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Duck breeding ecology and harvest characteristics on Grand River Marsh Wildlife Area

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Wheeler, William E.; Gatti, Ronald C.; Bartelt, Gerald A.. Hine, Ruth L., 1923-, Editor
Duck breeding ecology and harvest characteristics on Grand River Marsh Wildlife Area
(Technical bulletin (Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources), No. 145)
Madison, Wisconsin: Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources, 1984
49 pages : illustrations, maps ; 28 cm

Breeding ducks were studied from 1977-81 on the Grand River Marsh Wildlife Area (GRM) and the Grand River Extensive Area (GREA), a 50-mile square block of land surrounding the GRM. The 2,500-mile2 study area includes parts of Adams, Columbia, Dodge, Fond du Lac, Green Lake, Marquette, Sauk, Waushara and Winnebago counties in southeastern Wisconsin.

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Contents

[Cover]

Abstract

Contents, p. [1]

Introduction, p. 2

Study area, pp. 3-4

Methods, pp. 5-7

Results and discussion, pp. 8-42

Summary and future considerations, pp. 43-45

Appendix A: Scientific names of plants and animals cited, p. 45

Appendix B: Invertebrate sampling, p. 46

Appendix C: Blue-winged teal nesting success, pp. 46-47

Appendix D. Mean nest initation dates of hatched and predator destroyed nests at Grand River Marsh, 1977-81, p. 47

Appendix E: Hunting regulations, p. 47

Literature cited, pp. 48-49 ff.

Acknowledgments

[Cover]


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