By Debra S. Herrmann
Unlike the other booklet, Avian Cognition thoroughly examines avian intelligence, habit, and individuality. personal tastes, offerings, motivation, and conduct of species, flocks, and person birds are mentioned and in comparison. This booklet investigates who birds are and why they do what they do. day-by-day, seasonal, and play actions, creativity, reasoning talents, problem-solving talents, social interplay, lifestyles phases, and verbal exchange styles are defined, and a contrast is made among vocalizations which are realized and people who are inherited. The habit and intelligence of either wild and puppy birds is in comparison, and in contrast to different books, whole chapters are dedicated to a unmarried species.
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Avian cognition : exploring the intelligence, behavior, and individuality of birds by Debra S. Herrmann