Browse Prairie Research Institute by Subject "dabbling ducks"

  • Hennig, Jacob (2014-09-16)
    Spring migration is an understudied, but important time for waterfowl as conditions faced during this period may affect reproductive success. Therefore, increasing our understanding of waterfowl ecology during spring is ...

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  • Smith, Randolphj V.; Stafford, Joshua D.; Yetter, Aaron P.; Whelan, Christopher J.; Hine, Christopher S.; Horath, Michelle M. (Illinois Natural History Survey, 2011-11-14)
    The Upper Mississippi River and Great Lakes Region Joint Venture (hereafter, JV) endeavors to model energetic carrying capacity to inform conservation planning in the JV region. Currently, carrying capacity models use ...

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  • Horath,Michelle M.; Yetter,Aaron P.; Stafford,Joshua D.; Hine,Christopher S.; Smith,Randolph V. (Illinois Natural History Survey, 2010-08-30)
    Study 107: AERIAL INVENTORIES OF WATERFOWL IN ILLINOIS Job 107.1: Inventories of waterfowl along the Illinois and central Mississippi rivers during fall and winter. Objectives: 1) Inventory waterfowl and American coots ...

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  • 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, ...

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  • 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 ...

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