Birder's Conservation Handbook: 100 North American Birds at by Jeffrey V. Wells

By Jeffrey V. Wells

Before there was no unmarried, finished source at the prestige of North America's such a lot threatened birds and what humans can do to aid shield them. Birder's Conservation guide is the one e-book of its variety, written in particular to assist birders and researchers comprehend the threats whereas supplying activities to guard birds and their habitats. Jeffrey Wells has distilled massive quantities of crucial info right into a unmarried easy-to-use volume-required interpreting for someone who loves birds and needs to make sure they're secure. At-a-glance species debts hide intimately North America's 100 so much at-risk birds; every one account is superbly illustrated by means of modern day most sensible chicken artists. The textual content comprises prestige, distribution, ecology, threats, conservation activities and wishes, and references. A distribution map accompanies every one access. Chapters speak about birds as signs of environmental well-being, the nation of North American chicken populations, significant conservation concerns, and projects now underway to enhance the wellbeing and fitness of North America's birds. Birder's Conservation instruction manual is an quintessential source for birdwatchers, researchers, naturalists, and conservationists. analyzing it is going to motivate you to develop into an lively steward of our birds and the habitats we share.A accomplished consultant to North America's 100 so much at-risk birds and the way to guard them Compact and simple to take advantage of, with attractive illustrations and information prepared for handy, at-a-glance reference certain species bills, together with distribution maps sensible recommendation on conservation info on best conservation businesses and assets

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