ecology and management of the wild turkey in Missouri by P. D. Dalke

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Statementby Paul D. Dalke, A. Starker Leopold, David L Spencer.
SeriesTechnical bulletin (Conservation Commission) -- 1
ContributionsLeopold, A. Starker 1913-, Spencer, David L.
LC ClassificationsSF507 .D35
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Pagination86 p. :
Number of Pages86
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Open LibraryOL21709898M

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OCLC Number: Description: 86 pages: illustrations, maps ; 23 cm. Contents: Status of the wild turkey in Missouri. Distribution and abundancy ; Present turkey population ; Factors affecting distribution and abundance of turkeys --Ecological ition and organization of winter flocks ; Winter flock range ; Influence of woods operations ; Food habits ; Breeding habits.

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Not much more than a half century ago, Missouri's wild turkey population was in danger of disappearing from the landscape. By the early s, it was estimated that fewer than 2, turkeys were left in only 14 Missouri counties. Their restoration is one of the state's great conservation success ri is home to the eastern subspecies of wild turkey, one of five subspecies native to.

This information, coupled with the management techniques found on the Wild Turkey Habitat Management page, are aimed to give landowners and managers the information needed to provide ideal habitat conditions for turkeys.

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By the early s, it was estimated that fewer than 2, turkeys were left in. Population ecology of the eastern wild turkey in northern Missouri (Wildlife monographs) Paperback – January 1, by Larry D Vangilder (Author) See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions.

Price New from Used from Author: Larry D Vangilder. The National Wild Turkey Federation and the Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks are collaborating to improve habitat and hunting quality in the Charles Ray Nix Wildlife Management Area.

Get this from a library. Population ecology of the eastern wild turkey in northern Missouri. [Larry D Vangilder; Eric Kurzejeski; Wildlife Society,] -- "The success of eastern wild turkey (Meleagris gallopavo silvestris) restoration programs in the Midwest has led to dramatic increases in occupied range.

Habitats with limited forest land, once. Check out this excellent quail management guide for landowners and biologists. Even though the book is written for Alabama quail fans, the guide is still appropriate and a “must-have” for Missouri quail enthusiasts.

It doesn’t make a difference--nesting, brooding and shrubby cover is the same for quail in Alabama and Missouri. Adult wild turkey males are very large and dark with a bare, red and blue head, with red wattles on the throat and neck. They have long legs. The feathers are bronzy and iridescent.

Males, and some females, have a tuft of hairlike feathers (a “beard”) in the middle of. Wild Turkey Biology & Management Research Books & Bulletins # Title: Author: Date Pub.

The Ecology & Management of the Wild Turkey in Missouri: turkey behavior and biology, the latest wild turkey research for hunters, equipment, destinations, and hunting ethics. Woodlands Management To provide a dependable source of woodland forage for turkeys, landowners should strive for an equal distribution of age and size classes of trees on their timbered lands.

Or, try to manage woodlands so approximately one-third of a timbered tract is in small trees, one-third in pole-sized trees, and one-third in mature sawlogs. The wild turkey (Meleagris gallopavo) is an upland ground bird native to North America, one of two extant species of turkey, and the heaviest member of the diverse is the same species as the domestic turkey, which was originally derived from a southern Mexican subspecies of wild turkey (not the related ocellated turkey).Although native to North America, the turkey probably got Class: Aves.

In Missouri, wild turkeys were found in large numbers throughout. the state. From until abouthistorians recorded “too many wild turkeys even to consider raising tame birds” and “turkeys so numerous and easily obtained as to be scarcely worthy of consideration.” Sixty years later the Missouri turkey population had beenFile Size: 1MB.

Wild Turkey (Meleagris gallopavo) November Fish and Wildlife Habitat Management Leaflet Number 12 General Information The wild turkey is a large, gallinaceous game bird repre-sented by five subspecies throughout the United States.

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Little was known about the biology of turkeys at this time, and the publication of the The Wild Turkey in Virginia, co-authored by Henry Mosby and Charles Handley innot only answered basic questions about the biology of turkeys and factors that influence populations but also had a large impact on wildlife research and management.

Through. Don’t believe me, then ask Ray Eye or any other old Missouri turkey hunter. The plan as written contains good wild turkey ecology information and is a must read for all Wisconsin turkey hunters. However, it is, perhaps intentionally vague about specific future management strategies.

this subject refer to The Wild Turkey Biology and Management, edited by Jim Dickson. The book is available for $ from the National Wild Turkey Federation, by clicking here or calling THE-NWTF. The Get in the Game CD-ROM is also available through the NWTF’s online Turkey Shoppe.

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When Europeans. take the wild turkey management program into the next decade. This plan serves as a step toward this broader approach to wild turkey management that will allow us to more effectively embrace the interests and concerns of all Wisconsin citizens.

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