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Australian Magpie: Biology and Behaviour of an Unusual Songbird
 

Australian Magpie: Biology and Behaviour of an Unusual Songbird (EPUB ebook)

By Kaplan, Gisela

An insight into the cognition, communication and social structure of this iconic Australian bird.

ISBN 9781486307265
Published 1 May 2019 by CSIRO Publishing
Available in EPUB format
Software Adobe Ebook Compatible Devices
Language en

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ISBN-13 9781486307265
ISBN-10 1486307264
Stock Available
Status Wheelers ePlatform
Publisher CSIRO Publishing
Imprint CSIRO PUBLISHING
Publication Date 1 May 2019
Publication Country Australia Australia
Format EPUB ebook
Author(s) By Kaplan, Gisela
Category Science: General Issues
Zoology & Animal Sciences
Animal Behaviour
Birds (Ornithology)
Natural History, Country Life & Pets
Birds & Birdwatching
Birds As Pets, Including Cage Birds
Australian
Number of Pages 280
Dimensions Not specified
Weight Not specified - defaults to 0g
Interest Age General Audience
Reading Age General Audience
NBS Text Science & Mathematics: Textbooks & Study Guides
ONIX Text General/trade
Dewey Code 598.8
Catalogue Code Not specified

Description of this Electronic Book

The Australian magpie is one of our nation's most popular and iconic birds. It is loved for its impressive vocal abilities, propensity to play, excellent parenting and willingness to form enduring friendships with people.
Written by award-winning author Gisela Kaplan, a leading authority on animal behaviour and Australian birds, this second edition of Australian Magpie is a thoroughly updated and substantially expanded account of the behaviour of these birds. With new chapters on classification, cognition and caring for young, it reveals the extraordinary capabilities of the magpie, including its complex social behaviour. The author, who has devoted more than 20 years to studying and interacting with magpies, brings together the latest research on the magpie's biology and behaviour, along with information on the origin of magpies, their development and health not published previously.
This fascinating book has a wide appeal to bird lovers, amateur ornithologists and naturalists, as well as those with a scientific or professional interest in avian behaviour and ecology and those interested in the importance of native birds to the environment.

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