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Although grasslands and shrubby areas are generally considered high-quality fawning cover, farmsteads associated with developed areas are not.
Then take some coyotes in the fawning months by hunting and trapping.
MANOVA was used to analyze birth mass depending on sex and time within fawning season (Bonferroni post-hoc test, dependent variable: BM, fixed factors: sex, period).
But the fawning season also coincides with localized prickly pear fruit becoming available for black bears to consume (Cunningham et al., 2003).
Scent stations, scat surveys and other methods were used to monitor predator abundance, and it was determined the number of coyotes and bobcats decreased significantly during the fawning season following trapping (fawns are born later in that area than throughout most of the whitetails' range).
And the most interesting form of ingratiation is one that will be familiar to Washington Monthly readers--who by definition are smart enough to see through the simpler forms of brown nosing and fawning praise--and must therefore play the Master Game, where flattery is coated in irony and cynicism.
However, 44% of fawns were first captured within 3 d of birth (determined from repeated observations of radiocollared females during the fawning period).
Six maps of pronghorn (Antilocapra americana) fawning habitat from the Trans-Pecos region of Texas were developed from Landsat 5 Thematic Mapper (TM) data.
Thus, the tighter the breeding window, the more concise the fawning period that follows.
Typically, I programmed the female deer collars with the VIT identification numbers prior to deployment with the collar connected to a computer and programmed the fawn collar identification numbers via satellite message about a month prior to fawning.
Fawning dates differ across the South, but are critical to fawn survival.
Ideally, if we were managing for wildlife and not hay, we'd try to mow after fawning, the later in June, the better.