Guide to Abundance Estimation Techniques for Rio Grande Wild Turkey

Date of Publication
December 7, 2021
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Interest in habitat and population management for wild turkeys has grown in recent times, as landowners, hunters, and wildlife viewers recognize their actions have direct impacts on natural resources and wildlife populations. Focus on intensive, local-scale management of upland game birds in Texas has renewed interest for private landowners in managing Rio Grande wild turkey populations and their habitat. This publication presents three methods that can enable landowners and managers to generate reasonable estimates of Rio Grande wild turkeys on their property for better management of the species. (6 pages)

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