Branch of biology that deals with the reproduction, development and growth, anatomy, physiology, and behavior of animals.
Identifying predators and fates of grassland passerine nests using miniature video cameras [ More info] Description of the use of a miniature video-camera system deployed at nests of passerine species in North Dakota to videotape predation of eggs or nestlings by animals such as mice, ground squirrels, deer, cowbirds and others.
Illustrated field guide for assessing external and internal anomalies in fish [ More info] Links to PDF version of the field guide.
Improving strategies to assess competitive effects of barred owls on northern spotted owls in the Pacific Northwest [ More info] A scientific study has determined that survey methods designed for spotted owls do not always detect barred owls that are actually present in spotted owl habitat.
Integrated Science: Florida Manatees and Everglades Hydrology [ More info] Description of research and monitoring work proposed for 2008 to combine hydrologic models with manatee distribution and movement models near and within Everglades National Park.
Interagency Grizzly Bear Study Team (IGBST) [ More info] Description of research program for immediate and long-term management of grizzly bears (Ursus arctos horribilis) inhabiting the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem. Includes links to reports in PDF format and cooperating organizations.
Invasive crayfish in the Pacific Northwest [ More info] These organisms have negative effects on local ecosystems, but we don't yet know how extensively they have spread. Here is a key to help people identify them.
Investigating White-Nose Syndrome in Bats [ More info] Explains the nature and history of this fungal infection that is killing large numbers of bats in the northeast US.
Lead Poisoning in Wild Birds [ More info] Even though lead usage has declined due to environmental awareness and regulation, several human sources of lead continue to affect birds. Hunting ammunition and fishing gear are ingested by the birds, with toxic effects.
Managing habitat for grassland birds: a guide for Wisconsin [ More info] Guide to identification, selection, and management of grassland habitats in Wisconsin to conserve the populations of grassland birds. Includes glossary, references, bird lists, graphs, and maps.
Maps of distribution and abundance of selected species of birds on uncultivated native upland grasslands and shrubsteppe in the northern Great Plains [ More info] Links to maps of breeding distributions of bird species on grasslands and shrublands in the northern Great Plains. Maps can also be downloaded from *.zip files in HTML format.
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