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Bird Ecology and Conservation: A Handbook of Techniques

William J. Sutherland, Ian Newton, and Rhys Green


This book outlines the main methods and techniques available to ornithologists. A general shortage of information about available techniques is greatly hindering progress in avian ecology and conservation. Currently this sort of information is disparate and difficult to locate with much of it widely dispersed in books, journals and grey literature. This book is a practical handbook describing the methods used in ornithological studies. Many of the chapters describe field methods, but there are also chapters devoted to laboratory techniques and the assessment of ill or dead birds. Two chapters ... More

Keywords: ornithological studies, field methods, laboratory techniques, bird assessment, conservation methods, habitat management techniques, field manipulations

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2004 Print ISBN-13: 9780198520863
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: September 2007 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198520863.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

William J. Sutherland, author
School of Biological Sciences, University of East Anglia

Ian Newton, author
Centre for Ecology and Hydrology

Rhys Green, author
Department of Zoology, University of Cambridge