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The Common Tern: Its Breeding Biology and Social Behavior

by Burger, Joanna / Gochfeld, Michael

Condition: Very Good/Near Fine


New York, NY Oxford, UK: Columbia University Press, 1991. First Edition / First Printing. Hard Cover - Cloth. Very Good/Near Fine. Octavo. xviii + 414 pp, preface and Acknowledgments, ten chapters, with figures, b&w photos, tables throughout. Chapter titles - One. Common Terns, Other Terns, and Coloniality; Two: Study Sites, Methods, Samples, and Definitions; Three: Breeding Biology, Phenology, Acitivity patterns, and Synchrony; Four: Habitat Selection and Territoriality; Five - Aggressive Behavior; Six - Predation, Vigilance, and Antipredator Behavior; Seven - Piracy ibn Common Tern Colonies; Eight - Floods, Heavy Rains, and Huban Distrubance; Nine - Reproductive Success and Colony Dynamics; Tend - Conclusions and Summary; Appendix A. Scientific Names of Organisms Referred to in text; Appendix B. Terns of the World; Appendix C. Characteristics and Composition of Colonies; Appendix D. Clutch Size Distribution for Common Terns; Bibliography, Taxonomic Index, Subject Index. Binding tight, pages clean and unmarked. Top edge text block with very light fox spotting, blue cloth unworn, red epine letters bright. DJ unclipped, in removable mylar protector.
  • Bookseller: West Side Book Shop, ABAA US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 004350
  • Title: The Common Tern: Its Breeding Biology and Social Behavior
  • Author: Burger, Joanna / Gochfeld, Michael
  • Format/binding: Hard Cover - Cloth
  • Book condition: Used - Very Good
  • Jacket condition: Near Fine
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Edition: First Edition / First Printing
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • ISBN 10: 0231075022
  • ISBN 13: 9780231075022
  • Publisher: Columbia University Press
  • Place: New York, NY Oxford, UK
  • Date published: 1991
  • Keywords: Reproduction - Ecological Dynamics of Seabirds
  • Bookseller catalogs: NATURE & ECOLOGY;

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