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  • David Payer
    Arctic LCC Coordinator

    U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service
    101 12th Avenue, Rm. 110
    Fairbanks, Alaska 99701
    (907) 456-0327
  • Philip Martin
    Arctic LCC Science Coordinator

    U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service
    101 12th Avenue, Rm. 110
    Fairbanks, Alaska 99701
    (907) 456-0325

Climate Change Vulnerability of Migrating Bird Species Breeding in Arctic Alaska

Project Summary
Project CodeALCC2011-11
Project Lead(s) Wildlife Conservation Society
DescriptionThe Wildlife Conservation Society will assess the climate change vulnerability of bird species that regularly breed in substantial populations in Alaska using the NatureServe Climate Change Vulnerability Index (CCVI) tool. Initial work will focus on breeding birds in Arctic Alaska including shorebirds, waterfowl and waterbird species (loons, gulls, terns, jaegers), and land bird species (passerines, raptors, ptarmigan).
Contributing Partner(s) Kresge Foundation
LCC Funding$55,223.00
Partner Funding$43,355.00
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Dunlin (Calidris alpina) in breeding plumage.
Dunlin (Calidris alpina) in breeding plumage. Image by USFWS.
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