"HOO'S" in the CITY?
- Birds as a Tool for Island Habitat Conservation and Management. Rodrigues, Pedro; Cunha, Regina Tristao da // American Journal of Environmental Sciences;2012, Vol. 8 Issue 1, p5
Problem statement: The Azores is a archipelago of nine volcanic islands, situated in the middle of the North Atlantic Ocean. Oceanic islands are known hotspots of biodiversity and the Azores, although relatively young (0.3-13 MA), conform to this general pattern. The local avifauna amount to 37...
- The Role of Forest Age, Habitat Quality, Food Resources and Weather Conditions for Tawny Owl Strix aluco Populations. // Polish Journal of Environmental Studies;2010, Vol. 19 Issue 5, p1039
No abstract available.
- Pheomelanin-based colouration is correlated with indices of flying strategies in the Barn Owl. Charter, Motti; Leshem, Yossi; Izhaki, Ido; Roulin, Alexandre // Journal of Ornithology;Jan2015, Vol. 156 Issue 1, p309
Resource polymorphism refers to individuals from the same population foraging in alternative habitats or on alternative food. Food specialization can be associated with adaptations such as colour polymorphism, with pale and dark colours conferring differential camouflage in different habitats....
- Habitat, breeding performance, diet and individual age in Swiss Barn Owls ( Tyto alba). Frey, Caroline; Sonnay, Caroline; Dreiss, Amélie; Roulin, Alexandre // Journal of Ornithology;Apr2011, Vol. 152 Issue 2, p279
Intensification of farming over the past 50 years has homogenised the landscape structure and contributed to the decline of bird populations in Europe. To better target the conservation of the Barn Owl Tyto alba, we assessed the influence of the landscape structure on breeding performance in...
- Andean Condor. Kaufman, Kenn // Audubon;Jul/Aug2014, Vol. 116 Issue 4, p49
The article offers information on the large bird species known as the Andean Condor and mentions its habitat and range in South America, the current estimate of its population and the threats to its survival.
- Return of the Native? // Environment Hawai'i;Sep2010, Vol. 21 Issue 3, p1
The article reports that a chunk of land will be added in Mauna Loa in Hawaii Island, Hawaii for the restoration of forest bird habitat.
- LONG-TERM CHANGES IN AVIAN COMMUNITY STRUCTURE IN A SUCCESSIONAL, FORESTED, AND MANAGED PLOT IN A REFORESTING LANDSCAPE. BROOKS, ELIZABETH W.; BONTER, DAVID N. // Wilson Journal of Ornithology;Jun2010, Vol. 122 Issue 2, p288
We examined a 35-year transition in the breeding bird community at a successional study site in a reforesting landscape in southwestern New York, USA. Changes in the successional plot were compared with those in two additional census plots, one in undisturbed forest and the other in a managed...
- ABUNDANCE AND DISTRIBUTION OF BREEDING BIRDS IN THE PINE FORESTS OF GRAND BAHAMA, BAHAMAS. Lloyd, John D.; Slater, G. L. // Journal of Caribbean Ornithology;2011, Vol. 24 Issue 1, p1
Grand Bahama's pine forests are home to a unique but largely unstudied avifauna. No recent comprehensive survey has been conducted in these forests and little is known about the abundance and distribution of the island's pineland birds. This lack of information hinders efforts to monitor avian...
- DISTRIBUTION, ABUNDANCE, AND STATUS OF CUBAN SANDHILL CRANES (GRUS CANADENSIS NESIOTES). AGUILERA, XIOMARA GALVEZ; CHAVEZ-RAMIREZ, FELIPE // Wilson Journal of Ornithology;Sep2010, Vol. 122 Issue 3, p556
We conducted the first country-wide survey between 1994 and 2002 to examine the distribution, abundance, and conservation status of Sandhill Crane (Grus canadensis nesiotes) populations throughout Cuba. Ground or air surveys or both were conducted at all identified potential areas and locations...