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Development of a Winter Survey of Wilson's Snipe in the Mississippi Flyway


January 2009 - May 2011


The objectives of this study will include: 1) comparing two survey methods for counting snipe, 2) determining whether survey-specific covariates need to be included in the survey approach, 3) examining factors affecting between-year variability in individual site abundance estimates, and 4) estimate winter snipe population abundance for the Mississippi Flyway


Current Staff

Federal Staff: 2

Masters Students: 1

Phd Students: 4

Post Docs: 1

University Staff: 1

5 Year Summary

Students graduated: 17

Scientific Publications: 30

Presentations: 58



Funding Agencies

  • Arkansas Game & Fish Commission
  • Universiyt of Arkansas
  • USFWS Region 6


Arkansas Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit Cooperators

  1. Arkansas Game and Fish Commission
  2. U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
  3. U.S. Geological Survey
  4. University of Arkansas
  5. Wildlife Management Institute