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Author Brooke, Michael.

Title Albatrosses and petrels across the world / Michael Brooke ;[illustrated by John Cox]
Published Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2004


Location Call no. Vol. Availability
 W'BOOL  598.42 Bro/Aap  AVAILABLE
Description xviii, 499 pages, 32 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color), maps ; 26 cm
regular print
Series Bird families of the world
Bird families of the world.
Contents Machine derived contents note: List of colour plates -- List of abbreviations -- Plan of the book and notes on reading the species accounts -- Part I: General Chapters -- 1. An Introduction to the Petrels -- 2. The Origins and Radiation of the Petrels -- 3. The Colonial Imperative and its Impact on Behaviour -- 4. The Build up to Laying -- 5. Petrel Eggs: The Long Haul from Laying to Hatching -- 6. The Chick's Passage from Egg to the High Seas -- 7. Factors Influencing the Breeding Success of Petrels -- 8. The Life History of Petrels -- 9. How Does a Petrel Find Food at Sea: Some Developing Answers -- 10. Perils for Petrels -- Part II: Species accounts -- References -- Appendix 1: A summary of aspects of the breeding of the 79 species of Procellariidae -- Appendix 2: Scienfific names of birds, mammals, reptiles, fish, insects, and plants mentioned in the text -- Index
Notes Formerly CIP. Uk
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Birds.
Author Cox, John, 1967-
LC no. 2004301914
ISBN 0198501250 cased