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Table 2 Number of samples and observed and expected heterozygosities for prairie falcons sampled in Idaho and California’s San Francisco East Bay Area (East Bay), Pinnacles National Park (Pinnacles) and the Mojave Desert

From: New insights into the phylogenetics and population structure of the prairie falcon (Falco mexicanus)

  Individual sample size Age Sample type Females Males HO HE
California 89 Chicks, adults Blood 40 49 0.34 ± 0.01 0.34 ± 0.01
Northern CAa 3 Chicks Blood 0 3   
East Bay 37 Chicks, adults Blood 17 20 0.33 ± 0.01 0.32 ± 0.01
Pinnacles 32 Chicks, adults Blood 16 16 0.33 ± 0.01 0.33 ± 0.01
Mojave Desert 17 Chicks Blood 7 10 0.34 ± 0.02 0.33 ± 0.01
Idaho 14 Juveniles, adults Blood 13 1 0.35 ± 0.02 0.34 ± 0.01
  1. aObserved and expected heterozygosity were not calculated for the three individuals from Northern California
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