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Owls Clever Survivors

By: Heimo Juhani Mikkola(Editor)
161 pages, colour & b/w photos, colour illustrations, colour distribution maps, tables
Publisher: Intechopen
Owls
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  • Owls ISBN: 9781803553900 Hardback Mar 2023 Not in stock: Usually dispatched within 1-2 weeks
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About this book

Owls are one of the most fascinating bird families. They have inspired much folklore and superstition worldwide. This book discusses this nocturnal species and their unique physiology and anatomy. It includes owl studies from countries including Bulgaria, Ecuador, Iraq, Slovakia, Syria, and Africa.

Contents

1. Designed for Darkness: The Unique Physiology and Anatomy of Owls / Alan Sieradzki
2. What Do We Know about the Diet of Ecuadorian Owls? / Héctor Cadena-Ortiz, Jorge Brito, María Cristina Ríos, Paolo Piedrahita, Glenda Pozo-Zamora, Hermann Wagner and Juan Freile
3. The Vocal Activity of Twelve African Owl Species / Heimo Mikkola and Anita Mikkola
4. Qualitative and Quantitative Changes in a Guild of Forest Owls: Eurasian Pygmy Owl (Glaucidium passerinum), Ural Owl (Strix uralensis), Tawny Owl (Strix aluco), Boreal Owl (Aegolius funereus) at Kamenný Hrb – Bankov Site in Volovské Mountains Near Košice Town, Eas / Samuel Pacenovský and Alexander Kürthy
5. Owls (Strigiformes Wagler, 1830) in Bulgaria: Past and Present (A Review of the Fossil Record and Present Status of Recorded Species) / Zlatozar Boev
6. Queens of the Night, the Owls of Iraq and Syria - Species, Current Distribution, and Conservation Status / Omar F. Al-Sheikhly and Ahmad E. Aidek
7. Owls Used as Food and Medicine and for Witchcraft in Africa / Heimo Mikkola

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By: Heimo Juhani Mikkola(Editor)
161 pages, colour & b/w photos, colour illustrations, colour distribution maps, tables
Publisher: Intechopen
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