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Extinct birds

Author: Errol Fuller
Publisher: Ithaca, N.Y. ; London : Cornell University Press, 2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Rev. ed
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We learn from an early age that nothing is quite so dead as a dodo. We've heard stories of flocks of passenger pigeons once darkening the skies over North America, only to be reduced to a single  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Errol Fuller
ISBN: 080143954X 9780801439544
OCLC Number: 47675066
Notes: Previous edition: London: Viking, 1987.
Description: 400 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 28 cm
Contents: Ratites 26 --
Tinamous, Penguins, Divers, Grebes 52 --
Albatrosses and Petrels 58 --
Pelicans and Related Birds 64 --
Herons, Storks and Related Birds 72 --
Waterfowl 78 --
Birds of Prey 98 --
Gallinaceous Birds 106 --
Rails and Related Birds 116 --
Gulls, Wading Birds and Murres 152 --
Pigeons and Doves 168 --
Parrots 206 --
Cuckoos, Owls and Goatsuckers 244 --
Kingfishers, Woodpeckers, Etc. 262 --
Perching Birds 276 --
Hypothetical Species and Mystery Birds 376.
Responsibility: by Errol Fuller.

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"Among the species lost in just the last several hundred years are creatures ranging from the nearly fantastical and exquisite to the comical. Their pictures and histories have been collected in a Read more...

 
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