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Abundance estimates and populations modeling of the Red-tailed Hawk (Buteo jamaicensis jamaicensis) in the Luquillo Mountains: Development of annual removal estimates

Duration

June 2010 - September 2012

Narrative

Develop updated population estimates of the RTHA in the Luquillo Mountains.
- Conduct RTHA nest surveys in the Luquillo Mountains.
- Develop a population dynamics model for the RTHA in the Luquillo Mountains.
- Develop a model for maxium sustainable removal of RTHA in the Luquillo Mountains.
- Provide recommendations for RTHA management in the Luquillo Mountains.

 

Current Staff

Federal Staff: 2

Masters Students: 8

Phd Students: 2

Post Docs: 0

University Staff: 2

5 Year Summary

Students graduated: 16

Scientific Publications: 61

Presentations: 74

 

Personnel

Funding Agencies

  • U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

Links

Mississippi Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit Cooperators

  1. Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries and Parks
  2. Mississippi State University
  3. U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
  4. U.S. Geological Survey
  5. Wildlife Management Institute