- Hardcover: 920 pages
- Publisher: Johns Hopkins University Press; second edition edition (October 6, 2009)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 0801891477
- ISBN-13: 978-0801891472
- Product Dimensions: 8.5 x 1.8 x 11 inches
- Shipping Weight: 5.2 pounds
- Average Customer Review: 3 customer reviews
- Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #2,035,946 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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"This volume provides researchers, conservationists, and consultants with the ecological background and specific information essential for studying bats in the wild and in captivity."(Ian Paulsen Birdbooker Report)
"A highly readable and fascinating discussion that will have broad appeal to anyone interested in the biology, natural history, and conservation of bats."(PRS Newsletter)
"Highly readable and fascinating discussion that will have broad appeal to anyone interested in the biology, natural history, and conservation of bats."(Danny A. Brass NSS News)
"This colossal, 901 page, 43 chapter, 11 part undertaking represents the 2nd edition of the renowned 'Kunz 1988' reference. Such a mammoth undertaking by 84 contributors and edited by Tom Kunz and Stuart Parsons, warranted review by more than one person... hopefully providing you with an indication of the quality and resourcefulness of the book as a whole."(Australasian Bat Society Newsletter)
"Well-written, authoritative work... This practical guide for laboratory and field investigations will be an enormously valuable resource for students, researchers, and wildlife biologists."(Choice)
"Ecological and Behavioral Methods for the Study of Bats more than delivers on its promise to provide a practical guide for students, researchers, and wildlife biologists. It should be on the bookshelves of every bat biologist and required reading for other researchers interested in bats."(Animal Behavior)
"This monumental book... represents the 2nd edition of one of the most important references for amateur and professional bat researchers... This reference contains all that student and researchers need to know for the study of bats, a 'must'."(Nicolas Nesi Mammalia)
"In short, although bat biologists will love this book, and for good reason, many other biologists should as well."(Quarterly Review of Biology)
"Will be indispensable for field and laboratory studies on bats for decades to come."(Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society)
"This reference contains everything bat researchers and natural resource managers need to know for the study and conservation of this wide-ranging, ecologically vital, and diverse taxon."(Northeastern Naturalist)
About the Author
Thomas H. Kunz is a professor of biology and director of the Center for Ecology and Conservation Biology at Boston University. He is the editor of Bat Biology and Conservation and Bat Ecology. Stuart Parsons is a senior lecturer in biological sciences at the University of Auckland, New Zealand.