NESTING SUCCESS AND SURVIVAL OF VIRGINIA RAILS AND SORAS

Sora (Porzana carolina) Science Article 1

abstract

Lack of estimates of nesting success and annual survival of North American rails limits our ability to monitor rail populations, regulate harvest levels, and institute recovery programs. We here present Virginia Rail (Rallus limicola) and Sora (Porzana carolina) population trends from Breeding Bird Surveys (BBS) throughout North America

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