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3 edition of bibliography of Afrotropical birds, 1971-1990 found in the catalog.

bibliography of Afrotropical birds, 1971-1990

Robert J. Dowsett

bibliography of Afrotropical birds, 1971-1990

by Robert J. Dowsett

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Published by Tauraco Press in Jupille, Liège, Belgium .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Africa,
  • Islands of the Indian Ocean,
  • Islands of the Atlantic
    • Subjects:
    • Birds -- Africa -- Bibliography.,
    • Birds -- Islands of the Indian Ocean -- Bibliography.,
    • Birds -- Islands of the Atlantic -- Bibliography.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes index.

      Statementcompiled by R.J. Dowsett, C.H. Fry, & F. Dowsett-Lemaire.
      GenreBibliography.
      SeriesTauraco research report ;, no. 7
      ContributionsFry, C. H., Dowsett-Lemaire, Françoise.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsZ5331 .D69 1997
      The Physical Object
      Pagination338 p. ;
      Number of Pages338
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3652491M
      ISBN 102872250026
      LC Control Number2002500101

      East Melbourne: CSIRO, Quarto, laminated boards, illustrations. WAS This book deals with about 20% of the world butterfly fauna and is divided into three main sections - biology, biogeography and catalogue. It also includes a gazetteer and list of regional works as well as a bibliography. Academic Bibliography Search years of publications by Ghent University researchers. Search publications Advanced search. Authors; Cooperative breeding shapes post-fledging survival in an Afrotropical forest bird Dries Van de Loock (UGent), Diederik Strubbe.

        In birds of paradise that preferentially eat fruit and live at altitudes of less than 1, m, the combined coefficient in equation (1) is × × = , whereas in high-altitude. Foreword / Christopher Perrins --Bird Evolution --Adaptations of Birds --Bird Classification --Anatomy of Birds --Bird Conservation Bird Families of the World --The Nearctic Region / Edward H. Butt --The Neotropical Region / Martin Kelsey --The Palaearctic Region / Malcom Ogilvie --The Afrotropical Region / Luc Lens and Hilde Eggermont --The.

      Many aspects of the breeding biology of Afrotropical forest birds are poorly known. Here we provide a description based on the monitoring of active nests over eight breeding seasons about one or more aspects of the breeding biology for 28 coexisting understory bird species on the Amani Plateau in the East Usambara Mountains, Tanzania. Mean nest height and mean distance of nest from forest. The principal focus of the Journal is the study of living birds, their behavior, ecology, natural history, adaptive physiology, and conservation, but most ornithological topics are considered. Most articles originate from work conducted in the western hemisphere (a large portion of the new research on Neotropical birds is published here), but.


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One major annoyance: citations in the text are small-print superscript numbers. A list of these numbers is in the back of the book, but the list does not give the full citation.

Rather, citation number is "Emlen " One then has to go check the bibliography to locate the full citation to Emlen's note in Scopus on fiscal shrikes.

Birds of prey or raptors include species of bird that primarily hunt and feed on vertebrates that are large relative to the hunter. Additionally, they have keen eyesight for detecting food at a distance or during flight, strong feet equipped with talons for grasping or killing prey, and powerful, curved beaks for tearing flesh.

The term raptor is derived from the Latin word rapio, meaning to.Click here for more information about the Red List categories and criteria Justification of Red List category This species has an extremely large range, and hence does not approach the thresholds for Vulnerable under the range size criterion (Extent of Occurrence.Many aspects of the breeding biology of Afrotropical forest birds are poorly known.

Here we provide a description based on the monitoring of active nests over eight breeding seasons about one or more aspects of the breeding biology for 28 coexisting understory bird species on the Amani Plateau in the East Usambara Mountains, Tanzania.