Migrant Birds in the Neotropics Ecology, Behavior, Distribution and Conservation by Allen Keast

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Published by Smithsonian Inst Pr .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Birds,
  • Congresses,
  • Conservation,
  • Latin America,
  • Migration

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Book details

ContributionsEugene S. Morton (Editor)
The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages576
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8085323M
ISBN 100874746612
ISBN 109780874746617

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Dec 14,  · His book, The Ecology of Migrant Birds, provides an in-depth overview of the New World's temperate-zone breeding birds that migrant to and winter in the neotropics.

While detailed in documentation, this book is nevertheless quite readable, for scientist or layman. (Trends In Ecology & Evolution)Cited by: Jul 17,  · His book, The Ecology of Migrant Birds, provides an in-depth overview of the New World's temperate-zone breeding birds that migrant to and winter in the neotropics.

While detailed in documentation, this book is nevertheless quite readable, for scientist or Author: John H. Rappole.

About this book Comprehensive synthesis of the natural history of the birds of the temperate north who migrate south to winter habitats in the neotropics. Migration is explored from the perspective of the tropical, or nonbreeding, portion of Migrant Birds in the Neotropics book migrant life cycle.

Keep up-to-date by subscribing to our free email book lists in over 20 subject categories. Sign Up. Glass Place Migrant birds in the Neotropics: ecology, behavior, distribution and conservation. Keast, Allen and Eugene S. Morton, editors. Originally published by the U.S.

Fish and Wildlife Service in as Nearctic Avian Migrants in the Neotropics with coauthors Gene Morton, Tom Lovejoy, and Jim Ruos, the initial work has been considerably expanded, updated, and revised by John aureusid.com: Deborah M.

Finch. Nov 25,  · InHagan and Johnston published a follow-up book, Ecology and Conservation of Neotropical Migrant Landbirds.

In Birds of Two Worlds Russell Greenberg and Peter Marra bring together the world's experts on avian migration to discuss its ecology and evolution. The contributors move the discussion of migration to a global stage, looking at all avian migration systems and delving /5(3).

Apr 01,  · Migrant birds in the neotropics: ecology, behavior, distribution, and conservation:a symposium held at the Conservation and Research Center, National Zoological Park, Smithsonian Institution, Octoberby Keast, Allen; Morton, Eugene SPages: Apr 01,  · Not Available adshelp[at]aureusid.com The ADS is operated by the Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory under NASA Cooperative Agreement NNX16AC86AAuthor: Edmund W.

Stiles. Neotropical Birds is an authoritative, online resource for life histories of Neotropical birds. These accounts are intended primarily for ornithologists, especially those based in the Neotropics, but will also prove useful to wildlife biologists, conservationists, amateur ornithologists with strong interests in avian natural history, and biology teachers and students.

It compiles, for the first time, information on the ecological and geographical distributions of all 4, bird species of the Neotropics, from Mexico south to Tierra del Fuego, including many migrant species.5/5(1). Incorporating new information on migratory birds, most gathered within the past decade, this comprehensive synthesis is the first book to explore migration principally from the perspective of the tropical, or nonbreeding, portion of the migrant life cycle.

Get this from a library. Migrant birds in the neotropics: ecology, behavior, distribution, and conservation:a symposium held at the Conservation and Research Center, National Zoological Park, Smithsonian Institution, October[Allen Keast; Eugene S Morton;].

InHagan and Johnston published a follow-up book, Ecology and Conservation of Neotropical Migrant Landbirds. In Birds of Two Worlds Russell Greenberg and Peter Marra bring together the world's experts on avian migration to discuss its ecology and evolution. The contributors move the discussion of migration to a global stage, looking at all avian migration systems and delving deeper into the.

His book, The Ecology of Migrant Birds, provides an in-depth overview of the New World’s temperate-zone breeding birds that migrant to and winter in the neotropics. While detailed in documentation, this book is nevertheless quite readable, for scientist or layman. (Trends In Ecology & Evolution).

A Neotropical migratory bird is a bird that breeds in Canada and the United States during our summer and spends our winter in Mexico, Central America, South America or the Caribbean islands.

According to a more strict definition used by some scientists. Neotropical migrants are birds of the Western Hemisphere that migrate long distances from wintering grounds in the New World Tropics (or "Neotropics") to breeding grounds in North America. The Neotropics are generally defined as the tropical regions of Mexico, and Central and South America that lie south of the Tropic of Cancer.

Migrant Birds in the Neotropics Keast and Morton in part The nearctic-neotropical migration system is one of the world’s greatest and most complex, birds from the whole length and width of the North American con­tinent being compressed into Middle America and northern South America, a land area a fraction of the breeding area’s size.

Four of the world’s leading ornithologists and ardent conservationists have produced this unique synthesis of the ecological information on all 4, species of birds found from Mexico south to Tierra del Fuego.

In tables that cover more than pages and include much of their own unpublished data. Definitions for Migrant Birds: What is a Neotropical Migrant. FLOYD E. HAYES Department of Biology, Caribbean Union College, P.O.

BoxPort of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago As a North American who has spent three years living in the Temperate Zone of the Neotropics (Par- aguay), I often have wondered what the term "Neo.

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Oct 30,  · Identifying birds’ needs on migration is therefore central to designing conservation actions for Nearctic-Neotropical migratory birds; yet migration through the Neotropics is a significant knowledge gap in our understanding of the full annual aureusid.com by: Found throughout the American tropics, this lanky diving bird is common in some areas near the Mexican border, and may be gradually extending its range north.

Similar to the Double-crested Cormorant but a little smaller, and may be found with it, especially inland. A nearly all-black waterbird with a snaky neck, the Neotropic Cormorant occurs in sheltered waters of southern U.S.

states, the Caribbean, and Latin America. It is smaller and longer-tailed than other cormorants, but otherwise looks very similar to the Double-crested Cormorant, and the two species often flock together.

Unlike its larger cousin, it sometimes plunge-dives for fish from a few. Migrant Birds in the Neotropics Ecology, Behavior, Distribution and Conservation Fifth book in the Symposia of the National Zoological Park series ALLEN KEAST and EUGENE S. MORTON, Editors Annually millions of North American migratory birds converge on the tropics.

How are they accommodated into areas that are. Get this from a library. The ecology of migrant birds: a Neotropical perspective. [John H Rappole] -- Habitat-Resource Use-Migrants as Members of Tropical Communities-Migration-Migrant Evolution-Old Wold Versus New World Migration Systems-Migrant Population Change.

May 01,  · Distribution and habitat use of Neotropical migrant landbirds in the Amazon basin and Andes - Volume 5 Issue - S. Robinson, J. Fitzpatrick, J. TerborghCited by: CONSERVATION OF NEOTROPICAL MIGRANT LANDBIRDS What Is A Neotropical Migrant. If you were to walk in a woodland or grassland area in South Dakota looking for birds, you would find that there are a lot more birds in summer than there are in winter.

Sep 28,  · A Guide to the Birds of Colombia Paperback – August 1, Introductory chapters and photographs highlight Colombia's geography, climate, and vegetation, and discuss migration and conservation questions, and the history of Colombian ornithology.

Appendices contain a large bibliography, a section on birding locations, and coverage of two Cited by: May 04,  · The New Neotropical Companion: A Book Review by a Lover of the Neotropics.

May 4, amongst other courses; he has written general and scientific books and papers on North American migrant birds on their Neotropical wintering grounds, ecology, trees, and dinosaurs. He has led birding tours, taught at Hog Island Audubon Camp, made presentations.

Sep 03,  · In the U.S., landbird species move to the neotropics in winter, according to Roger Pasquier, author of the book “Birds in Winter.” (Neotropics are the “new” tropics, those discovered.

Twenty-five years ago the answers to many of these questions were addressed by a collection of migration experts in Keast and Morton's classic work Migrant Birds in the Neotropics. InHagan and Johnston published a follow-up book, Ecology and Conservation of Neotropical Migrant Landbirds.

Seasonal bird migration is a well-known and extensively studied phenomenon involving at least half of all species worldwide. It is a basic survival strategy: birds leave cold areas searching for Author: Leila Nilipour. weaknesses, and value of the books they review. As such, the appraisals are subjective assessments and do not necessarily reflect the opinions of the editors or any official policy of the American Ornithologists' Union.

The Auk (1), The Ecology of Migrant Birds. A Neotropical Per­ spective.-John H. Rappole. Author: Deborah M. Finch. Twenty-five years ago the answers to many of these questions were addressed by a collection of migration experts in Keast and Morton's classic work Twenty-five years ago the answers to many of these questions were addressed by a collection of migration experts in Keast and Morton's classic work Migrant Birds in the Neotropics/5.

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Twenty-five years ago the answers to many of these questions were addressed by a collection of migration experts in Keast and Morgan's classic work Migrant Birds in the Neotropics. InHagan and Johnston published a follow-up book, Ecology and Conservation of Neotropical Migrant Landbirds.

Bird migration is the regular seasonal movement, often north and south along a flyway, between breeding and wintering grounds.

Many species of bird migrate. Migration carries high costs in predation and mortality, including from hunting by humans, and is driven primarily by availability of aureusid.com occurs mainly in the northern hemisphere, where birds are funneled on to specific routes by.

neotropics, which for our purposes include much of Mexico and places further south. This term was used to North American land-bird migration system, specifically this conservation fire with his book Where have all the birds gone?, which advocated tropical causation for pop-ulation declines.

About the same time, Robbins et al. Jul 31,  · Neotropical migratory birds, sometimes called nearctic-neotropical migrants, are those species that nest in the United States and Canada ("nearctic" region) and migrate south to the tropical regions of Mexico, Central America, South America, and the Caribbean ("neotropics") for the winter.

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