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Title Raptors in human landscapes : adaptations to built and cultivated environments / edited by David M. Bird, Daniel E. Varland, Juan Jose Negro.

Imprint London ; San Diego : Academic Press, ©1996.

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Description 1 online resource (xx, 396 pages) : illustrations, maps
Note "The book is a direct result of a symposium, Raptors Adapting to Human-Altered Environments, held on 6 November 1993 in Charlotte, North Carolina ... in conjunction with the annual meeting of the Raptor Research Foundation, Inc. (RRF)"--Page [xi].
"Raptor Research Foundation"--Cover.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Front Cover; Raptors in Human Landscapes; Copyright Page; Contents; Contributors; Preface; Acknowledgments; Part I: Raptors in Urban Landscapes; Part II: Raptors and Artificial Nest Sites; Part III: Raptors in Cultivated Landscapes; Part IV: Raptors in Industrial Landscapes; Part V: Raptors at Large; Appendix: List of species mentioned in the text; Index.
Summary This book is a collection of papers highlighting ways in which Raptors have successfully adapted to man-made landscapes and structures. The coverage of Raptors in Human Landscapes is broad, ranging from the impact of human activity on country-wide scales to the particular conditions associated with urban, cultivated, and industrial landscapes, as well as to the various schemes specifically directed towards the provision of artificial nest sites and platforms. The cases described hail from a wide geographic range including North and South America, Europe, Africa and elsewhere, and from a broad.
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Subject Birds of prey -- Effect of habitat modification on -- Congresses.
Birds of prey -- Adaptation -- Congresses.
Birds of prey -- Habitat -- Congresses.
Urban animals -- Congresses.
Indexed Term Birds of prey
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Conference papers and proceedings.
Added Author Bird, David Michael.
Varland, Daniel E.
Negro, Juan José.
Raptor Research Foundation. Meeting (1993 : Charlotte, N.C.)
Raptor Research Foundation.
Added Title Raptors adapting to human-altered environments
Other Form: Print version: Raptors in human landscapes. London ; San Diego : Academic Press, ©1996 012100130X 9780121001308 (OCoLC)34503492
ISBN 9780080547541 (electronic bk.)
0080547540 (electronic bk.)