Rare Species

The Multiple Benefits of Quail Management

The Multiple Benefits of Quail Management

By Jim Cox, originally published in the Summer 2022 edition of Quail Call.  It’s not much of a stretch to suggest that the Quail Call and all the other great information that Tall Timbers provides on quail management, has strong links to another bird that is as plump...

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Saving Rare Plants

Saving Rare Plants

Saving the Rare Plants of the Longleaf Pine Ecosystem By Jeff Glitzenstein, PhD, originally published in the 2022 Tall Timbers eJournal. The recent book, Saving the Wild South: The Fight for Native Plants on the Brink of Extinction by Georgann Eubanks (2021),...

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Searching for the Black Rail

Searching for the Black Rail

Searching for North America’s Most Secretive Bird—The Black Rail The Eastern Black Rail, a subspecies of the Black Rail, is a white whale to many bird enthusiasts due to its elusive nature. Rarely seen in flight, it acts more like a mouse than a bird, shuffling...

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Two Rare Liatris Species

Two Rare Liatris Species

Two Rare Liatris Species Named for Beadel Fellows Angus Gholson & Bob Godfrey Liatris, commonly called gay feather or blazing star, is an herbaceous perennial wildflower with composite flower heads, and is in the Aster family. Several liatris species can found in...

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