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Behaviour and the regulation of numbers in blue grouse

J. F. Bendell

Behaviour and the regulation of numbers in blue grouse

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Published by Queen"s Printer in Ottawa .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Blue grouse -- Behavior.,
  • Bird populations.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby J. F. Bendell and P. W. Elliott.
    SeriesCanadian Wildlife Service. Report series, no. 4, Report series (Canadian Wildlife Service) ;, no. 4.
    ContributionsElliott, P. W., joint author.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsSK351 .C37 no. 4
    The Physical Object
    Pagination76 p.
    Number of Pages76
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4365389M
    LC Control Number78435910

    This monograph is about blue grouse (Dendragapus obscurus). Designed as a reference work, it documents and reviews much of what is known about the biology and natural history of this bird.


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Richard Harington. Spacing Behavior and Population Regulation in Female Blue Grouse Author: SUSAN J. HANNON, FRED C. ZWICKEL Created Date: The demography, behavior, and genetics of a population of blue grouse (Dendragapus obscurus) that colonized an area from which most grouse were removed were compared with those of grouse on a.

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A large, dark forest grouse of inland regions of the western U.S. and Canada. Until recently, this and the Sooty Grouse were considered to make up one species under the name Blue Grouse.

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A SNARE FOR CAPTURING BLUE GROUSE FRED C. ZWICKEL, Department of Zoology, University of British Columbia, Vancouver1 Behaviour and the regulation of numbers in blue grouse.

Canadian Wildl. Ser. (In press.) mortality and the regulation of numbers in blue grouse. Manuscript submitted to Cana-dian J. Zool. Bendell, J F, an d Elliot P, W ( Behaviour) and the Regulation of Numbers in Blue Grouse Canadia Wildlifn Service e Reprin Seriet s Berger, D D, Hamerstrom F, an Hamerstromd F N, Jr ( Th) effece otf raptors on praine chicken osn booming ground Js Wildl Manag, 27, Anim.

Behav.,39, Lek behaviour in birds: do displaying males reduce nest predation. JOHN B. PHILLIPS Department of Biology, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN, U.S.A. Abstract. Male lek display in birds may reduce nest-related predation by decoying predators away from nests and alerting incubating females when a predator is Cited by: 9.

Contrary to what one might expect, blue grouse move upslope with the onset of winter, to feed on the needles of conifers, and sometimes roost under the snow. In May and June they return to lower breeding grounds in open woods, where, with fanned tail tipped forward, head drawn back, and wings dragging on the ground.

The blue grouse is 15 to 21 inches in length. The male blue grouse is gray to bluish-gray with a red to yellow-orange comb over its eyes. It has a yellow neck sac surrounded by white. The female is spotted brown with a dark tail. Male blue grouse in the rockies have a red neck sac instead of a yellow one.

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Behaviour and the regulation of numbers of blue grouse. Canadian Wildlife Service Report Series, No. 4, Ottawa ().Cited by: 2. A Bibliography of Blue Grouse Kieth E. Severson The amount of literature on wildlife species and their habitats has accumulated to a point where it is difficult for field biologists and many researchers to maintain reference libraries.

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Dusky Grouse feed most heavily very early in the morning and again near dusk, mostly on the ground except when eating buds, shoots, leaves, or fruit from taller. Territoriality and breeding behavior of a. popu~ lation of blue grouse in Montana. Condor 60(3) Blais, J.

R., and Parks, O. H., Interaction of evening grosbeak (Hesperiphona vespertina) and spruce budworm (Choristoneura. fumi~ ferana [Clem]) in a localized budworm outbreak treated with DDT in Quebec.

Can. Zoo1. 42(6. The Dusky Grouse (until recently known as the Blue Grouse) is the largest of Montana's three species of mountain grouse. Both sexes have long, square tails which are unbarred. Males have slate-colored upper parts, white-based neck feathers around the air sacs, and yellow-orange eye combs.

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Number of stations in which male vocalizations increased or decreased after a taped cackle regulation and copulation. These processes overlap in time. Thus, aggression or spacing behavior can The reproductive behavior of Blue Grouse.

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Northern form is grayer. Note: Citations are based on reference standards. However, formatting rules can vary widely between applications and fields of interest or study. The specific requirements or preferences of your reviewing publisher, classroom teacher, institution or organization should be applied.

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