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Ecology and Conservation of Lesser Prairie-Chickens

Ecology and Conservation of Lesser Prairie-Chickens

Editor: David A. Haukos, Clint Boal

Published: 2016-01-15

Publisher's Description:

  • Provides a synthesis of research of charismatic Great Plains species now imperiled by environmental degradation, loss of habitat, and human-caused ecosystem deterioration
  • Includes chapters by leading authorities with years of research experience in Great Plains wildlife biology, ecology, and ornithology
  • Provides the scientific foundation for the potential listing of lesser prairie-chickens as either "Threatened" or "Endangered"
  • Brings together disparate research on four separate metapopulations of lesser prairie-chickens
In Ecology and Conservation of Lesser Prairie-Chickens expert wildlife biologists, conservation biologists, and ornithologists cover the life history, genetics, ecology, and management strategies for lesser prairie-chickens. The volume also provides a detailed analysis of relative risks and conservation issues as well as potential conservation tools. It is a definitive reference for managers, researchers, and policy makers in the conservation of lesser prairie-chickens. The book can also be used as an authoritative source for individuals with an interest in bird biology, Great Plains ecology, or environmental science.


300 Pages - 80 B/W Illustrations


  • Language: English
  • Biogeographical Realm: Nearctic
  • Countries Covered: United States
  • Families Covered: Pheasants and allies (Phasianidae)

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  • Imprint: CRC Press
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis Group
  • Published on behalf of: Cooper Ornithological Society
  • City: Boca Raton, Florida
  • Country: United States


  • Series Title: Studies in Avian Biology
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  • Date Published: 14 Jan 2016
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  • ISBN-13: 9781482240221