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Ecology of Migrant Birds A Neotropical Perspective

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ISBN-10: 1560985143

ISBN-13: 9781560985143

Edition: 1995

Authors: John H. Rappole

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Incorporating new information on migratory birds, most gathered within the past decade, this comprehensive synthesis is the first book to explore migration principally from the perspective of the tropical, or nonbreeding, portion of the migrant life cycle.
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Book details

List price: $40.00
Copyright year: 1995
Publisher: Smithsonian Institution Press
Publication date: 11/17/1995
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 504
Size: 6.50" wide x 9.50" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 1.188
Language: English

John H. Rappole is a research scientist with the Conservation & Research Center of the Smithsonian Institution's National Zoological Park, Front Royal, Virginia. He is coauthor of "Birds of Texas: A Field Guide", also published by Texas A&M University Press, & has written several other volumes on bird identification & migration.

List of Figures and Tables
Preface
Acknowledgments
Introductionp. 1
Habitatp. 6
Resource Usep. 28
Migrants as Members of Tropical Communitiesp. 49
Migrationp. 75
Migrant Evolutionp. 102
Old World Versus New World Migration Systemsp. 123
Migrant Population Changep. 136
Conservationp. 151
Appendix 1. List of Nearctic-Neotropical Migrantsp. 173
Appendix 2. Systematic Relationships and Habitat Use for Palearctic-African Migrantsp. 183
Appendix 3. Systematic Relationships and Habitat Use for Palearctic-Asian Migrantsp. 189
Appendix 4. English Common Names and Their Counterpartsp. 198
Appendix 5. Spanish Common Names and Their Counterpartsp. 208
Literature Citedp. 217
Index of Scientific Namesp. 257
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