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The ecophysiology of desert birds

Author: Gordon L Maclean
Publisher: Berlin ; New York : Springer, ©1996.
Series: Adaptations of desert organisms.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In the Preface to his volume on Ecophysiology of the Camelidae and Desert Ruminants in this series, Trevor Wilson mentions his hesitation at the invitation from John Cloudsley-Thompson to write the  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Gordon L Maclean
ISBN: 3540592695 9783540592693 3642646395 9783642646393
OCLC Number: 32856827
Description: xi, 181 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm.
Contents: 1. Introduction --
2. Desert Avifaunas --
3. Food and Energy --
4. Water (1): Drinking --
5. Water (2): Water Regulation --
6. Thermoregulation --
7. Breeding (1): Timing of Breeding --
8. Breeding (2): Ecology of Breeding --
9. Into Tomorrow... --
10. References --
11. Subject Index.
Series Title: Adaptations of desert organisms.
Responsibility: Gordon Lindsay Maclean.

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