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The migration ecology of birds

Author: Ian Newton; Keith Brockie
Publisher: Amsterdam : Academic Press, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Presents a detailed review of the fascinating ecological findings of bird migration. This book deals with various aspects of this subject, including the problems of navigation and vagrancy, the  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ian Newton; Keith Brockie
ISBN: 9780125173674 0125173679
OCLC Number: 441758793
Description: VIII, 976 str. : ilustr., zvd. ; 26 cm.
Contents: PART 1: THE MIGRATORY PROCESSPART 2: THE TIMING AND CONTROL OF MIGRATIONPART 3: LARGE SCALE MOVEMENT PATTERNSPART 4: EVOLUTION OF MOVEMENT PATTERNSPART 5: MIGRATION SYSTEMS AND POPULATION LIMITATIONGlossaryBibliographyIndex
Responsibility: Ian Newton ; illustrations by Keith Brockie.

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