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Published: 30 August 2021

280 Pages | 49 colour line figures and illustrations; 8 tables

9.7 x 7.4 inches

ISBN: 9780198746256

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Infectious Disease Ecology of Wild Birds

Edited by Jennifer C. Owen, Dana M. Hawley, and Kathryn P. Huyvaert

  • Describes the principles underlying infectious disease ecology and the approaches for rigorous investigation of disease in wild bird populations
  • Summarizes and synthesizes the current literature on the infectious disease ecology of wild birds, adopting a highly integrative approach
  • Examines the dynamics of infectious diseases for wild avian hosts across different scales of biological organization- from within-host processes to landscape-level patterns
  • Explores the effects of climate and land use change on infectious disease dynamics
  • Emphasises the critical importance of avian diseases to ecosystem and human health

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