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Factors influencing survival of Mountain Plover Chicks in Eastern Colorado

Duration

July 2011 - June 2013

Narrative

Field research study will provide information on the vulnerability of Mountain Plover reproductive performance on different types of habitats with the species range. Objectives are to investigate differences in the causes of mortality of Mountain Plover chicks among different habitat types - grassland with prairie dogs, grassland without prairie dogs, and agricultural fields; to provide information to assist in developing management actions for mountain plovers on public and private lands in eastern colorado.

 

Current Staff

Federal Staff: 101

Masters Students: 234

Phd Students: 160

Post Docs: 60

University Staff: 268

5 Year Summary

Students graduated: 671

Scientific Publications: 1868

Presentations: 4326

 

Personnel

Funding Agencies

  • State of Colorado

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Cooperative Research Units Program Headquarters Cooperators

  1. U.S. Geological Survey