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Invasive Birds: Global Trends and Impacts

Publication Year:
2020
Edition:
1st Ed
Author:
Colleen T. Downs and Lorinda A. Hart
Publisher:
CAB International
ISBN:
978-1-78-924206-5
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Examining globally invasive alien birds, the first part of this book provides an account of 32 global avian invasive species (as listed by the Invasive Species Specialist Group, ISSG).
It acts as a one stop reference volume; it assesses current invasive status for each bird species, including details of physical description, diet, introduction and invasion pathways, breeding behaviour, natural habitat. It also looks at the environmental impact of each species, as well as current and future control methods. Full colour photographs assist with species identification and global distribution maps give a visual representation of the current known distributions of these species.


The second part of the book discusses the biogeographical aspects of avian invasions, highlighting current and emerging invasive species across different regions of the world. The third section considers the impact of invasive species on native communities, problems associated with invasive bird management and the use of citizen science in the study of invasive birds.

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Platform:
OvidSP
Publisher:
CAB International
Product Type:
Book
Author:
Colleen T. Downs and Lorinda A. Hart
ISBN:
978-1-78-924206-5
Specialty:
  • Biodiversity Conservation
  • Biology
  • Earth & Geological Sciences
  • Ecology
Language:
English
Edition:
1st Ed
Pages:
0
Publication Year:
2020

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