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Author Dorst, Jean, 1924-

Title The migrations of birds / by Jean Dorst
Published London : Heinemann, 1962


Location Call no. Vol. Availability
 W'PONDS  598.252 Dor/Mob  AVAILABLE
Description xix, 476 pages : illustrations, maps ; 22 cm
Contents Contents: Old explanations of bird migrations. -- Methods of studying migrations. -- Migrations in Europe and Northern Asia. -- Migrations in North America. -- Migrations in the Southern Hemisphere. -- Migrations in Intertropical regions. -- Sea-bird migrations. -- Modes of migration. -- Bird invasions. -- The hibernation of birds. -- The physiological stimulus of migration. -- Orientation of migratory birds. -- The origin and evolution of migrations
Notes "First published in the French language under the title : Les Migrations des Oiseaux"
Foreword by Roger Tory Peterson
Translated by Constance D. Sherman
Bibliography Contains bibliography and index
Subject Birds -- Migration.
LC no. 63001050