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Published: 09 February 2017

314 Pages


ISBN: 9780199694532

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The Sensory Ecology of Birds

Graham R. Martin

Oxford Avian Biology Series

  • The first integrated synthesis of avian sensory ecology
  • Explains the broad principles and takes the reader into the sensory world of birds from an evolutionary and ecological perspective
  • Challenges people's assumptions about the sensory worlds of birds and shows how these are tuned to the many perceptual challenges that birds face in their natural environments
  • Presents insights into the reasons why birds are often victims of collisions with static structures, vehicles and nets, and suggests mitigations

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