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The Passenger Pigeon: Its Natural History and Extinction

By: AW Schorger

424 pages, B/w photos & illus

Blackburn Press

Paperback | Dec 1955 [2004 reprint] | #152093 | ISBN: 1930665962
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About this book

A. W. Schorger reconstructed the life history of the passenger pigeon. Through painstaking research, he examined every aspect of the species - behavioral characteristics, feeding methods, traveling and roosting habits, nesting - and the various stages of the species encounter with man, from utilization by the Native American to extinction at the hands of white settlers. '"This really shocking book ought to be required reading for every thoughtful citizen" - Audubon Magazine.


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