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By D.M. Power

ISBN-10: 0306449781

ISBN-13: 9780306449789

ISBN-10: 1461357438

ISBN-13: 9781461357438

In Volume 12, eminent foreign ornithologists additional elucidate endocrinological correlates of mating recommendations and hormones and reproductive habit; verify the worth of the ''brood aid hypothesis'' in explaining ''the paradox of hatching asynchrony''; and discover the validity and sensitivity of development bands in feathers as a sign of dietary and using feather banding in learning progress. Chapters are good supported with charts, maps, schematic diagrams, and images. Current Ornithology is the one English-language book at present committed completely to large studies and synthesis of themes relating all elements of the biology of birds. Chapters fall lower than such different rubrics as ecology, evolution, habit, phylogeny, behavioral ecology, anatomy and body structure, and conservation biology. All authors are best experts on their matters, and every bankruptcy is refereed through specialists within the themes coated. even if all chapters concentration totally on birds, a few issues, comparable to the social cognition of birds in comparison to primates (Volume 13), have major software to disciplines outdoor of ornithology. Current Ornithology goals to supply an available, updated, actual resource of information and to give a contribution to conceptual generalization and unification around the organic sciences.

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