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Ecology and Evolution of Darwin's Finches

Peter R. Grant - Nature - 1999 - 492 pages
After his famous visit to the Galápagos Islands, Darwin speculated that "one might fancy that, from an original paucity of birds in this archipelago, one species had been taken ...
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A Field Guide to the Birds of Mexico and Adjacent Areas: Belize, Guatemala ...

Ernest Preston Edwards - Nature - 1998 - 209 pages
More than a thousand species of birds occur in Mexico and in the adjacent countries of Belize, Guatemala, and El Salvador. Of these birds, a unique mixture of temperate-zone ...
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Conserving Bird Biodiversity: General Principles and Their Application

Ken Norris, Deborah J. Pain - Nature - 2002 - 337 pages
The earth's biodiversity currently faces an extinction crisis that is unprecedented. Conservationists attempt to intervene in the extinction process either locally by ...
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Prodigious Birds: Moas and Moa-Hunting in New Zealand

Atholl Anderson - Nature - 2003 - 260 pages
Prodigious Birds brings together the entire field of moa-related research, some 150 years of enquiry. The moa was a large flightless bird, hunted into extinction by the Maori ...
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Bird Life of Woodland and Forest

Robert J. Fuller - Nature - 2003 - 260 pages
Describes the factors affecting the bird life of woodland and the effects of habitat management.
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Ecology and Evolution of Cooperative Breeding in Birds

Walter D. Koenig, Janis L. Dickinson - Nature - 2004 - 293 pages
Cooperative breeders are species in which more than a pair of individuals assist in the production of young. Cooperative breeding is found in only a few hundred bird species ...
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A Passion for Birds: American Ornithology After Audubon

Mark V. Barrow - Nature - 2000 - 326 pages
In the decades following the Civil War--as industrialization, urbanization, and economic expansion increasingly reshaped the landscape--many Americans began seeking adventure ...
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