Type: BOOK - Published: 1997 - Publisher: Stackpole Books
Every aspect of a species' life in the wild -- courtship, nesting, brooding, communication, foraging, flying, fighting -- is covered in text by a leading ornithologist, and photographs by top nature photographers.
Type: BOOK - Published: 2001-06-14 - Publisher: Oxford University Press
Design Principles for the Immune System and Other Distributed Autonomous Systems is the first book to examine the inner workings of such a variety of distributed autonomous systems--from insect colonies to high level computer programs to the immune system. It offers insight into the fascinating world of these systems that
Type: BOOK - Published: 2006 - Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group
Explores the flightlessness of wild birds whose ancestors could fly; discusses how their abilities changed due to evolution; and details the birds' habitat, range, physiology, food, breeding, predation, and threats.
Type: BOOK - Published: 2009-01-01 - Publisher: A&C Black
With their curious feeding behaviour, peculiar elongated body, gregarious social lives and exotic pink plumage, flamingos are among the most familiar and popular of all the world's birds. They have inspired artists, poets and amateur naturalists for centuries, but until 50 years ago very little was known about their biology.