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Cranes of the World: 0. Contents -- Foreword -- Preface
Cranes of the World, by Paul Johnsgard
  • Paul A. Johnsgard, University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Date of this Version
1-1-1983
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From Cranes of the World by Paul A. Johnsgard (Bloomington, IN: Indiana University Press, 1983; electronic edition: Lincoln, NE, 2008). Copyright © 1983 Paul A. Johnsgard.
Abstract
I. COMPARATIVE BIOLOGY OF CRANES 1. Classification and Evolution / 3 2. Individualistic and Social Behavior / 11 3. Vocalizations / 254. Ecology and Population Dynamics / 35 5. Comparative Reproductive Biology / 44 6. Aviculture and Hybridization / 51 7. Endangered Species and Conservation / 60 8. Cranes in Myth and Legend / 70 II. NATURAL HISTORIES OF INDIVIDUAL CRANE SPECIES 1. Crowned Cranes / 77 2. Blue Crane / 87 3. Demoiselle Crane / 95 4. Wattled Crane / 121 5. Siberian Crane / 131 6. Australian Crane / 141 7. Sarus Crane / 151 8. White-naped Crane / 161 9. Sandhill Crane / 171 10. Whooping Crane / 185 11. Japanese Crane / 197 12. Hooded Crane / 207 13. Black-necked Crane / 217 14. Eurasian Crane / 227 Origins of Scientific and Vernacular Names of Cranes / 239 Key to the Species and Subspecies of Cranes of the World / 241 References / 245 Index / 257
Citation Information
Paul A. Johnsgard. "Cranes of the World: 0. Contents -- Foreword -- Preface" (1983)
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/paul_johnsgard/87/