Certain to become a standard reference work on any game bird-management shelf of essential books.--J.W. Hardy, Curator in Ornithology, Florida State MuseumI doubt that anyone knows the wild turkey better than Lovett Williams and David Austin. Their years of research and experience with this magnificent American game bird are crystallized in this ...
Certain to become a standard reference work on any game bird-management shelf of essential books.--J.W. Hardy, Curator in Ornithology, Florida State MuseumI doubt that anyone knows the wild turkey better than Lovett Williams and David Austin. Their years of research and experience with this magnificent American game bird are crystallized in this book. I learned more about the biology and ecology of the wild turkey and the turkey hunter in the few hours it took to read it than I had learned in a lifetime.--Herbert W. Kale II, Florida Audubon SocietyStudies of the Wild Turkey in Florida contains the results of 22 related, in-depth studies on the ecology, morphology, behavior, and management of the wild turkey in Florida. The authors describe management and research methodology invented or perfected during the course of the studies, including techniques for capturing and handling wild turkeys, radio-tracking and other markings, and observation blinds. Major topics include a description of the molting processes, reproductive behavior of the hen, life history and physical development, observation with emphasis on the nesting and brood periods, effects of sport hunting, and physical characteristics. There are recommendations for setting hunting regulations, a chapter on harvest management, and a synopsis of research and management needs.
Good. 1988, University Press of Florida. Formerly of the University of Minnesota Museum of Natural History, thus usual library markings, else a very good copy. Binding is tight, sturdy and square. No dj. Ships from Dinkytown in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Due to the size/weight of this book it is not available for expedited delivery; international shipping may cost extra.
Very Good in Fair dust jacket. 0813008743. In chipped DJ (with some loss); Blue cloth hardback. B&W photos, graphs, tables, maps. Appendix, literature cited, index; Technical Bulletin, No 10; 4to 11"-13" tall; 232 pages.
Very Good. 4to. (xxiii) 232 pp. Oversized softcover. Light edge and corner wear with a flat uncreased spine; no interior markings. Illustrated with black and white photographs, maps and charts. Published with the Florida Game and Fresh Water Fish Commission, Division of Wildlife. Technical Bulletin Number 10, the Contents are: Study Areas and General Methods-Capture Methods; Physical Characteristics; Reproductive Behavior and Performance of the Hen; Life History and Other Observations; Harvest Management; and Synopsis of Research and Management Needs; followed by appendices: Experimental Regulations at Lykes Fisheating Creek Wildlife Management Area; Dates of Hunts; and Open Season; and an index.
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