Stray Feathers : Reflections on the Structure, Behaviour and Evolution of Birds Paperback / softback
by Penny Olsen, Leo Joeph
Stray Feathers showcases some of the remarkable adaptations of Australian birds.
A brief introduction describes how evolution shapes form and function, followed by a series of vignettes illustrating the wondrous variety of forms and functions shaped by evolution.
For example, did you know that barn owls can hunt in absolute darkness and that cuckoos commence incubation before their egg is laid?
- Format: Paperback / softback
- Pages: 288 pages
- Publisher: CSIRO Publishing
- Publication Date: 21/06/2011
- Category: Wildlife: birds & birdwatching
- ISBN: 9780643094932