Birds of Karkar and Bagabag Islands, New Guinea by Jared Diamond

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Published by American Museum of Natural History in New York .

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Places:

  • Karkar Island, Papua New Guinea.,
  • Bagabag Island (Papua New Guinea),
  • Papua New Guinea,
  • Karkar Island.,
  • Bagabag Island.

Subjects:

  • Birds -- Papua New Guinea -- Karkar Island.,
  • Birds -- Papua New Guinea -- Bagabag Island.,
  • Karkar Island, Papua New Guinea.,
  • Bagabag Island (Papua New Guinea)

Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. 528-531.

Book details

StatementJared M. Diamond, Mary Lecroy
SeriesBulletin of the American Museum of Natural History ; v. 164, article 4, Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History ;, v. 164, article 4.
ContributionsLecroy, Mary, joint author.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsQH1 .A4 vol. 164, art. 4, QL694.P36 .A4 vol. 164, art. 4
The Physical Object
Paginationp. 469-531 :
Number of Pages531
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4462365M
LC Control Number79125860

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Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History volume The world's largest tropical island, New Guinea boasts a spectacular avifauna characterized by cassowaries, megapodes, pigeons, parrots, cuckoos, kingfishers, and owlet-nightjars, as well as an exceptionally diverse assemblage of songbirds such as the iconic birds of paradise and bowerbirds.

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Most bats and nonvolant mammals of Karkar and Bagabag occur in the adjacent New Guinea lowlands and on other nearby islands. However, the bat Pteropus tonganus is otherwise absent from the New Guinea and Bismarck regions, though widespread on more remote Pacific archipelagoes from the New Hebrides : Jared M.

Diamond and Mary. Lecroy. Known to hybridize with M. eremita on islands of Karkar and Bagabag#R (off NE New Guinea). Formerly considered polytypic, with recognition of races jobiensis, huonensis and “affinis“.

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Karkar Island Madang Province 28 October - 4 November Page 1 - The Island Map showing Karkar and Bagabag Islands, Madang Province, PNG. click to enlarge map. Map showing Karkar Island, Madang Province, PNG.

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The scope of the new book is slightly different in two ways. First of all there’s a geographical difference. Gregory also included the PNG islands of the Bismarck Archipelago and Bougainville – an omission in P&B (note that Dutson () also covered these islands).

Therefore new book. Bagabag (29) off northern NewGuinea. This article summarizes the types of nicheshiftsobserved. of 49 bird species common to Karkar and New Guinea, nine tropical species extendto higheraltitudes onKarkarthanonNewGuinea, twomontane lands birds on the smaller islands, Cited by: Avibase is an extensive database information system about all birds of the world, containing over &1 million records ab species subspecies of birds, including distribution information regions, taxonomy, synonyms in several languages and more.

The elevational transects recently revisited by the authors are marked by dashed lines (Mt. Karimui: 1,–2, m; Karkar Island: –1, m). Karimui is an extinct volcano in the southern Central Ranges of New Guinea, whereas Karkar Island is an oceanic island located 10 miles from the New Guinean by: Most of the southwest Pacific birds are derived from New Guinea [1].A lot of these birds have to expand their niches and colonise other islands to reduce the competition in species-poor islands [1].By inhabiting altitudinal bands, different types of habitats, and/or areas in the forest even if they are suboptimal, they can expand their niche spatially to be excluded from other species on.

Bagabag (Papua New Guinea) From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Jump to navigation Jump to search. Bagabag is an island in the Madang Province of Papua New Guinea having a dormant volcano.

Bagabag is 43 km east-north-east from Cape Croilles on the northern coast of the Papua New Guinea mainland, and is the closest island to Karkar Island which is 18 km to the north-west.

The New Guinea region does not include Seram, the Southeast Islands of Indonesia, the Kai Islands, the Torres Strait Islands, Long and Umboi Islands, New Britain, New Ireland, Manus, or the Solomon Islands. The northern Melanesian avifauna inhabiting these last six entities is admirably treated in Mayr & Diamond () and Dutson ().Pages:   Birds of New Guinea will be the major reference to birds of the island for many years to come and the authors are to be congratulated on a scholarly yet accessible bookPhil Gregory, Australian Bird Life-- "Gloster Birder" A must have for birders with an interest in the region!Ian Paulsen, Birdbooker Report-- "Ornithological Newsletter" A must-have for everyone from ecotourists to field /5(54).

This is a list of the bird species recorded in Papua New avifauna of Papua New Guinea include a total of species, of which are endemic, and 2 have been introduced by humans.

44 species are globally threatened. This list's taxonomic treatment (designation and sequence of orders, families and species) and nomenclature (common and scientific names) follow the conventions of.

Seeking advice on guesthoueses and other things in Madang. any info on getting from KarKar to Bagabag would be good. Finally, happy to take other advice on things to do. We will be staying in Madang as well and snorkelling and diving while there. Home Thorn Tree Country forums Pacific Islands & Papua New Guinea Papua New Guinea Seeking.

archi,oelago and of a tropical island whose birds had been surveyed 50 years previously: the nine Channel Islands off southern California (9), and Karkar Island off northern New Guinea (l 2). On each island I found that between 17 and 62 percent of the species present 50 years ago had disappeared, and an.

Formerly included in M. freycinet; genetic data suggest closest to M. reinwardt# to hybridize with M. decollatus on islands of Karkar and Bagabag#R (off NE New Guinea); comparison of specimens taken on Karkar I in and indicates that this population may have moved closer to present species than to M.

brenchleyi traditionally accepted for birds of Solomon Is. MailOnline Travel's Sadie Whitelocks ventured to Karkar island off the north coast of Papua New Guinea She went to track down her year-old great uncle, Noel Goodyear, who moved there as a teenager.

Jared Mason Diamond (born Septem ) is an American scientist and author best known for his popular science books The Third Chimpanzee (), Guns, Germs, and Steel (), Collapse: How Societies Choose to Fail or Succeed () and The World Until Yesterday ().Articles↙:   The island of New Guinea has one the richest and most varied avifauna in the world.

The bird species identified so far for the islands include land and freshwater species 40 sea birds. The New Guinea Region Our region of coverage follows Mayr ( vi), who defined the natural region that encompasses the avifauna of New Guinea, naming it the “New Guinea Region.” It comprises the great tropical island of New Guinea as well as an array of islands lying on its continental shelf or immediately offshore.

Our first stop was Bagabag Island, which is very pretty. Our first adventure was a helicopter flight over KarKar Island, mostly made up of an active volcano.

The villagers on Bagabag Island were simply lovely, and escorted us on a walk along the water's edge. These environments differ significantly: Mt. Karimui is located in New Guinea’s biodiverse Central Ranges and harbors a diverse resident avifauna of ca.

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Bell, B. Finch, J. Diamond, and J. Coe. Birds of New Guinea. Princeton University Press,Princeton. The Third Chimpanzee: The Evolution and Future of the Human Animal, ISBN New York: Viking Books.

ISBN [re-release] The. archipelago and of a tropical island whose birds had been surveyed 50 years previously: the nine Channel Islands off southern California (9), and Karkar Island off northern New Guinea (12). On each island I found that between 17 and 62 percent of the species present 50 years ago had disappeared, and an approximately equal number of speciesCited by: Karkar (stratovolcano) Karkar volcano along with its neighbor Manam is one of Papua New Guinea's most active volcanoes.

The volcano is located on Karkar Island off New Guinea's north coast 64 km north of Madang. The forested Karkar Island is 25 km long and. Topographic map of the region of Karkar Island and Bagabag Island off the northeastern coast of Papua New Guinea. The map was originally published by then Australian army atthen captured and reprinted by the Japanese inand reprinted again in with overprinted notes.

Karkar Island is one of the most fertile places in the country and home to some of the most productive copra plantations in the world. The volcano erupted violently in and again inkilling two volcanologists, but it is possible to climb to the crater (m, 12 hours return). (With Mary Lecroy) Birds of Karkar and Bagabag Islands, New Guinea, American Museum of Natural History (New York, NY), (Editor, with Ted J.

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Diamond () Nomp Apár Mekamp Ant, Buk 1 (Birds in Our Area, Book 1, Karkar-Yuri Language) by Waruwa Márákapeno, Aepok Yokopea, Dorothy Price and Barbara Hodgkinson (). U.S. academic, 32, gang raped in Papua New Guinea by nine armed men who hacked off her hair with a bush knife and tied her husband naked to a tree The woman was researching exotic birds .Day 11 –Karkar Island Sunday the 10th November Overnight we passed around the Huon Peninsula, and the western tip of New Britain, waking for a “late” breakfast at with volcanic Bagabag Island to starboard and Madang and Miklouho-Maclay’s old residence on the Rai Coast to port.

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