Grassland Bird Monitoring Program
Project name: Grassland Bird Monitoring Program
Goals : The purpose of the program is a mix of monitoring, as well as gathering a dataset to be used in the development of a bird index for the working landscape in BCR11. Ultimately, the goal is to use the data to drive conservation changes on agricultural lands.
Dataset summary : Point count data collected in the Canadian prairies. Data includes all bird detected within 200m of a point, in addition to mammal and amphibian data where detected. Weather details were recorded at each point, as well as habitat data, however the habitat data is currently housed elsewhere.
Status : Active
Year started : 2021
Years (comments) : Ongoing
Season(s) and frequency : Annual surveys during the breeding season
Frequency : Annually
Geographic area covered : Alberta, Manitoba, Saskatchewan
Primary species covered : Breeding species of BCR11
Field methods : Point counts in 400m grid