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Ecophysiology of Desert Birds

Ecophysiology of Desert Birds

Author: Maclean, Gordon L.

Published: 1996-01-01

Publisher's Description:

The scientific study of birds in arid regions has been conducted more or less intensively for about 40 years. This is an appropriate time to draw together the threads of the diverse research on birds living in such an extreme environment.

Topics include: Desert Avifaunas; Food and Energy; Water - Drinking; Water Regulation; Thermoregulation; Timing of Breeding; Ecology of Breeding.


181 pages
Dimensions: 9.8 x 6.5 x 0.5 inches
Weight: 14.7 ounces


  • Language: English
  • Biogeographical Realm: Afrotropic, Australasian, Nearctic, Neotropic, Palearctic
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  • Publisher: Springer
  • City: Berlin
  • Country: Germany


  • Series Title: Adaptations of Desert Organisms
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  • Date Published: 01 Jan 1996
  • ISBN-10: 3540592695
  • ISBN-13: 9783540592693