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Where Have All the Birds Gone?: Essays on the Biology and Conservation of Birds that Migrate to the American Tropics


By: John Terborgh

207 pages, B/w photos, figs, tabs, maps

Princeton University Press

Paperback | Jul 1992 | #5659 | ISBN: 0691024286
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Hardback | Dec 1990 | #5658 | ISBN: 0691085315
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Comprehensive and disturbing work on the decreasing numbers of tropical migrant species in North American forests, and a warning that if action is not taken now, there may be no way back. The author discusses the six months the birds spend in the tropics, the effects of deforestation, and American policy on urban and suburban development.

This is a splendid book, simultaneously fascinating and frightening... For the birds' sake, read this book! Naturalist Review, Audubon Naturalist Society

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