Weather and Bird Behaviour


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Weather and Bird Behaviour Author: Format: Hardback First Published: Published By: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
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Pages: 276 Illustrations and other contents: 8pp colour photos Language: English ISBN: 9780713668254 Categories: , ,

This classic Poyser title, now in its third revised edition, discusses in depth the various ways in which weather conditions influence bird behaviour. Weather conditions affect food and water availability, decisions about when and how to migrate, timing and success of reproduction, flight style, and physical comfort. Birds display many adaptations in form and behaviour that help them to cope with changing weather conditions, and this fascinating book uses a great variety of examples to explore the subject in depth. The text is enhanced throughout with evocative line drawings, there are many useful tables and figures, and there is also an 8pp colour photograph section.

Weight0.801 kg




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Author Biography

Norman Elkins is a retired meteorologist and amateur ornithologist. He is an acknowledged authority on the effects of weather on birds.