Table 3. Mean number of marbled godwit, western willet, and long-billed curlew nests (+ SE) found in a single nest search of a 2-km2 area in each of 9–10 survey routes from 1998 to 2000 in southeastern Alberta, where n = number of areas nest searched.

Species Year n Managed n Natural n No basins
Marbled godwit   1998 4 2.5 (0.3) 2 0 (0) 3 0 (0)
1999 4 2.5 (0.6) 3 0.7 (0.7) 3 0.3 (0.3)
2000 4 2.2 (0.5) 3 1.0 (0.6) 3 0 (0)
               
Western willet   1998 4 3.0 (0.9) 2 2.0 (2.0) 3 0 (0)
1999 4 2.2 (1.1) 3 1.7 (0.9) 3 0.7 (0.3)
2000 4 4.0 (1.9) 3 2.0 (1.2) 3 1.3 (0.7)
               
Long-billed curlew   1998 4 0 (0) 2 0.5 (0.5) 3 0 (0)
1999 4 0 (0) 3 0.3 (0.3) 3 0 (0)
2000 4 0 (0) 3 0.3 (0.3) 3 0 (0)