The Economic Value of Viewing Migratory Shorebirds on the Delaware Bay: An Application of the Single Site Travel Cost Model Using On-Site Data

The Economic Value of Viewing Migratory Shorebirds on the Delaware Bay: An Application of the Single Site Travel Cost Model Using On-Site Data

Primary Country: United States
Ecosystem: species
Sample Value Estimates:
recreation demand using data from an on-site survey of recreational birders who had visited southern Delaware during the month–long annual horseshoe crab/shorebird spring migration in 2008.
  1. $32 - $142/trip/household: daytrips per trip
  2. $131 - $582/season/household: daytrips over the season
Region: Americas / Atlantic

Publication information

Edwards, P. Parsons, G.Myers, K. “The Economic Value of Viewing Migratory Shorebirds on the Delaware Bay: An Application of the Single Site Travel Cost Model Using On-Site Data” Human Dimensions of Wildlife, 16:6, 435-444, 2011

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