Birds; Grasslands; Migratory birds; Perching birds; Research; Species of concern;
This is a description of the molt and aging criteria for four grassland passerines. The species covered are Sprague's Pipit, Grasshopper sparrow, Baird's sparrows, and Chestnut-collared Longspurs. Molt information is important for determining...
Blue-winged Teal (Anas discors; BWTE) are the
second most abundant duck (family Anatidae)
species in North America and are widely distributed
(Rowher et al. 2002). Its breeding range stretches from the southern high-plains of New Mexico
Sunkhaze Meadows National Wildlife Refuge and Carlton
Pond Waterfowl Production Area are managed by the U.S. Fish and
Wildlife Service (USFWS, Service, we, our) as part of the National Wildlife Refuge System
(Refuge System). The Refuge System...