GPS location data was collected where Eastern Population sandhill cranes occupied during breeding and wintering seasons and within migration corridors and consisted of states and provinces within the Canadian Shield, Great Lakes, Mississippi Valley, and Southeast geographic regions of North America.
The dataset consists of 29 .txt files are comma separated time stamped ASCII data files where each record has its own unique timestamp. The header line for each file contains unique variables defined in an attached readme file.
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Webless Migratory Game Bird Program; U.S Geological Survey; Northern Prairie Wildlife Research Center, the University of Minnesota; Minnesota Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit (Research Work Order no. 86); U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Migratory Bird Management Office
Fronczak, D.L., D.E. Andersen, E.E. Hanna, T.R. Cooper. 2017. Distribution and migration chronology of Eastern Population sandhill cranes. Journal of Wildlife Management. Volume 81, Issue 6
August 2017, Pages 1021–1032.
Fronczak, D.L., D.E. Andersen, E.E. Hanna, T.R. Cooper. 2015. Annual survival rate estimates of satellite transmitter-marked Eastern Population greater sandhill cranes. Journal of Fish and Wildlife Service. 2:464-471.
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Fronczak, David L; Andersen, David E.
(2017). Eastern Population of Greater Sandhill Crane Global Postioning System Data.
Retrieved from the Data Repository for the University of Minnesota,