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Habitat Establishment, Enhancement and Management for Forest and Grassland Birds in Illinois

By

James R. Herkert, Robert E. Szafoni, Vernon M. Kleen, John E. Schwegman

jpg -- Ovenbird Photo
The Ovenbird is a native ground nesting bird of Illinois woodlands. Its
populations have declined dramatically as a result of increased nest
predation and cowbird nest parasitism, both resulting from fragmentation
of Illinois' forests.


This resource is based on the following source:
Herkert, James R., Robert E Szafoni, Vernon M. Kleen, and John E. Schwegman.  
     1993.  Habitat establishment, enhancement and management for forest and 
     grassland birds in Illinois.  Division of Natural Heritage, Illinois 
     Department of Conservation, Natural Heritage Technical Publication #1, 
     Springfield, Illinois.  20pp.
This resource should be cited as:
Herkert, James R., Robert E Szafoni, Vernon M. Kleen, and John E. Schwegman.  
     1993.  Habitat establishment, enhancement and management for forest and 
     grassland birds in Illinois.  Division of Natural Heritage, Illinois 
     Department of Conservation, Natural Heritage Technical Publication #1, 
     Springfield, Illinois.  Northern Prairie Wildlife Research Center Online.
     http://www.npwrc.usgs.gov/resource/birds/manbook/index.htm
     (Version 16JUL97).

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Author Information

James R.Herkert -- is Project Manager for the Illinois Endangered Species Protection Board

Robert E. Szafoni -- is a Natural Heritage Biologist for the Division of Natural Heritage, Illinois Department of Conservation

Vernon M. Kleen -- is Avian Program Manager for the Division of Natural Heritage, Illinois Department of Conservation

John E. Schwegman -- is Botany Program Manager for the Division of Natural Heritage, Illinois Department of Conservation


Sketch of a Cardinal This brochure was made possible
by donations to the Nongame
Wildlife Conservation Fund
gif -- Illinois Department of Conservation Logo

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