Grassland bird responses to land management in the largest remaining tallgrass prairie.

  title={Grassland bird responses to land management in the largest remaining tallgrass prairie.},
  author={Corina J Rahmig and William e. Jensen and Kimberly A. With},
  journal={Conservation biology : the journal of the Society for Conservation Biology},
  volume={23 2},
Extensive habitat loss and changing agricultural practices have caused widespread declines in grassland birds throughout North America. The Flint Hills of Kansas and Oklahoma--the largest remaining tallgrass prairie--is important for grassland bird conservation despite supporting a major cattle industry. In 2004 and 2005, we assessed the community, population, and demographic responses of grassland birds to the predominant management practices (grazing, burning, and haying) of the region… CONTINUE READING

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