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Jerome A. Jackson

In Search of the Ivory-billed Woodpecker

€ 20.64

An authority on the supposedly extinct species offers an accessible study of the Ivory-Billed Woodpecker, its natural history, habitat and behavior, various searches--including his own--to find out if the elusive bird still exists, and a state-by-state summary of its former distribution. Reprint.


Taal / Language : English

Inhoudsopgave:
Acknowledgments vii
Introduction: The Feathered Grail 1(12)
Part One. The Bird
1 Behavior and Ecology: How It Might Still Live
13(31)
2 The Land of the Ivory-Bill
44(14)
3 Recognition and Causes of Decline
58(20)
4 In the Time of the Tribes
78(15)
Part Two. The Searchers
5 The Discoveries of Early Naturalists
93(23)
6 Arthur Allen
116(9)
7 James Tanner
125(13)
8 The Struggle for the Singer Tract
138(17)
9 In the Footsteps of Others
155(38)
10 Cuba
193(28)
11 An American Icon
221(16)
Epilogue: The Truth Is Out There 237(14)
Epilogue to the Paperback Edition: Hope in the Big Woods 251(16)
Appendix 1: A Geography of Extinction: Where the Ivory-Bills Were 267(16)
Appendix 2: Scientific Names of Species Mentioned in the Text 283(4)
Appendix 3: Problems with Identification 287(6)
Notes 293(20)
Index 313
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Paperback / softback
322 pagina's
Januari 2006
386 gram
203 x 133 x 25 mm
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