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Birds as monitors of environmental change

Published on Jan 1, 1993
· DOI :10.1007/978-94-015-1322-7
Robert W. Furness71
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J. J. D. Greenwood1
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Can birds be used to monitor the environment? Environmental change. Birds as monitors of radionuclide contamination. Birds as indicators of change in water quality. Birds as monitors of pollutants. Seabirds as indicators of change in marine prey stocks. Migrants as monitors of change in the tropics. An integrated approach to assessing environmental changes affecting birds. Synthesis and future prospects.
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