Silence of the songbirds / Bridget Stutchbury.
Author: Stutchbury, Bridget Joan, 1962-
Edition: 1st U.S. ed.
Publisher: New York : Walker & Company, c2007.
Description: 256 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Notes: Includes index.
Contents: Paradise not yet lost : the tanagers and warblers of Gamboa, Panama -- Canaries in the mine : songbirds and our ecosystem -- The breeding bird survey : taking a census of migrating birds -- Birds in the rainforest : the effects of deforestation and fragmentation -- Coffee with a conscience : preserving bird habitats, one cup of coffee at a time -- Falling from the sky : the ongoing scourge of pesticides -- Bright lights, big danger : small-town and big-city hazards to migrating songbirds -- Stalking the songbirds : cowbirds, cats, and other predators -- Living on the edge : birds need not just homes but neighbourhoods -- Epilogue : answering the cry of the songbirds.