A Quantitative Study of the Nocturnal Migration of Birds
by George H. Lowery
Publisher: University of Kansas 1951
The nocturnal migration of birds is a phenomenon that long has intrigued zoologists the world over. Yet, despite this universal interest, most of the fundamental aspects of the problem remain shrouded in uncertainty and conjecture.
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