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The Migration Ecology of Birds

  • 2nd Edition - December 1, 2023
  • Author: Ian Newton
  • Language: English
  • Hardback ISBN:
    9 7 8 - 0 - 1 2 - 8 2 3 7 5 1 - 9
  • eBook ISBN:
    9 7 8 - 0 - 1 2 - 8 2 3 7 5 2 - 6

The Migration Ecology of Birds, Second Edition covers all aspects of this absorbing subject, including migratory processes, problems of navigation and vagrancy, timing and physi… Read more

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The Migration Ecology of Birds, Second Edition covers all aspects of this absorbing subject, including migratory processes, problems of navigation and vagrancy, timing and physiological control of migration, large-scale movement patterns, the effects of recent climate change, the problems that migrants face, and the factors that limit their populations. This book provides a thorough and in-depth review of the state of the science, with the text supplemented by abundant tables, maps and diagrams. Written by a world-renowned avian ecology and migration researcher, this book reveals the extraordinary adaptability of birds to the variable and changing conditions across the globe.

This book represents the most updated and detailed review of bird migration, its evolution, ecology and bird physiology. Written in a clear and readable style, it will appeal not only to migration researchers in the field and ornithologists, but to anyone with an interest in this fascinating subject.