Product Type: Journal Article
Author(s): Oyler-McCance, S.J., J. St. John, R.F. Kysela, and F.L. Knopf
Oyler-McCance, S.J., J. St. John, R.F. Kysela, and F.L. Knopf. 2008. Population structure of Mountain Plover as determined using nuclear microsatellites. The Condor 110(3): 493-499.
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Mountain Plover (Charadrius montanus) is a species of conservation concern that has experienced significant habitat loss and population decline. This, coupled with previous observations that the species exhibits strong fidelity to breeding grounds, suggests that breeding populations may be genetically differentiated and possibly suffer from reduced genetic variation associated with relatively small population sizes…