啄落对《Ornithology》的笔记(2)

啄落
啄落 (拼的就是概率啊)

在读 Ornithology

Ornithology
  • 书名: Ornithology
  • 作者: Frank B. Gill
  • 页数: 750
  • 出版社: W. H. Freeman
  • 出版年: 2006-10-06
  • 第27页 History
    Major episodes of extiction punctuated the long history of life on Earth. The Class Aves participated in several of them, starting in the late Cretaceous. In another episode at the beginning of the Pleistocene epoch about 3 million years ago, climatic changes caused the extiction of at least 25 precent of the existing bird species.
    引自 History

    以前没注意过绝灭历史。。。

    2013-02-18 16:53:52 8回应
  • 第428页 Bird Sex
    The carbon-isotope signatures of eggs and natal down of the hatchling do not match those of estuaring ecosystems. Instead, they are typical of the Arctic tundra, demonstrating the direct transfer of resources ingested after arrival in the Arctic.
    引自 Bird Sex

    (Klassen et al. 2001) 虽然没有看过原始文献,关于shorebirds 到底是 capital breeder 还是 income breeder 应该还是有争议的。

    2013-02-23 12:28:04 1回应