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Bird Watching as Organizational Strategy

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/9780226543963.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

Chapter 6 looks at the rise in membership numbers of the British and German bird conservation organizations since the 1970s. The focus is on the organizational strategies that facilitated this rise. ... More


Technology Comes to the Countryside

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/9780226543963.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

Chapter 3 looks at the development of organized bird conservation in the late nineteenth and early twentieth century. The focus is on the factors that made for the foundation of the Society for the ... More


Stoats as Introduced Pests in New Zealand

Carolyn M. King and Roger A. Powell

in The Natural History of Weasels and Stoats: Ecology, Behavior, and Management

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195322712
eISBN:
9780199894239
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195322712.003.0013
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology

New Zealand is the only country where stoats are serious introduced pests, and are especially well-studied there. This chapter summarizes the historic background of research funded by New Zealand ... More


Connectivity and Conservation

John H. Rappole

in The Avian Migrant: The Biology of Bird Migration

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231146784
eISBN:
9780231518635
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231146784.003.0010
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

This chapter discusses the relevance of avian migrant “connectivity” to conservation efforts. “Connectivity” refers to “the degree to which individuals of populations are geographically arranged ... More


Belonging on an Island: Birds, Extinction, and Evolution in Hawai'i

Daniel Lewis

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780300229646
eISBN:
9780300235463
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300229646.001.0001
Subject:
Environmental Science, Nature

A lively, rich natural history of Hawaiian birds that challenges existing ideas about what constitutes biocultural nativeness and belonging, this natural history takes readers on a thousand-year ... More


Video Surveillance of Nesting Birds

Christine Ann Ribic and Frank Richard Thompson III (eds)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780520273139
eISBN:
9780520954090
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520273139.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology

Concern about declining populations of bird species that breed in the grasslands and other habitats of North America has spurred extensive research on factors that may affect their reproductive ... More


The Field Guide Comes of Age

Thomas R. Dunlap

in In the Field, Among the Feathered: A History of Birders and Their Guides

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199734597
eISBN:
9780190254377
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199734597.003.0005
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter focuses on Roger Tory Peterson's contribution to the development of field identification and birdwatching in America through his book, A Field Guide to the Birds. First published in ... More


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