Territory in Bird Life
by H. Eliot Howard
Publisher: E. P. Dutton and company 1920
Number of pages: 308
From the table of contents: The Disposition to Secure a Territory; The Disposition to Defend the Territory; The Relation of Song to the Territory; The Relation of the Territory to the System of Reproduction; The Warfare between Different Species and its Relation to the Territory; The Relation of the Territory to Migration.
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