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field technician resources

 

This page undergoes regular changes - check back for additional resources as they become available.

 

RESOURCES FOR BIRD SONGS AND CALLS:

The Avian Science Center has the following resources for learning western US bird songs and calls: download and save the zipped file to your computer, and extract the files.

 

DOWNLOADABLE BIRD CD's:     

WEBPAGE RESOURCES FOR BIRD SONGS:

  • Web resource for bird songs: Dendroica
  • To link to Patuxent's bird song list click here

DISTINGUISHING PACIFIC WREN (western MT) FROM WINTER WREN (eastern MT), click here.

 

 

BIRD LISTS: If you are working on one of our projects, these are the habitat specific lists of birds that are most useful to learn.

Coniferous Forest

Burned Forest

Riparian Birds - specific to the Madison and Missouri Rivers

SE Montana

SW Montana

 

PROJECT PROTOCOLS & INFORMATION:

Riverine Monitoring Protocol

bird banding and education protocol/BEVEP

Statewide BCR Monitoring Protocol

Statewide BCR Data Form

Statewide BCR Point Tracking Form

 

 

MONTANA PLANT IDENTIFICATION:

Montana Tree ID Guide (.ppt)

Montana Shrubs and Trees (pdf)

Photographic shrub ID (supplement to above guide) (.ppt)

Ocular Estimation Guide for Vegetation plots (pdf)