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The Ecophysiology of Desert Birds
     

The Ecophysiology of Desert Birds

by Gordon L. Maclean
 

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The scientific study of birds in arid regions has been conducted more or less intensively for about 40 years. This is an appropriate time to draw together the threads of the diverse research on birds living in such an extreme environment.
Topics include: Desert Avifaunas; Food and Energy; Water - Drinking; Water Regulation; Thermoregulation; Timing of

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The scientific study of birds in arid regions has been conducted more or less intensively for about 40 years. This is an appropriate time to draw together the threads of the diverse research on birds living in such an extreme environment.
Topics include: Desert Avifaunas; Food and Energy; Water - Drinking; Water Regulation; Thermoregulation; Timing of Breeding; Ecology of Breeding.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9783540592693
Publisher:
Springer-Verlag New York, LLC
Publication date:
12/01/1995
Series:
Adaptations of Desert Organisms Series
Pages:
192

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