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Texas Bobwhites: A Guide to Their Foods and Habitat Management

Field / Identification Guide

By: JA Larson, TE Fulbright, LA Brennan, F Hernandez and FC Bryant

288 pages, 288 col photos, 92 maps, figs, tabs

University of Texas Press

Paperback | Sep 2010 | #187093 | ISBN-13: 9780292722781
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Hardback | Feb 2011 | #187092 | ISBN-13: 9780292723696
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About this book

Northern bobwhites are one of the most popular game birds in the United States. Managing and expanding bobwhite habitat makes good sense economically, and it benefits the environment as well. The rangelands and woodlands of Texas that produce quail also support scores of other species of wildlife.

This book serves as a field guide to the seeds commonly eaten by northern bobwhites, as well as a handbook for conserving and improving their habitat.


Preface; Acknowledgments; 1. Introduction: Why This Book Is Needed and Why It Is Important; 2. Food Habits and Nutrition of the Northern Bobwhite; 3. Common Seeds Eaten by Bobwhites; 4. Northern Bobwhite Habitat Management and Restoration; 5. Exotic Grasses: A Growing Problem for Northern Bobwhites; Appendix 1: Other Plant Species Seeds Reported in Northern Bobwhite Diets in Texas; Appendix 2: Other Wildlife That Utilize Seeds Eaten by Northern Bobwhites; Appendix 3: Common and Scientific Names of Plants and Animals Mentioned in Text; Glossary; References; Index

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