Avian Urban Ecology Paperback – 14 Jan 2014
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This book will appeal to students in search of a challenge, and practitioners will learn much too, especially from the case studies (British Ecological Society Bulletin)
This book includes not only up-to-date findings on the subject but it also highlights research questions that require further investigation, making it an informative read for anyone interested in the field (Daria Dadam, British Trust for Ornithology)
The information presented here is high in factual quality, and accessible to a reader with a broad background. (Emma Rosenfeld, Ibis of Avian Urban Ecology)
an interesting book, with a large potential readership amoung bird watchers and professional biologists (Pat Morris, Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society)
About the Author
Diego Gil, Departamento de Ecologia Evolutiva, Museo Nacional de Ciencias Naturales,Henrik Brumm, Max-Planck Institute for Ornithology, Communication and Social Behaviour Group
Diego Gil is a senior scientist at the Spanish Research Council (CSIC), and he is based at the Museo Nacional de Ciencias Naturales in Madrid. His main interests are the study of bird song and the transmission of hormones in avian eggs. He combines an evolutionary ecology perspective with the study of the proximal physiological mechanisms that underpin evolutionary adaptations. He has published more than 50 research articles, and has been editor of Animal Behaviour.
Henrik Brumm heads a research group at the Max Planck Institute for Ornithology in Seewiesen, Germany. He is a former Editor of Behaviour and an Editor of Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology In 2005, he was appointed as a fellow at the Institute for Advanced Study Berlin. He has been studying bird behaviour and ecology in many parts of the world and published over 50 articles and scientific papers.
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