In the 2012 President's Budget Request, the National Biological Information Infrastructure (NBII) is terminated. As a result, all resources, databases, tools, and applications within this web site will be removed on January 15, 2012. For more information, please refer to the NBII Program Termination page.
This page is dedicated to providing links to web pages that contain scientific information concerning a broad spectrum of research from species specific accounts to larger ecological issues such as restoration projects in the Great Basin.
The Coordinating Bird Monitoring page contains links to information concerning nongame bird initiatives that focus on taxa-specific monitoring programs. You can also download reports on aquatic bird surveys, data management systems, and analytic tools.
The Fish On-line web site allows users to search for aquatic data in the state of Idaho by selecting a sampling site or a stream. You will also find a link to the FISHBASE web site, which provides detailed natural history information for each fish family and species.
The Livestock Grazing Best Management Practices page contains information about Best Management Practices for livestock grazing in Sage-grouse habitat. It contains a review of livestock management literature and a synthesis of information from the literature review.
The Pygmy Rabbit page contains links to information concerning everything from the biology and life-history of the species to tips on detecting these rabbits and where current populations are located.
The Sage-grouse Local Working Group Locator provides information on the location and contact information for all sage-grouse working groups. An interactive map will help you in your information quest!
The Science Locator is a comprehensive project-oriented research and management information tool for the entire Intermountain West. The map-based interactive web site provides location, description, and contact information for research and management projects throughout the region.
Wandering Birds of the Great Basin is a series of interactive maps showing the movements of 6 birds (2 ferruginous hawks, 2 American white pelicans, and 2 prairie falcons) that were tracked using satellite telemetry.
The Greater Sage-grouse
Greater Sage-grouse Centrocercus urophasianus
Description:The largest grouse species in North America.
Large chicken-like bird. Grayish in color. Belly black. Long tail, with spiky tail feathers.