Compilation of North American (primarily Canada and the United States) bird masses based on the published literature. This replaces the out of print Body Weights of 686 Species of North American Birds.
New and key features
- Compilation of species occurring in the continental United States and Canada
- Largest available sample for each species
- Extensive compilation of new data published from 1984 through 2015
- Includes some extinct species and 'new'species created by splitting polymorphic species
Author John B Dunning is a professor of wildlife ecology in the Department of Forestry and Natural Resources at Purdue University.
For a compendium of global bird masses see the CRC Handbook of Avian Body Masses, 2nd edition, John B Dunning, Editor, available from CRC Press