Effects of grazing on nesting by upland sandpipers in southcentral North Dakota

  title={Effects of grazing on nesting by upland sandpipers in southcentral North Dakota},
  author={Bonnie S. Bowen and A. D. Kruse},
  journal={Journal of Wildlife Management},
  • Bonnie S. Bowen, A. D. Kruse
  • Published 1993
  • Environmental Science
  • Journal of Wildlife Management
  • Grazing by livestock is often used to reduce litter, improve plant vigor, and alter plant species composition, but additional information is needed on the effects of these management practices on uplandnesting birds. Thus, we conducted an experimental study of the effect of grazing on nest density and nest success of upland sandpipers (Bartramia longicauda) in southcentral North Dakota from 1981 to 1981. Our experimental design consisted of 4 treatments and 1 control, each applied to 1 field in… CONTINUE READING
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