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Flamingos of Necker Island : Sir Richard Branson's brilliant birds

Author: Michaeline Moloney
Publisher: [Minneapolis] : Sevenseahorse, [2013] ©2013
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English
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Enter the fascinating world of hundreds of free-flying Caribbean Flamingos, introduced by Sir Richard Branson into a most extraordinary setting, his home island, Necker, in the British Virgin Islands. Determined to reestablish a hardy flamingo presence in the Virgin Islands after man extirpated this native bird as recently as the 1960's, two natural salt ponds are plumbed, providing an aquatic oasis teeming with  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Named Person: Richard Branson
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Michaeline Moloney
ISBN: 9781626521124 1626521123
OCLC Number: 836400580
Description: 1 online resource : color illustrations
Contents: Chapter 1 Necker Island's First Flamingo Offspring --
Chapter 2 Origins --
Chapter 3 The White Flamingo --
Chapter 4 Courtship --
Chapter 5 Mating --
Chapter 6 The Meeting --
Chapter 7 The Egg Snatch --
Chapter 8 Growing Up Flamingo --
Chapter 9 Flamingo Self-Health Care --
Chapter 10 Flight from Necker --
Epilogue.
Responsibility: by Michaeline Moloney.

Abstract:

Enter the fascinating world of hundreds of free-flying Caribbean Flamingos, introduced by Sir Richard Branson into a most extraordinary setting, his home island, Necker, in the British Virgin Islands. Determined to reestablish a hardy flamingo presence in the Virgin Islands after man extirpated this native bird as recently as the 1960's, two natural salt ponds are plumbed, providing an aquatic oasis teeming with life. Flamingo ingenuity and care is evident while rearing the first two Necker-born generations. Follow the physical and social development of four amazing characters and their friend.

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