TITLE

COUNTING LOONS

AUTHOR(S)
Sauer, Amy
PUB. DATE
June 2007
SOURCE
New York State Conservationist;Jun2007, Vol. 61 Issue 6, p8
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents information on the annual citizen-science survey that will be conducted to monitor the loon population in and around the Adirondack Park in New York. The survey will be held on July 21, 2007. The Adirondack Cooperative Loon Program has conducted the survey since 2001. Census results contribute to scientific knowledge about long-term trends, distribution and age structure of New York's summer loon population.
ACCESSION #
25339096

 

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