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 Title Page
 Executive summary
 Acknowledgement
 Table of Contents
 List of Tables
 List of Figures
 Introduction
 Monitoring of breeding populations...
 Energetic requirements of nestling...
 Environmental and hydrological...
 Literature cited






Title: Monitoring and research on wading birds in the water conservation areas of the Everglades: the 1996 nesting season (Final annual report)
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 Material Information
Title: Monitoring and research on wading birds in the water conservation areas of the Everglades: the 1996 nesting season (Final annual report)
Physical Description: Book
Language: English
Creator: Frederick, Peter C.
Salatas, Johanna
Surdick, James
Affiliation: University of Florida -- Florida Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit -- Department of Wildlife Ecology and Conservation -- Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences
Publisher: Department of Wildlife Ecology and Conservation, University of Florida
Publication Date: November 30, 1996
 Subjects
Subjects / Keywords: University of Florida.   ( lcsh )
Ciconiiformes   ( lcsh )
Wading birds   ( lcsh )
Biotic communities -- Florida   ( lcsh )
Natural history -- Florida   ( lcsh )
Water conservation -- Florida -- Everglades   ( lcsh )
Spatial Coverage: North America -- United States of America -- Florida
 Notes
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.
 Record Information
Bibliographic ID: UF00073769
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

Table of Contents
    Title Page
        Title page
    Executive summary
        i
        ii
        iii
    Acknowledgement
        iv
    Table of Contents
        v
    List of Tables
        vi
    List of Figures
        vii
        viii
    Introduction
        Page 1
        Why have wading birds declined?
            Page 2
            i
            Page 3
            Page 4
            Page 5
            Page 6
    Monitoring of breeding populations of wading birds in the water conservation areas of the everglades
        Page 7
        The argument for monitoring wading birds
            Page 7
        Methods
            Page 8
            Study area
                Page 8
                ii
            Aerial survey flights
                Page 9
            Airboat surveys
                Page 10
            Timing and success of nesting
                Page 11
            Food habits
                Page 12
        Results
            Page 13
            Waether and hydrology
                Page 13
                Page 14
                Page 15
                Page 16
            Numbers of nesting birds
                Page 17
                Page 18
                Page 18
                iii
                iv
                v
                Page 19
                Page 20
                vi
                vii
                viii
                ix
                x
                xi
                xii
                xiii
                xiv
                xv
                xvi
                xvii
                xviii
                ixx
                xx
                xxi
                xxii
                xxiii
                Page 21
                Page 22
            Timing and success of nesting
                Page 23
                xxiv
                xxv
                xxvi
                xxvii
                xxviii
                Page 24
        Discussion
            Page 25
            Page 26
    Energetic requirements of nestling wading birds
        Page 27
        Introduction
            Page 27
            Page 28
        Methods
            Page 29
            Study sites and birds
                Page 29
            Labeled water
                Page 29
                Page 30
        Results
            Page 31
            xxix
            xxx
        Discussion
            Page 32
            Page 33
            Page 34
    Environmental and hydrological factors affecting wading bird foraging success
        Page 35
        Introduction
            Page 35
            Page 36
        Methods
            Page 37
            xxxi
            Page 38
            xxxii
            xxxiii
            xxxiv
        Results
            Page 39
            xxxv
            xxxvi
            Page 40
            Correlation analysis
                Page 41
                xxxvii
                xxxviii
                xxxix
                xl
                xli
                Page 42
        Discussion
            Page 43
            Page 44
    Literature cited
        Page 45
        Page 46
        Page 47
        Page 48
        Page 49
        Page 50
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