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Published: 01 April 2010

336 Pages | 60 illustrations


ISBN: 9780199228447

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Ecological and Environmental Physiology of Birds

J. Eduardo P. W. Bicudo, William A. Buttemer, Mark A. Chappell, James T. Pearson, and Claus Bech

Ecological and Environmental Physiology Series

  • Focuses on the comparative physiology of birds with a particular emphasis on energy metabolism
  • Includes information on anatomy, ecology, phylogeny, and development
  • Describes the unique physiological implications of the evolution of flight and migration
  • Incorporates the latest experimental techniques with an emphasis on molecular methods and advanced technology
  • Provides a synthesis of current research and suggests a future research agenda

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