Geographic variation in social behavior and in adaptations to competition among Andean birds by M. Moynihan

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Published by Nuttall Ornithological Club in Cambridge, Mass .

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Places:

  • Andes.

Subjects:

  • Birds -- Andes.,
  • Birds -- Behavior.,
  • Birds -- Variation.,
  • Social behavior in animals.,
  • Competition (Biology),
  • Adaptation (Biology)

Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. 157-162.

Book details

StatementMartin Moynihan.
SeriesPublications of the Nuttall Ornithological Club ; no. 18, Publications of the Nuttall Ornithological Club ;, no. 18.
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LC ClassificationsQL689.A5 M69
The Physical Object
Pagination162 p. :
Number of Pages162
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4129089M
LC Control Number80106166

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