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Field Ornithology and Practical Bird Conservation

Stefan Bargheer

in Moral Entanglements: Conserving Birds in Britain and Germany

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780226376639
eISBN:
9780226543963
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226543963.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

Chapter 4 analyzes how organized bird conservation became tied to the emerging science of field ornithology in the 1930s and 1940s. In Britain, field ornithology became institutionalized through the ... More


Citizens, Science, and Environmental Policy: A British Perspective

Jeremy J.D. Greenwood

in Citizen Science: Public Participation in Environmental Research

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801449116
eISBN:
9780801463952
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801449116.003.0011
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

This chapter focuses on the British Trust for Ornithology's (BTO) model for engaging volunteers in scientific research. The BTO is the leading center of ornithological research in Britain and ... More


The role of citizen science in studies of avian reproduction

C.B. Cooper, R.L. Bailey, and D.I. Leech

in Nests, Eggs, and Incubation: New ideas about avian reproduction

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780198718666
eISBN:
9780191788086
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198718666.003.0017
Subject:
Biology, Ornithology

Amateur ornithologists, such as birdwatchers, nest monitors, and ringers, have been, and will continue to be, key resources for ornithological research. These so-called citizen scientists ... More


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