An Introduction to Ornithology

By: Wallace, George J.; Mahan, Harold D.

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Third edition. No jacket. Top page ridge lightly foxed. 1975 Hard Cover. xiv, 546 pp. Blue cloth boards. Black-and-white illustrations throughout. CONTENTS: Introduction: Learning about Birds; Origin, Speciation, and Classification; Feathers, Molts and Plumages; Bones, Muscles, and Locomotion; Digestion, Food, and Feeding Habits; Other Metabolic and Physiological Functions; Coordination: The Brain, Sense Organs, and Hormones; Bird Behavior; The Annual Cycle: Arrival, Territory, Courtship, and Mating; The Annual Cycle: Nests, Eggs, Incubation, and Hatching; The Annual Cycle: Postnatal Life; Migration; Distribution; Ecology; Birds in Our Lives; Conservation: To Save or Not to Save; Appendices: I. Ornithological Organizations and Their Journals, II. Ornithological Collections, III. Endangered Species Lists; Literature Cited; Index.

Title: An Introduction to Ornithology

Author: Wallace, George J.; Mahan, Harold D.

Categories: Science, Birds & Birding,

Edition: Third Edition

Publisher: New York, Macmillan: 1975

ISBN Number: 0024239801

ISBN Number 13: 9780024239808

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition: Near Fine

Jacket Condition: No Jacket

Seller ID: 2304786

Keywords: ANIMALS BIRDS BIRDING ORNITHOLOGY,