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 Title Page
 Table of Contents
 List of Tables
 List of Figures
 Executive summary
 Acknowledgement
 Introduction
 Monitoring of breeding by wading...
 Factors affecting the reproductive...
 The effect of body condition and...
 Literature cited
 Appendix I. Locations and species...






Group Title: Florida Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit Research Work Order 188
Title: Factors affecting breeding status of wading birds in the Everglades
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 Material Information
Title: Factors affecting breeding status of wading birds in the Everglades
Series Title: Florida Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit Research Work Order 188
Physical Description: 68 p. : ill., charts, maps ; 28 cm.
Language: English
Creator: Frederick, Peter C.
Heath, Julie.
Babbitt, Gregory Alan.
Fontaine, Patricia.
Affiliation: University of Florida -- Florida Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit -- Department of Wildlife Ecology and Conservation
Publisher: Department of Wildlife Ecology and Conservation, Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences, University of Florida
Publication Date: 1999
 Subjects
Subjects / Keywords: Herons, Ibis and Storks   ( lcsh )
Waterbirds   ( lcsh )
University of Florida.   ( lcsh )
Ciconiiformes -- Breeding -- Florida -- Everglades   ( lcsh )
Biotic communities -- Florida   ( lcsh )
Natural history -- Florida   ( lcsh )
Spatial Coverage: North America -- United States -- Florida -- Monroe -- Everglades National Park
North America -- United States of America -- Florida
 Notes
General Note: Co-authored by Patricia Fontaine, Julie Heath and Greg Babbitt.
General Note: "Research Work Order #188. Final report for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville, Office, P.O. Box 4970, Jacksonville, Florida."
General Note: "31 March 1999."
General Note: Includes bibliographical references (p. 54-59).
General Note: Co-authored by Patricia Fontaine, Julie Heath and Greg Babbitt. "Research Work Order #188. Final report for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville, Office, P.O. Box 4970, Jacksonville, Florida." Includes bibliographical references (p. 54-59).
Funding: This collection includes items related to Florida’s environments, ecosystems, and species. It includes the subcollections of Florida Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit project documents, the Sea Grant technical series, the Florida Geological Survey series, the Coastal Engineering Department series, the Howard T. Odum Center for Wetland technical reports, and other entities devoted to the study and preservation of Florida's natural resources.
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Bibliographic ID: UF00002181
Volume ID: VID00001
Source Institution: University of Florida
Holding Location: University of Florida
Rights Management: All rights reserved, Board of Trustees of the University of Florida
Resource Identifier: aleph - 003508530
notis - AAA2354
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Table of Contents
    Title Page
        Page 1
    Table of Contents
        Page 2
        Page 3
    List of Tables
        Page 4
    List of Figures
        Page 5
    Executive summary
        Page 6
        Page 7
        Page 8
        Page 9
    Acknowledgement
        Page 10
    Introduction
        Page 11
        Purpose of this study
            Page 11
            Page 12
            i
            ii
            Page 13
        Why have wading birds declined in the Everglades?
            Page 14
            Page 15
            Page 16
            Page 17
            Page 18
            Page 19
    Monitoring of breeding by wading birds in the WCAs of the Everglades in 1998
        Page 20
        The Everglades in 1998
            Page 20
        Introduction
            Page 20
            Page 21
        Methods
            Page 22
            Aerial surveys
                Page 22
                Page 23
            Airboat surveys
                Page 24
            Timing and success of breeding
                Page 24
            Food habits
                Page 25
                Page 26
        Results
            Page 27
            Weather patterns
                Page 27
            Hydrology
                Page 27
                iii
                iv
                v
                vi
                vii
                viii
            Nesting population
                Page 28
                ix
                x
                xi
                xii
                Page 29
                xiii
                Page 30
                Page 31
            Geographic dispersion of nesting
                Page 32
                xiv
                xv
                xvi
                xvii
            Timing of nesting
                Page 33
            Nesting success
                Page 33
            Food habits
                Page 34
                xviii
                xix
                xx
        Discussion
            Page 35
            Page 36
    Factors affecting the reproductive success of wading birds
        Page 37
        Methods
            Page 38
            Page 39
            Page 40
            Page 41
        Results and discussion
            Page 42
            Page 43
            Page 44
    The effect of body condition and food resources on breeding in captive
        Page 45
        Scarlet ibises
            Page 45
        Introduction
            Page 45
        Methods
            Page 46
            Page 47
        Results and discussion
            Page 48
            Effects of body condition on reproduction
                Page 48
                Page 49
            Sex determination using multivariate methods
                Page 50
                Page 51
            Reproductive hormone profiling
                Page 52
                Page 53
    Literature cited
        Page 54
        Page 55
        Page 56
        Page 57
        Page 58
        Page 59
    Appendix I. Locations and species composition of colonies in WCA 2 and 3 during 1998
        Page 60
        Page 61
        Page 62
        Page 63
        Page 64
        Page 65
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        Page 68
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