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Wild turkey harvest management : biology, strategies, and techniques / William M. Healy and Shawn Powell.

William Martin Healy Shawn M Powell

Sheperdstown, WV Rt. 1, Box 166, Sheperdstown 25443 : U.S. Dept. of the Interior, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service 2000

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  • Title:
    Wild turkey harvest management : biology, strategies, and techniques / William M. Healy and Shawn Powell.
  • Author: William Martin Healy
  • Shawn M Powell
  • Subjects: Wild turkey -- Counting; Upland game bird management; Turkey hunting; Turkey hunting; Upland game bird management
  • Contents: Section 1: Introduction: -- Chapter 1: Background and goals -- Section 2: Biology: -- Chapter 2: Life history -- Chapter 3: Population dynamics and models: -- Turkey population models -- Parameters used in population models -- Conclusions: Evaluation of parameters -- Section 3: Harvesting Strategies: -- Chapter 4: Spring gobblers-only harvest: -- Hunting regulations -- Decision variables and regulatory procedures -- Additional comments about decision variables -- Chapter 5: Spring gobbler harvest with limited either-sex fall harvest: -- Fall hunting regulations -- Decision variables and regulatory procedures -- Chapter 6: Maximize combined spring and fall harvests -- Section 4: Techniques: -- Chapter 7: Introduction to population estimation: -- Why measure abundance? -- Census, estimate, and index -- Scales of abundance -- Parameters, techniques, and tools -- Population index, density index, and production index -- Assumptions -- Bias, accuracy, precision, and sample size -- Observability and sampling -- Selection of an abundance estimation method -- Chapter 8: Population census: Direct winter counts: -- Background and prior use of the technique -- Assumptions -- Advantages -- Disadvantages -- Design, standardization, and quality control -- Cost and manpower requirements -- Conclusion and recommendations -- Chapter 9: Population index: Harvest data: -- Background and prior use of the technique -- Classes of removal methods -- Assumptions -- Advantages -- Disadvantages -- Design, standardization, and quality control -- Cost and manpower requirements -- Conclusion and recommendations -- Chapter 10: Population index: Brood surveys: -- Assumptions -- Sources of variation -- Other approaches -- Design and standardization -- Chapter 11: Population index: Reports from hunters: -- Background and prior use of the technique -- Assumptions -- Advantages -- Disadvantages -- Design, standardization, and quality control -- Cost and manpower requirements -- Conclusion and recommendations -- Chapter 12: Population index: Gobbling counts -- Assumptions -- Advantages -- Disadvantages -- Design, standardization, and quality control -- Cost and manpower requirements -- Chapter 13: Population estimate: Mark-recapture -- Prior use of the technique -- Assumptions -- Advantages -- Disadvantages -- Design, standardization, and quality control -- Cost and manpower requirements -- Conclusion and recommendations -- Literature cited -- Appendix A -- Appendix B -- Appendix C.
  • Publisher: Sheperdstown, WV Rt. 1, Box 166, Sheperdstown 25443 : U.S. Dept. of the Interior, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
  • Creation Date: 2000
  • Physical Description: iv, 96 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm.
  • Language: English
  • Source: 01GALI USG ALMA
  • OCLC Number: 44676265
  • NZ MMS ID: 9910003863702931
  • IZ MMS ID: 995364754102948$$IAUGUSTA
    992155134302951$$IGSWU
    9926938863902959$$IUGA
    99288444802962$$IVSU

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