The Little Owl: Conservation, Ecology and Behavior of Athene noctua

by VAN NIEUWENHUYSE, Dries; GÉNOT, Jean-Claude; JOHNSON, David H.

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The Little Owl: Conservation, Ecology and Behavior of Athene noctua

by VAN NIEUWENHUYSE, Dries; GÉNOT, Jean-Claude; JOHNSON, David H.

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Code: 12889H

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Understanding of the basic biology of owls is poor compared to that of other bird species. The Little Owl, Athene noctua, has become one of the best models for biological and conservation research, due to its commonness and the fact that it occupies nest-boxes very easily. In this unique book the authors synthesize the substantial literature, and detail current information regarding the Little Owl. They discuss its wide-ranging ecology, genetics and subspecies and population status by country. In addition, they outline a strategy and monitoring program for its conservation. The book features an outstanding bibliography of literature on the Little Owl, listing publications dated from 1769 to the present day, in many languages, including Russian, English, French, Dutch, German, Spanish and Italian. Whilst being an invaluable resource for academic researchers, its straightforward style holds undoubted appeal for amateurs and enthusiasts.

ISBN: 9780521886789

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Year of Publication: 2008

Page Count: 574

Weight: 3 lb