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Migration On Wings

Author : Lakshmi Kantha
ISBN : 9783642279256
Genre : Technology & Engineering
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This book is an effort to explore the technical aspects associated with bird flight and migration on wings. After a short introduction on the birds migration, the book reviews the aerodynamics and Energetics of Flight and presents the calculation of the Migration Range. In addition, the authors explains aerodynamics of the formation flight and finally introduces great flight diagrams.
Category: Technology & Engineering

Wings Across The Desert

Author : David H. Ellis
ISBN : 0888394802
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
File Size : 55.88 MB
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"[D]ocuments a quest to determine if a flock of cranes could be trained to follow a truck on a long-distance migration and arrive wild enough to survive after release ... The mood of this true adventure story varies from playful to mournful as the wonder and harshness of nature imprints the journey's outcome" --Back cover.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

Wings And Rings

Author : Richard Vaughan
ISBN : STANFORD:36105124194437
Genre : Birds
File Size : 83.4 MB
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This title is about the systematic or scientific study of bird migration - a chapter in the history of ornithology.
Category: Birds

Report On The Migration Of Birds

Author : British Association for the Advancement of Science. Committee on the Migration of Birds
ISBN : CORNELL:31924069200065
Genre : Birds
File Size : 88.77 MB
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Category: Birds

Wings Of Light

Author : Stephen R. Swinburne
ISBN : 1590780825
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
File Size : 64.53 MB
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Accompanied by gorgeous watercolors, this fascinating book traces the journey of the yellow butterfly as it migrates from the Yucatan rain forest to the shores of North America--a perilous trek of more than two thousand miles.
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Migration

Author : Hugh Dingle
ISBN : 9780199640386
Genre : Science
File Size : 43.99 MB
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Migration, broadly defined as directional movement to take advantage of spatially distributed resources, is a dramatic behaviour and an important component of many life histories that can contribute to the fundamental structuring of ecosystems. In recent years, our understanding of migration has advanced radically with respect to both new data and conceptual understanding. It is now almost twenty years since publication of the first edition, and an authoritative and up-to-date sequel that provides a taxonomically comprehensive overview of the latest research is therefore timely. The emphasis throughout this advanced textbook is on the definition and description of migratory behaviour, its ecological outcomes for individuals, populations, and communities, and how these outcomes lead to natural selection acting on the behaviour to cause its evolution. It takes a truly integrative approach, showing how comparisons across a diversity of organisms and biological disciplines can illuminate migratory life cycles, their evolution, and the relation of migration to other movements. Migration: The Biology of Life on the Move focuses on migration as a behavioural phenomenon with important ecological consequences for organisms as diverse as aphids, butterflies, birds and whales. It is suitable for senior undergraduate and graduate level students taking courses in behaviour, spatial ecology, 'movement ecology', and conservation. It will also be of interest and use to a broader audience of professional ecologists and behaviourists seeking an authoritative overview of this rapidly expanding field.
Category: Science

The Mystery Of Migration

Author : Robin Baker
ISBN : UOM:49015000450297
Genre : Animal migration
File Size : 42.86 MB
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Category: Animal migration

Ringing Migration

Author :
ISBN : UCLA:L0098852288
Genre : Bird banding
File Size : 45.93 MB
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Category: Bird banding

Migration To The Stars

Author : Edward S. Gilfillan
ISBN : STANFORD:36105036728694
Genre : Astronautics and civilization
File Size : 87.39 MB
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Category: Astronautics and civilization

The Migrant

Author :
ISBN : MINN:31951P00275386M
Genre :
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Arctic Wings

Author : Stephen Charles Brown
ISBN : 0898869765
Genre : Nature
File Size : 46.95 MB
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Two hundred color images celebrating the birds that journey to the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge each year are accompanied by essays by noted biologists and conservationists.
Category: Nature

Ringing And Migration

Author :
ISBN : CORNELL:31924084867286
Genre : Bird banding
File Size : 48.64 MB
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Category: Bird banding

Iowa Conservationist

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ISBN : UIUC:30112017842870
Genre : Fisheries
File Size : 51.61 MB
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Category: Fisheries

The Atlas Of Bird Migration

Author : Jonathan Elphick
ISBN : STANFORD:36105018234299
Genre : Science
File Size : 37.7 MB
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Discusses how birds migrate and provides information on migrations in each region of the world and on the migrating habits of hundreds of species of birds
Category: Science

Gatherings Of Angels

Author : Kenneth P. Able
ISBN : 0801484014
Genre : Nature
File Size : 60.98 MB
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A collection of essays explores the migration habits of hawks, hummingbirds, warblers, buntings, finches, cranes, and egrets
Category: Nature

Wings Over Africa

Author :
ISBN : CORNELL:31924090189600
Genre : Aircraft bird strikes
File Size : 49.87 MB
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Category: Aircraft bird strikes

How Birds Migrate

Author : Paul Kerlinger
ISBN : UOM:39076001552657
Genre : Nature
File Size : 28.59 MB
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Excellent, popular, authoritative explanation of bird migration.
Category: Nature