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The Avian MigrantThe Biology of Bird Migration$
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John Rappole

Print publication date: 2013

Print ISBN-13: 9780231146784

Published to Columbia Scholarship Online: November 2015

DOI: 10.7312/columbia/9780231146784.001.0001

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Connectivity and Conservation

Connectivity and Conservation

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(p.284) Chapter 10 Connectivity and Conservation
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The Avian Migrant
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John H. Rappole

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Columbia University Press
DOI:10.7312/columbia/9780231146784.003.0010

This chapter discusses the relevance of avian migrant “connectivity” to conservation efforts. “Connectivity” refers to “the degree to which individuals of populations are geographically arranged among two or more periods of the annual cycle.” Recent technological developments such as satellite radio-tracking, light-level geolocators, stable isotope analysis, and DNA hybridization now make it possible to connect the various parts of the migrant annual cycle for at least some individuals of some species. This chapter focuses on the conservation of migratory birds in relation to three major areas: research, national and international conservation policy collaboration, and management. In particular, it examines three programs that have been extremely important in recent efforts to preserve migratory bird populations: species-specific migratory bird conservation, coffee and migratory bird conservation, and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service refuge systems and the Neotropical Migratory Bird Conservation Act.

Keywords:   connectivity, conservation, satellite radio-tracking, light-level geolocators, stable isotope analysis, DNA hybridization, annual cycle, migratory birds, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Neotropical Migratory Bird Conservation Act

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