The Resource Bird nests and construction behaviour, Mike Hansell ; pen and ink illustrations by Raith Overhill, (electronic resource)

Bird nests and construction behaviour, Mike Hansell ; pen and ink illustrations by Raith Overhill, (electronic resource)

Label
Bird nests and construction behaviour
Title
Bird nests and construction behaviour
Statement of responsibility
Mike Hansell ; pen and ink illustrations by Raith Overhill
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
Fascinating account of the biology of the nests, bowers and tools made by birds
Cataloging source
MiAaPQ
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1940-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Hansell, Michael H.
Dewey number
  • 598.156/4
  • 598.1564
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Language note
English
LC call number
QL675
LC item number
.H34 2000
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Birds
  • Birds
Label
Bird nests and construction behaviour, Mike Hansell ; pen and ink illustrations by Raith Overhill, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 237-264) and indexes
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Contents
  • Cover; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; Acknowledgements; 1 Animal builders and the importance of bird nests; 1.1 Introduction; 1.2 Builders extend their control; 1.3 The extended phenotype concept; 1.4 Building behaviour changes habitats; 1.5 Exploitation of the resources by others; 1.6 Nests reinforce social life; 1.7 The builders; 1.8 Are there shared characters among builders?; a) Simple minded; b) No specialist anatomy; c) Techniques shape materials but materials shape techniques; 1.9 Chapter by chapter; 1.10 The taxonomic convention; 2 The clutch-nest relationship
  • 2.1 Introduction2.2 The nests and brood care of dinosaurs; 2.3 Why do birds lay eggs?; 2.4 Do chicks need nests?; 2.5 Clutch size; 2.6 The nest and clutch size; 3 Standardising the nest description; 3.1 The nest profile survey; 3.2 Nest identification, morphometrics and type; a) Identity of the nest; b) Nest weight and dimensions; c) Nest shape; d) Nest site; e) Nest attachment; 3.3 The four nest zones; 3.4 The materials; a) Inorganic materials; b) Animal materials; c) Plant, lichen and fungal materials; d) Others; 3.5 Additional information; a) Building techniques; b) Adults and young
  • c) Biological associationsd) Special features and comments; e) Sketches and photographs; 4 Construction; 4.1 Introduction; 4.2 Types of construction method; 4.3 Sculpting; 4.4 Moulding; 4.5 Piling up; 4.6 Sticking together; 4.7 Interlocking; a) Entangle; b) Stitches and pop-rivets; c) Velcro; 4.8 Weaving; 4.9 How difficult is nest building?; 4.10 Tool use and tool making; 5 The functional architecture of the nest; 5.1 Introduction; 5.2 The outer nest layer; a) Nest decoration and nest size; b) Frequency and type of decorative materials; c) Snake skin; d) Heads and tails; 5.3 Nest attachment
  • a) Number and type of materials in attachmentsb) Attachment type and nest support diameter; c) Occurrence of attachment types; 5.4 The structural nest layer; a) Nest weight and nest design in relation to weight; b) Number of materials in the structural layer; c) Associations of materials; d) Standard units; e) Silk; f) Grass; g) Sticks; h) Design and convergence; 5.5 The nest lining; a) The presence, number and type of lining materials; b) The function of linings; 6 The cost of nest building; 6.1 Introduction; 6.2 Calculation of energetic costs; 6.3 Gathering journeys and building time
  • 6.4 Measurement of building costs as clutch reduction6.5 Other evidence of nest building cost; 6.6 Taking over the nest of another bird; 6.7 The consequences of nest re-use; 6.8 Indicators of the cost of nest re-use; 6.9 The response of nest re-users to blood-feeding ectoparasites; 7 The selection of a nest site; 7.1 Introduction; 7.2 The availability of nest material; 7.3 The influence of physical factors; 7.4 The influence of predators; 7.5 Predation rates; 7.6 Coloniality and nest defence; 7.7 Sites exploiting the nest defence of other birds; 7.8 Nest sites associated with arthropods
  • a) Caterpillars and spiders
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (296 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781139106788
Media category
computer
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)2670000000123246
  • (EBL)775023
  • (OCoLC)769341759
  • (SSID)ssj0000632660
  • (PQKBManifestationID)11392437
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0000632660
  • (PQKBWorkID)10616036
  • (PQKB)10757910
  • (UkCbUP)CR9781139106788
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC775023
  • (EXLCZ)992670000000123246
Label
Bird nests and construction behaviour, Mike Hansell ; pen and ink illustrations by Raith Overhill, (electronic resource)
Publication
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 237-264) and indexes
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Contents
  • Cover; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; Acknowledgements; 1 Animal builders and the importance of bird nests; 1.1 Introduction; 1.2 Builders extend their control; 1.3 The extended phenotype concept; 1.4 Building behaviour changes habitats; 1.5 Exploitation of the resources by others; 1.6 Nests reinforce social life; 1.7 The builders; 1.8 Are there shared characters among builders?; a) Simple minded; b) No specialist anatomy; c) Techniques shape materials but materials shape techniques; 1.9 Chapter by chapter; 1.10 The taxonomic convention; 2 The clutch-nest relationship
  • 2.1 Introduction2.2 The nests and brood care of dinosaurs; 2.3 Why do birds lay eggs?; 2.4 Do chicks need nests?; 2.5 Clutch size; 2.6 The nest and clutch size; 3 Standardising the nest description; 3.1 The nest profile survey; 3.2 Nest identification, morphometrics and type; a) Identity of the nest; b) Nest weight and dimensions; c) Nest shape; d) Nest site; e) Nest attachment; 3.3 The four nest zones; 3.4 The materials; a) Inorganic materials; b) Animal materials; c) Plant, lichen and fungal materials; d) Others; 3.5 Additional information; a) Building techniques; b) Adults and young
  • c) Biological associationsd) Special features and comments; e) Sketches and photographs; 4 Construction; 4.1 Introduction; 4.2 Types of construction method; 4.3 Sculpting; 4.4 Moulding; 4.5 Piling up; 4.6 Sticking together; 4.7 Interlocking; a) Entangle; b) Stitches and pop-rivets; c) Velcro; 4.8 Weaving; 4.9 How difficult is nest building?; 4.10 Tool use and tool making; 5 The functional architecture of the nest; 5.1 Introduction; 5.2 The outer nest layer; a) Nest decoration and nest size; b) Frequency and type of decorative materials; c) Snake skin; d) Heads and tails; 5.3 Nest attachment
  • a) Number and type of materials in attachmentsb) Attachment type and nest support diameter; c) Occurrence of attachment types; 5.4 The structural nest layer; a) Nest weight and nest design in relation to weight; b) Number of materials in the structural layer; c) Associations of materials; d) Standard units; e) Silk; f) Grass; g) Sticks; h) Design and convergence; 5.5 The nest lining; a) The presence, number and type of lining materials; b) The function of linings; 6 The cost of nest building; 6.1 Introduction; 6.2 Calculation of energetic costs; 6.3 Gathering journeys and building time
  • 6.4 Measurement of building costs as clutch reduction6.5 Other evidence of nest building cost; 6.6 Taking over the nest of another bird; 6.7 The consequences of nest re-use; 6.8 Indicators of the cost of nest re-use; 6.9 The response of nest re-users to blood-feeding ectoparasites; 7 The selection of a nest site; 7.1 Introduction; 7.2 The availability of nest material; 7.3 The influence of physical factors; 7.4 The influence of predators; 7.5 Predation rates; 7.6 Coloniality and nest defence; 7.7 Sites exploiting the nest defence of other birds; 7.8 Nest sites associated with arthropods
  • a) Caterpillars and spiders
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (296 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781139106788
Media category
computer
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)2670000000123246
  • (EBL)775023
  • (OCoLC)769341759
  • (SSID)ssj0000632660
  • (PQKBManifestationID)11392437
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0000632660
  • (PQKBWorkID)10616036
  • (PQKB)10757910
  • (UkCbUP)CR9781139106788
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC775023
  • (EXLCZ)992670000000123246

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