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The Resource Feathers : the evolution of a natural miracle, Thor Hanson

Feathers : the evolution of a natural miracle, Thor Hanson

Label
Feathers : the evolution of a natural miracle
Title
Feathers
Title remainder
the evolution of a natural miracle
Statement of responsibility
Thor Hanson
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Hanson, Thor
Dewey number
598.147
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
QL697.4
LC item number
.H36 2011
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Feathers
  • Birds
Label
Feathers : the evolution of a natural miracle, Thor Hanson
Instantiates
Publication
Bar code
  • 31223085835420
  • 31223085835412
  • 31223085835396
  • 31223085835370
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 301-317) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
A natural miracle -- Evolution. The Rosetta Stone ; Heat shields, gliders, and insect scoops ; The Yixian Formation ; How to catch a muttonbird -- Fluff. Keeping warm ; Staying cool -- Flight. Ground-up or tree-down? ; A feathered hammer ; The perfect airfoil -- Fancy. The birds of paradise ; A feather in her cap ; Give us those nice bright colors -- Function. Of murres and muddlers; The mighty Penna ; The featherless head -- A debt of wonder -- Appendix A. An illustrated guide to feathers -- Appendix B. Feathers and conservation
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
xvi, 336 p.
Isbn
9780465020133
Isbn Type
(hardcover : alk. paper)
Lccn
2011003272
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
ill., map
System control number
  • 657595624
  • (OCoLC)657595624
Label
Feathers : the evolution of a natural miracle, Thor Hanson
Publication
Bar code
  • 31223085835420
  • 31223085835412
  • 31223085835396
  • 31223085835370
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 301-317) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
A natural miracle -- Evolution. The Rosetta Stone ; Heat shields, gliders, and insect scoops ; The Yixian Formation ; How to catch a muttonbird -- Fluff. Keeping warm ; Staying cool -- Flight. Ground-up or tree-down? ; A feathered hammer ; The perfect airfoil -- Fancy. The birds of paradise ; A feather in her cap ; Give us those nice bright colors -- Function. Of murres and muddlers; The mighty Penna ; The featherless head -- A debt of wonder -- Appendix A. An illustrated guide to feathers -- Appendix B. Feathers and conservation
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
xvi, 336 p.
Isbn
9780465020133
Isbn Type
(hardcover : alk. paper)
Lccn
2011003272
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
ill., map
System control number
  • 657595624
  • (OCoLC)657595624

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