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Author Hochbaum, H. Albert (Hans Albert), 1911-1988.

Title Travels and traditions of waterfowl / H. Albert Hochbaum
Published Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press, 1967
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Description 1 online resource (x, 301 pages) : illustrations, maps
Series Minnesota paperbacks ; no. 8
Contents Part I. Travels of Waterfowl -- Patterns of Local Movement -- Learned Response to the Environment -- The Visual World -- The Function of Memory -- The Aerial Environment -- Awareness of Time and Space -- Part II. Migrations of Waterfowl -- The Cycle of Migration -- Flight Trails South -- Homeward Migration -- The Classification of Waterfowl Travel -- The Dimensions of Travel -- The Influence of Bad Weather -- Overseas Migration -- Magnetic and Radio Fields -- Awareness of Direction -- Part III. Traditions of Waterfowl -- Biological Traditions -- Building New Traditions -- Tradition and Racial Isolation -- Broken Traditions
Bibliography Includes bibliography and indexes
Notes Print version record
Subject Birds -- Migration.
Water birds.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0816604487
0816655472 (electronic bk.)
9780816655472 (electronic bk.)