Book: W. L. N. Tickell «Albatrosses»


This authoritative volume is the first comparative account of the albatross family, famed for their supreme adaptations to the marine environment, for breeding on remote islands, and for spending most of their lives flying immense distances over the sea. The book includes maps, tables, diagrams, and color photographs to accompany full descriptions of the various forms of albatrosses and their distribution, behavior, and ecology.

Издательство: "Yale University Press" (2000)

ISBN: 0300087411

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