By Julian P. Hume,Michael Walters
that became extinct during the last 1,000 years of habitat
degradation, over-hunting and rat creation. masking either familiar
extinct birds and extra imprecise species, a few identified from simply one
specimen or from traveller's stories, the e-book additionally seems to be at thousands of
species from the subfossil checklist - birds that disappeared with no ever
being recorded. Julian Hume and Michael Walters recreate those lost
birds in attractive aspect, bringing jointly an up to the moment assessment of the
literature for each species. From nice Auks, Carolina Parakeets and
Dodos to the superb but thoroughly vanished poultry radiations of Hawaii
and New Zealand, through rafts of extinctions within the Pacific and elsewhere,
this e-book is either a luxurious reference and a terrifying reminder of
humanity's effect on birds.
A direct substitute for Greenway's seminal 1958 name Extinct and Vanishing Birds, this e-book often is the typical reference at the topic for generations to come.
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