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Conservation of Island Birds

P. J. Moors

Conservation of Island Birds

by P. J. Moors

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Published by Princeton University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • General,
  • Reference

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9421537M
    ISBN 100691888043
    ISBN 109780691888040

    Current Conservation Status: The island is subject to perdition by Great Horned Owls from the mainland. It is also subject to perdition by Great Black-backed Gulls, which take fledgling terns during July. The island has steadily eroded and has lost elevation over the past 30+ years, resulting in a loss of available nesting areas for terns. The Florida Fish & Wildlife Conservation Commission has listed Alafia Bank as the most important colony in the state, due to its size (number of birds nesting), longevity of nesting activity, and species diversity. A acre "Alafia Extension" was added to the west end of Sunken Island in , using material from a nearby dredging project.

      These island bats represent an evolutionarily distinctive and ecologically significant part of the earth’s biological diversity. Island Bats is the first book to focus solely on the evolution, ecology, and conservation of bats living in the world’s island ecosystems. Among other topics, the contributors to this volume examine how the earth Pages: Bird conservation is a field in the science of conservation biology related to threatened have had a profound effect on many bird species. Over one hundred species have gone extinct in historical times, although the most dramatic human-caused extinctions occurred in the Pacific Ocean as humans colonised the islands of Melanesia, Polynesia and Micronesia, .

    Rose Island is an acre island located in Newport Harbor in lower Narragansett Bay, Rhode Island. The island has had active human occupation since the midth century when it was used by the British, French and colonial armies for early fortifications and eventually the US Army to develop one of the nations First Fortifications known as Fort. Island Conservation is a non-profit organization with the mission to prevent extinctions by removing invasive species from islands. Island Conservation has therefore focused its efforts on islands with species categorized as Critically Endangered and Endangered on the IUCN's Red g in partnership with local communities, government management agencies, and Type: (c)(3) Non-profit Organization.


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