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Migration and survival of the birds of Asia

Elliott McClure

Migration and survival of the birds of Asia

by Elliott McClure

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Published by White Lotus Press in Bangkok .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Asia.
    • Subjects:
    • Birds -- Migration -- Asia.,
    • Birds -- Parasites -- Asia.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementH. Elliott McClure.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQL691.A1 M34 1998
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxi, 472 p. :
      Number of Pages472
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL338928M
      LC Control Number97949438

      Migration is an energy-intensive business, pulling critical reserves from birds in a short amount of time. For this reason, rich and abundant food supplies in relatively safe habitats are essential for survival. Birds remain in these rich habitats for a few days while building back their fat reserves and passing the time with social bonding. Indonesia. Indonesia is a semi-annual journal devoted to the timely study of Indonesia’s culture, history, government, economy, and society. It features original scholarly .

      Migration is a hazardous time and many birds die from starvation, exhaustion and in storms. Migrating swallows cover miles a day, mainly during daylight, at speeds of miles per hour. The maximum flight speed is 35 mph. In their wintering areas swallows feed in small flocks, which join together to form roosting flocks of thousands of. Books about bird migration and navigation. After a short introduction on the birds migration, the book reviews the aerodynamics and Energetics of Flight and presents the calculation of the Migration Range. or survival of the birds of Asia or of the Northern Hemisphere will find this study an invaluable reference work." Buy from amazon.

      Asia, Australia, and Africa for the survival and well-being of migratory birds. Migratory birds are part of our shared natural heritage and they depend on a network of sites along their.   "A high-tech tracking survey has revealed that the annual migration of the Arctic tern is the longest in the animal kingdom – with some birds flying the equivalent of three journeys to the moon.


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Migration and survival of the birds of Asia. Bangkok: U.S. Army Medical Component, South-East Asia Treaty Organization (SEATO) Medical Project, (OCoLC) Many birds have been trapped, ringed, and weighed at migration sites enabling their subsequent survival rates to be assessed from later surveys of the population.

Disturbance at stopover sites caused by natural predators or people can have marked effects on the rates and extent of weight gain by migrants, and hence on subsequent survival or.

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These beautiful birds migrate to India every year during the winter and summer season for food, breeding and nesting. Here is the list of most beautiful migratory birds coming to India in winter and summer season.

Siberian Cranes. Siberian Cranes are snowy white color birds and migrate during winter to. Migration is dangerous but it must be advantageous for long term survival.

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Migration and Survival of the Birds of Asia. Bangkok, McClure, H.E. & Leelavit, P. Birds Banded in Asia during the MAPS Program, by Locality, from through 1– Bangkok, U.S. Army Research and Development : Simon Delany, Charles Williams, Clare Sulston, John Norton, David Garbutt.

Migrating birds know no boundaries and are arguably the most mobile creatures on Earth, undertaking epic journeys each year. More than migratory bird species have been recorded in southern Africa, with 44 Palearctic migrant species (Europe, Asia, northern Africa and the northern and central parts of the Arabian Peninsula) and 35 Intra-African migrant species having been recorded in South.

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Dehradun: Department of Wildlife Sciences, AMU Aligarh and Wildlife Institute of : Hiroyoshi Higuchi, Jason Minton. Bird species migration ratio in East Asia, Australia, and surrounding islands.

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