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Book review: Conservation biology of Hawaiian forest birds: Implications for island avifauna

The Auk

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DOI: 10.1525/auk.2010.127.4.956

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Abstract

For many years, following the publication of Studies in Avian Biology No. 22 by Scott et al. (2001), ornithologists interested in Hawaiian birds have waited for the next synthesis volume on Hawaiian bird research. Finally there is one, and it is excellent. Thane Pratt and his colleagues from Hawaii have added another milestone in the punctuated equilibrium of information surrounding Hawaiian ornithology. Pratt states in the preface that he initiated this book because a U.S. Geological Survey review panel identified a recent lack of published information in the peer reviewed literature and the need to consolidate recent research efforts on birds in the Hawaiian Islands. This book goes a long way in solving that problem.

Review info: Conservation Biology of Hawaiian Forest Birds: Implications for Island Avifauna. By Thane K. Pratt, Carter T. Atkinson, Paul C. Banko, James D. Jacobi, and Bethany L. Woodworth, Eds., 2009. ISBN 978-0300141085, 707 pp.

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Publication type:
Article
Publication Subtype:
Journal Article
Title:
Book review: Conservation biology of Hawaiian forest birds: Implications for island avifauna
Series title:
The Auk
DOI:
10.1525/auk.2010.127.4.956
Volume:
127
Issue:
4
Year Published:
2010
Language:
English
Publisher:
University of California Press
Publisher location:
Berkeley, CA
Contributing office(s):
Southwest Biological Science Center
Description:
3 p.
Larger Work Type:
Article
Larger Work Subtype:
Journal Article
Larger Work Title:
The Auk
First page:
956
Last page:
958
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N
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