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Observations of mallards in the parkland of Alberta

Michael F. Sorensen

Observations of mallards in the parkland of Alberta

by Michael F. Sorensen

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Published by Canadian Wildlife Service in [Ottawa] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Mallard.,
  • Birds -- Alberta.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Michael F. Sorensen.
    SeriesOccasional paper (Canadian Wildlife Service) -- no. 36.
    ContributionsCanadian Wildlife Service.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination22 p. :
    Number of Pages22
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18172916M
    ISBN 100662016009

    Did you know that there are over different birds in Alberta It is not sorted into alphabetical order, as expected; but instead is sorted by similar, closely related birds and color coded. At the beginning of the book is a reference guide that shows pictures and names of different groups of birds; i.e. Diving Birds, Heron-Like Birds /5(8). The Grassland Natural Region comprises approximately 30 million acres (14%) of Alberta, extending west to the Rocky Mountains and north to the southern edge of the Parkland Natural Region in central Alberta. The region is a flat-to-gently rolling plain with a few major hill systems. Most of the bedrock is covered with glacial till deposits.

    Alberta is visited in the fall by over 20 species of ducks, from the mallard, pintail, and shoveler through the teals, scaups, redhead and canvasback to the bufflehead and the occasional wood duck. (Text information was provided by Alberta Government Resource Development.). Overview. Weighing 1 tonne with a wingspan of 23 feet, the Village of Andrew is home to the world's largest mallard duck. The Village of Andrew is located at the junction of Highways and 45 (one hour east of Edmonton).

    Full text of "The Parkland natural region of Alberta" See other formats. MOTHS OF AN ASPEN PARKLAND AREA 3 KM SOUTH OF NEVIS, ALBERTA, Charles Durham Bird, 26 April Erskine, AB, T0C 1G0. [email protected] THE AREA. An area of rolling aspen parkland 3 km south of Nevis, Alberta, was studied repeatedly from to It was an acreage owned by Allen and Laura Hall.


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Observations of mallards in the parkland of Alberta by Michael F. Sorensen Download PDF EPUB FB2

Get this from a library. Observations of mallards in the parkland of Alberta. [Michael F Sorensen; Canadian Wildlife Service.]. in the parkland of Alberta 8 Table 2. Chronological distribution, ex­ pressed as percentages, of the Mallard hatch during on a study area in the park­ land of Alberta, based on computed hatching dates of observed class Ia-Ic broods 10 Table 3.

Observations of female Mallards during on a study area in the park­ land of Alberta. Parkland is a hamlet in southern Alberta, Canada within the Municipal District of Willow Creek No.

It is located on Highway 2, approximately 86 kilometres (53 mi) northwest of Lethbridge. See also. List of communities in Alberta; List of hamlets in Alberta; ReferencesCommunities: Cities, Towns, Villages, Summer villages. In the parkland of Alberta there is some shrub land. Shrub land is an area full of small bushes that are scattered around the parkland of Alberta.

In the parkland of Alberta you can see wetlands. There is lots of green grass in the parkland of parkland of Alberta has some woodlands too. Woodland is natural woods and little forest.

The Atlas of Breeding Birds of Alberta: A Second Preview this book Vireo changes in relative CLUTCH SIZE EGGS COSEWIC Historic Rankings decreasing FLEDGING DAYS frequently in Atlas Grassland Parkland Rocky GSWA Secure GSWA COSEWIC habitat Historic Rankings COSEWIC Increases in relative INCUBATION DAYS JFMAMJJASOND NATURAL 3/5(1).

Parkland County is a municipal district in central Alberta, Canada. Located west of Edmonton in Census Division No. 11, its municipal office, Parkland County Centre, is located km ( mi) north of the Town of Stony Plain on Highway Parkland Girl Guides th Parkland Scouts or Parkland Cares Julie Kyliuk [email protected] Parkland Babysitting Co-op Jenn Zeleke [email protected] Parkland Babysitting Registry Eleanor Molina Parkland Housesitting David Wiebe Registry Parkland Preschool Nature Alberta Books.

It began in when Nature Alberta self-published and distributed the Atlas of Breeding Birds of experience gained from that project has led to our involvement in the development and distribution of several other nature publications and, since then, we have collaborated with member clubs, government agencies and others to produce various natural history books.

In an oil-rich province with a seemingly undefeatable Progressive Conservative government, it can seem more than a little difficult to challenge the status quo.

Gordon Laxer knows this, but it didn’t stop him from creating the Parkland Institute, a left-wing think tank he describes as Alberta’s “lone alternative voice.”. out of 5 stars Best Alberta bird book ever.

Reviewed in Canada on Verified Purchase. This is a very thorough and very well written book. It has been in print for many years and is still the best I have ever seen. Read more. Helpful. Sending feedback Thank you for your s: This illustrated field guide helps readers identify, understand and appreciate the birds of Alberta.

It contains full-colour illustrations and detailed descriptions of species, with each account including information on: * Size * Status * Habitat * Nesting * Feeding * Voice * Similar species cross-referenced * Best sites for viewing * Range maps showing seasonal occurrences of the bird and.

Weighing 1 tonne with a wingspan of 23 feet, the Village of Andrew is home to the world's largest mallard duck. The Village of Andrew is located at the junction of Highways and 45 (one hour east of Edmonton).

Andrew invites visitors to enjoy its small-town charm and to stroll down Ed Stelmach. wetland ecosystems in Alberta, specifically in the prairie, aspen parkland and boreal dry mixedwood regions.

Despite the large amount of research on various wetlands in North America, information. " ( cm). Male has a green head, white neck ring, chestnut breast, and grayish body; inner feathers of wing (speculum) are metallic purplish blue, bordered in front and back with white. Female mottled brown with white tail and purplish-blue speculum; mottled orange and brown bill.

Form in Southwest ("Mexican Duck") similar to typical female Mallard but darker. Parkland Institute • October Parkland Institute is an Alberta research network that examines public policy issues. We are based in the Faculty of Arts at the University of Alberta and our research network includes members from most of Alberta’s academic institutions as well as other organizations involved in public policy research.

Measuring up: progress report on the Government of Alberta business plan Archived This item has been replaced by a more recent resource or the content may be otherwise out of date.

Special Places Alberta’s Natural Heritage is a strategic plan for the designation and preservation of natural landscapes in Alberta (Anonymous ). One of its objectives is to designate and protect a number of natural areas (including prairie grassland elements) within the Central Parkland Natural Sub-Region.

A few relatively big. Mallard Duck of Andrew, Alberta. At 23 feet wide, this big mallard was built to commemorate the wetland areas in the district.

This area is a popular breeding ground for mallards. The Parkland Natural Region is the most densely populated region in Alberta, with the greatest density in the Central Parkland Subregion.

It is a rich ecosystem, full of various types of vegetation and species that are not limited to any one particular area. Development and farming have drastically altered the vegetation, particularly in the. Blood films from 60 mallard (Anas platyrhynchos) and 67 pintail (A.

acuta) ducks, collected in Alberta and the Mackenzie Delta, Northwest Territories, during andwere examined for blood parasites. Twenty-two (37%) of the mallards and fourteen (21%) of the pintails were infected with one or more species of hematozoa.

Find the most current and reliable hourly weather forecasts, storm alerts, reports and information for Parkland County, AB, CA with The Weather Network. The Parkland conference of Video and stills by Parkland Regional Library.

Music by Thiago Pinheiro used in compliance with a Creative Commons License.Nest survival is most limited by nest predation, which often is increased by anthropogenic causes including habitat fragmentation, mesopredator release and predator subsidies.

In mallards and other upland-nesting duck species in the North American prairies, the rate of nest survival is the vital rate most influential to population dynamics, with 15%–20% survival required for maintenance.