This book reports and summarizes the findings of several dozen studies that have used ptilochronology (the study of feather time) as a research tool. It provides a practical resource as well as a source of understanding of how the technique can be used…
An in-depth discussion on many different species of British birds by famed ornithologist William Hudson.
Raptor biology has evolved enormously since the publication of the original edition of this book under the title Veterinary Aspects of Captive Birds of Prey. With the help of leading international experts, John E. Cooper has updated and expanded this classic reference to include all the…
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2. The Cultural Context of the Italian-American Community in New York at the Beginning of the Twentieth Century
3. Enrico Caruso: The First Neapolitan Star
4. The Music of the Immigrant Takes on Mass Appeal
Conservation of Tropical Birds has been written by four conservation biologists whose expertise spans all the tropical regions of the world. It is the first book to cover all the major issues in tropical bird conservation. Current problems faced by tropical bird conservationists are summarised…
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3. Stratigraphy and major fossil localities
4. Higher-level phylogeny of extant birds
5. Mesozoic Neornithes
6. Palaeognathous birds
8. Aquatic and semi-aquatic…
…Aquatic Birds — Foraging, Community Ecology and Limnology
2. A comparison between aquatic birds of lakes and coastal rivers in Florida
Mark V. Hoyer, Sky K. Notestein, Thomas K. Frazer, Daniel E. Canfield
Teaching Your Bird to Talk compiles an impressive amount of background, training, and research regarding bird vocalizations, walking you step by step through the behavioral mechanics of training parrots to talk (as well as starlings, mynahs, and other birds). Whether…
Your Happy Healthy Pet
The authoritative information and advice you need, illustrated throughout with full-color photographs--now revised and redesigned to be even more reader-friendly!
Outgoing, cheerful, inquisitive little acrobats, conures are entertaining companion birds.…
Pathology of Pet and Aviary Birds, Second Edition provides a comprehensive reference to the gross and histologic features of diseases seen in pet and aviary birds, with more than 850 images depicting disease lesions.
• Provides a complete resource…