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David A. Brandt

Wildlife Biologist
USGS Northern Prairie Wildlife Research Center
8711 37th Street Southeast
Jamestown, North Dakota 58401

Phone: (701) 253-5535
Fax: (701) 253-5553
Email NPWRC Staff
Research,
Jamestown Headquarters

Expertise:

  • Breeding ecology of waterfowl in Central Great Plains
  • Ecology and life history of midcontinent sandhill cranes
  • Biotelemetry
  • Satellite telemetry
  • Rocket netting

Current Projects:

  • Spring staging ecology of midcontinent sandhill cranes
  • Annual recruitment of midcontinent sandhill cranes

Education:

  • B.S., Fisheries and Wildlife Management, Iowa State University, Ames, IA (1988)

Professional Experience:

  • 1990-present:  Wildlife Biologist, Northern Prairie Wildlife Research Center, USGS, Jamestown, ND

Selected Publications:

Krapu, G. L., Brandt, D. A., and Cox, R. R., Jr. 2004. Less waste corn, more land in soybeans, and the switch to genetically modified crops: trends with important implications to wildlife management. Wildlife Society Bulletin (in press).

G. L. Krapu, P. J. Pietz, D. A. Brandt, and R. R. Cox, Jr. 2004. Does presence of permanent fresh water affect recruitment in prairie-nesting dabbling ducks? Journal of Wildlife Management 68:332-341.

Pietz, P. J., G. L. Krapu, D. A. Brandt, and R. R. Cox, Jr. 2003. Factors affecting gadwall brood and duckling survival in prairie pothole landscapes. Journal of Wildlife Management 67(3):564-575.

Krapu, G. L., and D. A. Brandt. 2001. Use of satellite telemetry to identify temporal and spatial distribution of midcontinent sandhill crane population throughout the annual cycle. Proceedings North American Crane Workshop; 8.

Krapu, G. L., D. A. Brandt, and J. A. Beiser. 2001. Factors associated with Autumn rearing of duck broods in the temperate North America. Wildfowl 52:145-158.

Krapu, G. L., P. J. Pietz, D. A. Brandt, and R. R. Cox, Jr. 2000. Factors limiting mallard brood survival in prairie pothole landscapes. Journal of Wildlife Management 64(2):553-561.

Krapu, G. L., P. J. Pietz, D. A. Brandt, and R. R. Cox, Jr. 2000. Mallard brood survival in prairie pothole landscapes. Waterfowl 2000 13(1):18.

Pietz, P. J., G. L. Krapu, D. A. Buhl, and D. A. Brandt. 2000. Effects of water conditions on clutch size, egg volume, and hatchling mass of mallards and gadwalls in the Prairie Pothole Region. Condor 102:936-940.

Krapu, G. L. and D. A. Brandt. 1999. Satellite telemetry -- a promising tool for addressing information needs on sandhill cranes. Waterfowl 2000 12(1):16.

Pietz, P. J., D. A. Brandt, G. L. Krapu, and D. A. Buhl. 1995. Modified transmitter attachment method for adult ducks. Journal of Field Ornithology 66(3):408-417.

Brandt, D. A. 1994. Overwater foraging by a badger?. Prairie Naturalist 26(2):171.


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