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Avian Ecology and Conservation in an Urbanizing World John M. Marzluff

Avian Ecology and Conservation in an Urbanizing World

John M. Marzluff

Published October 30th 2012
ISBN : 9781461356004
Paperback
585 pages
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One of the most striking and persistent ways humans dominate Earth is by changing land-cover as we settle a region. Much of our ecological understanding about this process comes from studies of birds, yet the existing literature is scattered, mostlyMoreOne of the most striking and persistent ways humans dominate Earth is by changing land-cover as we settle a region. Much of our ecological understanding about this process comes from studies of birds, yet the existing literature is scattered, mostly decades old, and rarely synthesized or standardized. The twenty-seven contributions authored by leaders in the fields of avian and urban ecology present a unique summary of current research on birds in settled environments ranging from wildlands to exurban, rural to urban.