The New Naturalist Library
William Collins 2013
Hardback 608pp Illustrated
9780007429530   Product Code: 22931
Once considered stable, bird populations have undergone huge changes in recent decades as a result of expanding human populations, industrial farming and climate change. This seminal new work explains why species are distributed as they are, how some have declined and others have flourished because of these developments, and how continued monitoring can alert us to impending environmental problems.