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Urban ornithology : 150 years of birds in New York City / P.A. Buckley, Walter Sedwitz, William J. Norse, and John Kieran.

By: Buckley, P. A [author.]Contributor(s): Sedwitz, Walter, -1985 [author.] | Norse, William J, -2006 [author.] | Kieran, John, 1892-1981 [author.]Material type: TextTextSeries: Cornell scholarship onlinePublisher: Ithaca, New York : Comstock Publishing Associates, an imprint of Cornell University Press, 2018Copyright date: ©2018Description: 1 online resource (xvii, 514 pages)Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9781501719622; 1501719629; 1501719610; 9781501719615Other title: One hundred and fifty years of birds in New York CitySubject(s): Birds -- New York (State) -- New York -- History | Bird populations -- New York (State) -- New York -- History | NATURE -- Animals -- Birds | NATURE -- Birdwatching Guides | SCIENCE -- Life Sciences -- Zoology -- Ornithology | Bird populations | Birds | New York (State) -- New YorkGenre/Form: Electronic books. | Electronic books. | History. Additional physical formats: Print version:: Urban ornithology.DDC classification: 598.09747 LOC classification: QL684.N7 | B83 2018Online resources: Click here to access online
Contents:
Frontmatter -- Contents -- Figures -- Tables -- Preface -- Acknowledgments -- Urban Ornithology -- Introduction -- Avifaunal Overview -- Introduction to the Species Accounts -- Species Accounts -- Ducks, Geese, Swans: Anatidae -- New-World Quail: Odontophoridae -- Pheasants, Grouse: Phasianidae -- Loons: Gaviidae -- Grebes: Podicipedidae -- Storks: Ciconiidae -- Cormorants: Phalacrocoracidae -- Pelicans: Pelecanidae -- Herons: Ardeidae -- Ibises: Threskiornithidae -- New-World Vultures: Cathartidae -- Ospreys: Pandionidae -- Kites, Eagles, Hawks: Accipitridae -- Rails, Coots, Gallinules: Rallidae -- Cranes: Gruidae -- Plovers: Charadriidae -- Sandpipers, Phalaropes: Scolopacidae -- Auks: Alcidae -- Gulls, Terns, Skimmers: Laridae -- Pigeons, Doves: Columbidae -- Cuckoos: Cuculidae -- Barn Owls: Tytonidae -- Typical Owls: Strigidae -- Nightjars: Caprimulgidae -- Swifts: Apodidae -- Hummingbirds: Trochilidae -- Kingfishers: Alcedinidae -- Woodpeckers: Picidae -- Falcons: Falconidae -- Parrots: Psittacidae -- Tyrant Flycatchers: Tyrannidae -- Shrikes: Laniidae -- Vireos: Vireonidae -- Crows, Jays: Corvidae -- Larks: Alaudidae -- Swallows: Hirundinidae -- Tits: Paridae -- Nuthatches: Sittidae -- Creepers: Certhiidae -- Wrens: Troglodytidae -- Gnatcatchers: Polioptilidae -- Kinglets: Regulidae -- Old-World Flycatchers: Muscicapidae -- Thrushes: Turdidae -- Mockingbirds, Thrashers: Mimidae -- Starlings: Sturnidae -- Pipits, Wagtails: Motacillidae -- Waxwings: Bombycillidae -- Longspurs: Calcariidae -- New-World Warblers: Parulidae -- New-World Sparrows: Emberizidae -- Tanagers, Grosbeaks, Buntings: Cardinalidae -- Blackbirds, Orioles: Icteridae -- Finches: Fringillidae -- Old-World Sparrows: Passeridae -- Appendixes -- Literature Cited -- About the Authors -- Indexes
Summary: "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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"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.

Includes bibliographical references and indexes.

Frontmatter -- Contents -- Figures -- Tables -- Preface -- Acknowledgments -- Urban Ornithology -- Introduction -- Avifaunal Overview -- Introduction to the Species Accounts -- Species Accounts -- Ducks, Geese, Swans: Anatidae -- New-World Quail: Odontophoridae -- Pheasants, Grouse: Phasianidae -- Loons: Gaviidae -- Grebes: Podicipedidae -- Storks: Ciconiidae -- Cormorants: Phalacrocoracidae -- Pelicans: Pelecanidae -- Herons: Ardeidae -- Ibises: Threskiornithidae -- New-World Vultures: Cathartidae -- Ospreys: Pandionidae -- Kites, Eagles, Hawks: Accipitridae -- Rails, Coots, Gallinules: Rallidae -- Cranes: Gruidae -- Plovers: Charadriidae -- Sandpipers, Phalaropes: Scolopacidae -- Auks: Alcidae -- Gulls, Terns, Skimmers: Laridae -- Pigeons, Doves: Columbidae -- Cuckoos: Cuculidae -- Barn Owls: Tytonidae -- Typical Owls: Strigidae -- Nightjars: Caprimulgidae -- Swifts: Apodidae -- Hummingbirds: Trochilidae -- Kingfishers: Alcedinidae -- Woodpeckers: Picidae -- Falcons: Falconidae -- Parrots: Psittacidae -- Tyrant Flycatchers: Tyrannidae -- Shrikes: Laniidae -- Vireos: Vireonidae -- Crows, Jays: Corvidae -- Larks: Alaudidae -- Swallows: Hirundinidae -- Tits: Paridae -- Nuthatches: Sittidae -- Creepers: Certhiidae -- Wrens: Troglodytidae -- Gnatcatchers: Polioptilidae -- Kinglets: Regulidae -- Old-World Flycatchers: Muscicapidae -- Thrushes: Turdidae -- Mockingbirds, Thrashers: Mimidae -- Starlings: Sturnidae -- Pipits, Wagtails: Motacillidae -- Waxwings: Bombycillidae -- Longspurs: Calcariidae -- New-World Warblers: Parulidae -- New-World Sparrows: Emberizidae -- Tanagers, Grosbeaks, Buntings: Cardinalidae -- Blackbirds, Orioles: Icteridae -- Finches: Fringillidae -- Old-World Sparrows: Passeridae -- Appendixes -- Literature Cited -- About the Authors -- Indexes

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