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Avian energetics and nutritional ecology

By Carey, Cynthia
Jul 2012 This volume analyzes the extremely energetic lifestyle of birds. Birds invest a large amount of e...

The Avian Erythrocyte: Its Phylogenetic Odyssey

By Chester A. Glomski; Alessan...
Jul 2011 A comprehensive monograph exploring the evolutionary relationship of the avian erythrocyte with t...

Avian Growth and Development

Evolution within the Altricial-Precocial Spectrum
By J. Matthias Starck and Robe...
Feb 1998 This is the first re-appraisal in 50 years of concepts of development made in birds. This book is...

Avian Physiology

Third edition
By P. D. Sturkie
Jan 1976

Avian Physiology

Fourth edition
By Sturkie, P. D.
Jan 1986 Since the publication of earlier editions, there has been The new edition has a number of new con...

CRC Handbook of Avian Body Masses

Second Edition
By John B. Dunning, Jr.
Dec 2007 Contains data for over 8700 species, including 2400 new species and improved samples for many of...

Developments of the Avian Embryo

A Behavioural and Physiological Study
By Freeman
Oct 2013 In this book we have described the major events of embryonic development and considered the under...

Ecophysiology of Desert Birds

By Maclean, Gordon L.
Jan 1996 The scientific study of birds in arid regions has been conducted more or less intensively for abo...

The Epigenetics of Birds

By C. H. Waddington
Jan 1952 Originally published in 1952 as part of the Cambridge Biological Studies series, this book presen...

Extreme Measures

The Ecological Energetics of Birds and Mammals
By McNab, Brian K.
Jun 2012 Along with reproduction, balancing energy expenditure with the limits of resource acquisition is...

A Guided Tour of Avian Anatomy

Twenty-fourteen edition
By James E. Smallwood
Jan 2014 A Guided Tour of Avian Anatomy includes introductory chapters on the comparative anatomy of bird...

A Guided Tour of Birds and Their Anatomy

By John Edgar Smallwood
Jan 2015 Living on the Neuse River in Raleigh, NC affords him the opportunity to photograph many species o...

The Inner Bird

Anatomy and Evolution
By Kaiser, Gary W.
Mar 2007 Birds are among the most successful vertebrates on Earth. An important part of our natural enviro...

Manipulation of the Avian Genome

By Robert J. Etches; Ann M. Ve...
Nov 1992 Contains the most recent information from leading research laboratories in the areas of developme...

Osmoregulation in Birds

By Skadhauge, E.
Jun 1981 The approach of this treatise is physiological throughout. In the eyes of the author it answers t...