On Bobwhites

Texas A & M University Press
  • erschienen am 15. Februar 2006
  • Buch
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  • Softcover
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  • 213 Seiten
978-1-58544-538-7 (ISBN)
Bobwhite quail are one of America's favorite game birds. Because quail hunting can bring in valuable Income, landowners and game managers value these birds and encourage them wherever the habitat is suitable. Although biologists have studied bobwhites since the 1920s and have amassed an awesome base of information about this species, their knowledge has not been made widely available to landowners, hunters, and other lay readers. Fred S. Guthery, one of the leading experts on bobwhite quail in the Southwest and southern Midwest, provides a wealth of useful and interesting information in this volume. He offers new experiences and perspectives, based on the latest research, along with a review of his well-known writings and insights from the past fifteen years of observation. Guthery has concentrated most of his work on the Southwest, but this book provides information about all the areas that bobwhites inhabit and also includes information on the related species, Gambel's quill, Because the biology of quail and principles of their management are very general, the Information presented in this book will have application everywhere bobwhites are known. Wildlife managers, landowners, hunters, and anyone else interested in ensuring that quill thrive on their property will find this an accessible and valuable contribution by a leader in the field.
  • Englisch
  • College Station
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  • USA
  • Für höhere Schule und Studium
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  • Für Beruf und Forschung
28 illustrations, index
  • Höhe: 235 mm
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  • Breite: 157 mm
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  • Dicke: 17 mm
  • 390 gr
978-1-58544-538-7 (9781585445387)
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FRED S. GUTHERY is professor and holder of the Bollenbach Chair in the Department of Forestry, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater.

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