The Greater Flamingo
Alan Johnson & Frank Cezilly
Summarises current understanding of flamingo biology with detailed discussion of population, evolution and systematics, migration and movements, feeding, reproductive biology and conservation. Emphasis is placed on the famous flamingo population in the Camargue region of Southern France. There is also a detailed inventory of breeding areas throughout the range and future challenges for research are described. This definitive work will enchant amateur naturalists with an insight into how these birds live, breed, feed and die and be of great assistance to academics by chronicling the most up-to-date research. 328 pages.
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