Post-fledging movements of common mergansers (Mergus merganser) in Alaska (data from Pearce and Petersen 2009)-reference-data

Citation
Petersen MR, Douglas DC. 2016. Post-fledging movements of common mergansers (Mergus merganser) in Alaska (data from Pearce and Petersen 2009)-reference-data. Movebank Data Repository. https://doi.org/10.5441/001/1.3gc013f3/2
Abstract
We implanted satellite transmitters into eight juvenile Common Mergansers to investigate post-fledging movements from their natal river in southcentral Alaska. Subsequently, they moved widely throughout portions of western and southcentral Alaska up to 750 km from their natal areas during fall and winter months. Transmitters of two birds (one male and one female) continued to send location data into their second year and allowed us to determine the location and timing of the flightless molt period for each bird. Overall, our data suggest that juvenile Common Mergansers range widely immediately after fledging, that second year males and females may differ in their movement patterns, and that these movements have implications for population genetic structure of this species.
Keywords
Alaska,Argos,animal movement,animal tracking,avian migration,common merganser,juvenile dispersal,Mergus merganser,molt migration,population structure,satellite telemetry,sea duck
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@misc{001/1_3gc013f3/2,
  title = {Post-fledging movements of common mergansers (Mergus merganser) in Alaska (data from Pearce and Petersen 2009)-reference-data},
  author = {Petersen, MR and Douglas, DC},
  year = {2016},
  URL = {http://dx.doi.org/10.5441/001/1.3gc013f3/2},
  doi = {doi:10.5441/001/1.3gc013f3/2},
  publisher = {Movebank data repository}
}
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T1  - Post-fledging movements of common mergansers (Mergus merganser) in Alaska (data from Pearce and Petersen 2009)-reference-data
AU  - Petersen, Margaret R.
AU  - Douglas, David C.
Y1  - 2016/12/19
KW  - Alaska
KW  - Argos
KW  - animal movement
KW  - animal tracking
KW  - avian migration
KW  - common merganser
KW  - juvenile dispersal
KW  - Mergus merganser
KW  - molt migration
KW  - population structure
KW  - satellite telemetry
KW  - sea duck
KW  - Mergus merganser
PB  - Movebank data repository
UR  - http://dx.doi.org/10.5441/001/1.3gc013f3/2
DO  - doi:10.5441/001/1.3gc013f3/2
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