bird problem Books

  • Avian Navigation: Pigeon Homing as a Paradigm

    How migratory birds can navigate home from their wintering grounds to their breeding sites over hundreds and thousands of kilometres has been an admired mystery over more than a century. Profound advances towards a solution of this problem have been achieved with a model bird, the homing pigeon. This monograph summarizes our current knowledge ...

  • Vertebrate Pest Control and Management Materials

    Succeeds STP 752. 24 papers cover: • rodent an bird pests that affect agricultural crops• rodent behavior in the penetration of food packaging materials• canine predators that create nuisance or live stock depredation problems• new control approaches for these pests• and the impact of control on non-target ...

  • Towards Sustainable Co-Management of Mekong River Inland Aquatic Resources, Including Fisheries, in Southern Lao PDR

    The importance of fish and fisheries with regards to protected area management has often been neglected due to the focus of biological surveys and management initiatives on large mammals and birds. In Khong district in southern Lao P.D.R. villagers claim that aquatic resources have significantly benefited from their co-management, and in addition ...

  • Vertebrate Conservation and Biodiversity

    This book brings together a selection of original studies submitted to Biodiversity and Conservation that address the conservation and biodiversity of vertebrates - particularly those in terrestrial habitats. Vertebrates are, along with plants, the best-known and most intensively studied components of biological diversity on Earth. While studies ...

  • Persistent Organic Pollutants in the Great Lakes

    The environment around the Laurentian Great Lakes region has been adversely affected by agricultural runoff, urban waste, industrial discharge, landfill leachate, and atmospheric deposition. Although there have been some improvements over the last 20 years, persistent toxic organic pollutants are now a serious problem. This book brings together ...

  • Methods and Practice in Biodiversity Conservation

    This book brings together a selection of 22 original studies submitted to Biodiversity and Conservation that address aspects of methods and practice in biodiversity conservation. The contributions deal with a wide variety of approaches to site selection and management, especially the use of bioindicators, surrogates, and other approaches to site ...

  • Management and the Conservation of Biodiversity

    This book brings together a selection of 21 original studies submitted to Biodiversity and Conservation that address aspects of management for the conservation of biodiversity. The topics addressed include: lessons from the Northern spotted owl saga, hidden costs of implementing the EU Habitats Directive, the importance of recently created ...

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