Arne Lundberg,Rauno V. Alatalo's The Pied Flycatcher (Poyser Monographs) PDF

By Arne Lundberg,Rauno V. Alatalo

The Pied Flycatcher is one in every of Europe's best-studied species. the 1st exact paintings on it was once started within the Thirties through German ornithologists, yet it was once Lars von Haartman's Finnish research that either verified long term learn at the species and based a few of the imperative subject matters of recent ornithology. quickly after, within the past due Nineteen Forties, Bruce Campbell arrange a thorough venture in southwest England, which additionally nonetheless runs to today. Many different eminent ornithologists and in 1979 Arne Lundberg and Rauno Alatalo begun their very own paintings in Sweden, Finland and latterly the north of britain. A Palaearctic migrant, the Pied Flycatcher is amazing for its very variable male plumage and intricate territorial and polygynous breeding method. They take without difficulty to nest bins and feature supplied very good possibilities for the research of a large diversity of organic difficulties. This wide evaluation of the species presents not just an in depth biology of this interesting little fowl, yet a remark on a few of the best difficulties in fowl behaviour and ecology. Illustrated through Tomas Part

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