By E. A. Schreiber, Joanna Burger
Biology of Marine Birds presents the single entire precis of data approximately marine birds ever released. It either summarizes and analyzes their breeding biology, ecology, taxonomy, evolution, fossil heritage, body structure, energetics, and conservation. The ebook covers 4 orders of marine birds: penguins (Sphenisciformes); albatross, shearwaters, petrels (Procellariiformes); pelicans, boobies, frigatebirds, tropicbirds, cormorants (Pelecaniformes); and gulls, terns, guillemots, auks (Charadriiformes - households Laridae and Alcidae). precis chapters handle the biology of shorebirds and wading birds and their lives within the marine environment.This entire booklet includes a variety of precis tables that offer you exhaustive details on quite a few points in their lifestyles histories, breeding biology, body structure and energetics, and demography. It additionally discusses study ideas and destiny study wanted, delivering a advisor to ornithologists and scholars for examine tasks. Written via said specialists during this box, Biology of Marine Birds is the perfect source. The authors not just current recognized info, yet supply new analyses and insights into marine fowl biology. you will discover no different booklet that covers the entire significant seabird teams and the entire significant subject matters with this intensity of element. no matter if you're learning, learning, or dealing with marine environments, you'll find your self attaining for this source time and again.
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