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Title Boom & bust [electronic resource] : bird stories for a dry country / Libby Robin, Robert Heinsohn, Leo Joseph (editors).

Imprint Collingwood, Vic. : CSIRO Pub., c2009.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe ProQuest E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Description xi, 299 p. : ill., map.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction : boom and bust / Libby Robin and Mike Smith -- The boom and bust desert world : a bird's eye view / Libby Robin and Leo Joseph -- Barcoo bantam : 'It runs like hell!' / Graham Pizzey -- Rain and grass : lessons in how to be a zebra finch / Steve Morton -- Grey teal : survivors in a changing world / David Roshier -- Australian pelican : flexible responses to uncertainty / Julian Reid -- Night parrots : fugitives of the inland / Penny Olsen -- Genyornis : last of the dromornithids / Mike Smith -- Rainbirds : organising the country / Deborah Bird Rose -- Woodswallows : a longer term, evolutionary view of boom and bust / Leo Joseph -- White-winged choughs : the social consequences of boom and bust / Robert Heinsohn -- Emu : national symbols and ecological limits / Libby Robin.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Subject Birds -- Behavior -- Australia.
Birds -- Effect of drought on -- Australia.
Nature -- Effect of human beings on.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author Robin, Libby, 1956-
Joseph, Leo.
Heinsohn, Robert.
ProQuest (Firm)
Added Title Boom and bust
ISBN 9780643096066 (hbk.)
064309606X (hbk.)
9780643097094 (e-book)

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