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Author Cox, George W., 1935-

Title Bird migration and global change / George W. Cox

Publ Info Washington, D.C. : Island Press, [2010]
Edition First edition
 CCE Main Collection  QL698.9 C69 2010    AVAILABLE
 RWU Main Library  QL698.9 .C69 2010    AVAILABLE
 Wheaton Stacks  QL698.9 .C69 2010    AVAILABLE
Descript x, 291 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents Bird migration and global change : the birds and the issues -- Global climate change -- Global climate change and alteration of migratory bird habitats -- Other global change threats to migratory bird habitats -- Physical and biotic challenges to migratory bird responses -- Northern hemisphere land birds : short-distance migrants -- High-latitude land birds : nearctic-neotropical migrants -- High-latitude species of land birds : palearctic long-distance migrants -- Land birds of the temperate southern hemisphere -- Tropical land birds -- Raptors -- Shorebirds -- Waterfowl and other waterbirds -- Oceanic birds : northern Atlantic, Baltic, and Mediterranean regions -- Oceanic birds : North Pacific -- Oceanic birds : southern hemisphere -- Land birds : evolutionary adaptability -- Waterbirds : evolutionary adaptability -- Capacity for adjustment by migratory birds -- Conservation in an era of global change -- Appendix I: Common and scientific names of species discussed in the text
LC subject Migratory birds -- Adaptation
Migratory birds -- Effect of habitat modification on
Climatic changes
Global warming
Mesh Subject Birds
Behavior, Animal
Climate Change
ISBN 9781597266871 (cloth : alk. paper)
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