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Status and conservation of West Indian seabirds

Status and conservation of West Indian seabirds

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Published by Society of Caribbean Ornithology in Ruston, LA, USA .
Written in English

    Places:
  • West Indies.
    • Subjects:
    • Sea birds -- West Indies.,
    • Birds -- Conservation -- West Indies.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 194-225).

      Statementedited by E. A. Schreiber, David S. Lee.
      SeriesSpecial publication / Society of Caribbean Ornithology ;, no. 1, Special publication (Society of Caribbean Ornithology) ;, no. 1.
      ContributionsSchreiber, Elizabeth Anne., Lee, David S. 1943-, Society of Caribbean Ornithology.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQL688.A1 S72 2000
      The Physical Object
      Paginationv, 225 p. :
      Number of Pages225
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6898604M
      ISBN 100967782406
      LC Control Number00703026
      OCLC/WorldCa44487922

      importance to conservation of seabirds in the Pacific Ocean. The jorunal is published twice a year in spring and fall. Materials should be submitted to the Editor, except that conservation-related material should be submitted to the Associate Editor for Conservation. Information for contributors to Pacific Seabirds is published in each Fall issue. Pages in E. A. Schreiber and D. S. Lee (editors) Status and Conservation of West Indian Seabirds. Society of Caribbean Ornithology Special Publication 1, Ruston, Louisiana, USA. Coulter, M. C. Seabird conservation in the Galapagos Islands, Ecuador. Pages in Croxall et al. (editors). Status and Conservation of the World's. This series of 16 case studies from around the world (including Indonesia, Greenland, Indian Ocean islands, the Galapagos and the West Indies) examines the critical conservation issues affecting island-nesting seabirds, and the solutions that have been found for them. This book provides a repository of experience that can be applied elsewhere. Edited by DN Nettleship, J Burger and M Gochfeld, pages Out of Print A series of 16 case studies from around the world (including Indonesia, Greenland, Indian Ocean islands, the Galapagos and the West Indies) examines the critical conservation issues affecting island-nesting seabirds, and the solutions that have been found for them. This book provides a repository of experience that can be.


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The book presents the status and conservation needs of West Indian seabirds in 21 chapters. This publication is the result of an International Seabird Workshop held by the Society of Caribbean. Get this from a library.

Status and conservation of West Indian seabirds. [Elizabeth Anne Schreiber; David S Lee; Society of Caribbean Ornithology.;] -- In the Bibliography a.o. titles from R. van Halewijn, K.H. Voous, J.H. Westermann. Status of the Magnificent Frigatebird in the Caribbean.

in Status and conservation of West Indian seabirds (E. Schreiber and D. Lee, eds.). Society for Caribbean Ornithology, Special Publication no, Ruston, LA. OSORNO, J.-L. Offspring desertion in the Magnificent Frigatebird: are males facing a tradeoff between Cited by: 2.

Purpose of the West Indian Breeding Seabird Atlas. The atlas tracks reports of breeding by seabirds in the West Indies and Caribbean region. Most seabird populations throughout this region are declining. The information presented here was in part generated by the Seabird Working Group of the Society for the Conservation and Study of Caribbean.

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Also available: Status and Conservation of West Indian Seabirds; edited by Dave Lee and B. Schreiber. This book was published in after more than 3 years of hard work by Seabird Working Group members.

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However, because seabirds are highly mobileFile Size: KB. The advantages and disadvantages of fixed-wing, helicopter, photographic, vidoegraphic, and ground-count methods of surveying and censusing seabirds are described and compared. Critical terminology is distinguished, and use of small helicopters with multiple, trained observers is firmly recommended for work with diurnal, non-burrow-nesting seabirds in the West Indies and elsewhere.

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