Northern Prairie Wildlife Research Center
|Field Form No. 9||__________|
11.2. Special linkage variables collected for NPWRC
11.3. Wetland Bird Survey, Field Form No. 9 (Appendix A)
11.3.a. Record wetland identification number, date, observer, start time (military), % basin zone, wind velocity (mph), temperature, and % surrounding habitat within 1/4 mile.
11.3.b. From a high vantage point, record the bird species and number of birds visible in each wetland zone (i.e., open water, emergent vegetation, mudflat, wet-meadow, low prairie, flooded woody, woody vegetation, and aerial. Then approach and walk around the wetland and record the bird species and number of all birds not already recorded. Additionally, record the locations of any bird nests found. After the survey is complete record the ending time and temperature.