Helpers at Birds' Nests

Helpers at Birds' Nests

A Worldwide Survey of Cooperative Breeding and Related Behavior

Book - 1987
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In Helpers at Birds' Nests, renowned naturalist and ornithologist Alexander Skutch provides vivid, detailed accounts of a remarkable aspect of bird behavior -- the aid that one bird gives another who is neither its mate nor its dependent young and who may even belong to a different species. In graceful, clear prose, Skutch makes accessible to amateur bird-watchers examples of cooperation in species as far-flung as the little rifleman of New Zealand, the Laysan albatross in the mid Pacific, and the neotropical birds of Skutch's own Valley of El General in Costa Rica.
Publisher: Iowa City : University of Iowa Press, 1987
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9780877451501
0877451508
Branch Call Number: QL 698.3 .S55 1987x
QL698.3 .S55 1987x
Characteristics: x, 298 p. : ill. ; 27 cm

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