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Linking Snail Kite Foraging Activity, Habitat Quality, and Critical Demographic Parameters to Guide Effective Conservation

Duration

June 2010 - April 2012

Narrative

Recent demographic studies reveal alarming trends in the snail kite population in Florida. Kite numbers have drastically declined since 1999, with the population essentially halving from 2000 to 2002 and again from 2006 to 2008.

 

Current Staff

Federal Staff: 102

Masters Students: 247

Phd Students: 163

Post Docs: 55

University Staff: 266

5 Year Summary

Students graduated: 722

Scientific Publications: 1960

Presentations: 4355

 

Personnel

  • Wiley KitchensPrincipal Investigator
  • Christa ZweigCo-Principal Investigator
  • Robert FletcherCo-Principal Investigator
  • Jean OlbertStudent
  • Kyle PiasStudent

Funding Agencies

  • USGS

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