Waterfowl and their food plants in Washington

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University of Washington Press, 1951 - Nature - 272 pages
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Contents

Chapter
1
Chapter
15
Chapter 3
41
Chapter 4
48
BROOD STUDIES
82
Chapter 7
94
Chapter 8
101
Chapter 9
116
Main duck and goose breeding areas east of the Cascades in Washington
52
Finnell Lake Cow Creek drainage 12 miles east of Ritzville Adams County
54
Typical pothole lake in the CheneyPalouse channel
55
Typical view of the channeled area on the Harry Harder Ranch Adams County
57
A deep lake in Spokane County
58
Lesser Scaup on West Medical Lake Spokane County
60
A scabrock lake on which a Canada Goose several Redheads Bald pates and a few other broods were raised
62
One of the Little Pend Oreille Lakes Stevens County
63

Chapter 10
129
Chapter 12
140
Chapter 14
249
LITERATURE CITED
257
SUBJECT INDEX
265
Geographical regions of Washington
3
Basalt cliff along the Snake River
6
Cherry Lake south of Ewan Whitman County
8
Narrow canyon of the Palouse River drainage cut through basalt rock
9
Map of southeastern Washington and adjacent Idaho showing major vegetation zones rivers and the principal towns
10
Game Farm
18
A Great Basin Canada Goose nest containing 7 eggs
21
Mallards on Turnbull National Wildlife Refuge November 5 1949
24
McDowell Lake Little Pend Oreille National Wildlife Refuge
32
A portion of approximately 12000 Mallards that wintered on Union Flat Creek near Colton Wash 194748
46
In mild winters small lakes like this one do not freeze and are used by wintering waterfowl
47
Area surveyed for breeding waterfowl throughout the summers of 1947 and 1948
50
Great Basin Canada Geese on Turnbull National Wildlife Refuge Spokane County
65
A gravel bar on the Snake River
66
Lower Palouse River near its confluence with the Snake River
72
Great Basin Canada Goose nest of six eggs located among driftwood on Davis Bar Snake River
74
A goose nest on an island below Central Ferry Whitman County
76
Lesser Scaup nest found July 19 1948 on West Medical Lake
81
Excellent brood lake and marshes south of Sprague in Adams County
84
Fall migration of waterfowl in vicinity of Cheney Spokane County
99
Areas where sex ratios of ducks were obtained by direct count
106
Mallards near Colton Whitman County winter 194748
112
Regions of Washington used to analyze hunting and sex ratio data
123
Wildlife refuges administered by the Fish and Wildlife Service
134
Fall concentration of waterfowl in Turnbull National Wildlife Refuge
136
Lesser Snow Geese on Skagit Flats
138
Waterfowl feeding in a shallow pond on Turnbull National Wildlife Refuge
152
Lakes such as this one produce much animal and plant food used by waterfowl
174
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