Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation
Avian Urban Ecology$
Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content.

Diego Gil and Henrik Brumm

Print publication date: 2013

Print ISBN-13: 9780199661572

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: May 2015

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199661572.001.0001

Show Summary Details
Page of

PRINTED FROM OXFORD SCHOLARSHIP ONLINE (www.oxfordscholarship.com). (c) Copyright Oxford University Press, 2019. All Rights Reserved. An individual user may print out a PDF of a single chapter of a monograph in OSO for personal use. date: 22 October 2019

Behavioural and ecological predictors of urbanization

Behavioural and ecological predictors of urbanization

Chapter:
(p.54) Chapter 5 Behavioural and ecological predictors of urbanization
Source:
Avian Urban Ecology
Author(s):

Anders Pape Møller

Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199661572.003.0005

This chapter reviews studies on urbanization, i.e. the adaptation of living organisms to urban habitats. It examines four different indicators of the extent of urbanization; whether at least one population had higher density in urban than in rural habitats, whether populations breeding in city centres existed, the difference in population density between urban and nearby rural habitats, and the estimated year of urbanization as assessed by amateur ornithologists. It also discusses the role of interspecific interactions (predation) and large populations and geographic ranges in urbanization. The chapter concludes with directions for future studies.

Keywords:   birds, urbanization, urban habitats, adaptation, predation, geographic range, population size

Oxford Scholarship Online requires a subscription or purchase to access the full text of books within the service. Public users can however freely search the site and view the abstracts and keywords for each book and chapter.

Please, subscribe or login to access full text content.

If you think you should have access to this title, please contact your librarian.

To troubleshoot, please check our FAQs , and if you can't find the answer there, please contact us .