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The Resource The most perfect thing : inside (and outside) a bird's egg, Tim Birkhead

The most perfect thing : inside (and outside) a bird's egg, Tim Birkhead

Label
The most perfect thing : inside (and outside) a bird's egg
Title
The most perfect thing
Title remainder
inside (and outside) a bird's egg
Statement of responsibility
Tim Birkhead
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Renowned ornithologist Tim Birkhead uses birds' eggs as wondrous portals into natural history, enlivened by the stories of naturalists and scientists, including Birkhead and his students, whose discoveries have advanced current scientific knowledge of reproduction
Has edition
Cataloging source
NjBwBT
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Birkhead, Tim
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
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  • Birds
  • Birds
  • Birds
Label
The most perfect thing : inside (and outside) a bird's egg, Tim Birkhead
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Climmers and collectors -- Making shells -- The shape of eggs -- Colouring eggs : how? -- Colouring eggs : why? -- Much ado about albumen : the microbe war -- Yolk, ovaries, and fertilisation -- Stupendious love : laying, incubation, and hatching -- Lupton's legacy
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First U.S. edition.
Extent
xvi, 288 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781632863690
Lccn
bl2016015249
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
Label
The most perfect thing : inside (and outside) a bird's egg, Tim Birkhead
Publication
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Climmers and collectors -- Making shells -- The shape of eggs -- Colouring eggs : how? -- Colouring eggs : why? -- Much ado about albumen : the microbe war -- Yolk, ovaries, and fertilisation -- Stupendious love : laying, incubation, and hatching -- Lupton's legacy
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First U.S. edition.
Extent
xvi, 288 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781632863690
Lccn
bl2016015249
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)

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