publication . Doctoral thesis . 2012

Evaluation of landscape level habitat characteristics of golden eagle habitat in Northwestern Mexico

Bravo Vinaja, Maria Guadalupe;
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  • Published: 20 Sep 2012
  • Publisher: Virginia Tech
  • Country: United States
Abstract
Golden eagles (Aquila chrysaetos canadensis Linnaeus 1758) are declining in some areas throughout their Nearctic range (Sauer et al. 2011). This reduction is linked to changes in their habitat caused by human activities. Golden eagles inhabit an extensive range of environments (Watson 1997, Kochert et al. 2002). In the American Continent, the golden eagleâ s range encompasses Alaska, Canada, the United States and the Northern and Central portions of Mexico. Northern golden eagle populations migrate during winter to southern grounds, crossing international boundaries of Canada, the US and Mexico and therefore, their conservation is of trilateral concern. Golden e...
Subjects
free text keywords: Mexico, species distribution models, Aquila chrysaetos, Chihuahua, golden eagle, grasslands, habitat suitability modeling
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