Ecology and Management of Neotropical Migratory Birds

Ecology and Management of Neotropical Migratory Birds : A Synthesis and Review of Critical Issues

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An ambitious, comprehensive assessment of the current status of neotropical migratory birds in the USA, and the methods and strategies for conserving migrant populations. This book covers the full scope of the subject, with chapters reviewing and assessing the topics written as consensus documents by several of the leading workers. Contents include population trends, seasonal variations, habitat requirements during migration, impacts and effects of silviculture and agricultural practices, landscape ecology, habitat grazing effects, and single-species versus multiple-species approaches.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 505 pages
  • 160 x 230 x 25.4mm | 862g
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • line figures, maps, tables, bibliography
  • 0195084403
  • 9780195084405

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T.E. Martin and D.M. Finch: Introduction. 1: Peterjohn, Sauer, and Robbins: Population Trends and The North American Breeding Bird Survey. 2: James and Charles F. McCulloch: The Strength of Inferences About Causes of Trends in Populations. 3: Rotenberry, Cooper, Wenderle, and Smith: When and How are Populations Limited. 4: Sherry and Holmes: . 5: Moore, et al: Habitat Requirements During Migration. 6: Petit, et al: Habitat Use and Conservation during Winter in the Neotropics. 7: Thompson, Probst and Raphael: Impacts of Silviculture. 8: Heijl , et al: Effects of Silvicultural Treatments in the Rocky Mountains. 9: Dickson, et al: Silviculture in Central and Southeastern Oak Pine Forests. 10: Rodenhouse, et al: Effects of Agricultural Practices and Farmland Structures. 11: Gard and Hooper: An Assessment of Potential Hazards of Pesticides and Environmental Contaminants. 12: Saab, et al: Livestock Grazing Effects in Western North America. 13: Faaborg, et al: Habitat Fragmentation in the Temperate Zone. 14: Freemark, et al: Landscape Ecology and Bird Management. 15: Robinson et al: Ecology and Behavior of Cowbirds and their Deleterious Effects on Host Populations. 16: Block, Finch and Brennan: Single-Species versus Multiple-Species Approaches for Management. 17: Martin: Summary: Model Organisms for Advancing Understanding of Ecology and Land Management
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