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    DescriptionThis work falls into two parts. The first section gives a short general summary of the plumage of birds, its structure, arrangement and functions and briefly reviews the various types of moult patterns which are found and the ways of recording them. The second part gives a systematic species-by-species account of points including the number of flight feathers, the sequence, season and rate of moult, its relationship to breeding and migration, and the extent of the post-juvenile moult. In addition, scatter diagrams of primary moult score plotted against date are given for some species.


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    Title
    Moult in Birds
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) H.B. Ginn, By (author) D.S. Melville
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 112
    Width: 170 mm
    Height: 240 mm
    Thickness: 6 mm
    Weight: 224 g
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780903793025
    ISBN 10: 0903793024
    Classifications

    BIC E4L: SCI
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: S7.3
    BIC subject category V2: PSVW6
    BISAC V2.8: SCI070040
    Illustrations note
    Illus, graphs, charts
    Publisher
    British Trust for Ornithology
    Imprint name
    British Trust for Ornithology
    Publication date
    01 January 1983
    Publication City/Country
    Norfolk