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Title Raptors in human landscapes : adaptations to built and cultivated environments / edited by David M. Bird, Daniel E. Varland, Juan Jose Negro
Published London ; San Diego : Academic Press, [1996]
©1996
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Description 1 online resource (xx, 396 pages) : illustrations, maps
Contents Front Cover; Raptors in Human Landscapes; Copyright Page; Contents; Contributors; Preface; Acknowledgments; Part I: Raptors in Urban Landscapes; Part II: Raptors and Artificial Nest Sites; Part III: Raptors in Cultivated Landscapes; Part IV: Raptors in Industrial Landscapes; Part V: Raptors at Large; Appendix: List of species mentioned in the text; Index
Summary This book is a collection of papers highlighting ways in which Raptors have successfully adapted to man-made landscapes and structures. The coverage of Raptors in Human Landscapes is broad, ranging from the impact of human activity on country-wide scales to the particular conditions associated with urban, cultivated, and industrial landscapes, as well as to the various schemes specifically directed towards the provision of artificial nest sites and platforms. The cases described hail from a wide geographic range including North and South America, Europe, Africa and elsewhere, and from a broad
Analysis Birds of prey
Notes "Raptor Research Foundation"--Cover
"The book is a direct result of a symposium, Raptors Adapting to Human-Altered Environments, held on 6 November 1993 in Charlotte, North Carolina ... in conjunction with the annual meeting of the Raptor Research Foundation, Inc. (RRF)"--Page [xi]
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Birds of prey -- Adaptation -- Congresses.
Birds of prey -- Effect of habitat modification on -- Congresses.
Birds of prey -- Habitat -- Congresses.
Urban animals -- Congresses.
Genre/Form Conference papers and proceedings.
Conference papers and proceedings.
Form Electronic book
Author Bird, David Michael.
Negro, Juan José.
Varland, Daniel E.
Raptor Research Foundation.
Raptor Research Foundation. Meeting (1993 : Charlotte, N.C.)
ISBN 0080547540 (electronic bk.)
9780080547541 (electronic bk.)
Other Titles Raptors adapting to human-altered environments