Perspectives in ornithology : essays presented for the centennial of the American Ornithologists' Union [E-Book] / edited by Alan H. Brush and George A. Clark, Jr. ; sponsored by the American Ornithologists' Union.
Brush, Alan H., (editor)
Clark, George A., (editor)
Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 1983
1 online resource (x, 560 pages)
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Table of Contents:
  • List of contributors
  • Preface
  • Introduction / Ernst Mayr
  • Captive birds and conservation / William Conway
  • Research collections in ornithology
  • a reaffirmation / Jan C. Barlow and Nancy J. Flood
  • On the study of avian mating systems / Douglas W. Mock
  • Commentary / Sarah Lenington
  • Cooperative breeding strategies among birds / Stephen T. Emlen and Sandra L. Vehrencamp
  • Commentary / J. David Ligon
  • Commentary / Ian Rowley
  • Ecological energetics: what are the questions? / Glenn E. Walsberg
  • Commentary / William A. Calder III
  • Perspectives in optimal foraging / John R. Krebs, David W. Stephens, and William J. Sutherland
  • Commentary / J.P. Myers
  • Biochemical studies of microevolutionary processes / George F. Barrowclough
  • Commentary / John C. Avise
  • Organization of the avian genome / Gerald F. Shields
  • The origin and early radiation of birds / Larry D. Martin
  • Commentary / David W. Steadman
  • Commentary / Pat V. Rich
  • Avian community ecology: an iconoclastic view / John A. Wiens
  • Commentary / James R. Karr
  • Biogeography: the unification and maturation of a science / Daniel Simberloff
  • Commentary / Joel Cracraft
  • Commentary / Dennis M. Power
  • Bird song learning: them and variations / P.J.B. Slater
  • Commentary / Luis F. Baptista
  • Commentary / Donald E. Kroodsma
  • Bird navigation / Charles Walcott and Anthony J. Lednor
  • Commentary / Kenneth P. Able.