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Birds of the Salton Sea : status, biogeography, and ecology

Author: Michael A Patten; Guy McCaskie; Philip Unitt
Publisher: Berkeley : University of California Press, 2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The Salton Sea, California's largest inland lake, supports a huge bird population that is among the most concentrated and most diverse in the world. Sadly this environment is close to collapse from  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michael A Patten; Guy McCaskie; Philip Unitt
ISBN: 0520235932 9780520235939
OCLC Number: 635650857
Description: 363 Seiten : Illustrationen
Contents: Foreword Preface and Acknowledgments A HISTORY OF THE SALTON SINK Lake Cahuilla Formation of the Salton Sea CONSERVATION AND MANAGEMENT ISSUES Current Threats Proposed Solutions BIOGEOGRAPHY OF THE SALTON SEA The Fauna of Lake Cahuilla Current Conditions The Salton Sea and the Gulf of California Vegetation and Habitat The Avifauna A CHECKLIST OF THE BIRDS OF THE SALTON SEA Primary Checklist The Next Twenty THE SPECIES ACCOUNTS Geographic Region Covered Data Collection Taxonomy and Nomenclature Subspecies Main List Nonnative Species Hypothetical List Appendix Literature Cited Index
Responsibility: Michael A. Patten, Guy McCaskie, and Philip Unitt.

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"Astonishing new book. . . . Whether this book stands as a farewell to this rich haven or a rallying cry of support is yet to be seen, but its case and timing make it a classic."--David Lukas, "Los Read more...

 
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