Home
A JFSP Fire Science Exchange Network
Bringing People Together & Sharing Knowledge in the Northern Rockies

Anas acuta (northern pintail)

Author(s): Julie L. Tesky
Year Published: 1993
Description:

This FEIS species review synthesizes information on the relationship of Anas acuta (northern pintail) to fire--how fire affects the species and its habitat, and fire management considerations. Information is also provided on the species' taxonomy, distribution, basic biology, and general management. This species review can be used for fire management, restoration planning, NEPA documents, and postfire rehabilitation planning. It may also be helpful in wildlife and habitat management, and as a source of information on the general ecology of individual species.

Citation: Tesky, Julie L. 1993. Anas acuta (northern pintail). In: Fire Effects Information System, [Online]. U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station, Fire Sciences Laboratory (Producer). Available: http://www.fs.fed.us/database/feis/animals/bird/anac/all.html.
Topic(s): Fire Ecology, Fire Effects, Ecological - Second Order, Wildlife, Fire & Wildlife, Birds, Game birds
Ecosystem(s): Montane wet mixed-conifer forest, Lower montane/foothills/valley grassland, Sagebrush steppe
Document Type: Synthesis
NRFSN number: 10527
FEIS Number: 8
Record updated: Mar 14, 2018