The Carolina parakeet : glimpses of a vanished bird (Book, 2004) [Beloit College]
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The Carolina parakeet : glimpses of a vanished bird

The Carolina parakeet : glimpses of a vanished bird

Author: Noel F R Snyder
Publisher: Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, ©2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This book provides the first comprehensive account of the biology of one of North America's most enigmatic and colorful wildlife species, the Carolina Parakeet. The only parrot endemic to the United States, this species once ranged in large, noisy flocks from Florida to New York, and as far west as Colorado. But although it was still widespread and common during the time of John James Audubon (whose illustration of
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Noel F R Snyder
ISBN: 0691117950 9780691117959
OCLC Number: 53896780
Notes: Beloit College notes:
Includes bibliographical references (p. [141]-148) and index.
Description: xii, 153 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm
Contents: Basic characteristics of the species --
The decline and fall --
Controversial last records --
Habitat preferences and requirements --
Feeding habits and movements --
Breeding habits --
Causes of extinction --
Parakeet toxicity and other topics for research --
Evaluating historical data, and some general conclusions.
Responsibility: Noel F.R. Snyder.
Local System Bib Number:
u248622

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This is a wonderful compendium, caveated and collated with care. Snyder deserves great credit for a fascinating effort that comes as close as it is possible to get to the resurrection of what must Read more...

 
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