Managing American Oystercatcher (Haematopus palliatus) population growth by targeting nesting season vital rates.

Authors: 

Felton, S.K., Hostetter, N.J., Pollock, K.H., & Simons, T.R.

Publication source: 
BioOne
Year: 
2016
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Publication summary: 

In North Carolina, USA, management to conserve the American Oystercatcher (Haematopus palliatus) targets component vital rates related to fecundity, specifically nest and chick survival. We used a 3-stage deterministic matrix model to determine the current state of the oystercatcher population in North Carolina and assess the effectiveness of current management strategies in sustaining the population.

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