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Author Alerstam, Thomas.

Title Bird migration / Thomas Alerstam ; translated by David A. Christie.

Published Cambridge [England] ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1990.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM BioMed  598.2525 ALER    AVAILABLE
Uniform title Fågelflyttning. English
Physical description vii, 420 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
Notes "Originally published in Swedish as Fågelflyttning by Bokförlaget Signum in 1982"--T.p. verso.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 393-408) and index.
Summary The migration of birds is one of the most astonishing feats in the natural world. Millions of bird migrate often very long distances in order to benefit from seasonal resource surpluses and to avoid predators and competitors. The aim of this book is to give a general overview of the whole migration phenomenon. Details of many amazing peculiarities and unresolved questions are included.
Subject Birds -- Migration.
ISBN 0521328659
0521448220 (paperback)