Population Limitation in Birds

Population Limitation in Birds

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Based on results from field studies, this book aims to be an introduction to understanding the processes of population limitation in birds. There are three sections covering: behaviour and density regulation; natural limiting factors; and human impacts.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 550 pages
  • 18 x 24 x 31.75mm | 1,280g
  • Academic Press Inc
  • San Diego, United States
  • English
  • 130 b&w illustrations, bibliography, index
  • 0125173652
  • 9780125173650

Table of contents

Part 1 Behaviour and density regulation: social systems and status; habitat and density regualtion; territorial behaviour and density limitation; density dependence in bird populations; habitat fragments and metapopulations. Part 2 Natural limiting factors: food-supply; nest sites; predation; parasites and pathogens; weather; inter-specific competition; interactions between different limiting factors. Part 3 Human impacts: hunting and pest control; pesticides and pollutants; extinction.
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