National Geographic bird coloration by Geoffrey E. Hill

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Published by National Geographic in Washington, D.C .

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Seventeen short chapters with engaging narrative and lots of photos with information-packed captions illustrate the mechanisms by which birds produce the characteristic and sometimes brilliant coloration of their feathers and other body parts.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Book details

Other titlesBird coloration
StatementGeoffrey E. Hill
ContributionsNational Geographic Society (U.S.)
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LC ClassificationsQL673 .H55 2010
The Physical Object
Pagination255 p. :
Number of Pages255
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24534108M
ISBN 101426205716
ISBN 109781426205712
LC Control Number2009036773
OCLC/WorldCa419799564

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