By A. J. Marshall
The choice first bargains details at the principal frightened approach and sensory organ of birds, in addition to cerebralization and comparable difficulties, mind, spinal twine, epidermis, style, and olfaction. The publication then ponders on equilibration, imaginative and prescient, and listening to of birds. issues contain law of somatic musculature, sensory buildings and their nerves, retina, colour imaginative and prescient, and constitution of the ear.
The booklet examines endocrine glands, thymus, and pineal physique and intercourse and secondary sexual characters, together with genetic intercourse and intercourse differentiation, adrenal and parathyroid glands, and pituitary or hypophysis. The textual content additionally takes a glance at power metabolism, thermoregulation, physique temperature, replica, breeding seasons and migration, and flight of birds.
The choice is a crucial resource of data for readers attracted to the body structure of birds.
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Biology and Comparative Physiology of Birds: Volume II by A. J. Marshall