Accession Number : ADA323518

Title :   Biology and Conservation of the Endangered Interior Least Tern: A Literature Review.

Descriptive Note : Biological rept.,

Corporate Author : WHITMAN (PAUL L) FRANKLIN PARK IL

Personal Author(s) : Whitman, Paul L.

PDF Url : ADA323518

Report Date : MAR 1988

Pagination or Media Count : 29

Abstract : A literature review of the least tern (Sterna antillarum) was conducted with a special emphasis on the Federally endangered interior population. This bird's taxonomy, description, life history, range, present status, factors affecting population levels, and management methods were reviewed and summarized. This was done in order to bring together the wide variety of information that has been gathered on this species of importance to resource managers concerned with the species preservation and management.

Descriptors :   *ENDANGERED SPECIES, *BIRDS, MANAGEMENT, BIOLOGY, LITERATURE SURVEYS, NATURAL RESOURCES, POPULATION, RESOURCE MANAGEMENT, CONSERVATION, PRESERVATION, LIFE(BIOLOGY), TAXONOMY, NATURAL HISTORY.

Subject Categories : Biology
      Ecology

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE