Browse Prairie Research Institute by Author "O'Neal, Benjamin J."
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O'Neal, Benjamin J. (2010-05-19)Research from the last two decades has elucidated the importance of migration in the annual cycle of ducks, but many aspects of migration ecology remain poorly understood due to the difficulty of investigating movements ...
O'Neal, Benjamin J.; Stafford, Joshua D.; Larkin, Ronald P.; Warner, Richard E. (Division of Ecology and Conservation Science, 2008-05-30)We examined turnover and stopover duration in dabbling ducks at a major wetland complex in the Illinois River Valley during the fall. Using weather surveillance radar data collected at the KILX radar in Lincoln, Illinois, ...
O'Neal, Benjamin J.; Stafford, Joshua D.; Larkin, Ronald P.; Warner, Richard E. (Illinois Natural History Survey, 2009-07-20)Research from the last two decades has elucidated the importance of migration and stopover in the annual life-cycle of waterfowl.However, conservation goals and objectives for migrant waterfowl in the mid-continent have ...
Stafford, Joshua D.; O'Neal, Benjamin J.; Larkin, Ronald P.; Warner, Richard E. (Illinois Natural History Survey, 2010-04-27)The spatial and temporal patterns of migration substantially influence the ecology and conservation of ducks. For the most part though, the processes that affect when a duck leaves and where it goes remain poorly understood ...
The Plover Project: Key stopovers, abundance, and habitat associations of American golden-plovers in Illinois O'Neal, Benjamin J. (Illinois Natural History Survey, 2010-12-31)Describes the Plover Project partnerships and sampling efforts for 2009. Objectives included undergraduate research engagement, estimation of plover populations, documentation of stopover areas and hotspots.