ISBN-10:
1560987081
ISBN-13:
9781560987086
Pub. Date:
08/17/1997
Publisher:
Smithsonian Institution Press
The Hummingbirds of North America, Second Edition / Edition 2

The Hummingbirds of North America, Second Edition / Edition 2

by Paul A. Johnsgard, Paul A. Johnsgard
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ISBN-13: 9781560987086
Publisher: Smithsonian Institution Press
Publication date: 08/17/1997
Edition description: Second edition
Pages: 278
Product dimensions: 7.32(w) x 10.20(h) x 1.12(d)

About the Author

Paul A. Johnsgard has published more than forty books, including Trogons and Quetzals of the World (2000). He recently retired from the University of Nebraska and lives in Lincoln.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Preface to the Second Edition Chapter 2 Preface to the First Edition Chapter 3 Introduction Part 4 I. Comparative Biology of Hummingbirds Chapter 5 1. Classification, Distribution, and General Attributes Chapter 6 2. Evolution and Speciation Chapter 7 3. Comparative Anatomy and Physiology Chapter 8 4. Comparative Ecology Chapter 9 5. Comparative Behavior Chapter 10 6. Comparative Reproductive Biology Part 11 II. Natural Histories of North American Hummingbirds Chapter 12 Long-Tailed Hermit Chapter 13 Little Hermit Chapter 14 Wedge-Tailed Sabrewing Chapter 15 Violet Sabrewing Chapter 16 White-Necked Jacobin Chapter 17 Green Violet-Ear Chapter 18 Green-Breasted Mango Chapter 19 Emerald-Chinned Hummingbird Chapter 20 Rufous-Crested Coquette Chapter 21 Black-Crested Coquette Chapter 22 Fork-Tailed Emerald Complex Chapter 23 Cuban Emerald Chapter 24 Dusky Hummingbird Chapter 25 Broad-Billed Hummingbird Chapter 26 Crowned Woodnymph Chapter 27 Xantus Hummingbird Chapter 28 White-Earned Hummingbird Chapter 29 Blue-Throated Goldentail Chapter 30 White-Bellied Emerald Chapter 31 Azure-Crowned Hummingbird Chapter 32 Berylline Hummingbird Chapter 33 Cinnamon Hummingbird Chapter 34 Buff-Bellied Hummingbird Chapter 35 Rufous-Tailed Hummingbird Chapter 36 Violet-Crowned Hummingbird Chapter 37 Green-Fronted Hummingbird Chapter 38 Stripe-Tailed Hummingbird Chapter 39 Blue-Throated Hummingbird Chapter 40 Amethyst-Throated Hummingbird Chapter 41 Garnet-Throated Hummingbird Chapter 42 Magnificent Hummingbird Chapter 43 Plain-Capped Starthroat Chapter 44 Long-Billed Starthroat Chapter 45 Mexican Sheartail Chapter 46 Sparkling-Tailed Hummingbird Chapter 47 Lucifer Hummingbird Chapter 48 Beautiful Hummingbird Chapter 49 Ruby-Throated Hummingbird Chapter 50 Black-Chinned Hummingbird Chapter 51 Anna Hummingbird Chapter 52 Costa Hummingbird Chapter 53 Bahama Woodstar Chapter 54 Calliope Hummingbird Chapter 55 Bumblebee Hummingbird Chapter 56 Broad-Tailed Hummingbird Chapter 57 Rufous Hummingbird Chapter 58 Allen Hummingbird Part 59 Appendixes Chapter 60 Key to Identification of North American Hummingbirds Chapter 61 Key to Identification of Mexican Hummingbirds Chapter 62 Glossary Chapter 63 Origins of Latin Names of North American Hummingbirds

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