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Silence of the songbirds

by Bridget Joan Stutchbury

  • 127 Want to read
  • 28 Currently reading

Published by Walker & Co. in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Rare birds,
  • Songbirds,
  • Endangered species

  • About the Edition

    Links the disappearance of migratory songbirds to the environmental problems that threaten them and examines the long-term repercussions of the loss of songbird species and what can be done to preserve the birds and the ecosystem.

    Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 227-244) and index.

    StatementBridget Stutchbury
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQL676.57.A45 S88 2007
    The Physical Object
    Pagination255 p. :
    Number of Pages255
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24743482M
    ISBN 100802716091
    ISBN 109780802716095
    OCLC/WorldCa123769909

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Her book is an eloquent plea on behalf of songbirds, and also gives practical suggestions on things we can all do to help—for the good of the birds as well as the human race.”4/5(1). Since the population of songbirds in the United States and Canada has fallen by 30 percent.

From their winter homes in the neotropical rainforests to their breeding grounds in northern Canada songbirds face a host of hazards caused by human-made changes to the : Bridget Stutchbury. The result has been a steady and measurable decline in the populations of almost all the major migratory songbirds over the last several decades.

Stutchbury emphasizes that birds are not the only threatened species: The loss of forest contributes to global warming, and the human population will inevitably suffer the : Bridget Stutchbury. Author Bridget Stutchbury is a bird researcher and biology professor in Canada and here considers the current condition of songbirds and their habitats in a book which rivals SILENT.

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This is an important book It is also beautifully written/5(13). “This book weaves strands from across Barker’s work, foregrounding female experience on a vividly evoked battleground.” —The Sunday Times “The Silence of the Girls is brilliant—fascinating, riveting and blood chilling in its matter-of-fact attitude toward war and those who are its spoils.

I loved the book for its craftsmanship, as well is its wonderful evocation of /5(). Songbirds are needed to control insects in the forests of North America. Once the birds are gone, many species of trees will follow. The quality of life for humans will also decrease.

Read this book to prepare for the birding season. Silence of the Songbirds should go on display with field guides and bird behavior books.

Stutchbury, Bridget. Barker’s novel is an invitation to tell those forgotten stories, and to listen for voices silenced by history and power.

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York University biologist Bridget Stutchbury writes in her fine book Silence of the Songbirds: “We are losing entire groups of animals and plants, not just one species at a time.

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Free shipping and pickup in store on eligible orders. Migratory songbirds are disappearing at a frightening rate. By some estimates, we may have already lost almost half the songbirds that filled the skies only 40 years ago.

InDr. Stutchbury was named one of the Toronto Star's "People to Watch" after her groundbreaking research into the sexual antics of birds made international headlines.

She is the author of two books, Silence of the Songbirds (), which was shortlisted for the Governor General's Award for Nonfiction, and The Bird Detective ().

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About The Silence of the Girls. A Washington Post Notable Book One of the Best Books of the Year: NPR, The Economist, Financial Times Shortlisted for the Costa Novel Award Finalist for the Women’s Prize for Fiction Here is the story of the Iliad as we’ve never heard it before: in the words of Briseis, Trojan queen and captive of Achilles.

Given only a few words in .