Physiological Adaptations for Breeding in Birds

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Physiological Adaptations for Breeding in Birds is the most current and comprehensive account of research on avian reproduction. It develops two unique themes: the consideration of female avian reproductive physiology and ecology, and an emphasis on individual variation in life-history traits. Tony Williams investigates the physiological, metabolic, energetic, and hormonal mechanisms that underpin individual variation in the key female-specific reproductive traits and the trade-offs between these traits that determine ...

Physiological Adaptations for Breeding in Birds 2012, Princeton University Press, Princeton, NJ

ISBN-13: 9780691139821

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