By Anders Pape Moller, Wolfgang Fiedler, Luo Yiqi
Temperature and different weather variables are at present altering at a dramatic price. Birds are first-class version organisms, with a really lively metabolism, they're hugely delicate to environmental alterations and as hugely cellular creatures also they are tremendous reactive. This e-book discusses our present wisdom of saw alterations and offers directions for reviews within the future years with the intention to record and know the way styles of adjusting climatic conditions may perhaps have an effect on birds. some of the chapters are written via prime specialists in those fields and enlighten a large diversity of elements in chicken ecology. * presents reports of long term datasets * contains meta-analyses of experiences approximately weather swap results on birds * comprises directions and recommendations for additional reports
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IDENTIFICATION OF UNDERLYING FACTORS AND THE ROLE OF CLIMATE CHANGE So far we only presented a description of changes in the migratory behaviour based on the ringing recovery data. For most of these, an interpretation related to global warming and especially increasing temperatures in Central Europe seems plausible. However, a serious scientific test of whether climate change is an important factor responsible for the observed changes is still lacking. This applies not only to the data presented here, but also to most other recently reported changes in bird migration behaviour based on the ringing data.
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Birds and Climate Change by Anders Pape Moller, Wolfgang Fiedler, Luo Yiqi