Birds-Evolution and Behavior Breeding Strategies Migration and Spread of Disease

Birds-Evolution and Behavior Breeding Strategies Migration and Spread of Disease PDF

By Lucas Ruiz and Franco Iglesias

Birds-Evolution and Behavior Breeding Strategies Migration and Spread of Disease PDF presents current research in the study of the evolution and behavior, breeding strategies, migration and spread of disease within the bird species. Topics discussed in this compilation include sex determination in birds; structure and function of the avian respiratory system, with discussion regarding its predisposition to injury by particulates and pathogenic microorganisms; distribution and dispersion of coccidia in wild passerines of the Americas; an animal geography of the dominant urban avian scavenger in contrasting case studies; recent infectious diseases or their responsible agents recorded from Japanese wild birds; ticks on Brazilian birds; an overview of recent parasitic diseases due to helminths and arthropods recorded from wild birds, with special reference to conservation medical cases from the Wild Animal Medical Center of Rakuno Gakuen University in Japan; environmental factors that affect urban avian communities; and the impact of landscape configuration and competitors on hooded vulture necrosyrtes monarchus temminck 1823 in Southern Ghana. (Imprint: Nova Biomedical )

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Table of Contents

Preface

Sex Determination in Birds

Structure and Function of the Avian Respiratory System, with Observation on its Predisposition to Injury by Particulates and Pathogenic Microorganisms

Distribution and Dispersion of Coccidia in Wild Passerines of the Americas

An Animal Geography of the Dominant Urban Avian Scavenger in Contrasting Case Studies

Recent Infectious Diseases or their Responsible Agents Recorded from Japanese Wild Birds

Ticks on Brazilian Birds: Overview

An Overview of Recent Parasitic Diseases due to Helminths and Arthropods Recorded from Wild Birds, with Special Reference to Conservation Medical Cases from the Wild Animal Medical Center of Rakuno Gakuen University in Japan

Environmental Factors that Affect Urban Avian Communities

The Impact of Landscape Configuration and Competitors on the Hooded Vulture Necrosyrtes monarchus Temminck 1823 in Southern Ghana

Index

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