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The Ecology of Bird Communities


Chris Merkord
  • Volume: 2 Processes and Variations Wiens, John A. Cambridge University Press 1989 Cambridge United Kingdom http://www.cambridge.org/9780521426350

    336pages

    62 b/w illus. 23 tables

    Dimensions: 228 x 152 mm

    Weight: 0.5kg

    English , Global, Cambridge Studies in Ecology 09/29/1989 0521426359 9780521426350 No value No value

The two volumes of John Wiens' Ecology of Bird Communities have applications and importance to the whole field of ecology. The books contain a detailed synthesis of our current understanding of the patterns of organisation of bird communities and of the factors that may determine them, drawing from studies from all over the world. By emphasizing how proper logic and methods have or have not been followed and how different viewpoints have developed historically and have led to controversy, the scope of these books are extended far beyond the study of birds. Processes and Variations discusses the way in which bird community patterns have been interpreted. This second volume examines how the complexity and variability of natural environments may influence efforts to discern and understand the nature of these communities. Graduate students and professionals in avian biology and ecology will find these volumes a valuable stimulus and guide to future field studies and theory development.

 

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  • Will be offered as separate volumes or as a 2 volume set
  • Much admired review of bird community ecology now within price range of individual purchasers
  • Many professional ecologists are keen ornithologists so sales will not be limited to those actively studying birds
  • Audience among very keen amateur ornithologists via The Bird Bookshop and other specialist outlets




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