Tag: Grus canadensis

Female greater sandhill Crane continues to incubate affer the loss of her mate

Sandhill Crane (Grus canadensis) Science Article 1 abstract The reproductivep attern of a Greater Sandhill Crane (Grus canadensista tn’da)pair was disrupted in May 1976 when the male was shot and killed on Malheur NationalWildlife Refuge, Oregon. The female continued to incubate a remaining egg, and tendedthe chick near the nest through May. By early June […]

Population genetic structure in migratory sandhill cranesand the role of Pleistocene glaciations

Sandhill Crane (Grus canadensis) Science Article 2 abstract Previous studies of migratory sandhill cranes (Grus canadensis) have made significantprogress explaining evolution of this group at the species scale, but have been unsuccessfulin explaining the geographically partitioned variation in morphology seen on the populationscale. KENNETH L. JONES et al, Molecular Ecology (2005) 14 , 2645-2657 Download […]