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Winter habitat use and survival of lesser prairie-chickens in West Texas

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Pirius N. Winter habitat use and survival of lesser prairie-chickens in West Texas Prairie-Chicken Habitat Use and Survival. Wildlife Society bulletin. 2013-12;37:759-765.

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The lesser prairie-chicken (Tympanuchus pallidicinctus) has experienced declines in population and occupied range since the late 1800s and is currently proposed for Federal protection under the Endangered Species Act. Populations and the distribution of lesser prairie-chickens in Texas, USA, are thought to be at or near all-time lows. Currently, there is a paucity of data on the wintering ecology of the species. We measured home range, habitat use, and survival of lesser prairie-chickens during the non-breeding seasons (1 Sep-28 Feb) of 2008-2009, 2009-2010, and 2010-2011 in sand shinnery oak (Quercus havardii) landscapes in the West Texas panhandle region. Home range size did not differ among years or between females (503 ha) andmales [...]

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doi http://www.loc.gov/standards/mods/mods-outline-3-5.html#identifier doi:10.1002/wsb.354
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