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Kea, Bird of Paradox: The Evolution and Behavior of a New Zealand Parrot

By: Judy Diamond and Alan B Bond

230 pages, 1 col photo, b/w photos, 28 b/w illus, 14 tabs, 3 maps

University of California Press

Hardback | Jan 1999 | #84211 | ISBN: 0520213394
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NHBS Price: £39.95 $49/€46 approx

About this book

The kea, a crow-sized parrot that lives in the rugged mountains of New Zealand, is considered by some a playful comic and by others a vicious killer. Judy Diamond and Alan Bond have written a comprehensive account of the kea's contradictory nature, and their conclusions cast new light on the origins of behavioural flexibility and the problem of species survival in human environments everywhere.


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