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作者 Ribic, Christine Ann
書名 Video Surveillance of Nesting Birds
出版項 Berkeley : University of California Press, 2012
©2012
國際標準書號 9780520954090 (electronic bk.)
9780520273139
book jacket
版本 1st ed
說明 1 online resource (285 pages)
text txt rdacontent
computer c rdamedia
online resource cr rdacarrier
系列 Studies in Avian Biology Ser. ; v.43
Studies in Avian Biology Ser
附註 Intro -- Title -- Copyright -- Contents -- Contributors -- Preface -- Foreword -- Part I Synthesis/Overview -- 1 Knowledge Gained from Video-Monitoring Grassland Passerine Nests -- 2 Conservation Implications When the Nest Predators Are Known -- 3 Gamebirds and Nest Cameras: Present and Future -- Part II Breeding Behavior -- 4 Hatching And Fledging Times From Grassland Passerine Nests -- 5 Attendance Patterns And Survival of Western Meadowlark Nests -- 6 Sprague's Pipit Incubation Behavior -- 7 Patterns of Incubation Behavior In Northern Bobwhites -- 8 The Influence of Weather on Shorebird Incubation -- 9 Nocturnal Activity of Nesting Shrubland and Grassland Passerines -- Part III Behavioral Responses to Predation/Predator Identification -- 10 Bird Productivity and Nest Predation In Agricultural Grasslands -- 11 Predatory Identity can Explain Nest Predation Patterns -- 12 Nest Defense: Grassland Bird Responses To Snakes -- 13 Partial Depredations On Northern Bobwhite Nests -- 14 Identification of Sprague's Pipit Nest Predators -- Part IV Technology -- 15 Development of Camera Technology For Monitoring Nests -- Appendix -- Index -- Complete Series List
Declining bird populations, especially those that breed in North American grasslands, have stimulated extensive research on factors that affect nest failure and reduced reproductive success. Until now, this research has been hampered by the difficulties inherent in observing nest activities. Video Surveillance of Nesting Birds highlights the use of miniature video cameras and recording equipment yielding new important and some unanticipated insights into breeding bird biology, including previously undocumented observations of hatching, incubation, fledging, diurnal and nocturnal activity patterns, predator identification, predator-prey interactions, and cause-specific rates of nest loss. This seminal contribution to bird reproductive biology uses tools capable of generating astonishing results with the potential for fresh insights into bird conservation, management, and theory
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
鏈接 Print version: Ribic, Christine Ann Video Surveillance of Nesting Birds Berkeley : University of California Press,c2012 9780520273139
主題 Bird populations.;Birds -- Monitoring -- Methodology.;Birds -- Nests.;Birds -- Behavior.;Ornithology -- Methodology.;Ornithology -- Technique
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Alt Author Thompson, Frank Richard, III
Pietz, Pamela Jo
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