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Author Berthold, P. (Peter), 1939-

Title Bird migration : a general survey / Peter Berthold ; translated by Hans-Günther Bauer and Valerie Westhead
Edition Second edition
Published Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2001

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Description xi, 253 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Series Oxford ornithology series ; 12
Oxford ornithology series ; 12
Contents 1. Introduction -- 2. Evolution, genetic basis, and extent of bird migration -- 3. History of bird migration studies -- 4. Current methods of studying bird migration -- 5. The phenomena of bird migration -- 6. Physiological bases and control of bird migration -- 7. Orientation mechanisms -- 8. Synopsis: course and control of migration of a typical long-distance migrant passerine -- 9. Threats and the conservation and future of migrants -- 10. Evolutionary aspects of bird migration in the future -- 11. The significance of bird migration for human society -- 12. Outlook
Notes Cover title
Bibliography Includes bibliography (pages [207]-237) and index
Notes Translated from the German
Subject Birds -- Migration.
Author Bauer, Hans-Günther
Westhead, Valerie
LC no. 2001021810
ISBN 0198507860
0198507879 (paperback)