15. Conservation Genetics and Wildlife Forensics of Birds

  1. Jane E. Huffman2 and
  2. John R. Wallace3
  1. Rebecca N. Johnson

Published Online: 10 FEB 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781119953142.ch15

Wildlife Forensics: Methods and Applications

Wildlife Forensics: Methods and Applications

How to Cite

Johnson, R. N. (2011) Conservation Genetics and Wildlife Forensics of Birds, in Wildlife Forensics: Methods and Applications (eds J. E. Huffman and J. R. Wallace), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781119953142.ch15

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Northeast Wildlife DNA Laboratory, Department of Biological Sciences, East Stroudsburg University, East Stroudsburg, PA, 18301, USA

  2. 3

    Department of Biology, Millersville University, Millersville, PA 17551, USA

Author Information

  1. Australian Museum, Head of Research, DNA Laboratory, 6 College Street, Sydney, NSW 2010, Australia

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 10 FEB 2012
  2. Published Print: 16 DEC 2011

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470662588

Online ISBN: 9781119953142

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Keywords:

  • conservation genetics, bird forensics;
  • exotic competitors/predators;
  • conservation genetics principles;
  • avian genetics;
  • DNA-DNA hybridization;
  • NGS technologies;
  • illegal wildlife trade;
  • molecular techniques;
  • good taxonomic knowledge

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Avian Genetics

  • Avian Taxonomy, Legislation and Conservation

  • Avian Wildlife Forensics: A Range of Applications

  • Conservation Genetics and Wildlife Forensics: Identification Using DNA

  • Conclusion

  • References