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Social organization of Sandhill cranes from midcontinental North America

Thomas C. Tacha

Social organization of Sandhill cranes from midcontinental North America

by Thomas C. Tacha

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Published by The Wildlife Society] in [Bethesda, Md .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Sandhill crane -- Behavior.,
  • Sandhill crane -- Behavior -- Climatic factors.,
  • Cranes (Birds) -- Behavior.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesJournal of wildlife management. V. 52, no. 4, October 1988.
    Statementby Thomas C. Tacha.
    SeriesWildlife monographs -- no. 99.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination37 p. :
    Number of Pages37
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14477087M

    The Mississippi Sandhill Cranes The Mississippi and Florida sandhill cranes were listed as rare in the list of Rare and Endangered Wildlife of the United States. After being described as a separate subspecies, the Mississippi sandhill cranes were added to the United States' List of Endangered Fish and Wildlife on June 4, Jake Valentine wrote the first Recovery Plan in ; the third. STATUS AND HARVESTS OF SANDHILL CRANES: MCP, RMP, LCRVP and EP • Dubovsky. 4 Valley of Arizona and Imperial Valley of California. LCRVP cranes have the lowest reported recruitment rate (%) of any sandhill crane population in North America (Drewien et al. ).

      The sandhill crane is a prehistoric species; one fossil dates back to million years ago, making the species older than many of today's living species of reach a height of about four.   Studies of time budgets and parental investment of Common Cranes were carried out in the years to in Northeast Germany. Having first marked young Cranes (colour rings, radio transmitters), we analysed the behaviour of parents and offspring to correlate this Cited by: 2.

    We counted Sandhill Cranes and 46 American White Pelicans in the CPRV on the 20th of April This marks another year when Sandhill Crane counts in survey week 1 (~6, on 11 February ) exceeded those in week 10 for our database, which has .   A similar age effect has been found in other large migratory birds such as sandhill crane G. Canadensis leaving the harvested rice paddies unplowed until cranes migrate north in the coming spring could help cranes to find more food in Social organization of sandhill cranes from midcontinental North America. Wildl Monogr 3– Cited by:


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SOCIAL ORGANIZATION OF SANDHILL CRANES FROM MIDCONTINENTAL NORTH AMERICA THOMAS C. TACHA1 Cooperative Wildlife Research Unit,2 Life Sciences West, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, OK Abstract: Social behavior and relationships of midcontinent sandhill cranes (Grus canadensis) were studied.

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Social organization of Sandhill Cranes from mid-continental North America. Wildlife Monographs Close Tacha ; RCD, Littlefield, C. D., M. Stern and R. Schlorff. Summer distribution, status, and trends of Greater Sandhill Crane populations in Oregon and California.

Northwestern Naturalist 75 (1) Social Organization of Sandhill Cranes from Midcontinental North America Thomas C. Tacha Monographs No. Wildlife Society. A 37 page monograph. From the abstract: "Social behavior and relationships of midcontinent sandhill cranes (Grus canadensis) were studied during winter and spring in western Texas, Nebraska, Saskatchewan, and Alaska.

With stunning color photographs, On Ancient Wings presents sandhill cranes in their wild but increasingly compromised habitats today. Over the course of five years, Michael Forsberg documented the tall gray birds in habitats ranging from the Alaskan tundra, to the arid High Plains, from Cuban nature preserves to suburban by: 2.

Behavior and habitat use of Greater Sandhill Cranes wintering in east Tennessee. Social organization of sandhill cranes. of sandhill cranes from midcontinental North America. Article. Midcontinent sandhill cranes occupy a large geographic area of central and western North America and northeastern Asia during breeding, winter, and migration.

They are a species representing a unique convergence of multiple user groups with an interest in the continued health of this population.

The Sandhill Crane is the smaller of the two native cranes seen in North America and the Whooping Crane is the bigger of the two.

Large numbers of these birds can be seen across the continent. There are a few races or sub-species of these cranes. One group which is larger in size is known as the "Greater", the smaller size is known as the "Lesser".

Found in several scattered areas of North America, Sandhill Cranes reach their peak abundance at migratory stopover points on the Great Plains. The early spring gathering of Sandhills on the Platte River in Nebraska is among the greatest wildlife spectacles on the continent, with over a quarter of a million birds present at one time.

Although they are currently very common, their dependence on. Social organization of Sandhill Cranes from midcontinental North America. Wildlife Monographs A thorough study and description of Sandhill Crane behavior. Johnsgard, P.A. Crane Music: A Natural History of American Cranes.

University of Nebraska Press. This book describes the biology of both Sandhill Cranes and Whooping Cranes. ECOLOGY OF THE FLORIDA SANDHILL CRANE -STYS Behavior Sandhill cranes are very social and often territorial birds, and thus have many postures and movements that communicate aggression, submissiveness, and courtship (Tacha ).

Behavioral displays can provide clues to the social status and reproductive stage of sandhill cranes. Additionally. A majority of sandhill cranes travel through North America’s Central Flyway, a route used by several migratory species that spans from the western Gulf Coast to.

The sandhill cranes of North America are the most abundant crane species. Migrating sandhills come in three basic sizes—greater, lesser and the mid-size Canadian. (Melissa Groo). In a recent publication (Central Flyway Webless Migratory Game Bird Technical Committee“CFMC”) regarding the Mid-Continent Population (MCP) of Sandhill Cranes, satellite telemetry studies are cited that suggest four MCP “breeding affiliations” i.e.

non-contiguous breeding sub-populations: Western Alaska-Siberia, northern Canada-Nunavut, West-central Canada-Alaska, and East-central Canada/Minnesota.

Effects of birdwatchers on sandhill crane behavior at a birding festival in southwest Colorado Article in The Southwestern Naturalist 62(4) December with 20 Reads How we measure.

REMOTE SENS. ENVIRON. () Aerial Thermal Infrared Imaging of Sandhill Cranes on the Platte River, Nebraska John G.

Sidle U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Grand Island, Nebraska Harold G. Nagel, Richard Clark, Cinde Gilbert, Donna Stuart, and Kent Willburn Department of Biology, University of Nebraska, Kearney Mark Orr th Tactical Reconnaissance Group, Nebraska Air Cited by: Social organization of sandhill cranes from Midcontinental North America.

Wildlife Monographs 3 – [Google Scholar] Tacha TC. Nesbitt SA. Vohs PA. Sandhill crane in Poole A, Stettenheim P. Gill F. editors. The birds of North America, Cited by: 1.

Migration patterns of certain flocks (down to the level of which county they are in during various times of the year, and discussion of whether Canadian Sandhill cranes constitute a separate taxonimical category of crane between the Lesser and Great Sandhills comprise much of the book/5.

Year Published: Population and harvest dynamics of midcontinent sandhill cranes. Sandhill cranes (Antigone canadensis) inhabiting the midcontinent of North America have been hunted since the s under management goals of maintaining abundance, retaining geographic distribution, and maximizing sustainable harvest.

Accompanied by the stunning photography of Thomas D. Mangelsen, A Chorus of Cranes details the natural history, biology, and conservation issues surrounding the abundant sandhill crane and the endangered whooping crane in North America.

Author Paul A. Johnsgard, one of the leading authorities on cranes and crane biology, describes the fascinating social behaviors, beautiful natural /5(5).The Crane Trust Safari is available to organizations looking to provide a unique experience for their customers/members and includes guides, lodging for guests, meals and beverages, Sandhill Crane migration viewing, nature programs & social activities.The wintering crane population numbered more than cranes in (Ma et al., ), but fewer than cranes remained in the winter survey.

Behavioural observations. The basic social unit of wintering cranes is the family and large groups consist of several families joining together (Ma et al., ). A family consists of two Cited by: