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Factors associated with duck nest success in the prairie pothole region of Canada

@article{Greenwood1995FactorsAW,
  title={Factors associated with duck nest success in the prairie pothole region of Canada},
  author={R. Greenwood and A. Sargeant and D. Johnson and L. M. Cowardin and T. Shaffer},
  journal={Wildlife Monographs},
  year={1995},
  volume={128},
  pages={1-57}
}
  • R. Greenwood, A. Sargeant, +2 authors T. Shaffer
  • Published 1995
  • Biology
  • Wildlife Monographs
  • Populations of some dabbling ducks have declined sharply in recent decades and information is needed to understand reasons for this. During 1982-85, we studied duck nesting for 1-4 years in 17 1.6 by 16.0-km, high-density duck areas in the Prairie Pothole Region (PPR) of Canada, 9 in parkland and 8 in prairie. We estimated nest-initiation dates, habitat preferences, nest success, and nest fates for mallards (Anas platyrhynchos), gadwalls (A. strepera), blue-winged teals (A. discors), northern… CONTINUE READING
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