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Author Hauber, Mark E., 1972- author.

Title The book of eggs : a lifesize guide to the eggs of six hundred of the world's bird species / Mark E. Hauber ; editors, John Bates & Barbara Becker ; photography, John Weinstein.

Publication Info. Chicago ; London : The University of Chicago Press, 2014.

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Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    598.1468 HAU    Available
Description 655 pages : illustrations, maps ; 28 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Note Includes index.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 646-647) and indexes.
Contents Foreword / by John Bates -- Introduction -- Egg anatomy & physiology -- Egg size & shape -- Egg coloration & patterning -- Nests & eggs -- Breeding strategies : clutch size -- Breeding strategies : nest parasitism -- Science & egg collections -- The eggs. Water birds ; Large non-passerine land birds ; Small non-passerine land birds ; Passerines -- Appendices. Glossary ; Resources & useful information ; The classification of birds ; Index by common name ; Index by scientific name ; Acknowledgments.
Subject Birds -- Eggs.
Birds -- Nests.
Birds -- Breeding.
Birds -- Eggs -- Classification.
Birds -- Eggs -- North America -- Pictorial works.
ISBN 9780226057781 (hbk. : alk. paper)
022605778X (hbk. : alk. paper)

 
    
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