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Ecophysiology of Desert Birds

Chris Merkord
  • Maclean, Gordon L. Springer 1996 Berlin Germany http://www.springer.com/environment/paleoenvironmental+sciences/book/978-3-642-64639-3

    181 pages

    Dimensions: 9.8 x 6.5 x 0.5 inches

    Weight: 14.7 ounces

    English , Afrotropic, Australasian, Nearctic, Neotropic, Palearctic, Adaptations of Desert Organisms 01/01/1996 3540592695 9783540592693 No value No value

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.

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