Biology and Comparative Physiology of Birds: Volume II by A. J. Marshall

By A. J. Marshall

Biology and Comparative body structure of Birds, quantity II specializes in the body structure, sexual features, sensory organs, frightened method, and copy of birds.
The choice first deals details at the principal anxious procedure and sensory organ of birds, in addition to cerebralization and comparable difficulties, mind, spinal twine, pores and skin, style, and olfaction. The ebook then ponders on equilibration, imaginative and prescient, and listening to of birds. themes contain rules of somatic musculature, sensory constructions and their nerves, retina, colour imaginative and prescient, and constitution of the ear.
The ebook examines endocrine glands, thymus, and pineal physique and intercourse and secondary sexual characters, together with genetic intercourse and intercourse differentiation, adrenal and parathyroid glands, and pituitary or hypophysis. The textual content additionally takes a glance at strength metabolism, thermoregulation, physique temperature, copy, breeding seasons and migration, and flight of birds.
The choice is an important resource of knowledge for readers drawn to the body structure of birds.

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