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By Donald S. Farner,James R. King,Kenneth C. Parkes

Avian Biology, quantity VI is a compendium of papers that bargains with chosen facets of avian biology. One paper discusses the avian mating habit and covers issues akin to monogamy, polygyny, male incubation, and feminine emancipation; those papers additionally checklist a desk of the species of birds within which polyandry has been saw. one other paper examines fowl migration with regards to the mechanism and improvement of migration with emphasis at the evolution and serve as (ultimate causation) of migration. one other paper discusses some great benefits of one type of social association of birds in the course of the non-reproductive season over one other shape. This paper purposes the potential for the life of a cost-benefit social habit. different papers talk about a few actual gains present in birds comparable to belly oils and glycogen-filled cells. one other paper bargains with the respiration body structure of birds as new examine info were made to be had during this zone. This booklet can turn out worthwhile for investigators in avian biology, zoologists, and readers who've a basic curiosity in birds.

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