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From Forests to Cities: Effects of Urbanization on Tropical Birds

Ian MacGregor-Fors, Lorena Morales-Pérez, and Jorge E. Schondube

in Urban Bird Ecology and Conservation

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780520273092
eISBN:
9780520953895
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520273092.003.0003
Subject:
Biology, Ornithology

Urban development modifies natural habitats by replacing their fundamental components with new ones, causing a loss of biodiversity. However, we know little about urbanization effects on birds in ... More


Wisconsin's Changing Bird Communities

Stanley A. Temple and John R. Cary

in The Vanishing Present: Wisconsin's Changing Lands, Waters, and Wildlife

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226871714
eISBN:
9780226871745
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226871745.003.0022
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

This chapter takes advantage of current and historic data to explore changes in the composition of ten Wisconsin bird communities over the past 55 years (1950–2004) and interpret those changes in ... More


The challenges of urban living

Danielle F. Shanahan, Michael W. Strohbach, Paige S. Warren, and Richard A. Fuller

in Avian Urban Ecology

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780199661572
eISBN:
9780191810176
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199661572.003.0001
Subject:
Biology, Ecology

This chapter first discusses the challenges posed by the urban environment for bird populations. These include habitat loss, habitat fragmentation, alteration of resource flows, pollution, and ... More


Beyond the Gradient: Insights from New Work in the Avian Ecology of Urbanizing Lands

Paige S. Warren and Christopher A. Lepczyk

in Urban Bird Ecology and Conservation

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780520273092
eISBN:
9780520953895
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520273092.003.0001
Subject:
Biology, Ornithology

People like birds and, increasingly, people live with birds. Science is increasingly needed in support of effective species conservation and environmental stewardship in the places where people live, ... More


The importance of wooded urban green areas for breeding birds: a case study from Northern Finland

Jukka Jokimäki, Marja-Liisa Kaisanlahti-Jokimäki, and Pilar Carbó-Ramírez

in Avian Urban Ecology

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780199661572
eISBN:
9780191810176
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199661572.003.0016
Subject:
Biology, Ecology

This chapter analyses the impact of urban wooded green areas on assemblages of breeding birds, using case data from the town of Rovaniemi in northern Finland. It shows that breeding populations are ... More


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