born. Inspired by Rachana's creativity, energy, and determination, in December, 1998, her

  20. Battling bird flu by the numbers

    Broader source: All U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office Webpages (Extended Search)

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  1. INTERPRETING BEHAVIOR FROM EARLY CRETACEOUS BIRD TRACKS AND THE MORPHOLOGY OF BIRD FEET AND TRACKWAYS

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    Falk, Amanda Renee

    2009-09-17

    trackway terminating in two subparallel tracks; (2) circular walking; and (3) the courtship display high stepping. Behaviors documented from the Haman Formation included: (1) a low-angle landing in which the hallux toe was dragged; (2) pecking and probing...

  2. Caring for Pet Birds Seminar In May, Dr. Joao Brandao presented "Pet Birds: How

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    Recognition Ceremony where faculty and House Officer Seminar Dr. Johnattan Arango will present "Gunshot Animal Surgery Resident mentored by Dr. Mark Rochat. Neurologist and Medical Educator to Speak David LeeRaps is an accounting specialist at the Oklahoma Animal Disease Diagnostic Laboratory. Originally from Stillwater

  3. Session: Avian migration and implications for wind power development in the Eastern United States

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    Mabey, Sarah; Cooper, Brian

    2004-09-01

    This session at the Wind Energy and Birds/Bats workshop consisted of two presentations followed by a discussion/question and answer period. The session was arranged to convey what is known about avian migration, particularly in the eastern US. The first presentation ''Migration Ecology: Issues of Scale and Behavior'' by Sarah Mabey frames the issue of migratory bird interactions with wind energy facilities from an ecological perspective: when, where, and why are migrant bird species vulnerable to wind turbine collision. The second presentation ''Radar Studies of Nocturnal Migration at Wind Sites in the Eastern US'' by Brian Cooper reported on radar studies conducted at wind sites in the eastern US, including Mount Storm, Clipper Wind, and others.

  4. NOAA Technical Report NMFS SSRF-690 Migratory Routes of Adult Sockeye

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    . Commercial fishery and biology of the freshwater shrimp, Macrobnchium, in the Lower St. Paul River. Liberia

  5. Migratory Behavior and Survival of Juvenile Salmonids in the Lower Columbia River and Estuary in 2009

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    McMichael, Geoffrey A.; Harnish, Ryan A.; Bellgraph, Brian J.; Carter, Jessica A.; Ham, Kenneth D.; Titzler, P. Scott; Hughes, Michael S.

    2010-08-01

    The study reported herein was funded as part of the Anadromous Fish Evaluation Program, which is managed by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE). The Anadromous Fish Evaluation Program study code is EST P 02 01: A Study of Salmonid Survival and Behavior through the Columbia River Estuary Using Acoustic Tags. The study was conducted by the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) and National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Fisheries for the USACE Portland District. Estimated survival of acoustic-tagged juvenile Chinook salmon and steelhead through the lower Columbia River and estuary in 2009 was lowest in the final 50 km of the estuary. Probability of survival was relatively high (>0.90) for yearling and subyearling Chinook salmon from the Bonneville Dam forebay (rkm 236) to Three-tree Point (rkm 49.6). Survival of juvenile Chinook salmon declined sharply through the lower 50 km of the estuary. Acoustic-tagged steelhead smolts did not survive as well as juvenile Chinook salmon between Bonneville Dam and the mouth of the Columbia River. Steelhead survival began to decline farther upstream (at rkm 86) relative to that of the Chinook salmon stocks. Subyearling Chinook salmon survival decreased markedly as the season progressed. It remains to be determined whether later migrating subyearling Chinook salmon are suffering increasing mortality as the season progresses or whether some portion of the apparent loss is due to fish extending their freshwater residence. This study provided the first glimpse into what promises to be a very informative way to learn more about how juvenile salmonid passage experiences through the FCRPS may influence their subsequent survival after passing Bonneville Dam. New information regarding the influence of migration pathway through the lower 50 km of the Columbia River estuary on probability of survival of juvenile salmonids, combined with increased understanding regarding the foraging distances and time periods of avian predators should prove useful in developing or assessing management actions to reduce losses of juvenile salmonid smolts that attempt to pass through the estuary on their seaward migration.

  6. Migratory shearwaters integrate oceanic resources across the Pacific Ocean in an endless summer

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    2006-01-01

    signal in primary production with the shearwaters’ migrationonset of migration coincides with the period when primarythe postbreeding migration. Vertically-integrated primary

  7. Pacific bluefin tuna (Thunnus orien-talis), a highly migratory species, is

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    in the temperate zone of the northern Pacific Ocean (Yamanaka, 1982; Bayliff, 1994) in con- trast to T. thynnus, which inhabits the Atlantic Ocean (Collette, 1999). Current knowledge on the migration of Pacific in the northwest Pacific Ocean in an area from the Philippines past Taiwan to Okinawa from April to June, and small

  8. Tuna are renowned for their migratory movements, endothermy and high aerobic performance (Block and Stevens,

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    Block, Barbara A.

    experience waters between 2 and 30 °C during annual migrations and dives below the thermocline (Carey and Stevens, 2001). They are pelagic predators at the top of their food web, whose ecological success is due water temperatures (Carey et al., 1984). No measurements of myocardial temperatures in free

  9. The multiple migratory mechanisms of systemically infused mesenchymal stem cells to sites of inflammation

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    Teo, Grace Sock Leng

    2014-01-01

    Systemically infused mesenchymal stem cells (MSC) are being explored for their immunomodulatory therapeutic potential in multiple inflammatory pathologies. This therapeutic potential has been associated with the ability ...

  10. The Migration Industry: Brokering Mobility in the Mexico-U.S. Migratory System

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    Hernandez-Leon, Ruben

    2013-01-01

    Epic Story of the Great Migrations that Made the AmericanR. F. “The Commerce of Migration. ” Canadian Ethnic Studies/Metropolitan Migrants: The Migration of Urban Mexicans to

  11. Moving across the border: modeling migratory bat populations RUSCENA WIEDERHOLT,1,

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    Russell, Amy L.

    patterns; network models; Tadarida brasiliensis mexicana; U.S.­Mexico cross-border migration routes Ecologi´a, Universidad Nacional Auto´noma de Mexico, Ap. Postal 70­275, Mexico 04510 Mexico 5 U.1890/ES13-00023.1 Abstract. The migration of animals across long distances and between multiple habitats

  12. Journal of Mammalogy, 84(2):579593, 2003 SEASONAL DISTRIBUTION OF MIGRATORY TREE BATS

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    Wilkinson, Gerald S.

    migration during spring by Lasiurus cinereus appears to stem from wintering grounds in California and Mexico Field Station, Fort Collins Science Center, Department of Biology, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM 87131, USA Despite evidence of migration in North American tree bats (genera Lasiurus and Lasion

  13. The Migration Industry in the Mexico-U.S. Migratory System

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    Hernandez-Leon, Ruben

    2005-01-01

    and Social Networks of Migration from Mexico to the United2001. “Urban Origin Migration from Mexico to the Unitedand Undocumented Migration from Mexico. ” Pp. 277-300 in

  14. The dolphinfish, Coryphaena hip-purus L., is a pelagic and migratory

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    Islands and the Windward Islands (Mahon et al., 1981), and off Barbados (Oxen- ford and Hunte, 1986). Age are those of Beards- ley (1967), off Miami, and Oxenford and Hunte (1983) in Barbados. Beardsley (1967

  15. Migratory patterns of American shad (Alosa sapidissima) revealed by natural geochemical tags in otoliths

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    Walther, Benjamin (Benjamin Dwaine)

    2007-01-01

    Geochemical signatures in the otoliths of diadromous fishes may allow for retrospective analyses of natal origins. In an assessment of river-specific signatures in American shad (Alosa sapidissima), an anadromous clupeid ...

  16. Assessing Migratory Double Breeding Through Complementary Specimen Densities and Breeding Records

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    Rohwer, Sievert; Rohwer, Vanya G.; Peterson, A. Townsend; Navarro-Sigü enza, Adolfo G.; English, Philina

    2012-02-01

    Densidades de Especímenes Complementarias y Registros Reproductivos Resumen. Reevaluamos la posibilidad de que cinco especies de aves que se reproducen al final del verano en el noroeste de México son reproductores dobles migratorios que anidan primero más... temprano en el norte y más tarde en el noroeste de México. Tam- bién comparamos los registros reproductivos de estas regiones, pero estos registros no pudieron ser corregidos por el esfuerzo. Nuestras fenologías sugieren que las poblaciones reproductivas...

  17. Early Migratory Behavior of Northern Fur Seal (Callorhinus ursinus) Pups from Bering Island, Russia 

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    Lee, Olivia Astillero

    2012-07-16

    I examined the population trends of northern fur seals (Callorhinus ursinus) using an age-specific metapopulation model that allowed migration between rookeries. Mortality and birth rates were modified to simulate future ...

  18. Contrasts in the phylogeography of two migratory lampreys in western Europe

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    Pereira, Ana; Almada, Vítor C.

    2013-01-01

    lampreys in  western Europe    Ana M.  Pereira 1  and Vítor Petromyzon  marinus in Europe.  We reanalysed all molecular L.   fluviatilis  in  Europe  may  be  the  consequence  of 

  19. Mike Carr Senior Advisor to the Director, Energy Policy and Systems Analysis

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

    AFDC Printable Version Share this resource Send a link to EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page to someone by E-mail Share EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on Facebook Tweet about EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on Twitter Bookmark EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on Google Bookmark EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on Delicious Rank EERE:Financing Tool Fits the BillDepartmentSites |StridesBRCPART 970 -Mid-AtlanticMigratory BirdWritten

  20. Executive Order 13186: Responsibilities of Federal Agencies To Protect

    Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

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  1. Executive Order 13212 - Actions To Expedite Energy-Related Projects:

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    AFDC Printable Version Share this resource Send a link to EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page to someone by E-mail Share EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on Facebook Tweet about EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on Twitter Bookmark EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Homesum_a_epg0_fpd_mmcf_m.xls" ,"Available from WebQuantity of Natural GasAdjustmentsShirleyEnergy A plug-inPPLfor InnovativeProcessing22, 2014DepartmentEnvironmentalMigratory Birds

  2. Executive Order 13272; Consideration of Small Entities in Agency Rulemaking

    Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

    AFDC Printable Version Share this resource Send a link to EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page to someone by E-mail Share EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on Facebook Tweet about EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on Twitter Bookmark EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Homesum_a_epg0_fpd_mmcf_m.xls" ,"Available from WebQuantity of Natural GasAdjustmentsShirleyEnergy A plug-inPPLfor InnovativeProcessing22, 2014DepartmentEnvironmentalMigratory Birds|

  3. COMPETITION FOR NESTING SPACE AMONG PERUVIAN GUANO BIRDS

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    Duffy, David Cameron

    . Received 7 June 1982, accepted 14 January 1983. FoR several millennia, seabirds have nested on islands off, or other habitats not used by the three major species. There are fewer than 40 guano islands along for nesting because of human disturbance, heat, or ectoparasites (LaValle 1918, Vogt 1942, Duffy 1983a). Where

  4. A Diverse Assemblage of Late Cretaceous Dinosaur and Bird

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    Machel, Hans

    are preserved in greater detail, but they are rare. Late Cretaceous coal-rich strata from western Canada provide, Edmonton, Alberta T6G 2E3, Canada. 2 Department of Biological Sciences, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta T6G 2E9, Canada. *To whom correspondence should be addressed. E-mail: rcm1@ualberta.ca Fig. 1

  5. Carotenoid Composition of Invertebrates Consumed by Two Insectivorous Bird Species

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    Helle, Samuli

    is related to varying dietary proportion of lutein-rich food items rather than pollution-related variation and contained the largest proportion of lutein. There were no differences in carotenoid concentrations their invertebrate diet than F. hypoleuca nestlings because the P. major diet had a higher proportion of lepidopteran

  6. BIRDS OF LAYSAN AND THE LEEWARD' ISLANDS, HAWAIIAN GROUP.

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    large members from Hawaii to Niihau and Kauai, and the Leeward Islands or "'chain," comprising. Wilson and Evans's "Aves 769 #12;770 .'BULI..ETTN OF TH E UN fTED STATES FIsH OlfMI 'BION . Hawaii nses

  7. 1 Adagio q = 70 PETER BIRDMary's Hymn PETER BIRD

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    Bird, Peter

    - with good things; and the rich He sent emp ty- a way.- E E 93 S. A. T. B. Org. hol pen- His ser vant- Is ra- el- in re mem- brance- of His mer cy;- - hol pen- His ser vant- Is ra- el- in re mem- brance- of His mer cy;- - He hath hol pen- His ser vant- Is ra- el- in His mer - - - He hath hol pen- His ser vant

  8. Andante q=90 Simeon's hymn (Nunc dimittis) PETER BIRD

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    Bird, Peter

    - Lord: Now lett est- Thou Thy ser vant- de - 7 S. A. T. B. lett est- - Thou Thou Thy ser vant- de - vant de part- in peace, ac cord- ing- part in peace, ac cord- ing- to Thy 13 S. A. T. B. Thy ser vant- - de - - part in peace. de - - to Thy word: Now lett est- Thou Thy ser vant- de - word: Now lett est

  9. Comment on ``On the Regulation of Populations of Mammals, Birds,

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    Getz, Wayne M.

    They fit the theta-logistic form GðNÞ 0 r0 1 j ðN=KÞq h i ð4Þ to pgr values obtained from the data using Eq the continuous- time q logistic generates very stable trajectories. For q G 1, density dependence is immediate. 1, finding the value of q that minimizes squared residuals without regard for the estimated val- ues

  10. Volume 9, Issue 3 Aviary & Cage Bird Society

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    McGraw, Kevin J.

    Marcia David 954-321-9229 Membership Chairperson Glenna Lewis 954-472-6294 Sergeant at Arms Bill David GARDENS 3750 FLAMINGO ROAD DAVIE, FL BETWEEN GRIFFIN ROAD/ORANGE DRIVE AND I-595/ST. RD. 84 ON THE EAST

  11. BIRD COMMUNITIES AT \\VASTEWATER PONDS IN SOUTHEASTERN IDAHO

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    ponds. In the semiarid desert ofthe upper Snake River Plain, where the INEL lies, many water sources

  12. Quantifying Risk Associated with Potential Bird-Aircraft Collisions

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    Schafer, Laurence M.; Blackwell, Bradley F.; Linnell, Michael A.

    2007-01-01

    management plan. Seattle-Tacoma International Airport (SEA).Port of Seattle, Seattle-Tacoma International Airport inbird strikes at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport (SEA)

  13. Myoglobin Adaptation in Terrestrial and Diving Birds and Mammals 

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    Wright, Traver J.

    2014-04-25

    concentrations ten-fold those found in their terrestrial counterparts making them ideal animal models for studying Mb function. Increased Mb bound muscle oxygen stores are advantageous for diving vertebrates, but Mb concentration optimized to maintain aerobic...

  14. Bird list for Anegada Version 4: 2nd

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    Exeter, University of

    podiceps FW Pond UC Pelicans: Pelicanidae Brown Pelican Pelecanus occidentalis All Coastal Areas C End Salt Ponds UC Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias All Salt Ponds C Great Egret Ardea alba All Salt Ponds C Snowy Egret Egretta thula All Salt Ponds UC Tricolored Heron Egretta tricolor All Salt Ponds UC

  15. Bird list for Anegada Version 6: 13th

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    Exeter, University of

    podiceps FW Pond UC Pelicans: Pelicanidae Brown Pelican Pelecanus occidentalis All Coastal Areas C End Salt Ponds R Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias All Salt Ponds C Great Egret Ardea alba All Salt Ponds C Snowy Egret Egretta thula All Salt Ponds UC Tricolored Heron Egretta tricolor All Salt Ponds UC

  16. Bird list for Anegada Version 7: 5th

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    Exeter, University of

    podiceps FW Pond UC Pelicans: Pelicanidae Brown Pelican Pelecanus occidentalis All Coastal Areas C End Salt Ponds R Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias All Salt Ponds C Great Egret Ardea alba All Salt Ponds C Snowy Egret Egretta thula All Salt Ponds UC Tricolored Heron Egretta tricolor All Salt Ponds UC

  17. Bird list for Anegada Version 5: 6th

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    Exeter, University of

    podiceps FW Pond UC Pelicans: Pelicanidae Brown Pelican Pelecanus occidentalis All Coastal Areas C End Salt Ponds R Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias All Salt Ponds C Great Egret Ardea alba All Salt Ponds C Snowy Egret Egretta thula All Salt Ponds UC Tricolored Heron Egretta tricolor All Salt Ponds UC

  18. Bird list for Anegada Version 2: 3rd March 2004

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    Exeter, University of

    podiceps FW Pond UC Pelicans: Pelicanidae Brown Pelican Pelecanus occidentalis All Coastal Areas C End Salt Ponds UC Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias All Salt Ponds C Great Egret Ardea alba All Salt Ponds C Tricolored Heron Egretta tricolor All Salt Ponds UC Little Blue Heron Egretta caerulea All Salt

  19. Marine birds and climate fluctuation in the North Atlantic

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    Aberdeen, University of

    , there is an important energy trade-off between reproductive investment and maintenance (cf. Williams 1966; Stearns 1992 in energy necessary to carry out particular life-history activities (cf. Stearns 1992). For example in temperature and wind. We also provide an overview of the potential indirect impact of climate variability

  20. Bird Damage Prevention for Northern New England Fruit Growers

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    New Hampshire, University of

    ...................................................................................................... 7 "Windmill

  1. Contributed Paper Grassland Bird Responses to Land Management

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    With, Kimberly A.

    (5­12%) for all 3 species in 2005, perhaps because of a record spring drought. Although the CRP has Hills because they are mowed later in the breeding season than elsewhere in the Midwest. Widespread

  2. Explanations for bird species range size: ecological correlates and phylogenetic

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    Carrascal, Luis M.

    effects in the Canary Islands Luis M. Carrascal1 *, Javier Seoane2 , David Palomino3 and Vicente Polo4 components while controlling for phylogenetic effects. Location The seven main islands of the Canary the literature for data on occupancy, the distance between the Canary Islands and the nearest distribution border

  3. Why Birds Fly in V-Forma2ons

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    Budker, Dmitry

    of the upwash, and thus the energy saved, go as e=rs-q · where e is a measure childhood curiosi2es · Perhaps improve the efficiency of aircraA flight forma2ons #12 of the energy savings, · r is a propor2onality constant, · s is wing 2p spacing

  4. Microsoft Word - NGL Downlight Report Alston Bird CBI FINAL 2015...

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

    in Energy and Environmental Design LEED-CI Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design-Commercial Interiors LPD lighting power density lmW lumens per watt LLP Limited...

  5. Monitoring bat and bird fatalities at the Casselman Wind Energy...

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

    University John P. Hayes University of Florida Annual Report Prepared for the Bats and Wind Energy Cooperative and the Pennsylvania Game Commission April 2009 REPORT CITATION...

  6. Bird Conservation International http://journals.cambridge.org/BCI

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    poblacional del pato vapor cabeza blanca Tachyres leucocephalus, un ave acuática no voladora endémica de una aplicar los correspondientes factores de corrección. Para estimar la densidad de adultos en los sectores,587 y 1,832 adultos. De esta forma, al sumar individuos relevados y estimados, el tamaño poblacional

  7. NGL Downlight Demonstration Project: Alston & Bird, LLP, Law...

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    As of 2012, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) estimates 700 million downlight luminaires were installed in residential and commercial buildings; light-emitting diode (LED)...

  8. For the birds | Y-12 National Security Complex

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    AFDC Printable Version Share this resource Send a link to EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page to someone by E-mail Share EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on Facebook Tweet about EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on Twitter Bookmark EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Homesum_a_epg0_fpd_mmcf_m.xls" ,"Available from WebQuantity ofkandz-cm11 Outreach Home Room NewsInformation Current HABFES OctoberEvanServices »FirstCurrent ScienceNationalFor theFor the

  9. Oak Ridge recognized for bird protection practices | Department of Energy

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  10. NGL Downlight Demonstration Project: Alston & Bird, LLP, Law Offices |

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  11. This research is for the birds-really, It Is

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    AFDC Printable Version Share this resource Send a link to EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page to someone by E-mail Share EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on Facebook Tweet about EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on Twitter Bookmark EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Homesum_a_epg0_fpd_mmcf_m.xls" ,"Available from WebQuantityBonneville Power AdministrationRobust,Field-effectWorking With U.S.Week DayDr. JeffreyThermalš,, 20106,5,8,30, 2015a'\ .

  12. Extreme plasticity in life-history strategy allows a migratory predator (jumbo squid) to cope with a changing

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    Benoit-Bird, Kelly J.

    to 2012, small squid were abundant and matured at an unusu- ally small mantle-length (-shelf habitats were traded for accelerated reproduction at small size in an offshore environment. Both small- history strategies can coexist. Hydro-acoustic data, reveal that squid biomass in this study area nearly

  13. The Wilson Journal of Ornithology 121(1):141147, 2009 WING MORPHOLOGY VARIES WITH AGE BUT NOT MIGRATORY

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    if wings are longer and more pointed, and tails are rela- tively short (Rayner 1988, 1990; Norberg 1990 University Drive, Burnaby, BC V5A 1S6, Canada. 2 Corresponding author; e-mail: djgreen@sfu.ca Other studies

  14. Natural selection for earlier male arrival to breeding grounds through direct and indirect effects in a migratory

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    Helle, Samuli

    of Biology, University of Turku, Turku FI-20014, Finland 2 Finnish Museum of Natural History, University of Helsinki, P.O. Box 17, FI-00014 Helsinki, Finland 3 Natural Resources Institute Finland, Itainen Pitkakatu 3, FI-20520 Turku, Finland 4 Department of Animal Ecology, Netherlands Institute of Ecology

  15. Latitudinal clines in bill length and sex ratio in a migratory shorebird: a case of resource partitioning?

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    for the evolution of sexual bill size dimorphism in shorebirds are discussed. © 2005 Elsevier SAS. All rights February 2005 Available online 23 March 2005 Abstract Sexual segregation outside the mating season

  16. Examining Management Issues for Incidentally Caught Species in Highly Migratory Species Fisheries in the Western and Central Pacific Ocean

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    Chan, Valerie Ann

    2014-01-01

    and skipjack tuna (Katsuwonus pelamis) in the western andskipjack tuna, Katsuwonus pelamis, and bigeye tuna) whereof skipjack (Katsuwonus pelamis), bigeye (Thunnus obesus),

  17. Examining Management Issues for Incidentally Caught Species in Highly Migratory Species Fisheries in the Western and Central Pacific Ocean

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    Chan, Valerie Ann

    2014-01-01

    dynamics in the central Pacific Ocean, 1952- 1998. II. Afishing for tunas in the Pacific Ocean. Ecology and Societywestern and central north Pacific Ocean. ISC. 2013a. Stock

  18. Surveys of the distribution of seabirds found in the vicinity of proposed geothermal project subzones in the District of Puna, Hawaii. Final report

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    Reynolds, M.; Ritchotte, G.; Viggiano, A.; Dwyer, J.; Nielsen, B.; Jacobi, J.D.

    1994-08-01

    In 1993, the US Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) entered into an interagency agreement with the Department of Energy (DOE) to conduct specific biological surveys to identify potential impacts of the proposed geothermal development on the natural resources of the East Rift Zone. This report presents information from published literature information and new field data on seabird populations on the island of Hawaii. These data are analyzed with regard to potential impacts of geothermal development on seabird populations in this area. Fifteen species of seabirds, waterbirds, and shorebirds are documented or suspected of being found using habitats within or immediately adjacent to the three geothermal subzones located in the Puna district on the island of Hawai`i. Of these species, two are on the federal Endangered Species List, three are on the State of Hawaii Endangered Species List, and all 15 are protected by the federal Migratory Bird Act.

  19. The clean water act -- (Federal Water Pollution Control Act), what it means to utilities

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    Talt, L.A.

    1996-10-01

    Departing from previous policy, in August 1993 the USEPA`s Water Office recommended that the agency regulate a proposed electric power plant`s cooling pond as a water of the US. At issue was a proposal by Florida Power corp. to build a new electric power plant in Polk County, Florida. A 2,600 acre cooling pond to collect heated and discharged water was included in the proposal. Region 4 USEPA staff asked USEPA Headquarters in Washington, DC to decide whether the pond was exempt from the CWA or a water of the US. The pond could be a habitat for migratory birds according to a memo prepared by Region 4 staff. The USEPA Water Office used the presence of migratory birds to claim a nexus to interstate commerce and therefore concluded that the pond should be regulated under the CWA. Electric power industry proponents have argued that an overly expansive definition of waters of the US may result in any new power plant being required to construct cooling towers. Cooling towers are said to be a more expensive and wasteful method to cool heated water. Region 4 ultimately recanted its earlier position after considerable discussions with various other Environmental Protection Agency offices and, no doubt industry pressure. Florida Power Corp. was not required to obtain an NPDES permit for the cooling pond. The lesson of Florida Power Corp. is that the regulatory environment for utilities can be uncertain under the Clean Water Act even in the face of a relatively straightforward exemption from regulation.

  20. Cdmon's Hymn Peter BirdCdmon (fl. during 657-684) Copyright 2005 by George Peter Bird. This edition may be freely distributed, duplicated, performed, and recorded.

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    Bird, Peter

    ce- Drih ten,- ôr on ste- al- de.- Cædmon's Hymn 5 #12;B 60 S. A. T. B. Hê mf æ rest- sce ôp- - e or- ðan- be - Hê mf æ rest- sce ôp- - e or- ðan- be - Oo mp Oo Oo mp Oo 66 H-bell S. A. T. B. f ar- num meh- - Frê f a- æl meh- - Frê f a- æl meh- - 90 C S. A. T. B. tig! Pri mf mo- ae ther- am- qua tec tum

  1. Aerial Righting, Directed Aerial Descent, and Maneuvering in the Evolution of Flight in Birds

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    Evangelista, Dennis Jose

    2013-01-01

    use of a force sensor and 3D printer. Chapter 4 Disturbancewere then output to a 3D printer (ProJet HD 3000; 3D Systems

  2. Author's personal copy Wading bird guano contributes to Hg accumulation in tree island soils

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    Ma, Lena

    . The mean Hg concentration in surface soils of ghost tree islands was low and similar to marsh soil. For live tree islands, Hg concentrations in the surface head region were considerably greater than those Everglades typically consists of head, middle and tail re- gions (Mason and Valk, 2002). The head is the most

  3. Comparing functions of natural and created marshes for shorebirds and wading birds 

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    Brusati, Elizabeth Diane

    1999-01-01

    (Ardea herodias), and great egret (Ardea alba). Invertebrate benthos were sampled to determine prey availability. Few significant differences existed in invertebrate density or biomass between sites. No significant differences existed for any variable...

  4. Linking spatial patterns of bird and butterfly species richness with Landsat TM derived NDVI

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    as a potentially powerful source of information on the latter, its principal application to biodiversity studies of species composition of plants, these schemes generally do not provide information on primary productivity vegetation heterogeneity or primary productivity. Although remote sensing has long been identified

  5. An Update on Avian Flu The virus continues to spread in wild birds and poultry

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    , Myanmar, India, Afghanistan, India, Iraq, Iran, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Turkey, Greece, Romania, Bulgaria-scale and statistically significant efficacy studies of anti-viral drugs like Tamiflu and Relenza against the H5N1 avian

  6. The Bird in the Hand: Stipulated Settlements and Electricity Regulation in Florida

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    Littlechild, Stephen C.

    , June 30 2003. Of the 26 pages, 3 ½ refer to its activities concerning telephone utilities, 7 to electricity and gas utilities, and 15 ½ to water and wastewater utilities. 3 “It is the policy of the law to encourage and favour the compromise... of millions of dollars. The next three companies are Florida Power Corporation (FPC) now known as Progress Energy Florida (PEF), Tampa Electric Company (TECO) and Gulf Power Company (GPC). They would be dealing in tens of millions of dollars. The smallest...

  7. Aerial Righting, Directed Aerial Descent, and Maneuvering in the Evolution of Flight in Birds

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    Evangelista, Dennis Jose

    2013-01-01

    Nano17, ATI Industrial Automation, Apex, NC), which was insensor (Nano17, ATI Industrial Automation, Apex, NC). The

  8. Conservation Implications of Illegal Bird Trade and Disease Risk in Peru 

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    Daut, Elizabeth Frances

    2015-04-24

    in economic or biological terms, but published reports estimate it at a fourth to a third the value of legal trade (Cook et al. 2002; Ratchford et al. 2013). Illegal wildlife trade, with help from the media, frequently congers images of slaughtered rhinos... ban would decrease demand for wildlife and wildlife products (Cooney & Jepson 2006). Numerous bans or more strictly regulated trade have increased demand in specialty markets, particularly for products with inelastic demand such as for rhino horn...

  9. A , birds are unique, in that many species regularly travel long distances at com-

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    distances and taking advantage of the strong winds that are frequent in the Southern Ocean. Received 3 speeds, to take advantage of favorable conditions in widely separated areas. Recent developments suggests that albatrosses have the capacity to maintain positive energy budgets while quickly covering long

  10. Evolution of eggshell structure during rapid range expansion in a passerine bird

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    Badyaev, Alex

    and Alexander V. Badyaev* Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona of colonization of novel environments provide a powerful insight into the relative importance of ecological that accompanied rapid range expansion of house finches (Carpodacus mexicanus) across North America. We analysed

  11. Multi-scale factors affecting bird use of isolated remnant oak trees in agro-ecosystems

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    Rosenberg, Daniel K.

    Sustainable agriculture a b s t r a c t With recent emphasis on sustainable agriculture, conservation use of individual trees: (i) tree architecture; (ii) tree isolation; (iii) tree cover context was unimportant in predicting frequency of use of individual trees. Tree architecture

  12. ECOGRAPHY 26: 325337, 2003 Stream meanders increase insectivorous bird abundance in riparian

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    Iwata, Tomoya

    on a landscape composed of ocean and island systems. Polis and Hurd (1996) revealed that island size

  13. Distribution of the birds of the Philippines: biogeography and conservation priorities

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    Peterson, A. Townsend; Ball, Lisa G.; Brady, Kelly W.

    2000-01-01

    included island area, maximum elevation, and Pleistocene patterns of connection and isolation. Reserve systems were developed based on heuristic complementarity algorithms, and compared with the existing Integrated Protected Areas (IPAS) system...

  14. SHORT COMMUNICATIONS 711 SODHI, N. S. 2002. Competition in the air: birds versus

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    (Greenwood 1980, Rockwell and Barrowclough 1987, Rohwer and Anderson 1988). To date, comparatively little

  15. ORIGINAL PAPER Wintering forest birds roost in areas of higher sun radiation

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    Carrascal, Luis M.

    temperatures, and higher solar radiation in order to minimize thermoregulation costs during resting time situations). We employ GIS methods to quantify solar radiation at each location surrounding the nest boxes with higher solar radiation, where the period of light available for foraging is extended and thermoregulation

  16. The Chimalapas Region, Oaxaca, Mexico: a high-priority region for bird conservation in Mesoamerica

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    Peterson, A. Townsend; Navarro-Sigü enza, Adolfo G.; Herná ndez-Bañ os, Blanca E.; Escalona-Segura, Griselda; Rebó n-Gallardo, Fanny; Rodrí guez-Ayala, Emir; Figueroa-Esquivel, Elsa M.; Cabrera-Garcí a, Leonardo

    2003-01-01

    The Chimalapas region, in eastern Oaxaca, Mexico, holds lowland rainforests, tropical dry forests, and cloud forests typical of the Neotropics, as well as montane pine and pine-oak forests more typical of the Nearctic. ...

  17. The Talon, Vol. 6, 2005 ASCC Director David Bird admires a pair of Sharp-

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    Shoubridge, Eric

    contaminants in the apple orchards of southern Quebec. I'm now doing a PhD in Forensics at Anglia Ruskin diversity and the use of vegetation by shrub-nesters in an urban ecosystem. I'm now working in northwest

  18. Non-target effects of invasive species management: beachgrass, birds, and bulldozers in coastal dunes

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    dunes PHOEBE L. ZARNETSKE,1, ERIC W. SEABLOOM,2 AND SALLY D. HACKER 1 1 Department of Zoology, Oregon may have knock-on effects on non-target native species and ecosystems. For example, coastal dunes arenaria and Ammophila breviligulata. These invasive grasses have converted open, low-lying sand dunes

  19. Approximate Bayesian Inference for Reconstructing Velocities of Migrating Birds from Weather Radar

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    radar data. 1 Introduction The National Weather Service operates the WSR-88D (Weather Surveillance Radar, weather, and even airborne dust. Consequently, data must be interpreted manually by a highly information collected by Doppler radar. Our model is based on wind profiling algorithms from the weather

  20. Evidence for aggressive mimicry in an adult brood parasitic bird, and generalized defences in its host

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    Feeney, W. E.; Troscianko, J.; Langmore, N. E.; Spottiswoode, C. N.

    2015-06-10

    in the strawberry poison frog Dendrobates pumilio. J. Exp. Biol. 207, 2471–2485. (doi:10.1242/Jeb.01047) 45. Langmore NE, Feeney WE, Crowe-Riddell J, Luan H, Louwrens KM, Cockburn A. 2012 Learned recognition of brood parasitic cuckoos in thesuperb fairy-wren Malurus...

  1. Global patterns of apparent copy number variation in birds revealed by cross species comparative genomic hybridization

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    Houde, Peter

    amylase (AMY1) gene has been linked to the adoption of a starch-rich diet in human populations (Perry et

  2. CHI-SQUARE TEST STATISTICS AND DERIVED MEASURES OF EFFECT FOR VARIOUS BIRDS

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    Rotor orientation to wind * Faces wind 22 29.80 0.74 -14 Away from wind 32 21.99 1.46 19 Vertical axis 0 - ­5646 2 0.87 2.31 2 Tower type Vertical axis 0 2.21 0 -4 Tubular 22 20.53 1.07 3 #12;C-3 Variable Expected Obs ÷ Exp Accountable percent Turbine modelt Micon 2 3.84 0.52 -3 Bonus 17 15.18 1.12 3 Danwin 0 0

  3. CHI-SQUARE TEST STATISTICS AND DERIVED MEASURES OF EFFECT FOR HAWKS, RAPTORS, AND ALL BIRDS

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    * Faces wind 155 134.08 1.16 9 Away from wind 84 98.97 0.85 -6 Vertical axis 4 9.96 0.40 -2 Blade color.91 -2 2780 - ­3287 163 147.24 1.11 6 4014 - ­5646 6 3.89 1.54 1 Tower type * Vertical axis 4 9.96 0 and Attribute Observed Expected Obs ÷ Exp Accountable percent Turbine model* Micon 14 17.29 0.81 -1 Bonus 83 68

  4. EarlyBird: Learning-based Mobile Prefetching through Content Preference and Usage Pattern

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    Liu, Xin

    , access- ing such embedded content is often slow, expensive, and energy-draining due to the nature large amount of time on social applications. It is reported that 1/3 of mobile minutes are spent on Facebook and Twitter[?], and the time spent has been increasing 63% year-over- year [?]. This trend

  5. JBOOMT: Jade Bird Object-Oriented Metrics Tool* Tao XIE, Wanghong YUAN, Hong MEI, Fuqing YANG

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    Xie, Tao

    on software productivity and software quality control has spurred the research on software metrics technology-oriented program and thus evaluate the quality of the software according to the specified hierarchical metrics quality, there exist needs for better technique of software development and software metrics during

  6. An investigation into the contamination of WSR-88D VAD wind profile output by migrating birds 

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    Schulze, Karl Werner

    2004-09-30

    The VAD Wind Profile (VWP), a time-height display of winds computed by the National Weather Service's WSR-88D radar, is known on occasion to have errors at night during the fall and spring seasons. Several studies, such Haro and Gauthreaux (1998...

  7. G. W. Bird Micro-Essay No. 61. (2010) An Eleventh Commandment

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    Isaacs, Rufus

    2010-01-01

    and live in poverty or perish from off the face of the earth. In response to the MSU budget crisis of 1969 into practical realities. In a world of about seven billion people, with more than one billion living in poverty

  8. Hamel et al.: Coastal net fisheries and beached birds 41 Marine Ornithology 37: 4160 (2009)

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    2009-01-01

    1999, Russell 1999). From a fisheries management and industry perspective, bycatch is problematic (Kelleher 2005, Miller & Skalski 2006). However, the cost and logistics demands of observer programs make, British Columbia, V8W 3N5, Canada 3 Canadian Wildlife Service, Environment Canada, c/o Institute of Ocean

  9. West Nile virus in the New World: potential impacts on bird species

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    Peterson, A. Townsend; Komar, Nicholas; Komar, Oliver; Navarro-Sigü enza, Adolfo G.; Robbins, Mark B.; Martí nez-Meyer, Enrique

    2004-01-01

    is probably well under way; and (2) in tropical areas, diagnosis of WNV in humans is complicated by the similarity of symptoms to other flavivirus infections such as dengue fever. Ornithologists involved in WNV surveillance and research should consider using..., J. (1999) West Nile fever — a reemerging mosquito-borne viral disease in Europe. Emerg. Infect. Dis. 5: 643–650. Klenk, K. and Komar, N. (2003) Poor replication of West Nile virus (New York 1999 strain) in three reptilian and one amphibian species...

  10. Population Studies of Tidal Marsh Breeding Birds at Rush Ranch: A Synthesis

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    Spautz, Hildie; Liu, Leonard; Estrella, Sarah; Nur, Nadav

    2012-01-01

    and focused on song spar- row, common yellowthroat, andpopulations (Alameda song spar- row, M. m. pusillula; Liu

  11. Impacts of Oil and Gas Development on Wintering Grassland Birds at Padre Island National Seashore, Texas 

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    Lawson, Ardath L.

    2010-10-12

    ), and some non-target species such as Wilson?s snipe (Gallinago delicata) and mourning dove (Zenaida macroura) were nearly absent from 2008 surveys in spite of being fairly common in 2007. Two other species, loggerhead shrike and great-tailed grackle....00?0.00 Northern bobwhite 3 0.03?0.02 0.00?0.00 0.00?0.00 2 0.00?0.00 0.00?0.00 0.04?0.04 Wilson's snipe 8 0.04?0.02 0.05?0.02 0.00?0.00 1 0.00?0.00 0.01?0.01 0.00?0.00 Mourning dove 156 1.9?0.95 0...

  12. Restoring birds, bats, and dispersal mutualisms in a tropical, agricultural landscape

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    Reid, John Leighton

    2013-01-01

    M. O’Connor. 2000. Environmental education and attitudes:Child-orientated environmental education influences adultlearner behavior through environmental education. Journal of

  13. Foraging strategies of breeding seabirds studied by bird-borne data loggers

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    Holberton, Rebecca L.

    of the device induced us to design new generations equipped with additional sen- sors, which were used a sufficiently constant flight speed (further details on flight-path reconstruction and correction for wind

  14. From Flapping Birds to Space Telescopes: The Modern Science of Origami (BNL Women in Science Lecture)

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    Lang, Robert J.

    2010-06-24

    During the 1990s, the development and application of mathematical techniques to origami revolutionized this centuries-old Japanese art of paper folding. In his talk, Lang will describe how geometric concepts led to the solution of a broad class of origami-folding problems. Conversely, algorithms and theorems of origami design have shed light on long-standing mathematical questions and have solved practical engineering problems. Lang will discuss how origami has led to huge space telescopes, safer airbags, and more.

  15. Finite element modeling of neotectonics in New Zealand Zhen Liu and Peter Bird

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    Bird, Peter

    Zealand's faults have effective friction of $0.17, comparable to that found in other Pacific Rim regions forearc is an independent plate sliver moving relative to the Pacific and Australian plates to Geographic Region: Pacific Ocean; 3040 Marine Geology and Geophysics: Plate tectonics (8150, 8155, 8157, 8158

  16. BIRD MORTALITY IN THE ALTAMONT PASS WIND RESOURCE AREA 3.1 INTRODUCTION

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    The approximately 5,400 wind turbines operating in the APWRA generate about 580 MW of electricity, but they also relative to the number of megawatts generated by the wind turbines and the time span over which and the recruitment rate of each species, thus estimating the degree to which the wind turbines adversely affect

  17. Fifty years of bird song research: a case study in animal behaviour

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    Slater, P. J. B.

    2003-01-01

    269, 1479–1485. Gil, D. & Gahr, M. 2002. The honesty of birdspace is costly (Gil & Gahr 2002), or because parasites (

  18. Sandgrouse 30 (2008)190 Recent surveys of resident breeding birds in

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    Nottingham, University of

    2008-01-01

    dunes, a central limestone plateau, and high altitude igneous rock mountains in the south. Southern cultivate gardens containing fruit and olive trees and vegetables in various wadis. This natural resource, in the form of coastal resorts such as

  19. Organochlorine Pollutants and Stable Isotopes in Resident and Migrant Passerine Birds from Northwest Michoacan, Mexico

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    Mora, Miguel A.

    Northwest Michoaca´n, Mexico Miguel A. Mora Received: 22 October 2007 / Accepted: 20 December 2007 concentrations of OCs during migration in Latin America. The Lerma-Chapala Basin in west-central Mex- ico is an important migration corridor and wintering area for many species. The objectives of this study were

  20. Birds and ants provide complementary seed dispersal in a neotropical savanna

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    Oliveira, Paulo S.

    plants and deposited on soil *Correspondence author. E-mail: pso@unicamp.br Present address: Universidade

  1. OIKOS 103: 579589, 2003 Birds have no impact on folivorous insect guilds on a montane

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    Connor, Edward F.

    on the community of insects feeding on Lemmon's willow, Salix lemmonii, at Carman Valley, California. Salix

  2. Aquatic macroinvertebrate food resources for birds in a Texas coastal marsh 

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    Sipocz, Andrew Vincent

    1993-01-01

    Wetlands of the San Bernard National Wildlife Refuge (SBNWR) were sampled to investigate environmental factors which influence aquatic macroinvertebrate standing crop and diversity. Sampling occurred monthly between ...

  3. Post-Eocene climate change, niche conservatism, and the latitudinal diversity gradient of New World birds

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    Hawkins, Bradford A.; Diniz, JAF; Jaramillo, C A; Soeller, S A

    2006-01-01

    time: evolutionary paleoecology of terrestrial plants andCenter for Tropical Paleoecology and Archeology, Smithsonian

  4. Constructing check-lists and avifauna-wide reviews: Mexican bird taxonomy revisited

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    Peterson, A. Townsend; Navarro-Sigü enza, Adolfo G.

    2009-01-01

    to photocopy or reproduce article content through the University of California Press’s Rights and Permissions website, http://www.ucpressjournals. com/reprintInfo.asp. DOI: 10.1525/auk.2009.91009 A. To w n s e n d Pe T e r s o n 1,3 A n d Ad o l f o G. nA v...-399, México, D.F. 04510, Mexico 3 E-mail: town@ku.edu Summarizing taxonomic and distributional information of regional avifaunas has been an important task of the Ameri- can Ornithologists’ Union (AOU) from early in its history up to the present day (AOU...

  5. Habitat relationships of seven breeding bird species in the Leon River Watershed investigated at local scales 

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    Juarez Berrios, Edwin Alfredo

    2005-02-17

    Over the past 100?150 years Texas rangelands have dramatically changed from native open savannahs to dense woodlands. On the Edwards plateau, a major management concern is the increasing encroachment of Ashe juniper (Juniperus ashei). Preceding...

  6. Circular 1444 Checklist of Birds of the Everglades Agricultural Area1

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    Mazzotti, Frank

    in the early 1900s. By mid-century, installation of water control structures and pump stations allowed connected by a net- work of canals, roads and irrigation ditches. Many farmers rotate sugarcane crops

  7. Copyright 2005 by George Peter Bird. This edition may be freely distributed, duplicated, performed, and recorded.

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    Bird, Peter

    mp Ah Ah mp Ah mp mp John Muir suite 4 #12;41 S. A. T. B. Fl. Vln. ...Blow their fresh ness- in to- you,and The winds will blow their fresh ness- in to- you,and Ah Ah 45 S. A. T. B. Fl. Vln. storms. (no breath) - John Muir suite 6 #12;59 S. A. T. B. Fl. Vln. The mf winds will blow their fresh ness

  8. Is it a bird? Or a plane? It's a solar plane!

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    The Solar Impulse -- a solar-powered aircraft -- is pushing the boundaries of innovation. Learn how our SunShot Initiative takes a similar approach to advancing game-changing, clean energy breakthroughs.

  9. The impact of land use change on migrant birds in the Sahel

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    Adams, William M.; Small, Robert D. S.; Vickery, Juliet A.

    2014-07-17

    and grazing reserves have been subject to more intensive use (both legal and illegal). The extent of Sahelian wetlands has been reduced by the construction of dams for hydro power and irrigation. The spatial patterns of land use change and the associated...

  10. Building-Grid Integration Research and Development Innovators Program (BIRD IP)

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE)

    The Building Technologies Office (BTO) within the Department of Energy (DOE) is seeking graduate students interested in exploring building-grid integration and development (R&D) technology concepts that can improve the operating efficiency of buildings and increase penetration of distributed renewable energy generation, leading to more efficient buildings and cleaner generation of electricity.

  11. Restoring birds, bats, and dispersal mutualisms in a tropical, agricultural landscape

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    Reid, John Leighton

    2013-01-01

    sulfur powder to cattle food supplements Consult the MAG (Ministry of Agriculture and Cattle) Inject cattle with Ivermectin Capture

  12. Copyright 2005 by George Peter Bird. This edition may be freely distributed, duplicated, performed, and recorded.

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    Bird, Peter

    time and mem - , 'ry, - - As grand pat ri- . arch; - - It will - out - live - - my time and mem - , 'ry, - - As grand pat ri - arch; . - - It will - out - live - - my time and mem - 'ry, , - - As grand pat ri- . arch; - - It will - out - live - - my time and mem - , 'ry, - - As grand

  13. Psittacid herpesvirus associated with internal papillomatous disease and other tumors in psittacine birds 

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    Styles, Darrel Keith

    2005-11-01

    % of mucosal papillomas from 30 Neotropical parrots by PCR using PsHV specific primers. However, Psittacus erithacus papillomavirus and finch papillomavirus DNA were not detected. Additionally, a novel PsHV sequence related to, but phylogenetically distinct...

  14. Molecular and in vitro growth comparisons of Encephalitozoon hellem isolates from human and bird hosts 

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    Waters, Paulette Francesca

    2004-09-30

    different experimental models .................................................................................. 68 ix LIST OF TABLES TABLE Page 2.1 Oligonucleotide primers used for amplification... the total RNA described above (SMARTTMRACE cDNA amplification kit; Clontech Laboratories, Palo Alto, CA). First strand 3? cDNA was prepared by mixing 3 µ l RNA sample and 1 µ l 3?-CDS primer, and first strand 5? cDNA was prepared by mixing 3 µ l RNA...

  15. Wild birds as possible hosts and vectors of mammalian strains of Chlamydia psittaci 

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    Johnson, Mark Caylor

    1982-01-01

    for the synthes1s of lipids, proteins and nucle1c acids (2, 3, 13, 33, 36, 45, 46). The obl1gate intracellular nature of the organism is necessary because of the absolute requirement for mitochondria and cytoplasmic pools of amino acids and nucleosides (14, 15... the feces of apparently normal animals 1s well documented (26, 47, 62, 72, 79). Th1s shedding of chlamydiae into the environment could be a potent1al hazard to susceptible an1mals. Herons and egrets which were experimentally inoculated with a pathogen1c...

  16. 42 IEEE Spectrum | April 2004 | NA BirdsHow do you study a thing

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    Lu, Chenyang

    of the most sophisticated tests of wireless sensor networks yet devised. The petrel-watching apparatus.Thoseefforts have transformed this tiny island and its petrels into a test bed for the future of sensing technology, to a small, rocky patch of land that the locals know as Great Duck Island. There, he and a few col- leagues

  17. Small isolated aspen stands enrich bird communities in southwestern ponderosa pine forests

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    Beier, Paul

    ­ 1910), continuing seasonal use by cattle, browsing by larger than historically present elk populations associated with hills. The theory of island biogeography is often applied by conservation biologists

  18. Limits to Species' Distributions: Spatial Structure and Dynamics of Breeding Bird Populations Along an Ecological Gradient

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    Hargrove, Lori

    2009-01-01

    World Atlas of Desertification. United Nations Environmentby global warming because desertification will create moreWith increasing desertification throughout the region,

  19. Predicting continental-scale patterns of bird species richness with spatially

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    Gotelli, Nicholas J.

    of Copenhagen, Universitetsparken 15, 2100 Copenhagen O, Denmark 2 Department of Biology, University of Vermont. We demonstrate that the principal single-factor and composite (species-energy, water-energy richness and measures of temperature, precipitation and net primary productivity (Currie 1991; Rahbek

  20. Costs and benefits of maternally derived immunity in a game bird system 

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    Ellis, Matthew B.

    2010-01-01

    This thesis examines the costs and benefits of maternal allocation to both mother and offspring in gamebirds, specifically ring necked pheasants (Phasianus colchicus) and the Chinese painted quail (Coturnix chinensis). ...

  1. INTRODUCTION Gas exchange in bird eggs occurs across the porous shell and

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    Burggren, Warren

    , 1988; Tazawa and Whittow, 2000; Wagner-Amos and Seymour, 2002; Wagner-Amos and Seymour, 2003). Yet

  2. Control of rabbits to protect island birds from cat predation Franck Courchamp a,

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    Courchamp, Franck

    notorious and harmful introduced predators are domestic cats Felis catus, rats Rattus spp. and mon- gooses

  3. HOW DO INVASIVE EXOTIC PLANTS AFFECT NATIVE PLANTS, BIRDS AND MAMMALS IN GREENWAYS?

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    Hess, George

    to recognize that only a small percentage of exotic species are invasive. Many exotic plants that are featured of all, they are located primarily in urban areas, where many gardens include some of the most invasive species. These gardens provide seeds of exotics that can enter the greenway by being blown in by wind

  4. Big-brained birds survive better in nature Daniel Sol1,*, Tamas Szekely2,

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    Fussman, Gregor

    here that species with larger brains, relative to their body size, experience lower mortality than biologists with an unresolved problem: if growing an enlarged brain has a high cost of development size? A classic answer to this question is that the costs are compensated for later in life

  5. The diversity and abundance of North American bird assemblages fail to track changing productivity

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    Dobson, LL; La Sorte, FA; Manne, LL; Hawkins, BA

    2015-01-01

    species richness and energy availability in the Northand K. J. Gaston. 2005. Species– energy relationships at theA. H. 2004. Species–energy relationships and habitat

  6. TWO NEW TRYPANOSOMA SPECIES FROM AFRICAN BIRDS, WITH NOTES ON THE TAXONOMY OF AVIAN TRYPANOSOMES

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    Sehgal, Ravinder

    trypanosomes remain insufficiently investigated. Due to regular seasonal transcontinental migrations, this host

  7. RADIONUCLIDES IN MARINE FISHES AND BIRDS FROM AMCHITKA AND KISKA ISLANDS IN THE ALEUTIANS:

    Office of Legacy Management (LM)

    AFDC Printable Version Share this resource Send a link to EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page to someone by E-mail Share EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on Facebook Tweet about EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on Twitter Bookmark EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Homesum_a_epg0_fpd_mmcf_m.xls" ,"Available from WebQuantity of NaturalDukeWakefield Municipal Gas &SCE-SessionsSouth DakotaRobbins and700 GJO-2003-411-TACe - .'pJ3u44 2004,. .

  8. It's a bird...It's a plane...It's an intern! | Department of Energy

    Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

    AFDC Printable Version Share this resource Send a link to EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page to someone by E-mail Share EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on Facebook Tweet about EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on Twitter Bookmark EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Homesum_a_epg0_fpd_mmcf_m.xls" ,"Available from WebQuantity of Natural GasAdjustmentsShirleyEnergy A plug-inPPLforLDRDEnergy Copyrights ASiteasInvoluntaryWhen I thinkLED

  9. BLM - Western BLM Bird Species of Conservation Concern List | Open Energy

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    AFDC Printable Version Share this resource Send a link to EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page to someone by E-mail Share EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on Facebook Tweet about EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on Twitter Bookmark EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on Google Bookmark EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on QA:QA J-E-1 SECTION JEnvironmental Jump to:EAandAmminex AAustria GeothermalInformation BKNState Protocol

  10. Application to export electric energy OE Docket No. EA-377 Alston&Bird LLP

    Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

    AFDC Printable Version Share this resource Send a link to EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page to someone by E-mail Share EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on Facebook Tweet about EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on Twitter Bookmark EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Homesum_a_epg0_fpd_mmcf_m.xls" ,"Available from WebQuantity of Natural GasAdjustmentsShirleyEnergyTher i n c i p a l De p u tCorporation |Inc.:ServicesSvcs || Department of

  11. Monitoring bat and bird fatalities at the Casselman Wind Energy Center in

    Energy Savers [EERE]

    AFDC Printable Version Share this resource Send a link to EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page to someone by E-mail Share EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on Facebook Tweet about EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on Twitter Bookmark EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on Google Bookmark EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on DeliciousMathematicsEnergyInterested Parties - WAPAEnergy6-09.docAERMOD-PRIME, UnitsMonisha ShahPennsylvania |

  12. Wind Turbine Interactions with Birds, Bats, and their Habitats: A Summary

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

    AFDC Printable Version Share this resource Send a link to EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page to someone by E-mail Share EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on Facebook Tweet about EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on Twitter Bookmark EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on Google Bookmark EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on Delicious Rank EERE: Alternative FuelsofProgram: Report1538-1950DepartmentWaveWind Program R&DResearch and6 Windof

  13. Cell-matrix interactions : collagen-GAG scaffold fabrication, characterization, and measurement of cell migratory and contractile behavior via confocal microscopy

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    Harley, Brendan A. (Brendan Andrew), 1978-

    2006-01-01

    Three-dimensional, collagen scaffolds are an analog of the extracellular matrix and are used for many tissue engineering applications. While material and microstructural properties significantly affect overall scaffold ...

  14. Conference program and abstracts. International Biogeography Society 7th Biennial Meeting. 8–12 January 2015, Bayreuth, Germany. Frontiers of Biogeography Vol. 6, suppl. 1. International Biogeography Society, 246 pp.

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    2014-01-01

    patterns of sexual size dimorphism in birds and theirdimorphism, sexual selection, climate, spatial analyses, global, birds

  15. A physiological basis for determining a possible mechanism for migration in Helicoverpa zea (Boddie), the corn earworm 

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    Weise, Carolyn Joan

    1993-01-01

    JH PBAN Mated Status I Abiotic Temperature Photoperiod Meterological Biotic Food Quality -Adult - Larval Larval Density Mate Availability Fig. 1. Factors contributing to the stimulation and capacity of a migratory insect. Helicoverpa zea... that there was no relationship between JH synthesis and migratory flight. Lack of JH production has been shown in some migratory insects delay ovarian maturation, and to stimulate migratory flight. This phenomenon, referred to as the oogenesis-flight syndrome, evidently does...

  16. Ornament evolution in dragon lizards: multiple gains and widespread losses reveal a complex history of evolutionary change

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    Ord, T J; Stuart-Fox, D

    2006-01-01

    the evolution of sexual dimorphism in birds. Evolution 55:Hormonal basis of sexual dimorphism in birds: implicationsevolution of sexual color dimorphism in passerine birds. Auk

  17. The Cost of Bearing a Sword: Locomotor Costs and Compensations in Relation to a Sexually Selected Trait in Xiphophorus

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    Oufiero, Christopher E.

    2010-01-01

    and the evolution of sexual dimorphism in birds: comparativeMortality costs of sexual dimorphism in birds. Proceedingssexual size dimorphism among species of mammals (Promislow 1992) and birds (

  18. Condition-Dependence, Reproductive Strategies, and the Information Content of Multiple Sexual Pigments in the Yellow Warbler (Setophaga petechia)

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    Grunst, Andrea Sue

    2013-01-01

    Hartley I. 1998. Sexual dimorphism in birds: why are therethe evolution of sexual dimorphism in birds. Evolution 55:evolution of sexual color dimorphism in passerine birds. Auk

  19. Loss of sexual dimorphism is associated with loss of lekking behavior in the green manakin Xenopipo holochora

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    2015-01-01

    Mortality costs of sexual dimorphism in birds. – Proc. R.and the evolution of sexual dimorphism in birds: comparativethe evolution of sexual dimorphism in birds. – Evolution 55:

  20. Mapping Impervious Surfaces with High ResolutionMapping Impervious Surfaces with High Resolution QuickBirdQuickBird Satellite DataSatellite Data Accurate mapping of impervious surface areas is critical to stormwater management because impervious surfaces

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    Morrissey, Leslie A.

    to stormwater management because impervious surfaces reduce infiltration of surface water into the soil, thereby's stormwater utility. To this end, the combination of high spatial resolution (0.6m panchromatic and 2.44m of these results, VT DEC and CSB adopted this approach to meet their stormwater objectives. The use of advanced

  1. Woody plant and wintering grassland bird responses to summer prescribed burning in grazed and ungrazed Texas Mid-Coastal Prairies 

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    Marx, Damion E.

    2003-01-01

    . . 108 112 LIST OF FIGURES FIGURE Page Graphical comparison of two regression models described in Table 2 . . . . . 16 Changes in percent shrub cover among unburned control and burned sites. . . . . 21 Changes in density of small shrubs among... unburned control and burned sites . . . 23 Changes in density of large shrubs among unburned control and burned sites . . . . . 25 Comparison of fire-induced mortality in areas dominated by baccharis with areas dominated by honey mesquite . . 27...

  2. Picture from http://www.first-school.ws/activities/crafts/animals/birds/turkeymaple.htm A Red Maple Turkey Centerpiece

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    Ashline, George

    A Red Maple Turkey Centerpiece Materials: -Toilet Paper Tube -A Couple of Red Maple Leaves (any color make a Turkey with using a Red Maple Tree? "Did you know?": Red Maples have a huge span of colors when have color in it. · After collecting about 3 leaves each, we will start constructing our turkey

  3. 1232 | VOL.10 NO.12 | DECEMBER2013 | nAture methods in mammals and birds, thermoregulation to conserve

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    Cai, Long

    and are related to metabolic cycles and mainte- nance of the cationic gradient across membranes in liver, muscle in thermogenesis that correlates with the electrochemical gradient. thus, tsGFPs are powerful tools metabolism and by sacrificing fuel efficiency. Some of these mechanisms increase ATP hydrolysis

  4. `Anti-bee' and `pro-bird' changes during the evolution of hummingbird pollination in Penstemon flowers

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    Thomson, James D.

    (Straw, 1956; Grant & Grant, 1968; Raven, 1972; Brink, 1980; Suth- erland & Vickery, 1993; Campbell et al., 1996; Schemske & Bradshaw, 1999), but not investigated with parallel data on two types of pollinators might work on four floral characters that affect the mechanics of pollen transfer: anther

  5. Ecotoxicology and Environmental Safety 66 (2007) 119126 Lead poisoning in wild birds from southern Spain: A comparative study

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    Green, Andy J.

    2007-01-01

    ´ticos, IREC (CSIC-UCLM-JCCM), Ronda de Toledo s/n, 13005 Ciudad Real, Spain b Estacio´n Biolo´gica de Don

  6. Enlisting the support of the Texas birding community into the wildlife management process, with comparisons to Texas waterfowl hunters 

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    Leifester, Jason Andrew

    1994-01-01

    23. 6 100. 0 11. 1 3. 3 6. 1 18. 9 19. 5 3. 7 5. 7 25. 8 100. 0 9. 1 9. 6 3. 2 7. 0 22. 5 25. 1 4. 8 3. 2 15. 5 100. 0 Mean length of time (in years) lived in Texas: birders = 35. 3, waterfowl hunters = 31. 9, non... linear models and Chi-square tests) showed that birders are highly committed to their pastime, spending more time in the field and much more money on their hobby than the waterfowl hunters. Birders tended to feel that the State concentrates wildlife...

  7. EFFECTS OF INSECTIVOROUS BIRDS ON TREE GROWTH IN THE MAUREPAS Submitted to the Graduate Faculty of the

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    Stouffer, Phil

    , logistical and moral support. Erik Johnson and J. Zoller provided photographs, observations. Tamara Fox and the School of Renewable Natural Resources Fisheries Department provided boats and boat maintenance. FieldMiceli. Lucas Watkins provided advice on boat engine maintenance and where to obtain materials. Constar Plastics

  8. Strong genetic structure among coral populations within a conservation priority region, the Bird's Head Seascape (Papua, Indonesia)

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    Starger, Craig John; Erdmann, Mark van Nydeck; Toha, Abdul Hamid A.; Baker, Andrew Charles; Barber, Paul Henry

    2015-01-01

    Papua prov- ince, Indonesia. Conservation International,Head Seascape (Papua, Indonesia) Craig J. Starger 1,2,3 Mark4 Conservation International, Indonesia Marine Program, Jl.

  9. Cave and cliff swallows as indicators of exposure and effects of environmental contaminants on birds from the Rio Grande, Texas 

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    Musquiz, Daniel

    2004-11-15

    in Burleson County, 320 miles north of the nearest site of the Rio Grande. Blood samples were analyzed by flow cytometry, a technique that allows the detection of DNA damage in blood and other tissues. Plasma samples were analyzed for thyroid hormones using...

  10. A Trans-Amazonian Screening of mtDNA Reveals Deep Intraspecific Divergence in Forest Birds and Suggests a

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    Karubian, Jordan

    and prioritizing taxa for species discovery. Citation: Mila´ B, Tavares ES, Mun~oz Saldan~a A, Karubian J, Smith TB

  11. Copyright 2014 by George Peter Bird. This edition may be freely distributed, duplicated, performed, and recorded. Sole (q. = 90)

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    Bird, Peter

    groves trees hud dle,- green Si f ir- us.- mf mp Enduring2 #12;17 Ob. S. A. T. B. Pno. Trees mf hud dle,- lift ing- their Trees mf hud dle,- lift ing- their lift ing- their bran ches like beck on- ing- hands. tutti Trees mf hud dle,- lift ing- their Trees mf hud dle,- lift ing- their 21 Ob. S. A. T. B. Pno. mf

  12. Abundance, Species Richness, and Reproductive Success of Tidal Marsh Birds at China Camp State Park, Marin County, California

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    Wood, Julian K.; Liu, Leonard; Nur, Nadav; Herzog, Mark; Warnock, Nils

    2012-01-01

    nestlings). For the song spar- row, we calculated daily nestthan gumplant and may allow spar- rows to nest above the

  13. Locations of Library Materials Syracuse University Libraries include Bird Library, Carnegie Library, and the Geology Library in Heroy

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    Segraves, Kari A.

    History (General, Europe, Asia, Africa) 2nd floor E-F History (Western Hemisphere, the Americas) 3rd floorth floor N-NA Fine Arts and Architecture 4th floor NB-NX Fine Arts 5th floor P Languages, Literature Materials Page 2 COLLECTION LOCATIONS Collection Location Collection Location Architecture Reading Room 302

  14. Albatross's Effortless Flight Decoded--May Influence Future Planes Birds can glide thousands of miles without flapping..

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    South Bohemia, University of

    of applying lessons from evolution to engineering is known as biomimicry, or biomimetics. Janine Benyus incredibly sensitive sensors on our future planes," said Benyus, author of Biomimicry: Innovation Inspired

  15. Intraspecific Correlations of Basal and Maximal Metabolic Rates in Birds and the Aerobic Capacity Model for the

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    Swanson, David L.

    distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use.S. National Science Foundation EPSCoR Award 0091948 and U.S. National Science Foundation Award IOS 1021218

  16. Measuring Multivariate Selection We have found that there are fundamental differences between the surviving birds and those

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    Walsh, Bruce

    29 Measuring Multivariate Selection We have found that there are fundamental differences between all the measures of phenotypic selection discussed here are multivariate extensions of measures is as follows: We first introduce the multivariate versions of differentials and gradients and their properties

  17. University of Toronto Office of Environmental Health and Safety Procedures for Cleaning Bird and Animal Feces, Urine and Nesting Areas.

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    Chan, Hue Sun

    and eliminating sources of food. Other forms of pest control such as traps, ultrasonic devices and chemical to clean feces. 8. Depending on the level of contamination, it may be desirable to HEPA vacuum the surface

  18. Two Birds with One Stone? Possible Dual-Targeting H1N1 Inhibitors from Traditional Chinese Medicine

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    Chen, Yu-Chian

    The H1N1 influenza pandemic of 2009 has claimed over 18,000 lives. During this pandemic, development of drug resistance further complicated efforts to control and treat the widespread illness. This research utilizes ...

  19. Killing Two Birds with One Stone: Can Real-Time Pricing SupportRetail Competition and Demand Response?

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    Barbose, Galen; Bharvirkar, Ranjit; Goldman, Charles; Hopper,Nicole; Neenan, Bernie

    2006-04-25

    As retail choice states reach the end of their transitional, rate-cap periods, state regulators must decide what type of default supply service to provide to customers that have not switched to a competitive retail supplier. In a growing number of states, regulators have adopted real-time pricing (RTP) as the default service for large commercial and industrial (C&I) customers. Although this trend is driven chiefly by policy objectives related to retail competition, default service RTP may have the added benefit of stimulating demand response. To evaluate the potential role of RTP as a means to both ends--retail market development and demand response--we conducted a comprehensive review of experience with default RTP in the U.S. and examined the emergence of RTP as a product offering by competitive retail suppliers. Across the ten utilities with default RTP in place in 2005, between 5% and 35% of the applicable load remained on the rate. Based on interviews with competitive retailers, we find evidence to suggest that a comparable amount of load in these states has switched to hourly pricing arrangements with competitive retailers. Many customers on default or competitive hourly pricing are paying prices indexed to the real-time spot market, and thus have no advance knowledge of prices. Because the price responsiveness of customers under these conditions has yet to be formally analyzed, and relatively few efforts have been undertaken to help these customers become price responsive, the actual demand response impacts from hourly pricing in retail choice states remains largely an open question. However, we find that policymakers and other stakeholders in retail choice states have various strategies at their disposal to capture the potential demand response benefits from hourly pricing, while simultaneously supporting retail competition.

  20. Parents Talking About the Birds and the Bees With Their Elementary School Aged Children: A Naturalistic Study 

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    Reichel, Lori

    2013-07-22

    This dissertation presents three separate studies exploring parents’ perceptions and recommendations for communicating with their third, fourth, and fifth grade children about human sexuality. First, a systematic literature review is presented...

  1. A retrospective tiered environmental assessment of the Mount Storm Wind Energy Facility, West Virginia,USA

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    Efroymson, Rebecca Ann; Day, Robin; Strickland, M. Dale

    2012-11-01

    Bird and bat fatalities from wind energy projects are an environmental and public concern, with post-construction fatalities sometimes differing from predictions. Siting facilities in this context can be a challenge. In March 2012 the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) released Land-based Wind Energy Guidelines to assess collision fatalities and other potential impacts to species of concern and their habitats to aid in siting and management. The Guidelines recommend a tiered approach for assessing risk to wildlife, including a preliminary site evaluation that may evaluate alternative sites, a site characterization, field studies to document wildlife and habitat and to predict project impacts, post construction studies to estimate impacts, and other post construction studies. We applied the tiered assessment framework to a case study site, the Mount Storm Wind Energy Facility in Grant County, West Virginia, USA, to demonstrate the use of the USFWS assessment approach, to indicate how the use of a tiered assessment framework might have altered outputs of wildlife assessments previously undertaken for the case study site, and to assess benefits of a tiered ecological assessment framework for siting wind energy facilities. The conclusions of this tiered assessment for birds are similar to those of previous environmental assessments for Mount Storm. This assessment found risk to individual migratory tree-roosting bats that was not emphasized in previous preconstruction assessments. Differences compared to previous environmental assessments are more related to knowledge accrued in the past 10 years rather than to the tiered structure of the Guidelines. Benefits of the tiered assessment framework include good communication among stakeholders, clear decision points, a standard assessment trajectory, narrowing the list of species of concern, improving study protocols, promoting consideration of population-level effects, promoting adaptive management through post-construction assessment and mitigation, and sharing information that can be used in other assessments.

  2. 2014 annual site environmental report, Southwestern Power Administration

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    none,

    2014-12-31

    Southwestern Power Administration’s Annual Site Environmental Report (ASER) serves as the chief reporting mechanism for site environmental performance information within the Department of Energy and as a valuable resource for shared and collaborative environmental protection and performance information to Agency stakeholders and members of the public living near Southwestern Power Administration’s (Southwestern) facilities and transmission line rights-of-ways. This ASER meets the requirements of Department of Energy (DOE) Order 231.B. Southwestern’s key environmental involvement includes an emphasis on the protection of ecological resources which is effectively accomplished through environmental program elements such as protecting water resources, generation of clean hydropower energy, oil spill prevention practices, elimination of green-house gas emissions, and comprehensive project reviews to ensure the protection of living organisms, migratory birds, Federally threatened or endangered species, and historic or cultural resources. Southwestern continues to actively minimize effects to natural resources and strive for continual improvement in the area of environmental compliance and sustainability while achieving the agency mission to market and deliver Federal hydroelectric power.

  3. Wildlife Impact Assessment Palisades Project, Idaho, Final Report.

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    Sather-Blair, Signe

    1985-02-01

    The Habitat Evaluation Procedures were used to evaluate pre- and post-construction habitat conditions of the US Bureau of Reclamation's Palisades Project in eastern Idaho. Eight evaluation species were selected with losses expressed in the number of Habitat Units (HU's). One HU is equivalent to one acre of prime habitat. The evaluation estimated that a loss of 2454 HU's of mule deer habitat, 2276 HU's of mink habitat, 2622 HU's of mallard habitat, 805 HU's of Canada goose habitat, 2331 HU's of ruffed grouse habitat, 5941 and 18,565 HU's for breeding and wintering bald eagles, and 1336 and 704 HU's for forested and scrub-shrub wetland nongame species occurred as a result of the project. The study area currently has 29 active osprey nests located around the reservoir and the mudflats probably provide more feeding habitat for migratory shore birds and waterfowl than was previously available along the river. A comparison of flow conditions on the South Fork of the Snake River below the dam between pre- and post-construction periods also could not substantiate claims that water releases from the dam were causing more Canada goose nest losses than flow in the river prior to construction. 41 refs., 16 figs., 9 tabs.

  4. GENERAL INDEX. Ambloplites rupestris, distribution and food............ 256,

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    , mussels...... ,.............................. '09 chinook salmon, early history and seaward migration. . . . . 66 migration 47,48,49,53,57,60,62, '10 mlscellaueous collections '" , . .. . 42 Oncorhynchus. migratory.... . .. .. . . .. . . .. .. .. . . .. .. .. . . . 18 check, primary

  5. "We Seek to Be Patient": Jeanne Wier and the Nevada Historical Society, 1904-1950

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    Chung, Su Kim

    2015-01-01

    well as the differences between the agricultural, commercial, and manufacturing population of the former compared with the migratory one of the “diggings”

  6. Age, movements, and feeding ecology of northwest Atlantic white sharks estimated from ecogeochemical profiles in vertebrae

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    Hamady, Li Ling

    2014-01-01

    White sharks (Carcharodon carcharias) are highly migratory, ecologically important, vulnerable, and understudied marine predators. Ecogeochemistry, which takes advantage of natural variations in chemical signatures recorded ...

  7. Threatened and endangered species evaluation for 75 licensed commercial nuclear power generating plants

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    Sackschewsky, M.R.

    1997-03-01

    The Endangered Species Act (ESA) of 1973, as amended, and related implementing regulations of the jurisdictional federal agencies, the U.S. Departments of Commerce and Interior, at 50 CFR Part 17. 1, et seq., require that federal agencies ensure that any action authorized, funded, or carried out under their jurisdiction is not likely to jeopardize the continued existence of any threatened or endangered species or result in the destruction or adverse modification of critical habitats for such species. The issuance and maintenance of a federal license, such as a construction permit or operating license issued by the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) for a commercial nuclear power generating facility is a federal action under the jurisdiction of a federal agency, and is therefore subject to the provisions of the ESA. The U.S. Department of the Interior (through the Fish and Wildlife Service), and the U.S. Department of Commerce, share responsibility for administration of the ESA. The National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) deals with species that inhabit marine environments and anadromous fish, while the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) is responsible for terrestrial and freshwater species and migratory birds. A species (or other distinct taxonomic unit such as subspecies, variety, and for vertebrates, distinct population units) may be classified for protection as `endangered` when it is in danger of extinction within the foreseeable future throughout all or a significant portion of its range. A `threatened` classification is provided to those animals and plants likely to become endangered within the foreseeable future throughout all or a significant portion of their ranges. As of February 1997, there were about 1067 species listed under the ESA in the United States. Additionally there were approximately 125 species currently proposed for listing as threatened or endangered, and another 183 species considered to be candidates for formal listing proposals.

  8. thesis abstract: Assessing the effect of land-cover changes on species distributions: application of habitat models to conservation of Mediterranean bird communities

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    Vallecillo, Sara

    2010-01-01

    ISSN 1948-6596 news and update thesis abstract Assessing theThe general aim of my thesis was to identify the ecologicalmain results from my PhD thesis derived in four manuscripts,

  9. Is it a bird? Is it a plane? Category use in problem-solving as a window on the autistic cognitive style. 

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    Alderson-Day, Ben

    2009-08-31

    cognitive deficits and difficulties (Plaisted et al, 2006; Minshew et al, 2002). The present study attempted to address this by investigating categorisation abilities in problem-solving; a set of specific processes which also have implications for cognitive...

  10. Photochemistry and Photophysics of Highly Ordered Materials in the Solid State: Synthesis and Dynamics of Molecular Rotors, Photodegradation of Bird Feathers, Studies of Photodecarbonylation by Transient Absorption Spectroscopy

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    Hughs, Melissa Lynn

    2015-01-01

    bis(triphenylphosphine)palladium dichloride (185 mg, 0.264bis(triphenylphosphine)palladium dichloride (121 mg, 0.17bis( triphenylphospnene) palladium dichloride (23.4 mg,

  11. Tuna-Dolphin-Bird Feeding Assemblages in the Galapagos Islands and Their Response to the Physical Characteristics of the Upper Water Column 

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    Johnston, Michelle

    2012-10-19

    , offered helpful comments and help in writing this manuscript. I would also like to thank Dr. Steve DiMarco for his help in analyzing the physical data and Dr. Bernd Würsig for his helpful comments on my thesis proposal. Julia O’Hern and Roxanne Duncan...

  12. Dear friends and bird-lovers: Too often in the world of non-profit organizations like the Avian Science and

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    Shoubridge, Eric

    go to Mill Pond Press, as well as renowned painters, Robert Bateman and Paul Rupert, for generously with Miss Piggy, a red-tailed hawk living at the Ecomuseum. Vol. 5 2004 THE TALONNewsletter of the Avian

  13. PRIMARY CAVITY-SITE SELECTION BY BIRDS STEPHEN K. SWALLOW.' Department of Natural Resources and New York CooperativeWildlife Research Unit, Cornell Uni-

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    Gutiérrez, R.J.

    in randomly located 0.049-ha circles ( N = 61) in 1979. Stepwise logistic regression revealed that forest suitablesnags within those sites is recommended.Use of logistic regression models by field managers is discussed United States where most of the forested land is privately owned and, therefore, where maintenance

  14. Savorphos as an All Natural Phosphate Replacer in Water and Oil Based Marinades for Rotisserie Birds and Boneless-Skinless Breast 

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    Casco Montenegro, Gerardo

    2013-05-03

    attributes negatively (Keeton et al., 2003; Fernandez-Gines et al., 2004; Aleson-Carbonell et al., 2005). SavorPhos is a proprietary blend of all natural flavorings, citrus flour, and less than two percent of sodium carbonate as a processing aid... phosphates, provided they are used as recommended. New products are being created and tested, and are found to be as functional as phosphate blends. SavorPhos is a proprietary blend of all natural flavorings, citrus flour, and less than 2% of sodium...

  15. Nocturnal light and lunar cycle effects on diel migration of micronekton Kelly J. Benoit-Bird,a,* Whitlow W. L. Au,b and Daniel W. Wisdoma

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    Benoit-Bird, Kelly J.

    Nocturnal light and lunar cycle effects on diel migration of micronekton Kelly J. Benoit Abstract The roles of nocturnal light and lunar phase in the diel migration of micronekton from a nearshore. However, this movement was not enough to compensate for observed changes in light, and at night animals

  16. Development of Novel High-Resolution Melting (HRM) Assays for Gender Identification of Caribbean Flamingo (Phoenicopterus ruber ruber) and other Birds 

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    Chapman, Alexandra

    2012-08-27

    scored as size polymorphisms through agarose or acrylamide gels. For certain species, W-specific restriction sites or multiplex polymerase chain-reaction (PCR) involving CHD-W specific primers are needed. These approaches involve a minimum of three steps...

  17. The design of artificial nestboxes for the study of secondary hole-nesting birds: a review of methodological inconsistencies and potential biases

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    Dawson, Russell D.

    of methodological inconsistencies and potential biases Marcel M. LAMBRECHTS*, Frank ADRIAENSEN, Daniel R. ARDIA, Anders Pape MqLLER, Juan MORENO, Beat NAEF-DAENZER, Jan-Cke NILSSON, Ana C. NORTE, Markku ORELL, Ken A., Mrller A. P., Moreno J., Naef-Daenzer B., Nilsson J.- Å., Norte A. C., Orell M., Otter K. A., Park Ch. R

  18. Sexual selection, natural selection and the evolution of dimorphic coloration and ornamentation in agamid lizards

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    Stuart-Fox, D M; Ord, Terry J

    2004-01-01

    I. R. 1998 Sexual dimorphism in birds: why are there so manyMortality costs of sexual dimorphism in birds. Proc. R. Soc.the evolution of sexual dimorphism in birds. Evolution 55,

  19. PURDUE EXTENSIONPURDUE EXTENSION AS-568-WAS-568-W

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    on what type of birds you really prefer, e.g., birds for meat consumption, layer hens, 4-H showing hens. During extreme conditions, i.e., below freezing, birds will #12;Purdue Extension · Knowledge to Go 2

  20. Overview Gaming SciTech Fun BizWorld Downloads Mobile Minigames Search text in Everything Go!Submit News | RSS Feeds

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    Gosselin, Frédéric

    Of Bird Flu Virus Superconductivity 'gridlock' Is Explained Cause Of Supervolcano Eruption Determined

  1. Animal Model and INLA Ingelin Steinsland & Anna Marie Holand

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    Steinsland, Ingelin

    , islands The house sparrow (Passer domesticus) is a small passerine bird Sexually dimorphic Widely spread.e. by the corresponding pedigree. #12;Model, one bird For bird i (i = 1, . . . , 3373): yi = nf f =1 f ,l(i) + ui + i , yi all fledglings are marked and blood sample collected in the nest. Adult and fledged juveniles (birds

  2. Female-Specific Effects on Age-Related Spatial Learning Decline in Songbirds

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    Kosarussavadi, Saritha

    2015-01-01

    sexual dimorphism in spatial cognition could be generalized not only among mammals but also across birds.

  3. UNCORRECTEDPROOF 2 Sensation seeking and men's face preferences

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    Little, Tony

    ; Condition related; Sexual dimorphism 19 20 1. Introduction 21 Physical traits that are costly to develop, costly behavioral traits may also signal men's 26 phenotypic and genotypic quality (Bliege Bird, Smith, & 27 Bird, 2001; Smith, Bliege Bird, & Bird, 2003). For example, 28 turtle hunting among the Meriam men

  4. Can Humans Fly? Action Understanding with Multiple Classes of Actors Chenliang Xu1

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    Cafarella, Michael J.

    -Hang Hsieh1 , Caiming Xiong2 and Jason J. Corso1 1 Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, University,shaohang,jjcorso}@umich.edu caimingxiong@ucla.edu Abstract Can humans fly? Emphatically no. Can cars eat? Again, absolutely not. Yet bird climbing bird none dog none ball rolling ball jumping baby running bird flying car flying bird

  5. Potential Non-lethal Deterrence Methods for Pacific Harbor Seals and California Sea Lions

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    · pyrotechnics (e.g., bird screamers, bangers, underwater firecrackers, cracker shells) · starter pistols

  6. NEUROBIOLOGY OF LEARNING AND MEMORY 66, 295304 (1996) ARTICLE NO. 0071

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    Nordeen, Ernest J.

    1996-01-01

    the lingridge, Kehl, & McLennan, 1983; Harris, Ga- lMAN we infused the NMDA receptor antagonist amino- nong learning (Morris, Davis, & Butcher, 1990), into the anterior forebrain. Birds receiving AP5 infusions-operated birds, of conditioned fear (Falls, Miserendino, & Davis,saline-infused birds, birds that received AP5

  7. Venue: Seminar Room, Hamilton Institute, Rye Hall, NUI Maynooth

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    Duffy, Ken

    of living organisms, such as birds and fish. A number of prototypical problems will be considered, starting, and, just as in a formation of birds or fish, no one bird or fish can be expected to sense all other birds or fish and compute its own trajectory using even partial knowledge of the trajectories of all

  8. A review of the successful eradication of feral cats from sub-Antarctic Marion

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    Pretoria, University of

    domestic cats (Felis catus) on the bird populations of Marion Island (Unpublished SASCAR minutes, June 1963

  9. Coastal Ohio Wind Project

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    Gorsevski, Peter; Afjeh, Abdollah; Jamali, Mohsin; Bingman, Verner

    2014-04-04

    The Coastal Ohio Wind Project intends to address problems that impede deployment of wind turbines in the coastal and offshore regions of Northern Ohio. The project evaluates different wind turbine designs and the potential impact of offshore turbines on migratory and resident birds by developing multidisciplinary research, which involves wildlife biology, electrical and mechanical engineering, and geospatial science. Firstly, the project conducts cost and performance studies of two- and three-blade wind turbines using a turbine design suited for the Great Lakes. The numerical studies comprised an analysis and evaluation of the annual energy production of two- and three-blade wind turbines to determine the levelized cost of energy. This task also involved wind tunnel studies of model wind turbines to quantify the wake flow field of upwind and downwind wind turbine-tower arrangements. The experimental work included a study of a scaled model of an offshore wind turbine platform in a water tunnel. The levelized cost of energy work consisted of the development and application of a cost model to predict the cost of energy produced by a wind turbine system placed offshore. The analysis found that a floating two-blade wind turbine presents the most cost effective alternative for the Great Lakes. The load effects studies showed that the two-blade wind turbine model experiences less torque under all IEC Standard design load cases considered. Other load effects did not show this trend and depending on the design load cases, the two-bladed wind turbine showed higher or lower load effects. The experimental studies of the wake were conducted using smoke flow visualization and hot wire anemometry. Flow visualization studies showed that in the downwind turbine configuration the wake flow was insensitive to the presence of the blade and was very similar to that of the tower alone. On the other hand, in the upwind turbine configuration, increasing the rotor blade angle of attack reduced the wake size and enhanced the vortices in the flow downstream of the turbine-tower compared with the tower alone case. Mean and rms velocity distributions from hot wire anemometer data confirmed that in a downwind configuration, the wake of the tower dominates the flow, thus the flow fields of a tower alone and tower-turbine combinations are nearly the same. For the upwind configuration, the mean velocity shows a narrowing of the wake compared with the tower alone case. The downwind configuration wake persisted longer than that of an upwind configuration; however, it was not possible to quantify this difference because of the size limitation of the wind tunnel downstream of the test section. The water tunnel studies demonstrated that the scale model studies could be used to adequately produce accurate motions to model the motions of a wind turbine platform subject to large waves. It was found that the important factors that affect the platform is whether the platform is submerged or surface piercing. In the former, the loads on the platform will be relatively reduced whereas in the latter case, the structure pierces the wave free surface and gains stiffness and stability. The other important element that affects the movement of the platform is depth of the sea in which the wind turbine will be installed. Furthermore, the wildlife biology component evaluated migratory patterns by different monitoring systems consisting of marine radar, thermal IR camera and acoustic recorders. The types of radar used in the project are weather surveillance radar and marine radar. The weather surveillance radar (1988 Doppler), also known as Next Generation Radar (NEXRAD), provides a network of weather stations in the US. Data generated from this network were used to understand general migratory patterns, migratory stopover habitats, and other patterns caused by the effects of weather conditions. At a local scale our marine radar was used to complement the datasets from NEXRAD and to collect additional monitoring parameters such as passage rates, flight paths, flight directi

  10. Cell Motility and Deformability in the Pathogenesis of Lung Cancer

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    Pagano, Paul Carmelo

    2015-01-01

    properties . 34 Abstract . 35 Introduction . 36 Results .. 38 vii Discussion 47 Materialsproperties of micropore-selected highly migratory cells .. 103 Introduction .. 104 Results 104 Discussion and Future Directions . 112 Materials

  11. Hydrovinylation of Olefins Catalyzed by an Iridium Complex via CH Activation

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    Goddard III, William A.

    of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, California 91125 Received migratory mech- anism involving relatively electron-rich metal hydrides. We provide experimental evidence insertion of olefins into a cationic metal hydride intermediate that subsequently undergoes -hydride

  12. Wanderlust: rootlessness and restlessness in American culture, 1950-1970 

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    Lepine, Amy

    2013-02-22

    Historian Ray Billington, in arguing that the "migratory compulsion" in Americans is partly the result of the influence of the frontier on American history, claims: "If students of the American character can agree upon any ...

  13. Ecology of Wintering Black-capped Vireos in Mexico 

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    Powell, Robert Andrew

    2013-11-06

    The black-capped vireo (Vireo atricapilla) is an endangered Neotropical migratory songbird that has received considerable attention in its breeding range, but relatively little attention in its winter range in Mexico. To ...

  14. CX-000198: Categorical Exclusion Determination

    Broader source: Energy.gov [DOE]

    Active Acoustic Deterrence of Migratory WhalesCX(s) Applied: A9, B3.3Date: 11/23/2009Location(s): ColoradoOffice(s): Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, Golden Field Office

  15. Influence of Surface Currents in the Dispersal Pathways of Eggs of Cubera Snapper, Lutjanus cyanopterus (Cuvier, 1828), at a Spawning Aggregation Site at Gladden Spit, Belize 

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    Mendez-Jimenez, Adriana

    2012-10-19

    Most large reef fish use a migratory reproductive strategy and tend to spawn in aggregations that occur at predictable locations and times. Though numerous hypotheses have been formulated to explain the reasons behind this ...

  16. Prodovdeck fakulta Univerzity Karlovy v Praze Katedra botaniky

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    . Summary Vertical migration has been observed in different taxonomic groups of benthic microalgae microalgae stay on the surface during daytime and migrate below the surface before dusk. The migratory rhythm

  17. Tension, Free Space, and Cell Damage in a Microfluidic Wound Healing Assay

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    Murrell, Michael

    We use a novel, microfluidics-based technique to deconstruct the classical wound healing scratch assay, decoupling the contribution of free space and cell damage on the migratory dynamics of an epithelial sheet. This method ...

  18. Core epithelial-to-mesenchymal transition interactome gene-expression signature is associated with claudin-low and metaplastic breast cancer subtypes

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    Zhou, Alicia Y.

    The epithelial-to-mesenchymal transition (EMT) produces cancer cells that are invasive, migratory, and exhibit stem cell characteristics, hallmarks of cells that have the potential to generate metastases. Inducers of the ...

  19. CX-011385: Categorical Exclusion Determination

    Broader source: Energy.gov [DOE]

    Assessment of Potential Impact of Electromagnetic Fields from Undersea Cable on Migratory Fish Behavior CX(s) Applied: A9, B3.3 Date: 12/17/2013 Location(s): California Offices(s): Golden Field Office

  20. Chihuahua City 2 

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    Unknown

    2011-09-05

    .S.), on the U.S.-Mexico border, offer critical habitat important to North American migratory species, the area also provides substantial agricultural goods (i.e., sugarcane, sorghum, melons, onions, citrus, carrots, cabbage, and cattle). Hence, the dilemma...

  1. Transactions of the American Fisheries Society 124 :285-296 . 1995 American Fisheries Society

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    - dition to the growing list of salmonid fishes con- sidered under the Endangered Species Act (Office by fishing, or dams and diversions that influence migratory cor- ridors . Fishery managers are attempting

  2. POPULATION ECOLOGY Radiotelemetric Analysis of the Effects of Prevailing Wind Direction

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    Lorch, Patrick D.

    POPULATION ECOLOGY Radiotelemetric Analysis of the Effects of Prevailing Wind Direction on Mormon study. We examined the effect of wind direction on Mormon cricket migratory band movement direction simplex, katydid, collective movement, radiotransmitter, hopper band Mormon crickets [Anabrus simplex

  3. Distributed MultiInterface Computing with Polyglot R. Lindsay Todd and Ephraim P. Glinert

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    Bystroff, Chris

    migratory programs (agents), mobile computing, and providing ubiquitous access for all users (in­ cluding: multi­interface environments, distributed computing, mobile computing, ubiquitous access. INTRODUCTIONDistributed Multi­Interface Computing with Polyglot R. Lindsay Todd and Ephraim P. Glinert Computer

  4. Research staff at the USGS Patuxent Wildlife Research Center began studying the effects of crude oil and petroleum products on birds in the late 1970's under a grant from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.

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    are directly applicable to anticipating effects of the current release of crude oil from the off shore drilling rig that was destroyed in the Gulf of Mexico. Q: What happens to crude oil after it is accidentally released from an offshore well? A: All crude oils are not the same. Some are heavy and move below

  5. A morphological comparison of the eyes of some falconiform and passeriform birds with special reference to: Passer domesticus, Mimus polyglottos, Sturnella magna, Falco sparverius, Cathartes aura, and Buteo jamaicensis 

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    Lord, Rexford D

    1953-01-01

    ae to vivant ea attsatiaa, The eye Xsogth ie the% dietae? Rom the eyes af eureature of the cornea, te the eyyaeite ?pea of egmtgye of the eels' ia the oeatee o? th? fedora The men tavern'el disesteem is the distance fne the earn% ?ide of the ego...

  6. Blood meal host preferences of Culex salinarius Coquillett (Diptera : culicidae) in Chambers County, Texas 

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    Grieco, John Paul

    1994-01-01

    of specimens having fed on armadillos. Cx. salinarius populations sampled at the up-county site demonstrated greater tendency to select birds as bloodmeal sources. Mosquito specimens at this site tested positive for either passeriiform or ciconiiform birds...

  7. HumanWildlife Conflicts 3(2):226236, Fall 2009 Using wedelia as ground cover on tropical

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    at Lihue Airport, Kauai, Hawaii, to determine if bird populations on the airport could be reduced on the island of Kauai, Hawaii, only 4 out of 530 bird strikes from 1990 to 1995 occurred outside of the airport

  8. Sequence of the chicken sex chromosomes

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    Bellott, Daniel Winston

    2010-01-01

    In birds, as in mammals, the chromosome complement determines sex. Male birds are designated ZZ, female ZW. Mammals have the opposite system; males are XY and females XX. Both the avian ZW and mammalian XY pair are believed ...

  9. IEA Wind Task 34 (WREN) Quarterly Webinar #3: Understanding Avian Collision Rate Modeling

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE)

    Wind farms can impact birds through collisions. Collision rate models have been developed to estimate the perceived risk to birds and the potential number of collisions within proposed wind farms....

  10. Marine megafauna in environmental extremes : : distribution and oceanic dispersal of polar and tropical tetrapods

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    Gearheart, Geoffrey

    2014-01-01

    caretta) during their offshore migration. Ethology, 83(3),to their swim direction. Offshore the Bird’s Head Peninsula,40 km perpendicularly offshore from the nesting beaches. The

  11. Chernobyl and Fukushima Publications Most Recent Publications

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    Mousseau, Timothy A.

    Chernobyl and Fukushima Publications Most Recent Publications: Møller, A. Abundance of birds at Fukushima as judged from Chernobyl. Environmental Pollution, K., Mousseau, T.A. 2012. Abundance of birds at Fukushima as judged from

  12. sciencemag.org SCIENCE1310 12 DECEMBER 2014 VOL 346 ISSUE 6215 his year brought dismal news about the world's

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    Jarvis, Erich D.

    of some recently extinct species, such as the Tasmanian ti- ger, the Caribbean monk seal of an endangered Pacific sea- bird, the Hawaiian petrel, has illuminated aspects of the bird's diet, past

  13. Fermilab Today

    Broader source: All U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office Webpages (Extended Search)

    diversity, an indicator of healthy habitats, continue taking accurate data for Kasper's web diary, and enjoy birding for what it is - not to win. "Birding for me is not about the...

  14. Abundance and distribution of potential arthropod prey species in a typical Golden cheeked Warbler habitat 

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    Quinn, Michael Andrew

    2000-01-01

    Arthropods have diverse functions in ecosystems, including providing food for resident breeding birds. The Golden-cheeked Warbler, Dendroica chrysoparia Sclater & Salvin is an endangered insectivorus song bird that nests ...

  15. Bright Future for CPV (Presentation)

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    Kurtz, S.

    2009-02-03

    Concentrator photovoltaics may play significant role in growth of solar electricity because of scalability. Need to take a bird?s eye view for the design and a worm?s eye view for diagnosis.

  16. Title of dissertation: ROTATING, HYDROMAGNETIC LABORATORY EXPERIMENT

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    Lathrop, Daniel P.

    , I began to grasp the underlying structure of birds and animals, insects and fish, and the way trees

  17. 5 MARCH 2010 VOL 327 SCIENCE www.sciencemag.org1208 PERSPECTIVES

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    birds or mammals (see the figure), and only a few have focused on fish, reptiles, and amphibians (11

  18. Nyhetsbrev om teckensprk, v19 2015 Idag brjar jag med ett par pminnelser.

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    -13 september i Polen. Det är försent för early bird-registrering, men regular gäller fram till 15 juni. Årets

  19. Essays on energy and environmental policy

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    Novan, Kevin Michael

    2012-01-01

    wind turbine blades can create a noise externality and also have been found to result in bird and bat

  20. Ecomorphology of plesiosaur flipper geometry F. R. O'KEEFE

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    O'Keefe, F. Robin

    correlations in bats (Norberg & Rayner, 1987; Norberg, 1994) and birds (Rayner, 1988). Previous work on the AR

  1. Wind Power Price Trends in the United States: Struggling to Remain Competitive in the Face of Strong Growth

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    Bolinger, Mark A

    2009-01-01

    Blair Swezey. 2007. Green Power Marketing in the Unitedcustomer demand for “green” power (Bird et al. , 2007),

  2. Association schemes R. A. Bailey

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    Bailey, R. A.

    top-secret message: SHOOT BORDS Should you SHOOT BORIS? SHOOT BIRDS? SHOOT LORDS? SHOOT BONDS? Coded

  3. NPB 163/PSC 128 lecture notes Fourier Analysis

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    Bishop, Sonia

    by a bird chirping, the sound of your dishwasher, electromagnetic waves, etc. · The amplitudes tell you how

  4. Wireless Urban Sensing Systems

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    2006-01-01

    for participatory science, citizen journalism and urbanscience (Cornell’s eBird, ebird.org), blogging and citizen

  5. Neighbourhood Sustainability Assessment: Connecting Impact with Policy Intent

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    #12;v Dedication For my mother, crazy and amazing, Anne Bird. My academic inspiration and so much more ............................................................................................................................ iv Dedication..............................................................................................................

  6. SPECIES PROFILE New Hampshire Wildlife Action Plan A-523

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    New Hampshire, University of

    SPECIES PROFILE New Hampshire Wildlife Action Plan A-523 Federal Listing: Not listed State Listing included peer-re- viewed literature, Breeding Bird Survey Database, New Hampshire's Breeding Bird Atlas, and expert consultation. 1.8 Extent and Quality of Data The annual breeding bird survey, New Hampshire

  7. DOI: 10.1126/science.1142284 , 813 (2007);317Science

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    Gordo, Isabel

    2007-01-01

    . Conserv. 123, 327 (2005). 7. D. J. Rohlf, Conserv. Biol. 5, 273 (1991). 8. E. Stokstad, Science 309, 2150 information on the Birds Directive, the suite of conservation measures it introduced, and a list of species Census Council, European Bird Populations: Estimates and Trends (BirdLife Conservation Series No. 10

  8. OrnithOlOgical MOnOgraphs (Continued on inside back cover)

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    . Sexual Selection, Lek and Arena Behavior, and Sexual Size Dimorphism in Birds. R. B. Payne. viii + 52 pp of Birds: A Review and Two New Analyses No. 66 ORNITHOLOGICALMONOGRAPHSNO.66·CLADISTICSANDTHEORIGINOFBIRDS·JAMESANDPOURTLESSIV Supplement to The Auk 126:2 No. 3. The Birds of Kentucky. R. M. Mengel. 1965. $25.00. No. 6. Adaptations

  9. Influence of Sibling Competition on Nestling Sex Ratios of Sexually Dimorphic Gary R. Bortolotti

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    Bortolotti, Gary R.

    Influence of Sibling Competition on Nestling Sex Ratios of Sexually Dimorphic Birds Gary R Natural~st April 1986 INFLUENCE OF SIBLING COMPETITION ON NESTLING SEX RATIOS OF SEXUALLY DIMORPHIC BIRDS) and the rate of offspring mortality (Fisher 1930; Leigh 1970). The nestling sex ratio of altricial birds

  10. A .--We observed territorial Purple-throated Caribs (Eulampis jugularis) on three Heliconia morphs (H. caribaea and the red-green and green morphs of H.

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    Temeles, Ethan J.

    ECONOMICS OF SEXUALLY DIMORPHIC PURPLE-THROATED CARIBS (EULAMPIS JUGULARIS) ON THREE HELICONIA MORPHS 1 E the green H. bihai territory maintained by a female. In the period (0630 to 1400 hours) during which birds, but only 2 of 13 territories provided sufficient nectar to meet birds' energy requirements for 24 h. Birds

  11. ORIGINAL PAPER Digit ratios have poor indicator value in a wild

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    Helle, Samuli

    . Keywords 2D:4D . Bird . Fitness . Testosterone . Maternal effects . Sexual dimorphism Introduction DigitORIGINAL PAPER Digit ratios have poor indicator value in a wild bird population Suvi Ruuskanen androgens in a passerine bird, the pied flycatcher (Ficedula hypoleuca). We also examined wheth- er digit

  12. LIVING SOIL Master Gardener College

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    Isaacs, Rufus

    LIVING SOIL Master Gardener College George W. Bird, Professor, MSU (June 9, 2012) #12;#12;Living Soil References G. W. Bird, Professor Michigan State University birdg@msu.edu http://www.ent.msu.edu/Directory/Facultypages/bird/tabid/133/Default.aspx · Brady, N. and R. Weil. 2002. Nature and Properties of Soils (13th ed) Prentice Hall

  13. brief communications nature methods | VOL.11 NO.11 | NOVEMBER2014 | 1135

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    Cai, Long

    of old birds (age 14­45 months, average 25 months, 5 males and 1 female) and young adult birds (6 months'; Supplementary Figs. 1 and 2 and Supplementary Note). Carried by adult zebra finches (13­17.5 g, n = 9 in young and old birds, but within less than 2 weeks these parameters recovered to their pre

  14. Effects of caloric restriction during the growing period on the performance of egg type replacement stock 

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    Deaton, James Washington

    1959-01-01

    respectively. At twelve, sixteen, and twenty oue weeks of age, fifty birds from each 100 bird replicate were weighed individually. Table 6 shows the average body weight for each treatment replicate for the 12, 16, end 21 week periods end the comMned mens... consistently consumed more feed and gained more weight. Tlxe total feed conxxumd for tom'. fall hatched birds vas 18. 27 pounds average pez bird compared to 15. N pounds fcr the spring hatched birds with the faU. hatched pglaca aaaragisg 6. 185$ gaaag...

  15. Fish and hydroelectricity; Engineering a better coexistence

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    Zorpette, G.

    1990-12-01

    This paper reports on the problems that hydroelectric plants have regarding fish populations. The utilities that operate these plants are finding that accommodating migrating fish presents unique engineering challenges, not the least of which involves designing and building systems to protect fish species whose migratory behavior remains something of a mystery. Where such systems cannot be built, the status of hydroelectric dams may be in doubt, as is now the case with several dams in the United States. A further twist in some regions in the possibility that certain migratory fish will be declared threatened or endangered-a development that could wreak havoc on the hydroelectric energy supply in those regions.

  16. Why primates don’t fly

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    2012-11-01

    associated with arboreal climbing. Far more primates pursued behaviors that were arboreal rather than terrestrial with only one example of soaring (e.g., Propithecus;) [10], whereas persistently arboreal birds developed powered flight. The relative safety.... Further, the expanded dietary opportunities in open environments advantaged terrestrial foraging. Development of feathers in birds eventually provided birds with the capability to forage in terrestrial environments; however, the patagium essential...

  17. Model Examines Cumulative Impacts of Wind Energy Development...

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    but an incomplete understanding of the bird's response to the development of wind farms and other structures could lead to unnecessary or ineffective restrictions. The model...

  18. Using Digital Images of the Zebra Finch Song System as

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    2011-01-01

    barriers by creating a library of digital images of the birdcreating digital tools, including an image library of songlibrary, students not only repeat an Bird Song System Digital

  19. Producing Turkeys for Show 

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    Thornberry, Fredrick D.

    2005-12-14

    This publication gives the turkey exhibitor complete instructions for purchasing, feeding, housing and caring for show turkeys. There are also helpful tips for transporting and handling birds....

  20. VERSION 1.2 DESIGN HANDBOOK

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    & PATCHING CODES, REGULATIONS, STADARDS & SUBMITTALS PROJECT MEETINGS CONTRACT MODIFICATION PROCEDURES & CHEMICAL HANDLING MOLDS, FUNGI, ANIMAL, BIRD AND BAT DROPPINGS CONSTRUCTION SITE SAFETY ISSUES SOIL

  1. InsideIllinoisSept. 3, 2009 Vol. 29, No. 5

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    Bashir, Rashid

    that the popular pastime of competitive birding may not be as eco-friendly as it purports to be. PAGE 7 Shrinking

  2. To Revalue the Rural? Transformation of the Mexican Federal Payments for Ecosystem Services Programs from Neoliberal Notion to Development Dogma

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    Shapiro, Elizabeth N

    2010-01-01

    to pay a premium for eco-friendly products (e.g. Rainforesteco-certified” export markets, such as organic, shade-grown, bird-friendly,

  3. PNNL Reviews Wildlife-Interaction Monitoring for Offshore Wind...

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    monitoring birds, bats, and aquatic animals such as marine mammals, sea turtles, and fish in the offshore wind farm environment. Informed by monitoring results and research...

  4. Functional Metagenomics Reveals Previously Unrecognized Diversity of Antibiotic Resistance Genes in Gulls

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    Martiny, Adam C; Martiny, Jennifer B. H; Weihe, Claudia; Field, Andrew; Ellis, Julie C

    2011-01-01

    multidrug resistant bacteria and resistance genes have beenbacteria in birds www.frontiersin.org Antibiotic resistanceAntibiotic-resistance pro?le in environmental bacteria

  5. January 2013 Most Viewed Documents for Power Generation And Distributi...

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    2013 Most Viewed Documents for Power Generation And Distribution Lessons from Large-Scale Renewable Energy Integration Studies: Preprint Bird, L.; Milligan, M. Small punch creep...

  6. Integrating Solar PV in Utility System Operations

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    2014-01-01

    Laboratory National Renewable Energy Laboratory UniversityEfficiency and Renewable Energy (Solar Energy Technologiesfor the National Renewable Energy Laboratory, Feb. Bird,

  7. Testing the Effectiveness of an Avian Flight Diverter for Reducing...

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    with Distribution Power Lines in the Sacramento Valley, California Abstract Distribution power lines are placed high overhead, safely out of human reach; however, for birds, these...

  8. The Wellcome Trust Centre for Cell Biology

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    Edinburgh, University of

    Arulanandam 8 Jean Beggs 10 Adrian Bird 12 Atlanta Cook 14 William C. Earnshaw 16 Kevin G. Hardwick 18 Lea A

  9. September 5, 1998 Science News -- online Love's Dynamics For ...

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    Sep 5, 1998 ... [Her I seem to hear, hearing bough and wind's caress, as birds and leaves lament, as murmuring flees the streamlet coursing through the ...

  10. Search for: All records | SciTech Connect

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    with high efficiency, yield and infrastructure compatibility. less January 2015 Wind and Solar Energy Curtailment Practices (Presentation) Bird, L. ; Cochran, J. ; Wang, X....

  11. Structure and Receptor Specificity of an Avian Flu Antigen

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    epizootic levels in domestic fowl in a number of Asian countries, including China, Vietnam, Thailand, Korea, Indonesia, Japan, and Cambodia, and has now spread to wild bird...

  12. Object Segmentation by Alignment of Poselet Activations to Image Contours Thomas Brox1, Lubomir Bourdev23, Subhransu Maji2, Jitendra Malik2

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    of subcategories boat sailboat, ocean liner, motorboat aeroplane propeller plane, jet, military aircraft bird to the image edges with variational optical flow Competitive spatial integration Dealing with overlapping

  13. A high-elevation, multi-proxy biotic and environmental record...

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    salamanders, otters, muskrats, minks, rabbits, beavers, frogs, lizards, snakes, fish, and birds. The combination of macro- and micro-vertebrates, invertebrates, terrestrial...

  14. "Title","Creator/Author","Publication Date","OSTI Identifier...

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    salamanders, otters, muskrats, minks, rabbits, beavers, frogs, lizards, snakes, fish, and birds. The combination of macro- and micro-vertebrates, invertebrates, terrestrial...

  15. TITLE AUTHORS SUBJECT SUBJECT RELATED DESCRIPTION PUBLISHER AVAILABILI...

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    including salamanders otters muskrats minks rabbits beavers frogs lizards snakes fish and birds The combination of macro and micro vertebrates invertebrates terrestrial and...

  16. Search for: All records | SciTech Connect

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    salamanders, otters, muskrats, minks, rabbits, beavers, frogs, lizards, snakes, fish, and birds. The combination of macro- and micro-vertebrates, invertebrates, terrestrial...

  17. article in press

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    United States alone (Russo, 2004). In response, several measures ..... where dr and dc are the death rates of the rats and the birds respectively. In the following,.

  18. Fermilab Today

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    study bird bones. The fairly sunny and warm weather also allowed attendees to view the sun through telescopes with the help of Naperville Astronomical Association volunteers....

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    Styxosaurus and sea birds with teeth to the "T. rex of the Ocean," the 40-foot super-predator Tylosaurus. This National Geographic program playing at the Pajarito...

  20. CommentaryJuly 2005] 979 Union and Oklahoma Biological Survey,

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    the curatorship of Sievert Rohwer in 1986 and is now the second-largest such col- lection for birds in the United