Articles

A geriatric population?

Our quail are ancient in quail-terms; 80% of our fall trapping sample were adults.  Because we have leg-banded birds we can identify a large segment (37%) of “old” birds (>2.5…
JeffreySorelle
December 5, 2018
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Survival

Survival was “poor” throughout the year; overall the lowest survival we’ve measured.  Several factors may have been involved, including poor cover, predation, and parasites.  Predator numbers, and their “hunting success”…
JeffreySorelle
December 5, 2018
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Dry weather

Last fall, winter and spring were terribly dry.  No winter greens bode poorly for reproduction.  A dry fall also meant poor germination of broomweed, which may have parlayed into reduced…
JeffreySorelle
December 5, 2018
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