Rare Fauna Surveys

MNR biologists have significant experience conducting surveys for federally and state-listed endangered, threatened, and special concern fauna species. We provide ornithological surveys using both visual and auditory methods to document songbirds, raptors, shorebirds, and waterfowl. MNR also has the capacity to conduct invertebrate, reptile, amphibian, and mammal surveys.

MNR offers the following services relating to rare fauna:

  • Desktop Review for Potential Suitable Habitat
  • On-the-ground Habitat Assessment
  • Avian Point Counts, Call-Response Surveys, and Nest Monitoring
  • Prairie Butterfly & Moth Surveys
  • Karner Blue Butterfly Surveys (Level One & Level Two)
  • Insect Specimen Collection and Identification
  • Bat Habitat Evaluations
  • Reptile & Amphibian Surveys
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