Greater Sage-Grouse (Centrocercus Urophasianus) Select Habitat Based on Avian Predators, Landscape Composition, and Anthropogenic Features

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Dinkins, Jonathan B. ; Conover, Michael R. ; Kirol, Christopher P. ; Beck, Jeffrey L. ; Frey, S. Nicole (2014)
  • Publisher: Hosted by Utah State University Libraries
  • Subject: brood-site selection; corvid; habitat use; Greater Sage-Grouse; nest-site selection; predator avoidance; predation risk; raptor | Life Sciences

Prey species minimize the risk of predation directly by avoiding predators and indirectly by avoiding risky habitat. Habitat loss and fragmentation have been prevalent in Greater Sage-Grouse (Centrocercus urophasianus; hereafter “sage-grouse”) habitat, which has necessi... View more
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