New Book About Blackbirds Available

A new book by George M. Linz, Michael L. Avery, and Richard A. Dolbeer is available for pre-order at www.crcpress.com/Ecology-and-Management-of-Blackbirds-Icteridae-in-North-America/Linz-Avery-Dolbeer/p/book/9781498799614. The book, “Ecology and Management of Blackbirds (Icteridae) in North America” summarizes the biology and life histories of blackbirds and their conflicts with humans into a single volume for researchers, wildlife managers, agriculturists, disease biologists, ornithologists, policy makers, and the public. It provides in-depth coverage of the functional roles of blackbirds in natural and agricultural ecosystems. In doing so, this authoritative reference promotes the development of improved science-based, integrated management. The book will officially be released on June 20.

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