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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: 2

Masters Students: 9

Phd Students: 9

Post Docs: 0

University Staff: 22

5 Year Summary

Students graduated: 8

Scientific Publications: 50

Presentations: 49

 

Personnel

Funding Agencies

  • State of Colorado

Links

Montana Cooperative Wildlife Research Unit Cooperators

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