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Author Mershon, Wm. B. (William Butts), 1856-1943, editor.

Title The passenger pigeon, / by W. B. Mershon.

Publication Info. New York : The Outing pub. co., 1907.


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Description 1 online resource (244 pages).
Series Nature Illustration anthology
Nature Illustration anthology.
BiblioBoard Core module.
Note Original document: Book.
Contents Introduction.--My boyhood among the pigeons.--The passenger pigeon, from "American ornithology", by A. Wilson.--The passenger pigeon, from "Ornithological biography", by J.J. Audubon.--As James Fenimore Cooper saw it.--The wild pigeon of North America by Chief Pokagon, in "The Chautauquan"--The passenger pigeon, from "Life histories of North American birds", by C. Bendire.--Netting the pigeons, by W. Brewster, in "The Auk".--Efforts to check the slaughter, by Prof. H.B. Roney.--The pigeon butcher's defense, by E.F. Martin, in "American field".--Notes of a vanished industry.--Recollections of "old timers".--The last of the pigeons.--What became of the wild pigeon? By S. Cook, in "Forest and stream".--A novel theory of extinction, by C.H. Ames and R. Ridgway.--News from John Burroughs.--The pigeon in Manitoba, by G.E. Atkinson.--The passenger pigeon in confinement, by R. Deane, in "The Auk".--Nesting habits of the passenger pigeon, by Dr. M. Gibbs, in "The O├Âlogist".--Miscellaneous notes.
Summary The extinct passenger pigeon species is examined in this early 20th-century work.
Note GMD: electronic resource.
Subject Passenger pigeon.
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