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Arctic life of birds and mammals, including man.

Irving, Laurence

Arctic life of birds and mammals, including man.

by Irving, Laurence

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Published by Springer-Verlag in Berlin, New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Arctic regions.
    • Subjects:
    • Mammals -- Ecology -- Arctic regions,
    • Birds -- Ecology -- Arctic regions,
    • Cold -- Physiological effect

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographies.

      SeriesZoophysiology and ecology ;, v. 2
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQL104 .I78
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxi, 192 p.
      Number of Pages192
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5298860M
      ISBN 10038705801X
      LC Control Number72079584

      Search the world's most comprehensive index of full-text books. My library. Jonny Keeling (Author) Jonny Keeling is the executive producer of Seven Worlds, One Planet.A longtime BBC collaborator, he has produced and directed numerous wildlife mini-series and documentaries, including The Life of Mammals, Planet Earth, Man Vs Wolf and The has also worked on BBC’s wildly popular Planet Earth II, presented by renowned naturalist Sir David Attenborough.

      Camp-fires of a naturalist [electronic resource]: the story of fourteen expeditions after North American mammals, from the field notes of Lewis Lindsay Dyche, A.M., M.S., professor of zoology and curator of birds and mammals in the Kansas State University / (London: S. Low, Marston, ), by Clarence E. Edwords and Lewis Lindsay Dyche (page. For his book and artwork focusing on Iceland, George Miksch Sutton became “Sir George Miksch Sutton” when he was awarded the Knight Cross Order of the Falcon by the Icelandic government in Sutton’s book, Oklahoma Birds (), came as culmination of a long effort that had stimulated ornithological research throughout the state.

        The Life of Mammals is the companion book to the David Attenborough series with the same name. As with all of the "Life of" programs and books, this one is top-notch. Like all the companion books, there are ten chapters coinciding with the ten programs all bearing the same name. With this book however there is a slight difference.5/5(5). this is not a difficult question. Every child is able to identify an animal as a mammal. Since its earliest age it can identify what is a cat, dog, rabbit, bear, fox, wolf, mon-key, deer, mouse Author: Ivan Horacek.


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Arctic Life of Birds and Mammals: Laurence Irving: We use cookies to give you the best possible experience.5/5(1). Arctic Life of Birds and Mammals (Zoophysiology (2)) Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. Edition by L. Irving (Author) ISBN ISBN Why is ISBN important.

ISBN. This bar-code number lets you verify that you're getting exactly the right version or edition of a book Cited by: Arctic life of birds and mammals, including man. [Laurence Irving] -- Considers the adaptive compensations of birds and mammals that are requisite for arctic life.

Your Web browser is. Arctic Life of Birds and Mammals: Including Man. [Laurence Irving] -- After travel through Alaska during the Second World War, in I went to Barrow with a very lively group of biologists. From their productive research developed the Arctic Research Laboratory.

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Following sections on Arctic geology, geography, speciation and biogeography, the book provides extensive field coverage of all the region's mammals and birds.

In-depth information on each species includes notes on identification, size, voice, distribution, diet, breeding, taxonomy and by: 3. South of the coast lies a broad expanse of flat arctic tundra composed mostly of sedges and low shrubs. Musk oxen live year-round on this coastal plain, and caribou produce their calves here in late spring.

The arctic tundra rises to the south through foothills. This Review presents a broad overview of adaptations of truly Arctic and Antarctic mammals and birds to the challenges of polar life. The polar environment may be characterized by grisly cold, scarcity of food and darkness in winter, and lush conditions and continuous light in summer.

Resident animals cope with these changes by behavioural, physical and physiological by: Arctic Life of Birds and Mammals: Including Man by L Irving Be the first to review this item After travel through Alaska during the Second World War, in I went to Barrow with a.

Terrestrial mammals and birds live a hectic life during the summer months of June, July and August. Lower coastal areas are usually snow-free, there is daylight around the clock, and temperatures are high enough to allow for young to be reared.

For the seals, polar bears and seabirds, all feeding at sea, the sea ice and under-ice algal bloom at. to a wealth of birds such as Ptarmigan, Snowy Owl, Gyrfalcon and a host. of breeding waders, and from a diverse assemblage of small mammals like.

voles and hares to giants such as Walrus, Narwhal and Bowhead Whale. The Complete Guide to Arctic Wildlife is the first comprehensive biography of this region. Abstract. The migration of birds to and from the Arctic is one of the most remarkable events in the natural world.

Though the Arctic is a hostile environment from October through May, 24 h of daylight and a superabundance of food during the brief summer provides favorable breeding conditions for millions of by: Wildlife & Habitat Arctic Refuge is home to some of the most diverse and spectacular wildlife in the arctic.

The Refuge's rich pageant of wildlife includes 42 fish species, 37 land mammals, eight marine mammals, and more than migratory and resident bird species. A study of the evolution and habits of birds, it was the third of Attenborough's specialised surveys following his major trilogy that began with Life on of the ten minute episodes discusses how the huge variety of birds in the world deal with a different aspect of their day-to-day : Nature documentary.

Aggregate of articles pertaining to Mammals of the Arctic. This category has the following 2 subcategories, out of 2 total. The following 41 pages are in this category, out of 41 total. This list may not reflect recent changes (learn more).

The remaining flora and fauna, including moose, mountain sheep, birds, fish, and plants were insufficient, even in the aggregate, to sustain Nunamiut populations for any length of time. Large caribou herds in Arctic Alaska, such as the Western Arctic Caribou Herd (WACH), cycle through dramatic changes in herd size.

Comf. Biochem. Physiol. Vol. 59A, pp. to Pergamon Press. Primed m Great Britain MINIREVIEW PHYSIOLOGICAL STUDIES OF ARCTIC ANIMALS L. KEITH MILLER Institute of Arctic Biology, University of Alaska, Fairbanks, Alaska (Received 17 June ) A review of the physiology of Arctic animals implies that the effects of, and adaptations to, extreme en- vironmental Cited by: Spectral Composition of Light as a Zeitgeber for Birds Living in the High Arctic Summer Small “diurnal” and “nocturnal” mammals resident in arctic environments have been shown to be less sensitive to low-amplitude light cycles for synchronizing their activity rhythms with the h cycle Arctic life of birds and mammals Cited by:.

one who picked up Iriving’s Arctic Life of Birds and Mammals, including Man () thinking it would be a conventional natural history would immediately discover otherwise.

It is an advanced monograph on physiological ecology of Alaskan fauna, based mainly on his and Scholander’s : Frank N. Egerton.The Life of Mammals is a nature documentary series written and presented by David Attenborough, first transmitted in the United Kingdom from 20 November A study of the evolution and habits of the various mammal species, it was the fourth of Attenborough's specialised surveys following his major trilogy that began with Life on of the ten episodes looks at one (or several Composer(s): Dan Jones, Ben Salisbury.Adaptations to polar life in mammals and birds Article in Journal of Experimental Biology (8) April with Reads How we measure 'reads'Author: Arnoldus Blix.