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- Fournier, Auriel M. V.; Sullivan, Alexis R.; Bump, Joseph K.; Perkins, Marie; Shieldcastle, Mark C.; King, Sammy L.
- Journal of applied ecology 2017 v.54 no.2 pp. 618-627
- Rallus limicola, etc ; biogeography; citizen participation; coasts; cryptic species; game birds; habitat conservation; habitats; hydrogen; migratory behavior; migratory birds; models; monitoring; scientists; stable isotopes; summer; watersheds; winter; Chesapeake Bay; Great Lakes; Louisiana; North Dakota; Prairie Pothole region; Texas; Show all 24 Subjects
- ... Stable hydrogen isotope (δD) methods for tracking animal movement are widely used yet often produce low resolution assignments. Incorporating prior knowledge of abundance, distribution or movement patterns can ameliorate this limitation, but data are lacking for most species. We demonstrate how observations reported by citizen scientists can be used to develop robust estimates of species distribut ...