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Developments in Woodpecker Biology

Series: Denisia Volume: 36

By: Hans Winkler(Editor)

133 pages, colour photos, colour photos, colour illustrations, tables

Biologiezentrum

Hardback | Jan 2015 | #237459
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About this book

Language: English

This book contains 8 papers by different authors on a range of subjects including woodpecker systematics, morphology, cognition, ecology, breeding biology and population densities. It accompanied the exhibition "Spechte: Hör mal wer da Klopft"' that was held at the Biology Center of the Upper Austrian State Museum from 2 October 2015 to 16 October 2016.


Contents

Hans Winkler, (2015): Foreword - 5

- Hans Winkler, (2015): Phylogeny, biogeography and systematics - 7-35
- Walter J. Bock, (2015): Evolutionary morphology of the woodpeckers (Picidae) - 37-54
- Hans Winkler, Viola Winkler, (2015): The brains of woodpeckers - 55-61
- Gyula K. Gajdon, (2015): Cognition in woodpeckers - 63-76
- Kathy Martin, (2015): Nest webs and woodpecker ecological services: the role of woodpeckers in tree cavity-using wildlife communities in North America - 77-86
- Gerard Gorman, (2015): Foraging signs and cavities of some European woodpeckers (Picidae): Identifying the clues that lead to establishing the presence of species - 87-97
- Jean-Louis Grange, (2015): Breeding biology of the Lilford Woodpecker Dendrocopos leucotos lilfordi in the Western Pyrenees (SW France) - 99-111
- Werner Weißmair, Norbert Pühringer, (2015): Population density and habitat selection of woodpeckers in mountain forests of the Northern Limestone Alps (Austria) - 113-134


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