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Handbook of bird biology.

Author: Cornell University. Laboratory of Ornithology.
Publisher: Ithaca, N.Y. : Cornell Laboratory of Ornithology, 2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
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Provides comprehensive college-level information about birds and their environments in a style accessible to nonscientists and teachers. This book covers various major topics, from anatomy and  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Cornell University. Laboratory of Ornithology.
ISBN: 093802762X 9780938027621
OCLC Number: 156307944
Description: 1248 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm
Contents: Birds and humans : a historical perspective --
Ch. 1. Introduction : the world of birds --
Ch. 2. A guide to bird watching --
Ch. 3. Form and function : the external bird --
Ch. 4. What's inside : anatomy and physiology --
Ch. 5. Birds on the move : flight and migration --
Ch. 6. Understanding bird behavior --
Ch. 7. Vocal behavior --
Ch. 8. Nests, eggs, and young : breeding biology of birds --
Ch. 9. Individuals, populations, and communities : the ecology of birds --
Ch. 10. Bird conservation.

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