Wildlife Survey

Publications (sorted by year and lead author)

Range-Wide Population Size of the Lesser Prairie-Chicken

Report 2012 – 2013

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Golden Eagle Survey

A Survey of Golden Eagles (Aquila chrysaetos) in the Western US, 2006-2013. Prepared for U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. Final Report. 2013.

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Monitoring Abundance of Golden Eagles in the Western United States

Nielson, R. M., Mcmanus, L., Rintz, T., Mcdonald, L. L., Murphy, R. K., Howe, W. H. and Good, R. E. (2014), Monitoring abundance of golden eagles in the western United States. The Journal of Wildlife Management, 78: 721–730. doi: 10.1002/jwmg.704

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Sage Grouse

LeBeau, C. 2012. Evaluation of greater sage-grouse reproductive habitat and the response to wind energy development in south-central, Wyoming. Thesis, University of Wyoming, Laramie, USA.

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Long-Billed Curlew Survey

Population Survey for Long-billed Curlews (Numenius americanus) in the Western United States and Canada. Prepared for U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. Final Report. 2007.

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Mountain Plover Surveys

Distribution of Mountain Plovers in the Powder River Basin, Wyoming. Prepared for the Bureau of Land Management. Final Report. February 22, 2002.

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Mountain Plover Surveys

Prepared for U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. September 25, 2000.

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Ring-necked Pheasant

Nielson, R. M., L. L. McDonald, J. P. Sullivan, C. Burgess, D. S. Johnson, and S. Howlin. 2006.
Estimating response of the ring-necked pheasant (Phasianus colchicus) to the Conservation Reserve Program. Technical report prepared for US Department of Agriculture Farm Service Agency, Contract Number 53-3151-5-8059, Western EcoSystems Technology, Inc., 2003 Central Avenue, Cheyenne, WY 82001.

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Bird and Bat Fatality Monitoring

Bird and Bat Fatality Monitoring of Six Un-guyed, Unlit Cellular Telecommunication Towers within the Coconino and Prescott National Forests, Arizona: 2006 Season Results. December 15, 2006.

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Rafinesque’s Big Eared-Bat

Clement, M.J. and S.B. Castleberry. 2012. Summer tree roost selection by Rafinesque’s big-eared bat. Journal of Wildlife Management. doi: 10.1002/jwmg.456

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Sage Grouse

Johnson, G.D., C.W. LeBeau, R. Nielsen, T. Rintz, J. Eddy, and M. Holloran. 2012. Greater Sage-Grouse Habitat Use and Population Demographics at the Simpson Ridge Wind Resource Area, Carbon County, Wyoming. Final Report: April 2009 – March 2011. Prepared for EDP Renewables, Houston, Texas, and US Department of Energy, Golden, Colorado. Prepared by Western EcoSystems Technology, Inc. (WEST), Cheyenne, Wyoming, and Wyoming Wildlife Consultants, LLC, Pinedale, Wyoming. April 17, 2012.

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Lesser Prairie Chicken Survey

McDonald, L.L., J. Griswold, T. Rintz, G. Gardner. 2012. Results of the 2012 Range-wide Survey of
Lesser Prairie-chickens (Tympanuchus pallidicinctus). Prepared for the Western Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies c/o Bill Van Pelt WAFWA Grassland Coordinator Arizona Game and Fish Department 5000 W. Carefree Highway Phoenix, Arizona 85086.

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