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Urban ornithology : 150 years of birds in New York City

Author: P A Buckley; Walter Sedwitz; William J Norse; John Kieran
Publisher: Ithaca : Comstock Publishing Associates, an imprint of Cornell University Press, 2018. ©2018
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"A quantitative long-term historical analysis of the migratory, winter, and breeding avifaunas of New York City's Van Cortlandt Park and Northwest Bronx from 1872 to 2016"--Provided by publisher.
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Buckley, P.A.
Urban ornithology.
Ithaca : Comstock Publishing Associates, an imprint of Cornell University Press, 2018
(DLC) 2017057126
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: P A Buckley; Walter Sedwitz; William J Norse; John Kieran
ISBN: 9781501719615 1501719610
OCLC Number: 1013518808
Notes: Includes indexes.
Description: xvii, 514 pages ; 27 cm
Contents: Introduction --
Avifaunal overview --
Introduction to the species accounts --
Species accounts --
Appendices. 1. Tables ; 2. Scientific names of all organisms mentioned in this book other than birds in the species accounts ; 3. Glossary of symbols, abbreviations, and terms used in this book ; 4. Names of all observers appearing anywhere in the body of this book ; 5. Stranger in a strange land : an Andean gull in the Bronx ; 6. Specimens in museum collections from Van Cortlandt Park, Kingsbridge Meadows, Woodlawn Cemetery and Jerome Reservoir, and Riverdale --
Literature cited.
Responsibility: P.A. Buckley, Walter Sedwitz, William J. Norse, and John Kieran.

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