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Drought but not population density influences dietary niche breadth in white-tailed deer in a semiarid environment
(Ecological Society of America, 2014-12)
A premise in ungulate foraging theory is that animals become less selective and expand the breadth of their dietary niche as the availability of palatable forage declines with increasing herbivore population density or ...
A Range-Wide Meta-Analysis of Wild Turkey Nesting Phenology and Spring Season Opening Dates
(Michigan Department of Natural Resources, 2005)
Timing of nesting is an important consideration when setting opening dates for spring male-only wild turkey (Meleagris gallopavo) hunts. We conducted a meta-analysis in which we used mean dates of incubation initiation ...
Year-round monitoring reveals prevalence of fatal bird-window collisions at the Virginia Tech Corporate Research Center
Collisions with glass are a serious threat to avian life and are estimated to kill hundreds of millions of birds per year in the United States. We monitored 22 buildings at the Virginia Tech Corporate Research Center (VTCRC) ...
A Comparison of Systematic Quadrat and Capture-Mark-Recapture Sampling Designs for Assessing Freshwater Mussel Populations
Our study objective was to compare the relative effectiveness and efficiency of quadrat and capture-mark-recapture (CMR) sampling designs for monitoring mussels. We collected data on a recently reintroduced population of ...