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Habits of some Asian woodpeckers (Aves, Picidae)

Lester L. Short

Habits of some Asian woodpeckers (Aves, Picidae)

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Published by [American Museum of Natural History] in New York .
Written in English

  • Asia.
    • Subjects:
    • Woodpeckers -- Behavior -- Asia.

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 363-364.

      Statement[by] Lester L. Short.
      SeriesBulletin of the American Museum of Natural History, v. 152, article 5, Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History ;, v. 152, article 5.
      LC ClassificationsQH1 .A4 vol. 152, art. 5, QL696.P56 .A4 vol. 152, art. 5
      The Physical Object
      Pagination255-364 p.
      Number of Pages364
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5102831M
      LC Control Number74174964

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anglicus). At the. Habits. All the special features of the woodpeckers are adaptations to their mode of s of the family Picidae have strong bills for drilling and drumming on trees and long sticky tongues for extracting food. The bills of piculets and wrynecks are shorter, and less strong and sharp than those of woodpeckers, but their morphology is very : Aves.

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