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Birds of Montana / Jeffrey S. Marks, Paul Hendricks, Daniel Casey ; illustrations by Albert Earl Gilbert and Shawneen E. Finnegan.

By: Marks, Jeffrey S [author.]Contributor(s): Hendricks, Paul, 1951- [author.] | Casey, Daniel [author.]Material type: TextTextPublisher: Arrington, Virginia : Buteo Books, [2016]Copyright date: �2016Description: xii, 659 pages : illustrations (some color), maps (some color) ; 29 cmContent type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780931130199; 0931130190Subject(s): Birds -- Montana | Birds | MontanaDDC classification: 598.09786 LOC classification: QL684.M9 | M33 2016
Contents:
The state of Montana : geography, topography, habitats, and ecoregions -- History of Montana ornithology -- Bird conservation in Montana -- Species accounts -- Appendix 1. Supplemental species -- Appendix 2. Place names mentioned in species accounts, with counties -- Appendix 3. Scientific names of plants and non-avian animals mentioned in text.
Summary: "Accounts for each of the 433 species of birds documented in Montana between statehood in 1889 and January 1, 2016. Birds of Montana is the first comprehensive reference on the state's birds since Saunders published A Distributional List of the Birds of Montana in 1921, and it is the only work that provides a thorough review of the status, distribution, relative abundance, ecology, and conservation of the 433 bird species that have been found in the state since Montana entered the Union in 1889. Introductory chapters describe Montana's geography, topography, and habitat types; thoroughly review the vast historical literature on the state's birds beginning with the journals of Lewis and Clark; and summarize conservation issues and actions that will affect the health of bird populations for decades to come. Detailed species accounts provide a range map for selected species and summarize information under the subheadings Status and Occurrence, Habitat, Conservation, Historical Notes, Contemporary Work, and Banded Birds."--Publisher's description.
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 590-646) and index.

The state of Montana : geography, topography, habitats, and ecoregions -- History of Montana ornithology -- Bird conservation in Montana -- Species accounts -- Appendix 1. Supplemental species -- Appendix 2. Place names mentioned in species accounts, with counties -- Appendix 3. Scientific names of plants and non-avian animals mentioned in text.

"Accounts for each of the 433 species of birds documented in Montana between statehood in 1889 and January 1, 2016. Birds of Montana is the first comprehensive reference on the state's birds since Saunders published A Distributional List of the Birds of Montana in 1921, and it is the only work that provides a thorough review of the status, distribution, relative abundance, ecology, and conservation of the 433 bird species that have been found in the state since Montana entered the Union in 1889. Introductory chapters describe Montana's geography, topography, and habitat types; thoroughly review the vast historical literature on the state's birds beginning with the journals of Lewis and Clark; and summarize conservation issues and actions that will affect the health of bird populations for decades to come. Detailed species accounts provide a range map for selected species and summarize information under the subheadings Status and Occurrence, Habitat, Conservation, Historical Notes, Contemporary Work, and Banded Birds."--Publisher's description.

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