Breeding Bird Populations of a Floodplain Tallgrass Prairie in Kansas

  • Calvin L. Cink
  • Published 2010

Abstract

Breeding birds were censused yearly from 1974-1988 on a 10.1 ha floodplain tallgrass prairie, a portion of the Baker Wetlands Research Area on the south edge of Lawrence, Kansas. Dickcissels (Spiza americana) were the most abundant species, with densities about six times greater than in the Flint Hills tallgrass prairie (149 territorial maleslkm2 VS. 251… (More)

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