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Home range and habitat use of red-shouldered hawks.

Duration

September 2007 - August 2010

Narrative

The study focused on understanding the ecology of red-shouldered hawks (Buteo lineatus) near the southern extent of their breeding range and included aspects of nesting habitat selection, annual habitat selection patterns, and reproductive potential and success between February 2005 and July 2009 on the Rob and Bessie Welder Wildlife Refuge in San Patricio County Texas and the Twin Oaks Hunting Resort in Refugio County Texas.

Research Products and Activities

Peer Reviewed Publications

  • Strobel, B.N., and C.W. Boal. 2010. Regional variation in the diets of breeding red-shouldered hawks. Wilson Journal of Ornithology 122:68-74.
  • Strobel, B.N., and C.W. Boal. 2010. Red-shouldered Hawk nesting habitat preference in south Texas. Journal of Fish and Wildlife Management 1:33-37.

Thesis

  • Strobel, B.N. 2011. Reproductive success and annual habitat preference by red-shouldered hawks in southern Texas. Ph.D. Dissertation, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX.
 

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

  • Clint BoalPrincipal Investigator
  • Bradley StrobelStudent

Funding Agencies

  • Welder Wildlife Foundation

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