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Einführung in die Gefieder- und Rupfungskunde Mit Bestimmungsschlüssel zu den Familien

Field / Identification Guide Identification Key
By: Wolf-Dieter Busching(Author)
408 pages, 10 plates with colour illustrations; 550 b/w illustrations
Publisher: Aula Verlag
Einführung in die Gefieder- und Rupfungskunde
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Language: German

The plumage of birds is one of the most fascinating inventions of nature. This book provides an overview of the construction and function of feathers and of the entire plumage. Individual chapters are devoted to the various plumages, moult, and plumage parasites and diseases. In addition to the science behind bird plumage, the author also introduces the subject of collecting feathers and gives practical advice about where to find feathers had how to start a collcetion. An identification key to the orders and families of European birds based on their feathers rounds off the book.

Summary in German:
Das Federkleid der Vögel ist eine der faszinierendsten Erfindungen der Natur. Dieses Buch gibt einen Überblick über den Bau und die Funktion der Feder sowie des gesamten Gefieders. Einzelne Kapitel widmen sich den verschiedenen Kleidern, der Mauser, den Gefiederparasiten und -krankheiten. Neben der Gefiederkunde führt der Autor auch in die Rupfungskunde ein, indem er praktische Hinweise zu Fundstellen sowie zum Anlegen einer Federsammlung gibt. Ein Bestimmungsschlüssel, mit dem über die Federn die Ordnungen und Familien der Vögel Europas bestimmt werden können, rundet das Buch ab. Wer immer sich für Vögel und ihr Federkleid interessiert, findet mit dieser Einführung den richtigen Einstieg.

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Field / Identification Guide Identification Key
By: Wolf-Dieter Busching(Author)
408 pages, 10 plates with colour illustrations; 550 b/w illustrations
Publisher: Aula Verlag
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