Chapter 9. Environmental History and Urban Colonizations from an Avian Perspective

  1. Norbert Müller2,
  2. Peter Werner3 and
  3. John G. Kelcey4
  1. Timo Vuorisalo

Published Online: 16 APR 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9781444318654.ch9

Urban Biodiversity and Design

Urban Biodiversity and Design

How to Cite

Vuorisalo, T. (2010) Environmental History and Urban Colonizations from an Avian Perspective, in Urban Biodiversity and Design (eds N. Müller, P. Werner and J. G. Kelcey), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444318654.ch9

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Department Landscape Management & Restoration Ecology, University of Applied Sciences Erfurt, Landscape Architecture, Post-box, 450155, 99081 Erfurt, Germany

  2. 3

    Institute Housing and Environment, Annastr. 15, 64285 Darmstadt, Germany

  3. 4

    Ceckovice 14, Bor U Tachova 348 02, Czech Republic

Author Information

  1. Department of Biology, University of Turku, FI-20014 Finland

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 16 APR 2010
  2. Published Print: 16 APR 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781444332667

Online ISBN: 9781444318654

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Keywords:

  • environmental history and urban colonizations from an avian perspective;
  • urban colonizations - traditional ecological research;
  • urban colonizations - characteristics and causes;
  • environmental history - humankind and nature in perspective of past;
  • favourable-environment hypothesis (FEH);
  • urbanization of Woodpigeon;
  • urbanization of the Hooded crow;
  • ecological factors - include land-use changes

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Summary

  • Introduction

  • Characteristics and causes of urban colonizations

  • Urbanization of the Woodpigeon

  • Urbanization of the Hooded crow

  • Conclusions

  • References