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Distribution and Abundance of Predators that Affect
Duck Production: Prairie Pothole Region

Appendix


Table 11. Capture rates of Franklin's ground squirrels in early July during 24-h livetrapping in stabilized regulations and Central Flyway study areas in the prairie pothole region and percentages of 2.59 km2 units of each study in which this predator was captured, 1983-85.

Areaa Year Trap-Days Captures Capture Rate (x10) Units with Captures (%)
Canada
Alberta
Gayford 1985 200 0 0.00 0
Hay Lakes* 1983 200 2 0.10 20
1984 200 0 0.00 0
Holden* 1983 200 2 0.10 10
Penhold* 1984 200 0 0.00 0
1985 200 0 0.00 0
Manitoba
Cartwright 1983 200 0 0.00 0
Moore Park* 1983 200 9 0.45 60
1984 200 23 1.15 80
Saskatchewan
Ceylon 1983 200 1 0.05 10
1984 200 0 0.00 0
Craik 1984 200 0 0.00 0
1985 200 0 0.00 0
Denzil 1984 200 0 0.00 0
1985 200 0 0.00 0
Earl Grey* 1985 200 33 1.65 30
Goodwater 1983 200 10 0.50 40
Hanley* 1983 200 42 2.10 90
1984 200 45 2.25 90
1985 200 25 1.25 70
Inchkeith* 1984 200 19 0.95 50
1985 200 14 0.70 40
Leask* 1984 200 5 0.25 30
1985 200 2 0.10 10
Shamrock 1983 200 0 0.00 0
1984 200 1 0.05 10
1985 200 0 0.00 0
Yorkton* 1985 200 5 0.25 30
United States
Montana
Morgan 1983 0 - - -
Plentywood 1983 196 0 0.00 0
North Dakota
Plaza 1983 200 0 0.00 0
Sharon 1983 200 1 0.05 10
Streeter 1983 199 4 0.20 30
South Dakota
Hosmer 1983 199 0 0.00 0
Madison 1983 200 0 0.00 0
Parkston 1983 200 0 0.00 0

aStudy areas denoted with an (*) asterisk are in the aspen parkland, all others are in the prairie. No livetrapping of this type was conducted in the small management study areas.


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