Table 2.

Nesting bird species, number of nests established in both years combined for each of the three principal treatment units, and number of nests per unit area for each unit on the right-of-way on the State Game Lands 33 Research and Demonstration Area, Centre County, Pennsylvania.

Bird speciesHandcutLow-volume basalMowing + herbicide
Indigo bunting183
Field sparrow062
Gray catbird420
Eastern towhee122
Common yellowthroat011
Chestnut-sided warbler030
American robin210
Red-eyed vireo110
Cedar waxwing010
Total number of species594
Total number of nests9258
Number of nests/ha/yr3.811.45
Number of nests/ac/yr1.54.62