Leonard Brennan


Leonard Brennan

B.S., The Evergreen State College, 1981
Ph.D., Endowed Chair in Quail Research, Texas A&M University

Publication Types

Non-Fiction, Scholastic


"Bobwhites and Red-cockaded Woodpeckers: Endangered Species Management Helps Quails Too!" Quail Unlimited 12(3):16-20
"Future Directions for Bobwhite Quail and Wildlife Rersearch in the Southeast," Proceedings of the Tall Timbers Annual Game Bird Seminar p 4-20
"A Renewed Focus on Research" Tall Timbers Report 13(1) 1, 8
"Status of Bobwhite Quail in the United States," Proceedings of the Texas Quail Short Course Texas A&M University, p 1-12 1994
"Do We Need a National Upland Game Bird Management Plan?" Introductory Remarks Transactions of the 59th North American Wildlife and Natural Resources Conference 1994
"Strip-disking: The Forgotten Bobwhite Management Technique," Quail Unlimited 12:20-22 1993
"Bobwhites and Woodpeckers: What's the Connection?" Mississippi Wildlife vol 5 1993
"Paradise Lost: Quail Populations Shrinking as Habitat Dissapears," Delta Democrat Times Greenwood MS Feb 1992 6A
"Return to Bobwhite Management: The Rainey Farm Success," Quail Unlimited 11(2):42-44, 59 1992
"The Perils of Pathogens from Pen-raised Quail," Quail Unlimited 11(3):37-40 1992
"Progress Towards a National Upland Game Bird Management Plan," Proceedings of the 1992 Quail Unlimited Convention
"Quail: Tale of Two Success Stories," Claron-Ledger Jackson, MS December 1, 1992 12D
"Population and Habitat Ecology of the Northern Bobwhite in Mississippi," Quarterly and Annual Reports to Mississippi Dept. of Wildlife, Fisheries and Parks 1991-1993
"Quail Population Trends from Around Mississippi," Quail Unlimited 10(4):24-25, 66-68 1991
"Mississippi Hosts Successful Quail Short Course," Quail Unlimited 10(3):41
"Quail: Paradise Lost?" Mississippi Outdoors 54(5):14-16 1991
"Mississippi Birds in Your Backyard: Life History and Management," Proceedings of the 1991 Backyard Wildlife Short Course Mississippi Cooperative Extension
"Assessing Vertebrate Responses to Red-cockaded Woodpecker Habitat Management," Blue Darter 7:19 1991
"Life History of the Bobwhite Quail" pp10-17 "Management of Forestland for Bobwhite Quail" pp 41-46 "Bobwhite Quail Management at the Circle Bar Ranch" p 47 in Proceedings of the 1991 Bobwhite Quail Short Course ed by W. E. Cohen Mississippi Cooperative Extension Services
"Wildlife Working Group Annual Report: Research Planning and Management," Mississippi Agricultural and Forestry Experiment Stations 1991 ed.
"What Happened to the Mountain Quail in Idaho?," Quail Unlimited Magazine 9(2):42-43, 69 1990
"Cooperative Quail Research Program Expanded," Mississippi Chapter, Safari Club Magazine Summer 1990
"Influence of Sample Size on Interpretations of Foraging Patterns by Chestnut-backed Chickadees Studies in Avian Biology," Stomach Contents of Dunlins Collected in Western WA. 13:187-192 1990 QL671.675 c/a Northwest Naturalist 71:99-102
"Arthropod Sampling Methods in Ornithology: Goals and Pitfalls," L. McDonald, et al (eds) Estimation and Analysis of Insect Populations, Lecture Notes in Statistics vol 55 pp 484-492 1989
"Report on a Survey of Mountain Quail Habitat in Idaho, Oregon, Nevada and Washington," Prepared for The Chukar Foundation, Boise, Idaho 1989
"Characteristics of Lewis; Woodpecker Habitat on the Modoc Plateau, California," Western Birds 18:209-212 1988 QL684.C2C32
"Merlin Predation on Wintering Dunlins: Hunting Techniques, Success Rates, and the Escape Tactics of Dunlins," Wilson Bulletin 100-118 1988 QK671.W6
"Organochlorine Contamination in Shorebirds from Western Washington State and the Significance for Their Falcon Predators," Environmental Monitoring and Assessment 9:115-131 1987
"Habitat Use by Mountain Quail in Northern California," Condor 89:66-74 1987 QL671.C65
"Evolution of Guild-indicator Species for Use in Resource Management," Environmental Management 11:265-269 1987
Journal of Field Ornithology 55:343-348 1984 QL671.J62
"Age and Sex Composition of Wintering Dunlin Populations in Western," Wader Study Group Bulletin 46:37-46 1986
"The Use of Multivariate Statistics for Developing Habitat-Suitability-Index Models," Chapter 27 (pp177-182_ in J. Verner et al (eds) Wildlife 2000: Modeling Habitat Relationships of Terrestrial Vertebrates, 1986 QL756.WS3
"The Use of Guilds and Guild-indicator Species for Assessing Habitat Suitability," Chapter 18 (pap 109-11) in J. Vernor et al (eds) Wildlife 2000: Modeling Relationships of Terrestrial Vertebrates, 1986 QL756.WS3
"Line Transect Estimates of Mountain Quail Density," Journal of Wildlife Management 50:373-377 1986
"Book Review: The Wild Turkey: Biology and Management," ed by J. G. Dickson The Auk vol III QL671.A86
"Sex Determination of Mountain Quail Reconsidered," Journal of Wildlife Management 49:475-476 1985
"Interhabitat Movements of Wintering Dunlins in Western Washington," Murrelet 66:11-16 1985 QL671.M85
"Dunlin Weight Changes in Relation to Food Habits and Available Prey," Journal of Field Ornithology 56:265-274 1984 QL671.J62
"Mountain Quail Habitat Ecology Study: Final Report," Covey Rise 4(2):4 1984
"Mountain Quail Habitat Ecology Study: Progress to Date," Covey Rise 3(1):4 1983
"The Use of Mountain Quail as an Indicator Species for a Ground-brush Foraging Avian Guild," Final Report, California Dept. of Forestry 1983
"Shore Birds and Falcons: Food Chain Pesticide Dynamics in Estuarine Ecosystems," QL684.W2S56 1981
"Long-term Trends of Chickadee Populations in Western NA," Condor QL671.C65
"Estimating Sex Ratios with Discriminant Function Analysis...," Journal of Field Ornithology 62:357-366 QL671.J62
"Recovery of Prey from Water by Merlins," Journal of Raptor Research 25-43-44 QL671.R35
"Ecomorphological Relationships of a Guild of Ground-foraging Birds in Northern CA USA," Oecologia 87:449-458
"How Can We Reverse the Northern Bobwhite Population Decline?" Wildlife Society Bulletin 19:544-555 SK351.W62
"Regional Tests of a Mountain Quail Habitat Model," Northwest Naturalist 72:100-108
"Northwest Bobwhite Hunter Use of Public Wildlife Areas," Proceedings of the First International Symposium on Partridges, Quails and Francolins Gibier Faune Sauvage 9:847-858
"Strategic Plan for Quail Management and Research in the United States, Problems and Strategies," K. E. Church and T. V. Dailey eds. Quail III National Quail Symposium pp 170-182 (c/a pp 174-175)
"Single Species Versus Multiple Species Approaches for the Management of Neotropical Migrant Birds," Neotropical Migrant Birds, Ecology and Management
"Fire Ants and Northern Bobwhites - A Real Problem or a Red Herring?" Wildlife Society Bulletin 21:3510355 SK351.W62
"Assessing the Influence of Red-coded Woodpecker Colony Site Management on Non-Target Forest Vertebrates in Loblolly Pine Forests of Mississippi," Red-cockaded Woodpecker Symposium III eds Kulhavy et al
"Broad-scale Declines in Four Species of North American Quail: An Example of Possible Causes. Proceedings of the Convergence on Sustainable Ecological Systems," Biodiversity in the Mississippi Delta: Past, Present and Future. Majumdar et al Biological Diversity Problems and Challenges chap.34 pp443-451