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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...

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...

Osteology for the Archaeologist

American Mastadon and the Woolly Mammoth; North...
By Stanley J. Olsen
This comparative analysis aids the fieldworker in identifying fossil proboscidean bones from earl...

Ovarian Follicles in Reptiles and Birds

By Guraya, Sardul S.
May 1989 In 1954, when I obtained my B. Sc. (Honours School) degree in Zoology, I was asked by my advisor,...

Respiratory Function in Birds, Adult and Embryonic

Satellite Symposium of the 27th International C...
By Piiper, Johannes
Jul 1978 This volume contains the papers presented at the sympo­ sium on Respiratory Function in Birds, Ad...

Seasonal Spermatogenesis in the Mute Swan (Cygnus olor)

By Breucker, H.
Mar 1982 Of all the classes in the animal kingdom, birds represent the best known. There are in total abou...