The Smithsonian Migratory Bird Center is dedicated to understanding, conserving and championing the grand phenomenon of bird migration. Founded in 1991, we are located at the Smithsonian's National Zoological Park in Washington, D.C. → Join our Center
The Smithsonian Migratory Bird Center recently published a research article entitled "Using Demographic Attributes from Long-term Monitoring Data to Delineate Natural Population Structure".
Our analysis of natural population structure in breeding songbirds demonstrates that species can show substantial geographic variation in population attributes and underlying demography. We recommend managers define spatial units using natural populations when setting regional population objectives for both single and multi-species conservation plans.
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