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Title

Direct Impacts of Seabird Predators on Island Biota other than Seabirds

AuthorsDrake, D. R.; Bodey, T. W.; Russell, J. C.; Towns, D. R.; Nogales, Manuel ; Ruffino, L.
KeywordsIsland
Biodiversity hotspots
Seabirds
Seabird island
Conservation
Island ecosystem restoration
Issue DateMay-2015
CitationOxford University Press: 4-133 (2015)
AbstractIslands with large colonies of seabirds are found throughout the globe. Seabird islands provide nesting and roosting sites for birds that forage at sea, deposit marine nutrients on land, and physically alter these islands. Habitats for numerous endemic and endangered animal and plant species, seabird islands are therefore biodiversity hotspots with high priority for conservation. Successful campaigns to eradicate predators from seabird islands have been conducted worldwide. However, removal of predators will not necessarily lead to natural recovery of seabirds or other native species. Restoration of island ecosystems requires social acceptance of eradications, knowledge of how island food webs function, and a long-term commitment to measuring and assisting the recovery process. This book provides a large-scale cross-system compilation, comparison, and synthesis of the ecology of seabird island systems.
Publisher version (URL)https://doi.org/10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199735693.001.0001
URIhttp://hdl.handle.net/10261/213830
DOIhttp://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199735693.001.0001
ISBN9780199735693
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