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The passenger pigeon
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Title

The passenger pigeon

By

Mershon, W. B.

Type

Book

Material

Published material

Publication info

New York,The Outing publishing company,1907.

Notes

Contents: Introduction.--My boyhood among the pigeons.--The passenger pigeon, from "American ornithology", by A. Wilson.--The passenger pigeon, from "Ornithological biography", by J.J. Audubon.--As James Fenimore Cooper saw it.--The wild pigeon of North America by Chief Pokagon, in "The Chautauquan"--The passenger pigeon, from "Life histories of North American birds", by C. Bendire.--Netting the pigeons, by W. Brewster, in "The Auk".--Efforts to check the slaughter, by Prof. H.B. Roney.--The pigeon butcher's defense, by E.F. Martin, in "American field".--Notes of a vanished industry.--Recollections of "old timers".--The last of the pigeons.--What became of the wild pigeon? By S. Cook, in "Forest and stream".--A novel theory of extinction, by C.H. Ames and R. Ridgway.--News from John Burroughs.--The pigeon in Manitoba, by G.E. Atkinson.--The passenger pigeon in confinement, by R. Deane, in "The Auk".--Nesting habits of the passenger pigeon, by Dr. M. Gibbs, in "The Oist".--Miscellaneous notes.

Contents: Introduction.--My boyhood among the pigeons.--The passenger pigeon, from "American ornithology", by A. Wilson.--The passenger pigeon, from "Ornithological biography", by J.J. Audubon.--As James Fenimore Cooper saw it.--The wild pigeon of North America by Chief Pokagon, in "The Chautauquan"--The passenger pigeon, from "Life histories of North American birds", by C. Bendire.--Netting the pigeons, by W. Brewster, in "The Auk".--Efforts to check the slaughter, by Prof. H.B. Roney.--The pigeon butcher's defense, by E.F. Martin, in "American field".--Notes of a vanished industry.--Recollections of "old timers".--The last of the pigeons.--What became of the wild pigeon? By S. Cook, in "Forest and stream".--A novel theory of extinction, by C.H. Ames and R. Ridgway.--News from John Burroughs.--The pigeon in Manitoba, by G.E. Atkinson.--The passenger pigeon in confinement, by R. Deane, in "The Auk".--Nesting habits of the passenger pigeon, by Dr. M. Gibbs, in "The Oist".--Miscellaneous notes.

Subjects

59.86,5C , Passenger pigeon , Pigeons

BHL Collections

Once There Were Billions

Call Number

QL696.C6 M6 1907

Language

English

Identifiers

LCCN: 07012260
OCLC: 2529052

DOI

https://doi.org/10.5962/bhl.title.8380

 

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