Table 5. Mean percent of area of caribou distribution observed by Russell et al. (1992) in subzones with few or no predicted animals.

Season Number of years with valid observations % area caribou observed w. no predicted animals % area caribou observed w. < 1 % of predicted animals % area caribou observed w. < 5 % of predicted animals
Calving 6 1% 3% 7%
Postcalving 1 0% 0% 6%
Summer 1 1 0% 4% 16%
Summer 2 1 0% 1% 6%
Early fall 5 0% 3% 12%
Rut 3 0% 1% 12%
Winter 3 1% 7% 30%
Spring 3 13% 21% 40%
TOTAL 23 2% 6% 16%