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By Tim M. Blackburn,Julie L. Lockwood,Phillip Cassey

organic invaders symbolize one of many fundamental threats to the upkeep of worldwide biodiversity, human overall healthiness, and the good fortune of human monetary agencies. the ongoing globalization of our society guarantees that the necessity to comprehend the method of organic invasion will in basic terms elevate sooner or later. there's additionally a becoming attractiveness that the research of organic invaders presents a different perception into simple questions in ecology and evolution.

The learn of unique birds has had a very lengthy historical past and has come to symbolize a desirable intersection among the examine of organic invasions, avian conservation biology, and easy ideas of ecology and evolution. Avian Invasions summarizes and synthesizes this particular ancient checklist and unravels the insights that the research of unique birds brings to all 3 of those examine strands. It comprises chapters at the recognized contributions of unique fowl learn to ecological technology, and at the post-establishment evolution of brought poultry populations. the result's the main entire photo but of the invasion process.

Avian Invasions is aimed toward expert avian biologists and ornithologists in addition to graduate scholars of avian ecology, evolution and conservation. It additionally appeals to a extra common viewers of invasion ecologists.

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