Handbook of Bird Biology

This book PDF is perfect for those who love Science genre, written by Irby J. Lovette and published by John Wiley & Sons which was released on 27 June 2016 with total hardcover pages 736. You could read this book directly on your devices with pdf, epub and kindle format, check detail and related Handbook of Bird Biology books below.

Handbook of Bird Biology
Author : Irby J. Lovette
File Size : 46,9 Mb
Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
Language : English
Release Date : 27 June 2016
ISBN : 9781118291047
Pages : 736 pages
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Handbook of Bird Biology by Irby J. Lovette Book PDF Summary

Selected by Forbes.com as one of the 12 best books about birds and birding in 2016 This much-anticipated third edition of the Handbook of Bird Biology is an essential and comprehensive resource for everyone interested in learning more about birds, from casual bird watchers to formal students of ornithology. Wherever you study birds your enjoyment will be enhanced by a better understanding of the incredible diversity of avian lifestyles. Arising from the renowned Cornell Lab of Ornithology and authored by a team of experts from around the world, the Handbook covers all aspects of avian diversity, behaviour, ecology, evolution, physiology, and conservation. Using examples drawn from birds found in every corner of the globe, it explores and distills the many scientific discoveries that have made birds one of our best known - and best loved - parts of the natural world. This edition has been completely revised and is presented with more than 800 full color images. It provides readers with a tool for life-long learning about birds and is suitable for bird watchers and ornithology students, as well as for ecologists, conservationists, and resource managers who work with birds. The Handbook of Bird Biology is the companion volume to the Cornell Lab’s renowned distance learning course, Ornithology: Comprehensive Bird Biology.

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