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Title: Migratory Pollinators Program
Url: http://www.desertmuseum.org/pollination/
Publisher: Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum (Tucson, Ariz.)
Description: The Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum presents this update on the Museum's Migratory Pollinators Program, which focuses primarily on part of the nectar corridor extending from south-central Mexico to central Arizona. The report, which covers program-related research, is nicely presented and a pleasure to read. Anyone with even a passing interest in plant-pollinator interactions should find this site appealing. Museum researchers examined the migratory routes of lesser long-nosed bats, rufous hummingbirds, Western white-winged doves, and monarch butterflies. Each species exhibits extraordinary migratory behavior now considered "endangered natural phenomena" due to poor ecological conditions along their 2000 to 6000 kilometer flyways. The report also includes a useful glossary and an overview of the Museum's education outreach program.
LC Classification: Agriculture -- Animal culture -- Beneficial insects and insect culture -- Other insects, A-Z -- Butterflies
Agriculture -- Animal culture -- Birds. Cage birds -- Other pet and captive birds, A-Z -- Hummingbirds
Agriculture -- Animal culture -- Pets -- Other animals, A-Z -- Bats
Science -- Botany -- Plant ecology -- Reproductive interrelation -- Pollination
Science -- Zoology -- Animal behavior -- Special topics -- Periodicity. Seasonal habits -- Migration
Science -- Zoology -- Chordates. Vertebrates -- Birds -- Migration
GEM Subject: Science
Science -- Biological and life sciences
Science -- Ecology
Science -- Instructional issues
Resource Type: Charts and Diagrams
Collection (DCMI Type Vocabulary)
Instructional Materials
Science Materials
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Format: html
Audience: Higher Education
Secondary Education
Students
Teachers
Technical School First Cycle
Technical School Second Cycle
University First Cycle
University Second Cycle
Vocational Training
Language: English
Rights: Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum
Access Rights: Free access
Date Of Record Release: 2007-08-07 03:00:02 (W3C-DTF)
Date Last Modified: 2010-06-14 14:10:02 (W3C-DTF)
Source: Scout Archives  Scout Archives
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