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Evaluation of nocturnal roost and diurnal sites used by whooping cranes in the Great Plains, United States

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Pearse, A.T., Harner, M.J., Baasch, D.M., Wright, G.D., Caven, A.J., and Metzger, K.L., 2017, Evaluation of nocturnal roost and diurnal sites used by whooping cranes in the Great Plains, United States: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2016–1209, 29 p., https://doi.org/10.3133/ofr20161209.

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Endangered whooping cranes (Grus americana) of the Aransas-Wood Buffalo population migrate through the Great Plains twice each year. Although there is much interest in conservation and management for this species, information regarding characteristics of nocturnal roost sites used during migration has been limited and based largely on incidental observations. Using high-quality location data collected concurrently, we directed a companion field study designed to characterize sites used as roost or day-use sites to augment knowledge and assist the Platte River Recovery Implementation Program in identifying migration habitat for restoration, conservation, and management actions along the Platte River in central Nebraska. We collected [...]

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doi http://www.loc.gov/standards/mods/mods-outline-3-5.html#identifier doi:10.3133/ofr20161209
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tableOfContents<ul><li>Introduction<br></li><li>Study Area<br></li><li>Methods<br></li><li>Results<br></li><li>Discussion<br></li><li>Summary<br></li><li>References Cited<br></li><li>Appendixes 1–3<br></li></ul>
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