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Avian conservation

Jennifer Buening

Avian conservation

preserving diversity through site and species study : internships with the National Audubon Society and the Coastal Forest Merlin Project, Bellingham, WA 2002-2003

by Jennifer Buening

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Published by Huxley College of the Environment, Western Washington University in Bellingham, WA .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 9 (1st foliation)).

Other titlesPreserving diversity through site and species study, internship with the National Audubon Society and the Coastal Forest Merlin Project, Bellingham, WA, 2002-2003, Internships with the National Audubon Society and the Coastal Forest Merlin Project, Bellingham, WA, 2002-2003
StatementJennifer Buening.
SeriesInternship report, Internship report (Huxley College of the Environment)
The Physical Object
Pagination9, [16] p. :
Number of Pages16
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13632574M
OCLC/WorldCa53317203

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By increasing interest in birds, birdwatching helps to create gateways to conservation, promotes ecotourism, and builds Avian conservation book support for preserving natural resources. About the Author Steven T. All interested in human-driven land-cover changes will benefit from a perusal of this book because we present high altitude photographs of each study area. Enlisting the support of land managers and the general public is critical for the success of our Bird-Friendly Cacao Initiative. Similarly, natural gas flaring can attract and kill large numbers of birds.

Reintroductions helped bring the wild populations of Hawaiian geese nene from 30 Avian conservation book to over An even more impressive recovery was that of the Mauritius kestrelwhich by had dropped to only four individuals, yet by the population was For example, the American black duck has been often reported hybridising with the mallardstarting a slow decline. In order to save the California condor the decision was made to take every individual left in the wild into captivity.


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