The American Bird Conservancy Guide to the 500 Most Important Bird Areas in the United States offers both bird enthusiasts and conservationists specialized information never before compiled in a single comprehensive volume. This expert resource organizes the United States into 36 ornithologically distinct bird regions, then identifies and describes the 500 sites within these regions. Each site entry includes ornithological highlights, ownership information, a description of habitats and land use, a guide to which species one can expect to find, conservation issues, and visitor information.The Brown-headed Nuthatch and Bachmana#39;s Sparrow also occur, as do the Chuck-willa#39;s-widow, Red-headed Woodpecker; and Swainsona#39;s, ... also nests. The Swallow-tailed Kite and Painted Bunting are found during the breeding season in small numbers. ... Periodic prescribed burning and mechanical removal of mid-storey hardwoods in the forest benefit both the woodpecker and Bachmana#39;s Sparrow.
|Title||:||The American Bird Conservancy Guide to the 500 Most Important Bird Areas in the|
|Author||:||American Bird Conservancy|
|Publisher||:||Random House - 2011-04-13|