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Creating Habitat Reserves for Migratory Salamanders

Suzanne C. Fowle and Scott M. Melvin

in Amphibian Declines: The Conservation Status of United States Species

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520235922
eISBN:
9780520929432
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520235922.003.0036
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology

Habitat fragmentation results in the reduction and isolation of amphibian populations and the subsequent increased risk of local extinction. While local extinctions are often part of amphibian ... More


Geographical Distribution, Ecology, and Conservation Status of Costa Rican Dry-Forest Avifauna

Gilbert Barrantes and Julio E. Sánchez

in Biodiversity Conservation in Costa Rica: Learning the Lessons in a Seasonal Dry Forest

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520223097
eISBN:
9780520937772
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520223097.003.0012
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

This chapter focuses on the Costa Rican dry-forest avifauna. It discusses the origin, distribution, habitat use, migration behavior, reproduction, and the adaptation of dry-forest birds to seasonal ... More


Habitat Use

Jonathan B. Losos

in Lizards in an Evolutionary Tree: Ecology and Adaptive Radiation of Anoles

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520255913
eISBN:
9780520943735
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520255913.003.0010
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

This chapter discusses the various aspects of the environment that are important to anoles, as well as the extent to which habitat use shifts through time. Anoles occur in many habitats, elevations, ... More


The Bat Fauna of Costa Rica’s Reserva Natural Absoluta Cabo Blanco and Its Implications for Bat Conservation: La Fauna De MurciéLagos En La Reserva Natural Absoluta Cabo Blanco (Costa Rica) Y Sus Implicaciones En La ConservacióN De La Quiropterofauna

Robert M. Timm and Deedra K. McClearn

in The Quintessential Naturalist: Honoring the Life and Legacy of Oliver P. Pearson

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520098596
eISBN:
9780520916159
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520098596.003.0012
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology

This chapter initiates a multiyear survey of bats in the reserve and the adjacent Refugio de Vida Silvestre Cueva Los Murciélagos to quantify species diversity, abundances, habitat use, seasonality, ... More


Habitat Use, Diet Choice, and Nutritional Status in Female and Male Amboseli Elephants

W. Keith Lindsay

in The Amboseli Elephants: A Long-Term Perspective on a Long-Lived Mammal

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226542232
eISBN:
9780226542263
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226542263.003.0005
Subject:
Biology, Animal Behavior / Behavioral Ecology

Individual ranging patterns and demographic performance of elephants are both strongly influenced by foraging location and success. This chapter describes a study of the time spent feeding and the ... More


Response of Greater Sage-Grouse to the Conservation Reserve Program in Washington State

Michael A. Schroeder and W. Matthew Vander Haegen

in Greater Sage-Grouse: Ecology and Conservation of a Landscape Species and Its Habitats

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520267114
eISBN:
9780520948686
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520267114.003.0023
Subject:
Biology, Ornithology

This study examined the relationship between the Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) lands and Greater Sage-Grouse (Centrocercus urophasianus) in Washington state including an assessment of population ... More


Postbreeding Period

John H. Rappole

in The Avian Migrant: The Biology of Bird Migration

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231146784
eISBN:
9780231518635
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231146784.003.0003
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

This chapter focuses on the postbreeding period in the avian migrant's annual cycle. It first discusses the five principal purposes for the postbreeding period: conduct of the prebasic molt; ... More


Distribution of South Dakota Anurans

David E. Naugle, Tate D. Fischer, Kenneth F. Higgins, and Douglas C. Backlund

in Amphibian Declines: The Conservation Status of United States Species

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520235922
eISBN:
9780520929432
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520235922.003.0041
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology

South Dakota, a state that lies in the prairie pothole region, is bisected into two nearly equal eastern and western segments by the upper Missouri River. Despite a 45% decline in wetland numbers in ... More


Improving reintroduction success of the grey partridge using behavioural studies

Elina Rantanen, David W. Macdonald, Nick Sotherton, and Francis Buner

in Wildlife Conservation on Farmland Volume 1: Managing for nature on lowland farms

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780198745488
eISBN:
9780191807558
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198745488.003.0013
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology, Ecology

Game releases for conservation could share problems and possible solutions with wildlife reintroductions, as could be the case with the iconic gamebird of conservation concern, the grey partridge. ... More


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