Ornithology: Michelangelo, Florence, and the David 1492-1504 / Edition 2

Ornithology: Michelangelo, Florence, and the David 1492-1504 / Edition 2

by Frank B. Gill
     
 

ISBN-10: 0716724154

ISBN-13: 9780716724155

Pub. Date: 09/28/1994

Publisher: Freeman, W. H. & Company

Approaches the subject from a biological and evolutionary perspective rather than just identification.

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Approaches the subject from a biological and evolutionary perspective rather than just identification.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780716724155
Publisher:
Freeman, W. H. & Company
Publication date:
09/28/1994
Edition description:
Second Edition
Pages:
720
Product dimensions:
8.20(w) x 10.16(h) x 1.73(d)

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Table of Contents

Preface
Acknowledgments
Ornithology: A Short History
Ch. 1The Diversity of Birds3
Ch. 2History21
Ch. 3Systematics45
Ch. 4Feathers65
Ch. 5Flight93
Ch. 6Physiology115
Ch. 7Feeding147
Ch. 8Brains and Senses177
Ch. 9Visual Communication203
Ch. 10Vocal Communication233
Ch. 11The Annual Cycles of Birds263
Ch. 12Migration287
Ch. 13Navigation309
Ch. 14Social Behavior327
Ch. 15Reproduction349
Ch. 16Nests and Incubation375
Ch. 17Mates403
Ch. 18Growth and Development425
Ch. 19Parental Care453
Ch. 20Demography481
Ch. 21Populations507
Ch. 22Species527
Ch. 23Communities553
Ch. 24Conservation of Endangered Species581
Appendix: Birds of the World617
Bibliography693
Index737

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