This major new title is a comprehensive review of speciation and its consequences in birds. The book covers a broad range of areas, from genetics to biogeography and from phylogeny to ecology. It will be of interest to geneticists, ecologists, animal behaviourists and anyone with an interest in bird speciation.
Trevor Price has spent his professional career studying speciation in birds, working for his doctoral thesis on the famous adaptive radiation of Darwin s finches in the Galapagos Islands. For the past 20 years he has been studying speciation and adaptive radiation in the Himalayas. He is Professor of Biology at the University of Chicago.