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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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

The Unfeathered Bird

By Katrina van Grouw
Jan 2013 There is more to a bird than simply feathers. And just because birds evolved from a single flying...

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...

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...

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...

Seabird Energetics

By G. Causey
Oct 1984 "Seabird Energetics" is a composite volume with a coherent theme. It makes a valuable contributio...

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...

Physiology of Cold Adaptation in Birds

By Bech, Claus; Eidsmo Reinert...
Aug 1989

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,...