IMPORTANT RESULTS FROM THE
The Monitoring Avian Productivity and Survivorship
(MAPS) Program has creeated a unique database of bird banding records.
Analyses of these data have revealed demographic patterns in landbirds
and the identified relationships between landbird demographics, landscape
pattern and change, and environmental factors different phases of
the annual life cycle.
Populations - IBP's peer-reviewed
publication, Bird Populations, provides summaries of MAPS data and
results from other monitoring programs around the world.
Results Query Interface - the NBII-supported results
interface provides MAPS station information and tabulates regional
estimates of MAPS productivity indices and survivorship (1992-2006).
- The MAPS Program has produced numerous peer-reviewed
scientific papers, manuals, handbooks, non-peer-reviewed position
papers, and technical (mostly annual) reports to federal and state
agencies and private organizations.
MAPS Chat is a periodic newsletter highlighting
results and applications of MAPS monitoring:
Chat - Spring 2009
MAPS Chat - Spring 2007
MAPS Chat - Spring 2004
Images used in Spring 2004 MAPS Chat
MAPS Chat - Spring 2002
article and video - read the story of one MAPS station and see
station operations in action by clicking the video icon at the end
of the article.