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The Center for Native Grasslands Management

Title: Effects of hay cropping on eastern populations of the bobolink
Year: 1990
Author(s): Bollinger, E. K., Bollinger, P. B., Gavin, T. A.
Source Title: Wildlife Society Bulletin
Source Type: Journal
pages: 142-150
Original Publication: http://  
Abstract: The impacts of hay cropping on bobolinks in New York were examined. Mortality was 51% after hay cropping. Nests that were not destroyed during haying were usually abandoned 1 day after haying. As a result, 29-45% of the yearly fledgling potential was destroyed.