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Author Brennan, Leonard A. (Leonard Alfred), author

Title The upland and webless migratory game birds of Texas / Leonard A. Brennan, Damon L. Williford, Bart M. Ballard, William P. Kuvlesky Jr., Eric D. Grahmann, and Stephen J. DeMaso
Edition First edition
Published College Station : Texas A & M University Press, [2017]
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Description 1 online resource
Series Perspectives on south Texas
Perspectives on south Texas
Contents Foreword / by Fred C. Bryant -- Preface -- Acknowledgments -- Historical and cultural importance of upland and webless migratory game birds in Texas -- Evolutionary and taxonomic relationships -- Sandhill crane -- Clapper rail -- King rail -- Virginia rail -- Sora rail -- American coot -- Common gallinule and common moorhen -- Purple gallinule -- Wilson's snipe -- American woodcock -- White-tipped dove -- Mourning dove -- White-winged dove -- Ring-necked pheasant -- Lesser prairie-chicken -- Gambel's quail -- Scaled quail -- Northern bobwhite -- Montezuma quail -- Wild turkey -- Plain chachalaca -- Resident and webless migratory game bird conservation in Texas and the surrounding region: joint ventures and landscape conservation cooperatives
Summary Authored by some of the state's top wildlife scientists, The Upland and Webless Migratory Game Birds of Texas presents the most up-to-date and comprehensive information covering twenty-one species of game birds. Ranging from the most well-known, like the Wild Turkey and Mourning Dove, to the marsh-loving rails and other more elusive species, these birds have widespread appeal among both hunters and birders and underscore the diverse challenges facing wildlife scientists, land managers, and conservationists in Texas today. From cultural significance to taxonomy and evolutionary history, this vo
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Subject Game protection -- Texas
Migratory birds -- Texas
Upland game birds -- Texas
Game protection.
Migratory birds.
Upland game birds.
Form Electronic book
Author Ballard, Bart M., author
DeMaso, Stephen J., author
Grahmann, Eric D., author
Kuvlesky, William P., Jr., author
Williford, Damon L., author
LC no. 2016028314
ISBN 1623494990
9781623494995 (ebook)