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Fallow Field Shorebird Survey

FFSS - Datasheet (2011)  
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Datasheet used to collect data on shorebirds using flooded fallow rice fields at Yolo Bypass Wildlife Area and Cosumnes River Preserve during fall.


FFSS - Protocol (2011)  
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Backgroud and instructions for collecting data, data code definitions, and how to fill out the datasheet when conducting surveys of shorebirds in flooded fallow rice fields at Yolo Bypass Wildlife Area and Cosumnes River Preserve during fall migration.


FFSS - Species Codes (2011)  
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A list of species and codes to aid in data entry.
FFSS - Blog User Guide (2011)  
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Instructions for creating creating posts and adding photos to the fallow field shorebird survey blog.
FFSS - CADC Data Entry Protocol (2011)  
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Instructions on how to create an account with CADC and how to enter your survey data online.
FFSS - Cosumnes River Preserve Site Map (2010)  
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Overview map of rice fields at the Cosumnes River Preserve with survey fields highlighted.


Map of Field 68 at Yolo Bypass Wildlife Area (2010)  
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Overview map of rice fields at the Yolo Bypass Wildlife Area with survey fields highlighted.


Yolo Wildlife Area Site Map (2010)  
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Map of survey points in Field 68 at Yolo Wildlife Area.


Shorebird Historical

Conducting the Censuses   
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Project Goals, Study Area Selection, and Study Design Considerations   
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Shorebird Monitoring Projects   
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Shorebirds and Their Non-Breeding Habitat in North American   
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Target Shorebird Species List   
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Tips for Recording Counts in the Field   
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West Coast Census Summary Form   
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West Coast Field Tally Form   
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San Francisco Bay Shorebird Survey

SFSS - Area Search Protocol for Roosting Shorebirds   
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Protocol description to obtain data on annual variation and long-term trends in wintering shorebird use of the San Francisco Bay Estuary (SF Bay).
SFSS - Datasheet   
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Datasheet used to collect data on shorebirds in the San Francisco Bay area.

Pacific Flyway Shorebird Survey

PFSS - Area Search Transect Dataform   
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Data Form for collecting data along wetland transects for the Pacific Flyway Shorebird Survey
PFSS - Area Search Transect Protocol   
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PFSS - Coastal Area Search Dataform   
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PFSS - Coastal Area Search Protocol   
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PFSS - Point Count Transect Dataform   
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Data Form for collecting data along road trasnects for the Pacific Flyway Shorebird Survey.
PFSS - Point Count Transect Protocol   
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Protocol description for Road Transects in the Central Valley.