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Nomadic desert birds

Author: W Richard J Dean
Publisher: Berlin ; New York : Springer, ©2004.
Series: Adaptations of desert organisms.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Along the way, we became interested in the marked presence and absence of birds at certain sites - abundant birds one day, and very few birds at the same site a month later.

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: W Richard J Dean
ISBN: 3540403930 9783540403937 3642073255 9783642073250
OCLC Number: 52860217
Description: x, 185 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: 1. Introduction --
2. Migrations and Movements of Desert Birds --
3. The Nomadic Avifauna --
4. Habitats and Densities of Nomadic Birds --
5. Food and Foraging --
6. Reproduction, Moult and Mortality --
7. The Conservation of Nomadic Desert Birds.
Series Title: Adaptations of desert organisms.
Responsibility: W. Richard J. Dean.
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From the reviews:"This book is a very useful review of an apparantly poorly-researched topic." (Ostrich)"Writing a book on this subject would present a challenge to anyone, for desert birds are some Read more...

 
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