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Beaks, bones, and bird songs

Roger J. Lederer

Beaks, bones, and bird songs

how the struggle for survival has shaped birds and their behavior

by Roger J. Lederer

  • 199 Want to read
  • 35 Currently reading

Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Evolution,
  • Birds,
  • Behavior,
  • Adaptation

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (pages 245-261) and index.

    StatementRoger J. Lederer
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQL677.3 .L43 2016
    The Physical Object
    Pagination280 pages
    Number of Pages280
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27213647M
    ISBN 101604696486
    ISBN 109781604696486
    LC Control Number2015045261
    OCLC/WorldCa913610254

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