Bird nests and construction behaviour [E-Book] / Mike Hansell ; pen and ink illustrations by Raith Overhill.
Hansell, Michael H., (author)
Overhill, Raith, (illustrator)
Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2000
1 online resource (xii, 280 pages)
englisch
9781139106788
9780521460385
9780521017640
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Table of Contents:
  • Animal builders and the importance of bird nests
  • The clutch-nest relationship
  • Standardising the nest description
  • Construction
  • The structure
  • The cost of nest building
  • The selection of a nest site
  • Bowers, building quality and mate assessment
  • The evolution of nest building
  • Bibliography
  • Index.