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The Birds of the Nebraska Sandhills

ByPaul JohnsgardJosef Kren

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This book provides basic information on all the species of birds that have been reliably reported from the Nebraska Sandhills region as of 2020. They include 46 permanent residents, 125 summer breeders, 125 migrants, and 102 rare or accidental species, totaling 398 species. Information on status, migration, and habitats is provided for all but the very rare and accidental species. There are also descriptions of 46 refuges, preserves, and other public-access natural areas in the region and seven suggested birding routes. The text contains more than 90,000 words and over 250 literature references along with more than 20 drawings, 9 maps, and 32 photographs by the authors. Preface • The Nebraska Sandhills and Their Unique Wetlands • The Drums of April and the Dances of Life • Biological Profiles of Some Typical Sandhills Birds • Introduction: Natural History of the Nebraska Sandhills • Geography • Lakes and Rivers • Wetlands • Landscape Ecology • Climate • Birds and Humans in the Nebraska Sandhills • Human Impacts on Birds • Ornithological Research and Regional Birding • Species Accounts • Refuges, Preserves, and Other Natural Areas in the Sandhills Region • Suggested Birding Routes in the Western and Central Nebraska Sandhills • References

Details

Publication Date
Nov 16, 2020
Language
English
ISBN
9781609621810
Category
Travel & Adventure
Copyright
All Rights Reserved - Standard Copyright License
Contributors
By (author): Paul Johnsgard, By (author): Josef Kren

Specifications

Pages
202
Binding
Paperback
Interior Color
Color
Dimensions
US Letter (8.5 x 11 in / 216 x 279 mm)

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