Tuesday's presentation ended with a surprise for the mayor -- a video of tributes featuring past and present leaders of the Schaumburg Business Association, the Meet Chicago Northwest convention and visitors bureau, the Schaumburg Convention Center, Zurich North America and even Coop, the greater prairie chicken
mascot of the Schaumburg Boomers baseball team.
Instead, Fran laid the foundation for the field of raptor research and her work with prairie chickens led the conservation efforts that prevented the extinction of the greater prairie chicken
(Tympanuchus cupido) in Wisconsin.
Status and management of the greater prairie chicken
in Iowa, p.
and insights from biologists, environmental educators, and citizen scientists," state publicity materials, which add, "So come spy on the spring courtship dance of the greater prairie chicken
, search for elusive and elegant white-tailed deer in summer, touch a tiny saw-whet owl on one special day in autumn, and thrill to the sound of thousands of tundra swans as they migrate through the Mississippi Flyway just before the first snow falls."
Identification and analysis of lesser and greater prairie chicken
(2013) Greater prairie chicken
nest success and habitat selection in southeastern Nebraska.
This native prairie was home to an abundance of wildlife such as elk, buffalo, grizzly bears, and all sorts of small game and birds, including the iconic greater prairie chicken
. Early accounts describe vast numbers of "chickens" as numerous as blackbirds.
Each type of habitat required by the greater prairie chicken
also serves as important habitat for many other species, including grazers such as deer and prairie birds such as the western meadowlark, Henslow's sparrow, upland sandpiper, and horned lark, so if workers here can keep the prairie-chicken happy, they'll be meeting the needs of other species as well.
The greater prairie chicken
has persisted in Kansas, largely because of the unbroken Flint Hills, including Fort Riley.
To illustrate, we applied LSA to vital rates for two vertebrates: desert tortoise (Gopherus agassizii) and Greater Prairie Chicken
A comparison of the displays and vocal performances of the greater prairie chicken
, lesser prairie chicken, sharp-tailed grouse and sooty grouse.
There was a similar but less operatic finale in the 1980s when the last greater prairie chicken
in the southern part of Missouri's Audrain County challenged an automobile and lost.