Survey of the Avian Alimentary Tract
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Crompton, DWT; Nesheim, MC
This Survey of the Alimentary Tract of Birds, includes drawings of the alimentary tract of 151 birds from 52 families. Also included are radiographs of the digestive system of the domestic fowl as well as whole body sections illustrating the anatomy of a chicken. The origins of the survey and the significance of certain anatomical features in the context of the feeding habits of various species are briefly discussed.
Internet-First University Press
avian alimentary tract; birds; digestive system; anatomy