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Conservation Through Aviculture ISBBC 2007: proceedings of the IV international symposium on breeding birds in captivity


By: Lamont, M. (ed.)
ISBN: 0888397313/9780888397317
Binding: Trade Cloth
Size: 8.5" X 11"
Pages: 482
Photos: 100+
Illustrations: 100+
Publication Date: January 31, 2014


The proceedings of the IV International Symposium on Breeding Birds in Captivity held in in Toronto, Ontario, Canada from September 7-12th, 2007. The conference theme was Conservation Through Aviculture and had over 50 presenters covering various aspects of aviculture, zoology, avian conservation, medicine and management. With nearly 500 colour pages featuring multiple charts, graphs, figures and tables depicting various aspects of avian husbandry, management and both in-situ and ex-situ conservation aspects. With over 100 international contributors, these proceedings represent possibly the largest compilation of information pertaining to avian conservation breeding to date.

More information available at www.isbbc.org

Table of Contents

Sample chapter topics:

  • Artificial Hand-rearing of the Endangered Takahe in New Zealand
  • Progress with a Conservation Breeding Program to Save Three Critically Endangered Gyps Vultures From Extinction
  • Protocol Development of Captive Propagation Techniques to Support Conservation of Steller's Eiders in Alaska
  • Establishing Captive Populations of Endemic Bird Species From Madagascar: an Overview of the Efforts of the Vogelpark Walsrode Foundation in Madagascar 1997–2007
  • The Husbandry and Captive Breeding Program of the Horned Guan at Africam Safari
  • Captive Field Propagation and Experimental Release of the Eastern Loggerhead Shrike in Ontario, Canada
  • Captive Breeding & Re-Introduction of the California Condor
  • First Captive Breeding of the Philippine Eagle-Owl
  • The Role of Science in Avian Conservation: Examples from Pacific Island Kingfishers
  • Population Biology: The Science of Population Management for Captivity, Reintroduction and Conservation
  • California Condor Recovery: A Work in Progress

Book Reviews

By L. Woodworthon October 3, 2016 from Amazon.com

What a wonderful tool for any serious aviculturist! Great articles and terrific information.




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