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Waterfowl Management Handbook


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13.1 Waterfowl Ecology
13.1.1 Nutritional Values of Waterfowl Foods
13.1.2 Life History traits and Management of the Gadwall
13.1.3 Life History Strategies and Habitat Needs of the Northern Pintail
13.1.6 Life History and Habitat Needs of the Wood Duck
13.1.8 Life History and Management of the Blue-winged Teal
13.1.11 Life History Traits and Habitat Needs of the Redhead
13.1.15 Life History and Habitat Needs of the Black Brant
13.2 Population Management
13.2.1 Waterfowl Use of Wetland Complexes
13.2.2 The North American Waterfowl Management Plan: A New Approach to Wetland Conservation ( rev. 1993)
13.2.3 Waterfowl Diseases: Causes, Prevention, and Control
13.2.4 Avian Botulism: Geographic Expansion of a Historic Disease
13.2.5 Avian Cholera: A Major New Cause of Waterfowl Mortality
13.2.6 Lead Poisoning: The Invisible Disease
13.2.7 Identifying the Factors that Limit Duck Production
13.2.8 Rescue and Rehabilitation of Oiled Ducks
13.2.10 Decoy Traps for Ducks
13.2.11 Increasing Waterfowl Nesting Success on Islands and Peninsulas
13.2.12 Artificial Nest Structures for Canada Geese
13.2.14 Management of Habitat for Breeding and Migrating Shorebirds in the Midwest
13.2.15 Human Disturbances of Waterfowl: Causes, Effects, and Management
13.3 Wetlands Ecology
13.3.1 Invertebrate Response to Wetland Management
13.3.2 Initial Considerations for Sampling Wetland Invertebrates
13.3.3 Aquatic Invertebrates Important for Waterfowl Production
13.3.5 Ecology of Northern Prairie Wetlands
13.3.6 Ecology of Montane Wetlands
13.3.7 Ecology of Playa Lakes
13.3.14 Detrital Accumulation and Processing in Wetlands
13.4 Habitat Management
13.4.1 Considerations of Community Characteristics for Sampling Vegetation
13.4.2 Economic and Legal Incentives for Waterfowl Management on Private Lands
13.4.3 Managing Agricultural Foods for Waterfowl
13.4.4 Habitat Management for Molting Waterfowl
13.4.5 A Technique for Estimating Seed Production of Common Moist-soil Plants
13.4.6 Strategies for Water Level Manipulations in Moist-soil Systems
13.4.7 Managing Beaver to Benefit Waterfowl
13.4.8 Options for Water-level Control in Developed Wetlands
13.4.9 Preliminary Considerations for Manipulating Vegetation
13.4.10 Control of Willow and Cottonwood Seedlings in Herbaceous Wetlands
13.4.11 Control of Purple Loosestrife
13.4.12 Control of Phragmites or Common Reed
13.4.13 Management and Control of Cattails
13.4.18 Chufa Biology and Management

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