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Sage-grouse & West Nile virus in Alberta

by Alberta. Fish and Wildlife Division

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Published by Alberta Sustainable Resource Development, Fish & Wildlife in [Edmonton] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Sage grouse,
  • West Nile virus,
  • Wildlife diseases

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesSage-grouse and West Nile virus in Alberta
    SeriesWildlife info bulletin -- #1, Pub. No -- I/164
    ContributionsAlberta. Alberta Sustainable Resource Development
    The Physical Object
    Pagination1 p. ;
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26365366M
    ISBN 10077853572X, 0778535738

    University of Montana ScholarWorks at University of Montana Graduate Student Theses, Dissertations, & Professional Papers Graduate School Greater Sage-Grouse Response to Coal. West Nile virus transmission risk under likely climate-change scenarios. Our models suggest that areas with the highest future suitability for sagebrush habitat will be found in southwestern Wyoming and north-central Montana. The degree-day model suggests that greater sage .

      By Shaun Fluker PDF Version: The Curious Case of the Greater Sage Grouse in Alberta Legislation commented on: Emergency Order for the Protection of the Greater Sage Grouse, PC The Greater Sage Grouse is on the brink of disappearing from the Canadian landscape and, in doing so, is leaving its mark on the Species at Risk Act, SC , c 29 (SARA). Amended Recovery Strategy for the Greater Sage-Grouse (Centrocercus urophasianus urophasianus) in Canada [Proposed]. Species at Risk Act Recovery Strategy Series. Environment Canada, Ottawa. vi + 49 pp. For copies of the amended recovery strategy, or for additional information on species at risk.

    Fish and Game is seeking public input on sage-grouse hunting proposals for the season. IDFG Fish and Game is seeking comments on two options for the sage-grouse season. Option 1 is the same as the season offered in Option 2 would re-open Elmore County east and south of U.S. Highway 20 and north of Interstate This area was closed in due to local.   Fight To Save The Sage Grouse Finds Friends In All Corners Of The West The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service will decide whether to list the greater sage .


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Sage-grouse & West Nile virus in Alberta by Alberta. Fish and Wildlife Division Download PDF EPUB FB2

The greater sage-grouse is one of the most marvelous animals on the short-grass prairie. Each spring, males gather on open clay pans and do their dance of love. They joust for the preferred territory at the centre of the dancing ground (or lek), and then make complete fools of themselves.

Sage-grouse and West Nile virus • Naugle et al. 3 Figure 1. North American distribution of greater sage-grouse (green), Gunnison sage-grouse (tan), and locations where radiomarked birds were monitored for West Nile virus in and Numbers correspond with survival rate of radiomarked sage-grouse at the site (Table 1).File Size: KB.

Mosquitoes can carry dangerous diseases — like the West Nile virus. Turns out, the mosquito-transmitted virus is deadly for one of the West’s most iconic birds: the sage grouse. West Nile virus was confirmed as the cause of death for on Greater Sage-grouse in southern Alberta this year.

Saskatchewan’s sage-grouse counts numbered only 18 males in InSaskatchewan Environment reported only 2 active leks, both found in Grasslands National Park – 16 males were counted, compared to 33 males in West Nile virus (WNV) resulted in a 25% decline in survival in four populations of radiomarked greater sage-grouse (Centrocercus urophasianus) across Alberta, Wyoming, and Montana in The designation of geographical entities in this book, and the presentation of the material, do not imply (Environment Canada ), the Alberta Greater Sage-Grouse Recovery Plan (AESRD ), and the Conservation Plan for Greater Sage-Grouse in Sasketchewan ( update).

West Nile virus, sensory disturbance from vertical. Wyomingites asked to report dead sage grouse during West Nile virus season. All Wyomingites, especially landowners, are again being asked to assist in the management of the state’s sage grouse populations this summer by immediately reporting dead sage grouse to the Wyoming Game and Fish Department so they can be tested for West Nile virus.

West Nile Virus and Greater Sage-Grouse: Estimating Infection Rate in a Wild Bird Population Brett L. Walker,AC David E. Naugle,A Kevin E. Doherty,A and Todd E. CornishB AWildlife Biology Program, College of Forestry and Conservation, University of Montana, Missoula, MT BWyoming State Veterinary Laboratory, Department of Veterinary Sciences, University of Wyoming, Laramie, WY SUSCEPTIBILITY OF GREATER SAGE-GROUSE TO EXPERIMENTAL INFECTION WITH WEST NILE VIRUS Larry Clark,1,3 Jeffrey Hall, 1Robert McLean, Michael Dunbar, Kaci Klenk,1 Richard Bowen,2 and Cynthia A.

Smeraski2 1 United States Department of Agriculture, Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service, Wildlife Services, National Wildlife Research Center, Fort Collins, ColoradoUSACited by: rate of WNv-related mortality in sage-grouse. Temperature data were provided by the Onefour Agriculture and Agri-food Canada Research Station Figure 1.

North American distribution of greater sage-grouse (green), Gunnison sage-grouse (tan), and locations where radiomarked birds were monitored for West Nile virus in and West Nile virus has also previously been detected in sage-grouse in California and Utah, as well as Alberta, Canada.

Experimental studies at the USDA National Wildlife Research Center have shown that West Nile virus is usually fatal to sage-grouse, resulting in death within six days of infection.

“Historically, immunologically naive birds have suffered devastating population losses due to introduced disease in many parts of the world.

In the end, there may be very little that wildlife and health officials can do to contain the spread of West Nile virus in the U.S.

to protect birds.” Scientists want to. West Nile Virus: Ecology and Impacts on Greater Sage-grouse Populations • Arthropod-borne flavivirus West Nile virus Primary hosts Vector Alternate hosts • Outbreaks more common during drought - Epstein and deFilippoShaman et al.

Alberta Southern Powder River Basin. We report unexpected impacts of West Nile virus (WNv) on radio-marked greater sage-grouse (Centrocercus urophasianus), a species that has declined 45–80% and. Figure 1: Final West Nile Virus Activity in the United States January 1- December 31 Map shows the distribution of avian, animal, or mosquito infection occurring during with number of human cases if any, by state.

If West Nile virus infection is reported to CDC. The sage-grouse is a beautiful species of bird that makes its home in the sagebrush sea of the North American West. With up-close and captivating images that have never been documented before, this book, Sage Grouse: Icon of the West, introduces this unique and remarkable species and the land they depend also hopes to deepen the discussion about conservation efforts for the sage-grouse.

Experts: Captive breeding of sage grouse won’t work Zinke calls for a review of conservation plans. pointing to predators and West Nile virus as. A years-in-the-making plan to protect sage grouse from extinction is being reconsidered. U.S. Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke is bringing the plan, which took years to devise, back to the drawing.

Cattle impact sage grouse in multiple ways throughout their lifecycle. You can’t just look at one factor and proclaim cattle and sage grouse can co-exist. Grouse collide with fences and suffer high mortality as a result. Grouse get West Nile Virus from mosquitoes that breed in cattle water troughs.

Ruffed grouse is the preferred common name because it applies only to this species. Misleading vernacular names abound, however, and it is often called partridge (sometimes rendered pa'tridge, or shortened to pat), [5] pheasant, or prairie chicken, all of which are properly applied to other birds.

[6]Family: Phasianidae. Other factors are predation and the West Nile virus. Populations are limited to sagebrush grasslands. Greater sage-grouse recovery project. Inthe federal and provincial governments pledged funding to help protect greater sage-grouse, enabling the zoo to begin a dedicated conservation breeding and reintroduction program.

“We have a gorilla in the room in West Nile virus. The best way to stack the deck in the grouse’s favor is to have better habitat.” Contact John McCoy at [email protected],   Scientists have feared that emerging infectious diseases could complicate efforts to conserve rare and endangered species, but quantifying impacts has proven difficult until now.

We report unexpected impacts of West Nile virus (WNv) on radio‐marked greater sage‐grouse (Centrocercus urophasianus), a species that has declined 45–80% and is endangered in Canada and under current.