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The inner bird : anatomy and evolution, Gary W. Kaiser

Label
The inner bird : anatomy and evolution
Title
The inner bird
Title remainder
anatomy and evolution
Statement of responsibility
Gary W. Kaiser
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
NLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Kaiser, Gary W
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
QL697
LC item number
.K16 2007
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Birds
  • Birds
  • Birds
  • Birds
Label
The inner bird : anatomy and evolution, Gary W. Kaiser
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
  • 3. A
  • bird is like a dinosaur : features shared by birds and their reptilian ancestors
  • 4. A
  • bird is not so like a dinosaur : features that distinguish birds from their reptilian ancestors
  • pt. 2.
  • What kind of bird is it?
  • 5. The
  • kinds of birds : classification and taxonomy
  • 6.
  • That bird is different from the other one : evolutionary relationships among families of birds
  • Figures and tables
  • pt. 3.
  • How does a bird fly?
  • 7.
  • Feathers and feathered dinosaurs : flight in early birds and birdlike animals
  • 8.
  • Birds with a modern shape : birds cease to look like feathered dinosaurs and become skilled fliers
  • 9.
  • Birds on land : a robust design helps birds compete with mammals
  • 10.
  • Birds at sea : sophisticated aerodynamics take birds onto oceans --
  • Acknowledgments
  • pt. 1.
  • What is a bird?
  • 1. The
  • bird beneath the feathers : how adaptations for flight allow a bird to earn a living on the ground
  • 2. A
  • bird is an animal with hollow bones : special features of avian bones and their assembly as a skeleton
  • Index
  • Conclusion
  • Appendices
  • 1.
  • Birds in relation to other vertebrate animals
  • 2.
  • Geological time scale
  • Glossary of ornithological terms
  • Literature cited
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
xiv, 386 p.
Isbn
9780774813433
Isbn Type
(bound)
Lccn
20073676 12
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)78042753
  • (OCoLC)78042753
Label
The inner bird : anatomy and evolution, Gary W. Kaiser
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
  • 3. A
  • bird is like a dinosaur : features shared by birds and their reptilian ancestors
  • 4. A
  • bird is not so like a dinosaur : features that distinguish birds from their reptilian ancestors
  • pt. 2.
  • What kind of bird is it?
  • 5. The
  • kinds of birds : classification and taxonomy
  • 6.
  • That bird is different from the other one : evolutionary relationships among families of birds
  • Figures and tables
  • pt. 3.
  • How does a bird fly?
  • 7.
  • Feathers and feathered dinosaurs : flight in early birds and birdlike animals
  • 8.
  • Birds with a modern shape : birds cease to look like feathered dinosaurs and become skilled fliers
  • 9.
  • Birds on land : a robust design helps birds compete with mammals
  • 10.
  • Birds at sea : sophisticated aerodynamics take birds onto oceans --
  • Acknowledgments
  • pt. 1.
  • What is a bird?
  • 1. The
  • bird beneath the feathers : how adaptations for flight allow a bird to earn a living on the ground
  • 2. A
  • bird is an animal with hollow bones : special features of avian bones and their assembly as a skeleton
  • Index
  • Conclusion
  • Appendices
  • 1.
  • Birds in relation to other vertebrate animals
  • 2.
  • Geological time scale
  • Glossary of ornithological terms
  • Literature cited
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
xiv, 386 p.
Isbn
9780774813433
Isbn Type
(bound)
Lccn
20073676 12
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)78042753
  • (OCoLC)78042753

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