Publisher description for Sturkie's avian physiology / edited by G. Causey Whittow.
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Sturkie's Avian Physiology is the classic comprehensive single volume on the physiology of domestic as well as wild birds. The Fifth Edition is thoroughly revised and updated, and includes new chapters on the physiology of incubation and growth. Chapters on the nervous system and sensory organs have been greatly expanded due to the many recent advances in the field. The text also covers the physiology of flight, reproduction in both male and female birds, and the immunophysiology of birds.
The Fifth Edition, like the earlier editions, is a must for anyone interested in comparative physiology, poultry science, veterinary medicine, and related fields. This volume establishes the standard for those who need the latest and best information on the physiology of birds.
* Thoroughly updated and revised
* Coverage of both domestic and wild birds
* New larger format
* Only comprehensive, single volume devoted to birds
Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: Birds Physiology