Bird Ecology and Conservation: A Handbook of Techniques

Paperback | September 20, 2004

byWilliam J. Sutherland, Ian Newton, Rhys Green

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The aim of this book is to outline the main methods and techniques available to ornithologists. A general shortage of information about available techniques is greatly hindering progress in avian ecology and conservation. Currently this sort of information is disparate and difficult to locatewith much of it widely dispersed in books, journals and grey literature. Sutherland and his editorial team bring together in a single authoritative source all the ornithological techniques the avian community will ever need. For use by graduate students, researchers and practising conservationistsworldwide. Bird Ecology and Conservation is the first title in a new series of practical handbooks which include titles focusing on specific taxonomic groups as well as those describing broader themes and subjects. The series editor is William J Sutherland.

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The aim of this book is to outline the main methods and techniques available to ornithologists. A general shortage of information about available techniques is greatly hindering progress in avian ecology and conservation. Currently this sort of information is disparate and difficult to locatewith much of it widely dispersed in books, ...

William J Sutherland is Professor of Ecology at the University of East Anglia.He is a world-renowned conservation biologist who has contributed enormously to the profile of the subject. His books are best sellers and used by students and conservation professionals worldwide. Professor Ian Newton FRSE FRS OBE has recently retired from...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:404 pages, 9.21 × 6.14 × 0.92 inPublished:September 20, 2004Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0198520867

ISBN - 13:9780198520863

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Table of Contents

1. Bibby: Bird diversity survey methods2. Gregory, Gibbons and Donald: Bird census and survey techniques3. Green: Breeding biology4. Gosler: Birds in the hand5. Nichols, Kendall and Runge: Estimating survival and movement6. Kenward: Radio-tagging7. Akesson and Hedenstrom: Migration8. Cooper: Information from dead and dying birds9. Dawson: Techniques in physiology and genetics10. Sutherland: Diet and foraging behaviour11. Sutherland and Green: Habitat assessment12. Jones: Conservation management of endangered birds13. Runge, Kendall and Nichols: Exploitation14. Ausden: Habitat Management

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Review rec'd L'ornithologue, May/June 2006 - not translated