2008) and lesser prairie-chicken Tympanuchus
pallidicinctus (10 wells/k[m.
Prairie grouse from the genus Tympanuchus
are thought to have poor dispersal abilities (Braun et ai, 1994).
The full Latin name for the greater prairie chicken is Tympanuchus
cupido pinnatus, with the last referring to the pinnae, those tufts of feathers so distinctive when the males boom.
Gillen says this push was sparked by a decrease in lesser prairie chickens, Tympanuchus
pallidicinctus, which are grassland-nesting birds being considered for listing as a threatened species.
Key words: sharp-tailed grouse, Tympanuchus
phasianellus phasianellus, endoparasites, James Bay
Petition for a rule to list the lesser prairie chicken, Tympanuchus
pallidicinctus as "threatened" within its known historic range under the Endangered Species Act, 16 U.
In North America, massive displacement of native grasslands for mono-culture farming and grazing is driving out two species of prairie chickens (Tympanuchus
phasianellus and Tympanuchus
Factors influencing the survival of neonate sharp-tailed grouse Tympanuchus
Causes and patterns of mortality in lesser prairie-chickens Tympanuchus
pallidicinctus and implications for management.
Table 1: Collective North American species studied/managed at individual C2S2 institutions common name scientific name American burying beetle Nicrophorus americanus Attwater's prairie chicken Tympanuchus
cupido attwateri black footed ferret Mustela nigripes black-capped vireo Vireo atricapilla California condor Gymnogyps californianus Desert bighorn sheep Ovis canadensis nelsoni desert tortoise Gopherus agassizii Florida panther Puma concolor coryi golden-cheeked warbler Dendroica chrysoparia Guam rail Gallirallus owstoni Hawaiian crow Corvus hawaiiensis Iiwi Vestiaria coccinea Amakihi Hemignathus virens Rota bridled white-eye Zosterops conspicillatus rotensis Mlcronesian kingfisher Todiramphus c.
Endoparasites of Northern Sharp-Tailed Grouse, Tympanuchus
phasianellus phasianellus, as Related to Age and Position on the Lek.
montanus (Linnaeus), I R Eurasian tree sparrow Extirpated: Campephilus principalis S (Linnaeus), ivory-billed woodpecker Conuropsis carolinensis I (Linnaeus), Carolina parakeet Ectopistes migratorius I (Linnaeus), passenger pigeon Grus americana (Linnaeus), N whooping crane Numenius borealis (Forster), I eskimo curlew Perdix perdix (Linnaeus), gray N partridge Tympanuchus
cupido (Linnaeus), NW greater prairie-chicken Vermivora bachmanii (Audubon), S Bachman's warbler Season CLASS AVES Order Gaviiformes (loons) Family Gaviidae (loons) Gavia adamsii (Gray), yellow- A billed loon G.