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Published: 24 January 2002

296 Pages | 5 line drawings, numerous tables and figures


ISBN: 9780198510895

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Evolutionary Ecology of Birds

Life Histories, Mating systems, and Extinction

Peter Bennett and Ian Owens

Oxford Series in Ecology and Evolution

  • Most comprehensive reappraisal since Lack's Ecological Adaptations for Breeding Birds
  • Identifies and tests crucial questions in evolutionary ecology
  • Incorporates cutting-edge theoretical and experimental advances in the study of avian behaviour and ecology
  • Identifies unresolved problems in the explanation of avian diversity that merit further study
  • Vivid demonstration of the power of the modern comparative method

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