Corpus ID: 119037308

Construction and operation of cable-chain drag for nest searches

  title={Construction and operation of cable-chain drag for nest searches},
  author={K. Higgins and L. M. Kirsch and H. F. Duebbert and A. Klett and J. Lokemoen and H. Miller and A. D. Kruse},
  journal={Wildlife Leaflet},
  • K. Higgins, L. M. Kirsch, +4 authors A. D. Kruse
  • Published 1977
  • Geography
  • Wildlife Leaflet
  • A 1 i s t of mater ia ls necessary t o b u i l d and use a 53-m-long cable-chain drag i s presented. Techniques are described f o r searching, f ind ing, and marking nests i n a t yp i ca l area o f grass1 and. During nine nest ing seasons, 7,894 nests representing 32 species were found by searching f i e l d s w i t h cable-chain drags. Only 2% o f the nests were damaged whi le searching; most o f t h i s damage was caused by the searcher o r the vehicle, and no t by the drag. The r a t e o f… CONTINUE READING
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