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Contributions of the Conservation Reserve Program to Populations of Breeding Birds in North Dakota

Table 2


Estimated Numbers of Breeding Pairs (1000's) Statewide, in Conservation Reserve Program Fields, and Percentage, in North Dakota, 1992 and 1993

Species
1992
1993
State CRP Percent State CRP Percent
Lark Bunting 1540.6 311.0 20.2 686.1 110.8 16.1
Grasshopper Sparrow 889.7 261.2 29.4 1000.8 150.3 15.0
Red-winged Blackbird 1306.1 250.2 19.2 1535.6 124.4 8.1
Savannah Sparrow 294.6 83.5 28.4 595.9 104.1 17.5
Western Meadowlark 1079.5 78.2 7.2 1440.8 82.0 5.7
Brown-headed Cowbird 555.4 81.4 14.7 772.0 59.1 7.7
Bobolink 405.0 95.5 23.6 370.9 50.0 13.5
Clay-colored Sparrow 563.6 57.5 10.2 622.2 51.1 8.2
Common Yellowthroat 196.3 27.5 14.0 375.2 26.5 7.1
Horned Lark 2412.0 27.8 1.2 3671.6 12.3 0.3
Mourning Dove 741.6 23.7 3.2 732.7 11.4 1.6
Sedge Wren 43.1 12.5 29.1 19.2 79.7 24.1
Vesper Sparrow 479.1 21.2 4.4 843.8 8.7 1.0
Baird's Sparrow 170.7 3.1 1.8 278.7 17.6 6.3
Dickcissel 73.5 19.4 26.4 30.5 0.7 2.4
Upland Sandpiper 236.2 5.5 2.3 198.2 2.9 1.5
Chestnut-collared Longspur 1350.6 4.1 0.3 1707.4 2.2 0.1
Killdeer 247.9 1.2 0.5 311.8 0.4 0.1


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