Bird Conservation and Agriculture: The Bird Life of Farmland, Grassland and Heathland

Bird Conservation and Agriculture: The Bird Life of Farmland, Grassland and Heathland

by Jeremy D. Wilson, Andrew D. Evans, Philip V. Grice
     
 

Using case studies of 16 species, the authors explore relationships between bird populations and agricultural land management.See more details below

Overview

Using case studies of 16 species, the authors explore relationships between bird populations and agricultural land management.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521734721
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
08/31/2009
Series:
Ecology, Biodiversity and Conservation Series
Pages:
404
Product dimensions:
7.40(w) x 9.60(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction: birds and agriculture in Britain; 1. The history of agriculture in Britain; Part I. The Habitats and Their Birds: 2. The field; 3. The field boundary; 4. Semi-natural heathlands and grasslands; Part II. Trends and Patterns: 5. Bird population trends; 6. Patterns of association between agricultural change and wildlife populations; Part III. The Effects of Agricultural Change on Birds: 7. Large-scale studies of abundance, distribution and demograph; 8. Species case studies; 9. Studies of changing agricultural practice; 10. What future for birds and agriculture in Britain?

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