2 edition of Facts relating to the natural history of the cuckoo found in the catalog.
Facts relating to the natural history of the cuckoo
|Statement||by John Blackwall ; in a letter to the editor.|
|Series||Landmarks of science II|
|LC Classifications||Q111 .H35, QL696.C83 .H35|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||300|
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But for many other birds the cuckoo is a signal of doom, for it is Nature's most notorious cheat. Cuckoos across the world have evolved extraordinary tricks to manipulate other species into raising their young. How do they get away with it? In this enormously engaging book, naturalist and scientist Nick Davies reveals how cuckoos trick their hosts/5(). The museum is located in the Natural History Building on the east campus of the University of Georgia. It is a young museum, recognized in by former university president Fred Davison. In the Georgia General Assembly designated it the Georgia Museum of Natural History. It is supported by a membership organization, the Friends of the.
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Cuckoo offers a new insight not only into the secret lives of these extraordinary birds, but also into how cheating evolves and thrives in the natural world.
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This book covers the many areas which have intrigued me about Cuckoos and does so based upon years of careful experimentation, observation and deduction by Nick Davies - the areas covered in this admirable book include the history of Cuckoo observation and early wildlife filming; the variety of host species and the cunning adaptive habits of /5(66).
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