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Title:Illinois Waterfowl Surveys and Investigations W-43-R-61
Author(s):Hagy, Heath M.; Yetter, Aaron P.; Horath, Michelle M.; Hine, Christopher S.; Osborn, Joshua M.; Ward, Michael P.
Subject(s):waterfowl
duck
carrying capacity
aerial survey
eagle
wading bird
sandhill crane
lesser scaup
canvasback
IDNR Division of Wildlife
Geographic Coverage:Illinois
Abstract:This study had the following objectives: 1) Inventory abundance and distribution of waterfowl and other waterbirds during fall migration at specific sites along the Illinois and central Mississippi rivers; 2) Investigate the ecology of canvasback and lesser scaup during spring migration in the central Illinois River valley (IRV) and Pool 19 of the Mississippi River; 3) Determine the current status (i.e., present or absent) of known great blue heron and great egret colonies and bald eagle nests in Illinois not located during spring 2012 surveys; 4) Investigate the breeding ecology of sandhill cranes in northeastern Illinois; 5) Distribute our findings to site managers and biologists, make recommendations for future management, and draw conclusions relevant to regional conservation planning
Issue Date:2014-08-30
Publisher:Illinois Natural History Survey
Series/Report:Technical Report INHS 2014 (28)
Genre:Technical Report
Type:Text
Language:English
URI:http://hdl.handle.net/2142/88849
Publication Status:unpublished
Peer Reviewed:not peer reviewed
Sponsor:IDNR Division of Wildlife W-43-R-61
Rights Information:This document is a product of the Illinois Natural History Survey, and has been selected and made available by the Illinois Natural History Survey and the University Library, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. It is intended solely for noncommercial research and educational use, and proper attribution is requested.
Date Available in IDEALS:2016-01-25
Has Version(s):http://hdl.handle.net/2142/50324


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