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THE CHALLENGES OF URBAN LIVING Fuller, R. , Tratalos, J. & Gaston, K. J. (2009). How many birds are there in a city of half a million people? Diversity and Distributions, 15, 328–337. Fuller, R. , Warren, P. , Davies, R. , Pe˛pkowska, A. & Gaston, K. J. (2010). Environment and Biodiversity. In M. Jenks and C. Jones, eds. Dimensions of the Sustainable City, pp. 75–103. Springer, London. Fuller, R. , Irvine, K. , Davies, Z.  R. and Gaston, K. J. (2012). Interactions between people and birds in urban landscapes.

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Urban bioacoustics: it’s not just noise. Animal Behaviour, 71, 491–502. Wood, W. E. and Yezerinac, S. M. (2006). Song sparrow (Melospiza melodia) song varies with urban noise. Auk, 123, 650–659. Yeh, P. J. (2004). Rapid evolution of a sexually selected trait following population establishment in a novel habitat. Evolution 58, 166–172. C H A PT ER 2 The impact of artificial light on avian ecology Kamiel Spoelstra and Marcel E. 1 Introduction The advance of urbanization and the increase in the standard of living involves a progressive, worldwide expansion in nocturnal illumination.

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