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OA 75: Influence of wind energy on Swainson's hawk ecology

Duration

March 2014 - September 2017

Narrative

We are assessing the influence of wind energy development on breeding ecology and risk of mortality during migration of Swainson's hawks.

Research Products and Activities

Thesis

  • Groen, L.M. 2015. Risk of wind turbine encounters and migration patterns of Swainson's hawks (Buteo swainsoni) migrating from the plains of Texas to the pampas of Argentina. M.S. Thesis. Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX.

Presentations

  • Walker, J.R., R.S. Matlack, C.W. Boal, and J. Ray.2013. Home range determinations of nesting Swainson’s hawks: Ptts vs VHF. 49th Annual Meeting of the Texas Chapter of The Wildlife Society, Houston, TX. Feb. 2013.
  • Groen, L., C. Boal, J. Ray, and J. Walker. 2014. Movement rates of Swainson's hawks migrating from Texas to Argentina. 50th Annual Meeting of the Texas Chapter of The Wildlife Society, Austin, TX, Feb. 2014.
  • Groen, L., C.W. Boal, J. Ray, and J. Walker. 2014. Movement Rates of Swainson’s Hawks from the Plains of Texas to the Pampas of Argentina. 2014 Annual Meeting of the Raptor Research Foundation, Corpus Christi, TX, September 2014.
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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

Funding Agencies

  • BWXT Pantex/DOE

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