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IMPACTS OF FREE-RANGING DOMESTIC CATS (FELIS CATUS) ON BIRDS IN THE UNITED STATES: A REVIEW OF RECENT RESEARCH WITH CONSERVATION AND MANAGEMENT RECOMMENDATIONS

@inproceedings{Dauphin2009IMPACTSOF,
  title={IMPACTS OF FREE-RANGING DOMESTIC CATS (FELIS CATUS) ON BIRDS IN THE UNITED STATES: A REVIEW OF RECENT RESEARCH WITH CONSERVATION AND MANAGEMENT RECOMMENDATIONS},
  author={N. Dauphin{\'e} and R. Cooper},
  year={2009}
}
  • N. Dauphiné, R. Cooper
  • Published 2009
  • Biology
  • American birds face an estimated 117 to 157 million exotic predators in the form of free-rang- ing domestic cats (Felis catus), which are estimated to kill at least one billion birds every year in the United States. Cats have contributed to declines and extinctions of birds worldwide and are one of the most important drivers of global bird extinctions. In this paper, we review recent scientifi c research on the impacts of free-ranging cats on birds, with an emphasis on threats to migratory… CONTINUE READING
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