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The Eskimo Curlew: A Vanishing Species?

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By: JB Gollop, TW Barry and EH Iversen

160 pages, 20 b/w photos, 5 b/w illustrations, 7 maps

Blue Jay Bookshop / Saskatchewan Natural History Society

Paperback | Dec 1986 | #2432 | ISBN: 0921104103
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About this book

Collation of observations, from the past to the present, of the Eskimo curlew. Attemps to compile the bird's history and what is known about its biology. Appendices include a summary of R.R. MacFarlane's specimen notes on Eskimo curlews collected near the Anderson River, NWT, 1862-66 and records of Eskimo curlews on the Labrador Coast, 1770-86 from George Cartwright's diary.

"Thoroughly to be recommended as an authoritative and exhaustive treatise on this little-known and extremely rare bird."
- John Marchant, British Birds


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