The Resource The birds of northern Melanesia : speciation, ecology & biogeography, Ernst Mayr, Jared Diamond ; color plates by H. Douglas Pratt

The birds of northern Melanesia : speciation, ecology & biogeography, Ernst Mayr, Jared Diamond ; color plates by H. Douglas Pratt

Label
The birds of northern Melanesia : speciation, ecology & biogeography
Title
The birds of northern Melanesia
Title remainder
speciation, ecology & biogeography
Statement of responsibility
Ernst Mayr, Jared Diamond ; color plates by H. Douglas Pratt
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Origins and Acknowledgements. Introduction. Part 1. Northern Melanesia's Physical and Biological Environment. 1. Geology and geological history. 2. Climate. 3. Habitats and vegetation. 4. Terrestrial vertebrates other than birds. Part 2. Human History and Impacts. 5. Human history. 6. Ornithological exploration of Northern Melanesia. 7. Exterminations of bird populations. Part 3. The Northern Melanesia Avifauna. 8. Family composition. 9. Determinants of island species number. 10. Level of endemism, habitat preference, and abundance of each species. 11. Overwater dispersal ability of each speci
Cataloging source
N$T
Dewey number
598/.09958
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
QL691.B52
LC item number
M38 2001eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Label
The birds of northern Melanesia : speciation, ecology & biogeography, Ernst Mayr, Jared Diamond ; color plates by H. Douglas Pratt
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 443-464) and indexes
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  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction; Part I. Northern Melanesia's Physical and Biological Environment; Part II. Human History and Impacts; Part III. The Northern Melanesian Avifauna; Part IV. Colonization Routes; Part V. Taxonomic Analysis: Differences Among Species; Part VI. Geographic Analysis: Differences Among Islands; Part VII. Synthesis, Conclusions, and Prospects; Maps; Appendices; References; Index
Control code
ocn316713446
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xxiv, 492 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780195349665
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations (some color), maps
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
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.b36091273
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)316713446
  • pebcs0195349660

Library Locations

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