Bird Migration across the Himalayas: Wetland Functioning by Herbert H. T. Prins,Tsewang Namgail PDF

By Herbert H. T. Prins,Tsewang Namgail

Birds migrating around the Himalayan zone fly over the top peaks on the earth, dealing with gigantic physiological and climatic demanding situations. The authors convey the various suggestions utilized by birds to deal with those demanding situations. Many wetland avian species are noticeable within the high-altitude lakes of the Himalayas and the adjacent Tibetan Plateau, comparable to Bar-Headed ducks. Ringing programmes have generated information regarding origins and locations, and this e-book is the 1st to provide details at the bird's specific migratory paths. Capitalising on wisdom generated via satellite tv for pc telemetry, the authors describe the migratory routes of a large number of birds flying over or skirting the Himalayas. The myriad of threats to migratory birds and the wetland procedure within the primary Asian Flyway are mentioned, with how one can mitigate them. This quantity will tell and convince policy-makers and conservation practitioners to take acceptable measures for the long term survival of this targeted migration.

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