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Sexual Selection and the Barn Swallow

Sexual Selection and the Barn Swallow
de Anders Pape Møller(Ed. OUP Oxford) Isbn : 0198540280
60.14 €
This informative book details the important effects sexual selection has on barn swallow mating behavior, mating competition, parental care, host-parasite interactions, and migration strategies. The first two chapters present a concise, insightful review of the two main components of sexual selection theory--male-male competition and female choice. Citing evidence from the author's long-term field work on the monogamous barn swallow, subsequent chapters investigate the advantages held by males...

Sexual Selection and the Barn Swallow

Sexual Selection and the Barn Swallow
de Anders Pape Moller(Ed. Oxford University Press) Isbn : 0198540299
44.29 €
This informative book details the important effects sexual selection has on barn swallow mating behavior, mating competition, parental care, host-parasite interactions, and migration strategies. The first two chapters present a concise, insightful review of the two main components of sexual selection theory--male-male competition and female choice. Citing evidence from the author's long-term field work on the monogamous barn swallow, subsequent chapters investigate the advantages held by males...

Feed the Birds/Sturdy Mesh Feed Bag

Feed the Birds/Sturdy Mesh Feed Bag
de Helen Witty, Dick Witty(Ed. Workman Publishing) Isbn : 1563050854
9.46 €
This information-packed guide describes the habits and habitats, tastes and temptations of dozens of North American birds. It offers over 20 recipes, a sturdy mesh suet bag, and more. Selection of the Book-of-the-Month Club. 135,000 copies in print.

Numbers and Distribution of Waterbirds and Wetlands in the Asia-Pacific Region: Results of the Asian Waterbird Census 1997-2001

Numbers and Distribution of Waterbirds and Wetlands in the Asia-Pacific Region: Results of the Asian Waterbird Census 1997-2001
de David Li Zuo Wei, Taej Mundkur(Ed. Wetlands International) Isbn : 9058820203
17.72 €
This important publication is the result of the Asian Waterbird Census from 1997 to 2001. The report provides valuable and important data on waterbird population, distribution and status, with reference to wetland habitats. A total of 22 countries participated in the censuses and 1,392 sites were covered at least once between 1997 and 2001. A total of 61 Ramsar Sites, 32 migratory waterbird network sites in the East Asian-Australasian Flyway, and 43 bird areas were covered. 291 species of waterbirds and 15 species of wetland-dependent raptors (birds of prey) were recorded during this period; and a maximum of over 4.5 million waterbirds were counted in 2001. Distribution maps are presented for a selection of 110 species, including 24 globally threatened and 9 near threatened species for whi...

The Skywatcher's Handbook: Night and Day : What to Look for in the Heavens Above

The Skywatcher's Handbook: Night and Day : What to Look for in the Heavens Above
de C. Ronan(Ed. Crown Publications) Isbn : 0517573261
15.20 €
This illustrated reference book provides all one needs to interpret the skies of the Northern Hemisphere by day and by night. 24 full-color and 176 two-color photographs.

Birds: A Photographic Guide to the Birds of Peninsular Malaysia and Singapore

Birds: A Photographic Guide to the Birds of Peninsular Malaysia and Singapore
de Morten Strange, Allen Jeyarajasingam(Ed. Sun Tree Publishing) Isbn : 9810032900
23.03 €
This identification guide offers color photographs of almost 300 species of birds from Malaysia and Singapore. Organized by habitat, the birds are presented in their natural surroundings. Also included are chapters on breeding and migration behavior of the birds and details on where to find them.

The Audubon Ark: A History of the National Audubon Society

The Audubon Ark: A History of the National Audubon Society
de Frank Graham, Carl W. Buchheister(Ed. Alfred a Knopf) Isbn : 0394581644
28.46 €
This history, originally begun by the late Audubon president Carl Buchheister and then picked up by Graham, field editor of the society's magazine, traces 104 years of the National Audubon Society's wildlife conservation, education, and advocacy. With 550,000 members, a multi-million-dollar annual budget, and substantial land holdings in wildlife sanctuaries and nature centers throughout the nation, today's National Audubon Society is one of the largest middle-of-the-road conservation organizations in the United States. Less radical than Friends of the Earth, yet more politically active than the Nature Conservancy, the Society has undergone upheavels in its structure and programs from time to time. Graham documents these changes, focusing particularly on the mark individuals (members, offi...

The Audubon Ark: A History of the National Audubon Society

The Audubon Ark: A History of the National Audubon Society
de Frank Graham, Carl W. Buchheister(Ed. Univ of Texas Pr) Isbn : 0292704402
14.20 €
This history, originally begun by the late Audubon president Carl Buchheister and then picked up by Graham, field editor of the society's magazine, traces 104 years of the National Audubon Society's wildlife conservation, education, and advocacy. With 550,000 members, a multi-million-dollar annual budget, and substantial land holdings in wildlife sanctuaries and nature centers throughout the nation, today's National Audubon Society is one of the largest middle-of-the-road conservation organizations in the United States. Less radical than Friends of the Earth, yet more politically active than the Nature Conservancy, the Society has undergone upheavels in its structure and programs from time to time. Graham documents these changes, focusing particularly on the mark individuals (members, offi...

Bald Eagle

Bald Eagle
de Gordon Morrison(Ed. HMH Books for Young Readers) Isbn : 0395873282
15.20 €
This handy natural-history resource book includes everything readers need to know about eagles and more. Through two levels of texta narrative and an abundance of extremely detailed asidesMorrison presents the lifecycle of the bald eagle and the particulars of their habits and habitats. The primary text, accompanied by realistic watercolors, begins and ends with the hatching of an eaglet, and in clear, flowing language chronicles all stages of development. Detailed pencil drawings and diagrams supplement the secondary text, which offers more specific information about the eagles, such as their anatomy, prey, and flight techniques, in equally simple, lucid language. Morrison keeps it short and uncomplicated, but includes plenty of information by making good use of the page, keeping the wate...

Bald Eagle

Bald Eagle
de Gordon Morrison(Ed. HMH Books for Young Readers) Isbn : 0618386262
6.60 €
This handy natural-history resource book includes everything readers need to know about eagles and more. Through two levels of texta narrative and an abundance of extremely detailed asidesMorrison presents the lifecycle of the bald eagle and the particulars of their habits and habitats. The primary text, accompanied by realistic watercolors, begins and ends with the hatching of an eaglet, and in clear, flowing language chronicles all stages of development. Detailed pencil drawings and diagrams supplement the secondary text, which offers more specific information about the eagles, such as their anatomy, prey, and flight techniques, in equally simple, lucid language. Morrison keeps it short and uncomplicated, but includes plenty of information by making good use of the page, keeping the wate...


Sources : Gill, F and D Donsker (Eds). 2013. IOC World Bird List (v7.1) doi : 10.14344/IOC.ML.7.1.
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