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Author Brennan, Leonard A. (Leonard Alfred),
Title The upland and webless migratory game birds of Texas / Leonard A. Brennan, Damon L. Williford, Bart M. Ballard, William P. Kuvlesky Jr., Eric D. Grahmann, and Stephen J. DeMaso.
Imprint College Station : Texas A & M University Press, [2017]
Edition First edition.

Author Brennan, Leonard A. (Leonard Alfred),
Series Perspectives on south Texas.
Perspectives on south Texas.
Subject Upland game birds -- Texas.
Migratory birds -- Texas.
Game protection -- Texas.
Alt Name Williford, Damon L.,
Ballard, Bart M.,
Kuvlesky, William P., Jr.,
Grahmann, Eric D.,
DeMaso, Stephen J.,
Description 1 online resource.
Edition First edition.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Foreword / by Fred C. Bryant -- Preface -- Acknowledgments -- Historical and cultural importance of upland and webless migratory game birds in Texas -- Evolutionary and taxonomic relationships -- Sandhill crane -- Clapper rail -- King rail -- Virginia rail -- Sora rail -- American coot -- Common gallinule and common moorhen -- Purple gallinule -- Wilson's snipe -- American woodcock -- White-tipped dove -- Mourning dove -- White-winged dove -- Ring-necked pheasant -- Lesser prairie-chicken -- Gambel's quail -- Scaled quail -- Northern bobwhite -- Montezuma quail -- Wild turkey -- Plain chachalaca -- Resident and webless migratory game bird conservation in Texas and the surrounding region: joint ventures and landscape conservation cooperatives.
Note Print version record and CIP data provided by publisher.
Summary Authored by some of the state's top wildlife scientists, The Upland and Webless Migratory Game Birds of Texas presents the most up-to-date and comprehensive information covering twenty-one species of game birds. Ranging from the most well-known, like the Wild Turkey and Mourning Dove, to the marsh-loving rails and other more elusive species, these birds have widespread appeal among both hunters and birders and underscore the diverse challenges facing wildlife scientists, land managers, and conservationists in Texas today. From cultural significance to taxonomy and evolutionary history, this vo.
ISBN 1623494990
9781623494995 (electronic bk.)
OCLC # 951854826
Additional Format Print version: Brennan, Leonard A. (Leonard Alfred). Upland and webless migratory game birds of Texas. First edition. College Station : Texas A & M University Press, [2017] 9781623494988 (DLC) 2016027292.

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