Hubbard Brook Birds


Bird Abundances at Hubbard Brook (1969-2010) and on three replicate plots (1986-2000) in the White Mountain National Forest.

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Site Location: Hubbard Brook Experimental Forest, White Mountain National Forest, West Thornton, New Hampshire, USA

Spatial Scale of data: a total of four 10-hectare plots

Timespan: 1969-2010

Sampling Frequency: Numerous censusing efforts between May and July each year

Data collection summary: A combination of timed censuses, territory mapping, mist-netting, and detailed observations were used to determine bird abundances. Methods are described in Holmes, R.T., and Sturges, F.W. 1975. Bird community dynamics and energetics in a northern hardwoods ecosystem. J. Anim. Ecol. 44:175-200.

Data Collected: Species, abundance per 10-ha

Acquiring & Using data: Downloadable from above website (requires form entry and acceptance of conditions).

Publications using these data from the Hubbard Brook Ecosystem Study must include the following paragraph: Some data used in this publication were obtained by scientists of the Hubbard Brook Ecosystem Study; this publication has not been reviewed by those scientists. The Hubbard Brook Experimental Forest is operated and maintained by the Northeastern Research Station, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Newtown Square, Pennsylvania. Please note that data sharing and availability policy varies among the datasets available. Publishers of Hubbard Brook data are encouraged to contact the original data provider to obtain information for an acknowledgement of the original funding source of the research.

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