Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Units Program: Arkansas
Education, Research and Technical Assistance for Managing Our Natural Resources

Arkansas Project

Development of a Winter Survey of Wilson's Snipe in the Mississippi Flyway

January 2009 - May 2011


Participating Agencies

  • USFWS Region 6
  • Arkansas Game & Fish Commission
  • Universiyt of Arkansas

The objectives of this study will include: 1) comparing two survey methods for counting snipe, 2) determining whether survey-specific covariates need to be included in the survey approach, 3) examining factors affecting between-year variability in individual site abundance estimates, and 4) estimate winter snipe population abundance for the Mississippi Flyway