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Animal Homing

Series: Animal Behaviour (Wiley-Blackwell)

Edited By: F Papi

408 pages, 45 illus.

Chapman & Hall

Hardback | Dec 1992 | #16909 | ISBN: 0412363909
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About this book

Summary of current research on distant orientation in animals, including such phenomena as spatial activity inside familiar areas and long distance migration. The contributions cover a wide range of invertebrates and vertebrates.

...Papi's book succeeds...Animal Homing provides a valuable link between fields...should prove popular with researcher and student alike - Recent Ornithological Publications; Effective and well-chosen illustrations throughout and excellent editorial work make the volume far superior to the average camera-ready publication...offers a perspective of behaviour that encompasses all levels of behavioural organisation and underlying mechanisms...this well-balanced book gives and excellent overview of the recent progress made in the field... - Ethology Ecology & Evolution; Each of the eight chapters is written by an authority on the particular group covered; chapter references are extensive and up-to-date |o Annals of the Entomological Society |d July 1994


Contents

Invertebrates, G. Chelazzi; arthropods, R. Wehner; fishes, T.P. Quinn and A.H. Dittmann; amphibians, U. Sinsch; reptiles, G. Chelazzi; birds, F. Papi and H.G. Wallraff; mammals, J. Bovet.

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