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Feathers, Molt & Coloration

Books on feathers, molt, and coloration in birds.


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Moult in Birds

By H. B. Ginn, D. S. Melville
Jan 1983 Gives detailed description of the basics of moult cycles, sequence, timing and duration.

Feathers

The Evolution of a Natural Miracle
By Thor Hanson
Jul 2012 In Feathers: The Evolution of a Natural Miracle , biologist Thor Hanson tells a sweeping natural...

Ptilochronology

Feather Time and the Biology of Birds
By Grubb, Jr., Thomas C.
Aug 2006 Written by the originator of the techinqueProvides an introduction to technique methodology with...

Bird Coloration, Volume 2

Function and Evolution
By Geoffrey E. Hill, Kevin J....
Mar 2006 In this companion volume to Bird Coloration: Volume 1, Mechanisms and Measurements , Geoffrey E....

Bird Coloration, Volume 1

Mechanisms and Measurements
By Geoffrey E. Hill, Kevin J....
Feb 2006 One cannot help being struck with wonder at the vivid pink of 10,000 flamingos rising from Lake N...

A Red Bird in a Brown Bag

The Function and Evolution of Colorful Plumage...
By Geoffrey E. Hill
Sep 2002 Most in-depth, complete study of the function and control of plumage coloration for any species o...

Peterson Reference Guide to Molt in North American Birds

By Steve N.G. Howell
May 2010 A comprehensive examination of the molt processes (feather growth) of different species of birds,...

Molting in Neotropical Birds

Life History and Forest Fragmentation
By Erik I. Johnson, Jared D. W...
Feb 2016 Summarizes and reviews the current understanding of bird molt sequences, including terminological...

Reconnaître Facilement Les Plumes

Identifier, collecter, conserver
By Cloé Fraigneau
Feb 2014 Le premier guide pratique pour collecter et identifier toutes les plumes de nos régions.Un texte...