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Author Kear, Janet.

Title Flamingos.

Published London : Bloomsbury Publishing, 2010.
©2013.

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Physical description 1 online resource (523 pages)
Series Poyser Monographs
Poyser Monographs
Contents Cover -- Frontispiece -- Contents -- List of plates -- Editors' Foreword -- Introduction - Sir Peter Scott -- 1 Camargue Flamingos - A. R. Johnson -- 2 Sardinia - A. Toschi -- 3 Iran - D. A. Scott -- 4 Greater Flamingos in Asia - F. J. Koning and Rooth -- 5 Mauritania - J. Trotignon -- 6 East Africa - L. H. Brown -- 7 Conservation problems at Lake Nakuru - J. Hopcraft -- 8 South West Africa - H. H. Berry -- 9 South Africa - G. J. Broekhuysen -- 10 The Caribbean - A. Sprunt -- 11 Caribbean Flamingos in a man-made habitat - J. Rooth -- 12 Conservation in South America - T. Morrison -- 13 Northern Chile - R. W. McFarlane -- 14 Chubut Province, Argentina - J. and C. Muñoz -- 15 Distribution and Numbers-a Summary - M. P. Kahl -- 16 The capture and transport of young Caribbean Flamingos - A. Sprunt and A. Crego-Bourne -- 17 Capture in Kenya - J. E. Cooper -- 18 Hand-rearing Lesser Flamingos - H. H. Berry -- 19 Copenhagen Zoo - H. Poulsen -- 20 Basle Zoo - A. Studer-Thiersch -- 21 Breeding Requirements in Captivity - N. Duplaix-Hall and J. Kear -- 22 Ritualised Displays - M. P. Kahl -- 23 Group display in Phoenicopterus - A. Studer-Thiersch -- 24 Feather lice - T. Clay -- 25 Carotenoids in Pigmentation - D. L. Fox -- 26 Carotenoid Metabolism in Ornamental Birds - H. Thommen -- 27 Pigment Feeding - J. A. Griswold -- 28 Dietary requirements - H. Wackernagel -- 29 Pathological Conditions - P. N. Humphreys -- 30 Fungal infections of the plumage - J. V. Beer and J. Kear -- 31 Tuberculosis - N. A. Wood -- Appendix 1 - International Flamingo Symposium -- Appendix 2 - Weights of Flamingos -- Appendix 3 - Wing length in mm of adult flamingos (152) -- Appendix 4 - Gut measurements in mm of flamingos examined by autopsy at Slimbridge since 1971 -- Appendix 5 - Flamingo egg dimensions in mm -- Appendix 6 - Longevity Table (15 years or over).
Appendix 7 - Pinioning captive flamingos -- Appendix 8 - Leg rings: Individual plastic rings for flamingos -- Appendix 9 - Questionnaire sent to zoos that breed flamingos -- Bibliography -- Colour plates -- Plates -- eCopyright.
Summary This collection of papers on the flamingos was one of the earliest Poyser monographs. Janet Kear was one of the co-editors of this work.
Notes Description based on publisher supplied metadata and other sources.
Local Note Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2018. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries.
Other author Duplaix-Hall, Nicole.
Subject Flamingos -- Congresses.
Flamingos.
Electronic books.
ISBN 9781408137499 (electronic bk.)
9781408137505