The first step in strategically implementing habitat conservation is to determine priority species and develop population objectives for those species; this ultimately tells us how much habitat is needed to sustain bird population at goal levels. The NGPJV Technical Comittee prepared a comprehensive summary of Priority Species in 2012 that outlined reasons for concern, data needs and suggested managmenet actions. 

NGPJV_Priority_Birds_Report__2012_v2.pdf