Contact: Kimberly With
Kansas State University
Caption: A dickcissel, eastern meadowlark and grasshopper sparrow are three bird species common to the Flint Hills of Kansas and Oklahoma. A Kansas State University ecologist and her colleagues found these birds experiencing serious population decline in the face of extensive land-management practices like annual burning and widespread grazing.
Credit: David A. Rintoul, K-State Division of Biology
Usage Restrictions: With credit to David A. Rintoul
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