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Ethno-ornithology of the Mushere of Nigeria: Children’s knowledge and perceptions of birds

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Mushere children’s ethno-ornithology was surveyed from October to November 2015 to find out their level of bird knowledge—as well as whether and how children valued and learned about birds—in order to determine the potential role such knowledge might play in Mushere biodiversity conservation. Methods included picture elicitation exercises, freelisting, and semi-structured interviews. Our results revealed a limited knowledge of birds in Mushere children, and that bird knowledge was gendered. G...

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Peer reviewed
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10.14237/ebl.9.2.2018.931

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MPLS
Department:
Zoology
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Social Sciences Division
Department:
Anthropology; SAME
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0000-0001-5853-7351
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MPLS
Department:
Zoology
Publisher:
Society of Ethnobiology Publisher's website
Journal:
Ethnobiology Letters Journal website
Volume:
9
Issue:
2
Pages:
48–64
Publication date:
2018
Acceptance date:
2017-09-27
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EISSN:
2159-8126
Pubs id:
pubs:830041
URN:
uri:d3ef6f09-e46a-4dee-b577-8d6b90dcfec4
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uuid:d3ef6f09-e46a-4dee-b577-8d6b90dcfec4
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pubs:830041

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