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Author Johnsgard, Paul A
Title The Avian Brood Parasites : Deception at the Nest
Imprint Cary : Oxford University Press, Incorporated, 1997
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Note Intro -- Contents -- Preface -- Part I. Comparative Biology -- 1 An Overview of Brood Parasitism -- Evolutionary Aspects of Brood Parasitism -- Dump-nesting and Conspecific Parasitism among Birds -- Eco-geographic Aspects of Brood Parasitism -- Geographic Aspects of Host Diversities and Parasitism Pressures -- 2 Eco-morphology and Interspecific Mimicry -- General Host:Parasite Relationships -- Structural, Plumage, and Acoustic Adaptations -- Egg and Eggshell Adaptations -- 3 Behavioral and Reproductive Ecology -- Behavioral Ecology of Brood Parasites -- Reproductive Ecology of Brood Parasites -- 4 Breeding Behavior -- Mating Systems, Mate-choice and Egg-laying Behavior -- Incubation Biology and Chick Ontogeny -- 5 Host Retaliation: The Co-evolutionary Arms Race -- The Costs to Hosts of Being Parasitized -- Nest-concealment, Parasite-recognition and Nest-defense Strategies -- Recognition, Rejection, and Destruction of Foreign Eggs -- Post-hatching Discrimination of Parasitic Young -- Alternative End-games: Adaptive Tolerance and Evolved Mutualism -- Part II. The Avian Brood Parasites -- 6 Waterfowl (Family Anatidae) -- Black-headed Duck -- 7 Honeyguides (Family Indicatoridae) -- Spotted Honeyguide -- Scaly-throated Honeyguide -- Greater Honeyguide -- Malaysian Honeyguide -- Lesser Honeyguide -- Thick-billed Honeyguide -- Willcock's Honeyguide -- Least Honeyguide -- Dwarf Honeyguide -- Pallid Honeyguide -- Yellow-rumped Honeyguide -- Lyre-tailed Honeyguide -- Yellow-footed Honeyguide -- Zenker's Honeyguide -- Cassin's Honeyguide -- Green-backed Honeyguide -- Wahlberg's Honeyguide -- 8 Old World Cuckoos (Family Cuculidae) -- Pied Cuckoo -- Levaillant's Cuckoo -- Chestnut-winged Cuckoo -- Great Spotted Cuckoo -- Thick-billed Cuckoo -- Sulawesi Hawk-cuckoo -- Large Hawk-cuckoo -- Common Hawk-cuckoo -- Moustached Hawk-cuckoo -- Hodgson's Hawk-cuckoo
Red-chested Cuckoo -- Black Cuckoo -- Indian Cuckoo -- Common Cuckoo -- African Cuckoo -- Oriental Cuckoo -- Lesser Cuckoo -- Madagascar Cuckoo -- Pallid Cuckoo -- Dusky Long-tailed Cuckoo -- Olive Long-tailed Cuckoo -- Barred Long-tailed Cuckoo -- Banded Bay Cuckoo -- Gray-bellied Cuckoo -- Plaintive Cuckoo -- Rusty-breasted Cuckoo -- Brush Cuckoo -- Chestnut-breasted Cuckoo -- Moluccan Cuckoo -- Fan-tailed Cuckoo -- Long-billed Cuckoo -- Little Bronze Cuckoo -- Green-cheeked Bronze Cuckoo -- Pied Bronze Cuckoo -- Shining Bronze Cuckoo -- Horsfield's Bronze Cuckoo -- Rufous-throated Bronze Cuckoo -- White-eared Bronze Cuckoo -- Asian Emerald Cuckoo -- Violet Cuckoo -- Black-eared Cuckoo -- Yellow-throated Cuckoo -- Klaas' Cuckoo -- African Emerald Cuckoo -- Dideric Cuckoo -- White-crowned Koel -- Drongo Cuckoo -- Dwarf Koel -- Asian Koel -- Black-billed Koel -- Australian Koel -- Long-tailed Koel -- Channel-billed Cuckoo -- 9 American Ground-cuckoos (Family Neomorphidae) -- Striped Cuckoo -- Pheasant Cuckoo -- Pavonine Cuckoo -- 10 African Parasitic Finches (Family Passeridae) -- Parasitic Weaver -- Village Indigobird -- Jambandu Indigobird -- Baka Indigobird -- Variable Indigobird -- Dusky Indigobird -- Pale-winged Indigobird -- Steel-blue Whydah -- Straw-tailed Whydah -- Queen Whydah -- Pin-tailed Whydah -- Northern Paradise Whydah -- Togo Paradise Whydah -- Long-tailed Paradise Whydah -- Eastern Paradise Whydah -- Broad-tailed Paradise Whydah -- 11 Parasitic Cowbirds (Tribe Icterini) -- Screaming Cowbird -- Shiny Cowbird -- Bronzed Cowbird -- Brown-headed Cowbird -- Giant Cowbird -- Appendixes -- A: Glossary -- A -- B -- C -- D -- E -- F -- G -- H -- I -- J -- K -- L -- M -- N -- O -- P -- R -- S -- T -- U -- V -- W -- Z -- B: Latin Names of Birds Mentioned in the Text -- References -- Taxonomic Index -- A -- B -- C -- D -- E -- F -- G -- H -- I
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PrefacePart I. Comparative Biology 1. An Overview of Brood Parasitism2. Eco-morphology and Interspecific Mimicry3. Behavioral and Reproductive Ecology4. Breeding Behavior5. Host Retaliation: The Co-evolutionary Arms RacePart II. The Avian Brood Parasites 6. Waterfowl (Family Anatidae)7. Honeyguides (Family Indicatoridae)8. Old World Cuckoos (Family Cuculidae)9. American Ground-cuckoos (Family Neomorphidae)10. African Parasitic Finces (Family Passeridae)11. Parasitic Cowbirds (Tribe Icterini)Appendixes A. GlossaryB. Latin Names of Birds Mentioned in the TextReferencesTaxonomic Index
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Subject Parasitic birds.;Brood parasites
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