avifauna of Micronesia

its origin, evolution and distribution
  • 359 Pages
  • 2.29 MB
  • English
University of Kansas , Lawrence
Birds -- Micronesia., Birds -- Pacific Islands (Trust Terri


Micronesia., Pacific Islands (Trust Terri

Statementby Rollin H. Baker.
SeriesUniversity of Kansas publications, Museum of Natural History ;, v. 3, no. 1
LC ClassificationsQH1 .K27 vol. 3, no. 1
The Physical Object
Pagination359 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6105983M
LC Control Number51062489

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(Rollin Harold), Avifauna of Micronesia (OCoLC) Document Type: Book. The land and fresh-water avifauna of Micronesia consists of kinds of birds. Of these, 37 kinds are non-residents, kinds are residents, and 6 kinds have been introduced by man.

The resident birds include 98 kinds (94 percent) which are found only within the confines of Micronesia. Download RIS citation. TY - JOUR TI - The Avifauna of Micronesia, Its Origin, Evolution, and Distribution T2 - University of Kansas publications, Museum of Natural History.

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Reading online book will be greatexperience for you. It is usually cheaper that you must buy the book in the book store. Kosrae, the easternmost high island of Micronesia, is a km2 volcanic island rising up to m above sea level.

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It is seldom visited by birders and ornithologists because it is small, isolated, and lacks any previously recognized extant endemic bird species. We review the history of research on the island's avifauna and summarize the status of each species, including documentation for six.

The book attempts to explain island behavior, as curious as it may seem to outsiders at times, against the over-riding pattern of values and attitudes that have always guided island as the author maps the cultural terrain of Micronesia, he identifies those areas where island logic and the demands of the modern world conflict: the.

The only summaries of the avifauna since Baker's comprehensive review of the birds of Micronesia include five checklists with a few symbols denoting the status or a literature source for the occurrence of each species on Kosrae (OwenPyle and EngbringPratt et al.Engbring et al.Wiles ).

As a consequence, it is. Books shelved as micronesia: The People in the Trees by Hanya Yanagihara, Island of the Sequined Love Nun by Christopher Moore, My Urohs by Emelihter Kih.

Download book. Download PDF Download All Download JPEG Download Text The Avifauna of Micronesia, Its Origin, Evolution, and Distribution. Volume 3, Page 1 Show More. URL for Current Page Scientific Names on this Page Indexed by. Written by the late Peter Vickery in cooperation with a team of leading ornithologists, this guide offers a detailed look at the state’s dynamic avifauna—from the Wild Turkey to the Arctic Tern—with information on migration patterns and timing, current status and changes in bird abundance and distribution, and how Maine’s geography and shifting climate mold its birdlife.

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Segal authored two books on the birds of Micronesia (Santos et al. Segal ) and a compendium on Kosrae (Segal ) that included information, although sometimes inaccurate, on the island’s ornithological history and birdlife, including Kosraean names and folklore. Micronesia ((UK: / ˌ m aɪ k r ə ˈ n iː z i ə /, US: /-ˈ n iː ʒ ə /); from Greek: μικρός mikrós "small" and Greek: νῆσος nêsos "island") is a subregion of Oceania, composed of thousands of small islands in the western Pacific has a close shared cultural history with three other island regions: the Philippines to the west, Polynesia to the east, and Melanesia to.

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In the Japanese introduced into Micronesia the giant snail (Achatina fulica from East Africa, now a very serious agricultural pest.

These reached Guam only init is stated; they are now extremely abundant there. The record Achatina shell to date, collected by Dr. Yamashiro in Januaryis /2 inches long.

The avifauna of Palau is the most diverse in Micronesia, both in terms of resident birds and migrants. Such variety has arisen because of the archipelago's proximity to.

Micronesia, country in the western Pacific Ocean. It is composed of more than islands and islets in the Caroline Islands archipelago and is divided roughly along cultural and linguistic lines into the states of Yap, Chuuk, Pohnpei, and Kosrae.

The capital is Palikir, on the island of Pohnpei. Palau has the highest level of terrestrial diversity and a high level of species endemism (25%) among all of the nations of Micronesia.

The remarkable variety of endemic flora, herpetofauna, avifauna and mammals in Palau is mainly due to its proximity to the Philippines and New Guinea. First record of Blyth's Pipit Anthus godlewskii for Micronesia Article (PDF Available) in Bulletin of the British Ornithologists' Club (8) August with 93 Reads How we measure.

3) Ornithology: I have remained active in ornithology, and even during chemotherapy was able to finish two major coauthored papers, one on the birds of Samoa with John Mittermeier and another on the avifauna of Kosrae in Micronesia, with Floyd Hayes and Carlos Ciancini (see My Bibliography).

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COLLEGE OF MICRONESIA: Student Financial Aid Handbook. Mariana islands definition, a group of 15 small islands in the Pacific, E of the Philippines: divided into Guam, a possession of the U.S., and the North Marianas, formally under U.S. trusteeship.

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3, ; in v. 16; in v. 17; in v. 18; in v. 19 and v. 20 Superseded by: Occasional papers of the Museum of Natural History (Lawrence), ISSNwith longer research papers published in: Miscellaneous publication - University.Birds of Central America is the first comprehensive field guide to the avifauna of the entire region, including Belize, Guatemala, Honduras, El Salvador, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, and Panama.

Handy and compact, the book presents text and illustrations for nearly 1, resident and migrant species, and information on all rare vagrants.