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Video Surveillance of Nesting Birds

Video Surveillance of Nesting Birds (Hardback)

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Declining bird populations, especially those that breed in North American grasslands, have stimulated extensive research on factors that affect nest failure and reduced reproductive success. Until now, this research has been hampered by the difficulties inherent in observing nest activities. Video Surveillance of Nesting Birds highlights the use of miniature video cameras and recording equipment yielding new important and some unanticipated insights into breeding bird biology, including previously undocumented observations of hatching, incubation, fledging, diurnal and nocturnal activity patterns, predator identification, predator-prey interactions, and cause-specific rates of nest loss. This seminal contribution to bird reproductive biology uses tools capable of generating astonishing results with the potential for fresh insights into bird conservation, management, and theory.

Science & MathematicsBiology, life sciencesZoology & animal sciencesZoology: Vertebrates Publisher: University of California Press Publication Date: 12/06/2012 ISBN-13: 9780520273139  Details: Type: Hardback Format: Books
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Christine A. Ribic is Associate Professor of Wildlife Ecology at the University of Wisconsin, Unit Leader, US Geological Survey, Wisconsin Cooperative Wildlife Research Unit. Frank R. Thompson, III is a Research Wildlife Biologist in the Sustainable Management of Central Hardwood Ecosystems and Landscapes Unit of the Northern Research Station of the USDA at the University of Missouri-Columbia Pamela A. Pietz is a Research Wildlife Biologist in the Northern Prairie Wildlife Research Center of the USGS in Jamestown, North Dakota.

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