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Important bird areas in Europe

R. F. A. Grimmett

Important bird areas in Europe

by R. F. A. Grimmett

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Published by International Council for Bird Preservation, sponsored by the Royal Society for Birds in Cambridge .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Birds -- Europe.,
  • Birds -- Habitat -- Europe.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementcompiled by R.F.A. Grimmett and T.A. Jones.
    SeriesICBP technical publication -- no. 9.
    ContributionsJones, T. A., 1965-, International Council for Bird Preservation. European Continental Section., Royal Society for the Protection of Birds.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQL690.A1
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 888 p. :
    Number of Pages888
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17991646M
    ISBN 100946888175
    LC Control Number89025772

    Birds, birding and bird watching important bird areas in Morocco The Mediterranean North Africa biome covers approximately the northern half of the country, including the mountain ranges, and 16 of the 17 species restricted to this biome are present in Morocco. These include Eleonora’s Falcon Falco eleonorae, Levaillant’s Woodpecker Picus vaillantii, Dupont’s Lark Chersophilus. For some years now BirdLife International have been gathering data on all the most important bird sites in Europe in a bid to highlight their conservation importance. In , they produced their first book summarising this knowledge (edited by Grimmett and Jones) and in they released another, greatly expanded, version.

    An Important Bird Area (IBA) is a site that provides essential habitat to one or more species of breeding or non-breeding birds. Sites may vary in size, but are usually discrete and distinguishable in character, habitat, or ornithological importance from surrounding areas. They may include public or private land. Important Bird Areas of Cyprus The BirdLife International Important Bird Area (IBA) Programme aims to identify the key sites for bird conservation across the globe utilizing standardised and scientifically rigorous criteria, with the aim of securing the protection and sympathetic management of these sites, for the benefit of birds, wider.

    Important Bird Areas are recognized by State Parks as priority areas for long-term habitat protection. In areas damaged from past land use or degraded by Important Bird Areas Important Bird Areas: What Are They? Important Bird Areas (IBAs) are special sites that provide habitat for groups of birds during breeding, wintering or migrating seasons. Important Bird Areas in Europe: Priority Sites for Conservation, edited by Melanie F. Heath and Michael I. Evans with others, is a page 2-volume compendium of country analyses and individual site descriptions of more than 3, sites that meet BirdLife's criteria.


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Important bird areas in Europe by R. F. A. Grimmett Download PDF EPUB FB2

Important Bird and Biodiversity Areas (IBAs) are priority sites for bird conservation because they regularly hold significant populations of one or more globally or regionally threatened, endemic or congregatory bird species, or highly representative bird assemblages.

IBAs are more than a collection of separate sites: they form a network, effective conservation of which should ensure. Book January (Plumptre et al., ). In the late s, Nature Uganda led an assessment of Important Bird Areas for especially in.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Grimmett, Richard, Important bird areas in Europe. Cambridge, U.K.: The Council, © ( printing). To date Audubon has identified 2, IBAs covering million acres of public and private lands in the United States. Among them are high-priority Global IBAs—places like New York City’s Jamaica Bay, areas within Alaska’s Arctic Slope, and coastal bird sanctuaries in Texas.

The inventory builds on Important bird areas in Europe book ICBP/IWRB's book entitled 'Important Bird Areas in Europe' and is designed to provide more extensive and up-to-date information for the UK.

Please be aware that the content of this PDF file is a scan of archived material, and has been rendered to produce the best possible output. Edited by MF Heath, MI Evans, DG Hoccom, AJ Payne and NB Peet, pages £35 BUY NOW Updated and extended, this book provides comprehensive coverage of the 3, most important sites for bird conservation in 51 European countries, equivalent to seven percent of the continent's land area.

Each country's entry is the work of one to three local experts. Key. An Important Bird and Biodiversity Area (IBA) is an area identified using an internationally agreed set of criteria as being globally important for the conservation of bird populations.

IBA was developed and sites are identified by BirdLife tly there are o IBAs worldwide. These sites are small enough to be entirely conserved and differ in their character.

Important bird areas in Europe. Grimmett, T. Jones. International Council for Bird Preservation, - Nature - pages. 0 Reviews. From inside the book. What people are saying - Write a review. We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.

Birds Conservation Europe Important bird areas Nature / Birdwatching Guides. This category is for Important Bird Areas of the world, sorted by country. Pages in this category should be moved to subcategories where applicable.

This category may require frequent maintenance to avoid becoming too large. Pages in category "Important Bird Areas by country" This category contains only the following page. PDF | On Jan 1,R.E. van der Vliet and others published Book review: Important Bird Areas in Europe.

Priority sites for conservation. | Find, read and cite all the research you need on Author: Roland Van Der Vliet. Important Bird Areas in Europe CONTENTS vii Forewords ix Acknowledgements xi Summary 1 Introduction 1 Europe’s environment 1 The need for bird conservation in Europe 2 Prioritization of conservation action 2 The conservation of sites for birds—Important Bird Areas 3 Important Bird Areas in Europe 5 Data collection 5 Geographical definition File Size: 1MB.

• Conserve these areas for long-term protection of biodiversity. A Brief History of the IBA Program The IBA Program began as an initiative of BirdLife International. InImportant Bird Areas in Europe was published, cataloging over 2, sites in 32 countries.

These IBAs have become long-term conservation priorities, and steps have been. Provides comprehensive coverage of the 3, most important sites for bird conservation in 51 European countries, equivalent to seven percent of the continent's land area.

Important Bird Areas in Europe by Richard Grimmett () on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Important Bird Areas in Europe by Richard Grimmett (). The selection of Important Bird and Biodiversity Areas (IBAs) is achieved through the application of quantitative ornithological criteria, grounded in up-to-date knowledge of the sizes and trends of bird populations.

At the global level, a set of four categories and criteria are used to assess the significance of the site, while in Europe. Updated and extended, this book provides comprehensive coverage of the 3, most important sites for bird conservation in 51 European countries, equivalent to seven percent of the continent's land area.

Each country's entry is the work of one to three local experts. Key species, habitats and conservation issues are discussed for every site, with thumbnail location maps. The American Bird Conservancy Guide to the 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 sites 4/5(5). Important Bird Areas in Asia is the first comprehensive inventory of Asia's key sites for birds and biodiversity. Country-by-country, the book details the region's 2, Important Bird Areas (IBAs), of theseor 43% are lacking any formal protection.

Click on a dot to view IBA Details; double-click anywhere on the map to zoom in; slide the thumb up or drag the mouse to zoom in and down to zoom out. Africa and its associated islands have over 1, Important Bird Areas (IBAs) in total covering an area of just over 2 million km 2 equivalent to some 7% of the land area.

For each geographic area, the table below shows the number of IBAs, the number of species of global conservation concern, the number of restricted range species and the number of biome restricted species.

From its start in Europe in the s, the Important Bird Areas (IBA) concept has been a success, leading to the recognition and protection of some 3, sites worldwide. The worldwide IBA program is administered by BirdLife International, through a network of Partners. BirdLife Partners operate in over one hundred countries and territories.The American Bird Conservancy Guide to the 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 sites within/5.BirdLife Cyprus has been involved in a number of book publications about the birds of Cyprus. As part of the Important Bird Areas (IBA) project BirdLife Cyprus has published the "Important Bird Areas" book which you can find book "Birds of Cyprus" by BirdLife Cyprus Bird Recorder Jane Stylianou offers a nice introduction into the most notable bird species found in Cyprus .