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The Resource A feathered river across the sky : the passenger pigeon's flight to extinction, Joel Greenberg

A feathered river across the sky : the passenger pigeon's flight to extinction, Joel Greenberg

Label
A feathered river across the sky : the passenger pigeon's flight to extinction
Title
A feathered river across the sky
Title remainder
the passenger pigeon's flight to extinction
Statement of responsibility
Joel Greenberg
Title variation
Passenger pigeon's flight to extinction
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Naturalist Joel Greenberg relates how the pigeons' propensity to nest, roost, and fly together in vast numbers made them vulnerable to unremitting market and recreational hunting. His cautionary tale provides a close look at what happens when species and natural resources are not harvested sustainably
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
598.168
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
QL696.C6
LC item number
G74 2014
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
A feathered river across the sky : the passenger pigeon's flight to extinction, Joel Greenberg
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Life of the wanderer -- My blood shall be your blood : Indians and passenger pigeons -- A legacy of awe -- Pigeons as provisions to pigeons as products -- Means of destruction -- Profiles in killing -- The tempest was spent : the last great nestings -- Flights to the finish -- Martha and her kin : the captive flocks -- Extinction and beyond -- A passenger pigeon miscellany
Control code
sky256092680
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
First U.S. edition.
Extent
xiii, 289 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781620405369
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2013016927
Other physical details
illustrations (some color), maps
Label
A feathered river across the sky : the passenger pigeon's flight to extinction, Joel Greenberg
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Life of the wanderer -- My blood shall be your blood : Indians and passenger pigeons -- A legacy of awe -- Pigeons as provisions to pigeons as products -- Means of destruction -- Profiles in killing -- The tempest was spent : the last great nestings -- Flights to the finish -- Martha and her kin : the captive flocks -- Extinction and beyond -- A passenger pigeon miscellany
Control code
sky256092680
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
First U.S. edition.
Extent
xiii, 289 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781620405369
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2013016927
Other physical details
illustrations (some color), maps

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