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The Resource Feathers : the evolution of a natural miracle, Thor Hanson

Feathers : the evolution of a natural miracle, Thor Hanson

Label
Feathers : the evolution of a natural miracle
Title
Feathers
Title remainder
the evolution of a natural miracle
Statement of responsibility
Thor Hanson
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The natural and cultural history of how people, birds, and the feather came together
Member of
Cataloging source
YDXCP
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Hanson, Thor
Dewey number
598.147
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
QL697.4
LC item number
.H36 2011
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Feathers
  • Birds
  • NATURE
  • NATURE
  • SCIENCE
  • Birds
  • Feathers
  • Feathers
  • Birds
Label
Feathers : the evolution of a natural miracle, Thor Hanson
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
A natural miracle -- Evolution. The Rosetta Stone ; Heat shields, gliders, and insect scoops ; The Yixian Formation ; How to catch a muttonbird -- Fluff. Keeping warm ; Staying cool -- Flight. Ground-up or tree-down? ; A feathered hammer ; The perfect airfoil -- Fancy. The birds of paradise ; A feather in her cap ; Give us those nice bright colors -- Function. Of murres and muddlers; The mighty Penna ; The featherless head -- A debt of wonder -- Appendix A. An illustrated guide to feathers -- Appendix B. Feathers and conservation
Control code
727106416
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xvi, 336 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780465023462
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations, map
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
39993661-6b8c-4abf-9c11-863b7440abc5
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)727106416
Label
Feathers : the evolution of a natural miracle, Thor Hanson
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
A natural miracle -- Evolution. The Rosetta Stone ; Heat shields, gliders, and insect scoops ; The Yixian Formation ; How to catch a muttonbird -- Fluff. Keeping warm ; Staying cool -- Flight. Ground-up or tree-down? ; A feathered hammer ; The perfect airfoil -- Fancy. The birds of paradise ; A feather in her cap ; Give us those nice bright colors -- Function. Of murres and muddlers; The mighty Penna ; The featherless head -- A debt of wonder -- Appendix A. An illustrated guide to feathers -- Appendix B. Feathers and conservation
Control code
727106416
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xvi, 336 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780465023462
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations, map
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
39993661-6b8c-4abf-9c11-863b7440abc5
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)727106416

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