|Statement||compiled by Ruth Rehfus.|
|Series||Bibliography series / United States. Dept. of the Interior. Departmental Library -- no. 12., Bibliography series (United States. Dept. of the Interior. Library) -- no. 12.|
|Contributions||United States. Dept. of the Interior. Library.|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||ii, 23 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||23|
Long thought extinct, the elusive Ivory-billed Woodpecker was rediscovery in a remote region of Arkansas. This book is a fascinating and comprehensive study of the remarkable bird. It was originally published by the National Audubon Society in when the Ivory-bill's survival was in danger and only few of the species could still be found in the southern United States/5(2). Shunk includes in this volume brief but in-depth studies (and these two seemingly disparate terms do fit together in this book) of all twenty-two varieties of North American woodpeckers. He also includes a final comprehensive chapter about the almost certainly extirpated Ivory-billed woodpecker as s: The last documented sighting of the Ivory-billed Woodpecker--one of the rarest and most intriguing animals in the world--was noted over 50 years ago. Long thought to be extinct, the announcement of a sighting in Arkansas sparked tremendous enthusiasm and hope that this species could yet be saved. But the subsequent failure of a massive search to relocate Ivorybills in Arkansas made hope. Ghost Birds: Jim Tanner and the Quest for the Ivory-billed Woodpecker, – Stephen Lyn Bales. out of 5 stars Hardcover. $ Woodpeckers of North America Frances Backhouse. out of 5 stars Paperback. $ Stalking the Ghost Bird: The Elusive Ivory-Billed Woodpecker in LouisianaReviews: 9.
No other North American bird has had such a tantalizing, frustrating history as the Ivory-billed Woodpecker. Large, spectacular, a symbol of American wilderness, it survived almost into the present era, almost long enough to be helped by the growing environmental movement and endangered-species laws. Almost, but not quite. The ivory-billed woodpecker is an American icon, featured in Audubon's art, conservation campaigns, and product ads. Jackson (Florida Gulf Coast U.), an authority on the now extinct species, offers an accessible synthesis of its natural history, searches--including his own--to sight the birders' Holy Grail, and a state-by-state summary of its formeReviews: 2. An entire chapter is dedicated to the significance of the ivory-billed woodpecker to American Indians, who apparently prized the beaks greatly for nearly years. No wonder there were so few birds left. The second part of the book examines observations of the ivory-bill from 18th century writings, including those of Alexander Wilson and John Cited by: The issue of North American Birds that arrived today, volume 59 number 2, includes a superb Ivory-billed Woodpecker Special Section, although it supports the hoax. The lead article is K.V. Rosenberg, R.W. Rohrbaugh & M. Lammertink, An overview of Ivory-billed Woodpecker (Campephilus principalis) sightings in eastern Arkansas in
In his foreword, North American bird expert and distinguished natural historian Jon L. Dunn shares insights gained from a lifetime of passionate study. Complete with the most up-to-date and scientifically accurate information, Bird Songs is the first book to capture the enchantment of these beautiful birds in words, pictures, and song. The ivory-billed woodpecker is represented in the Biological Survey's collection by the stomachs of three birds. Two of these were males collected on Novem , at Tarkington, Tex., by Vernoll Bailey, and the third was shot at Bowling Green, West Carroll . Jerome A. Jackson's Book "In Search of the Ivory-Billed Woodpecker" shows the author's his great love of birds, the Ivory-Billed in particular. His enthusiansm and knowledge shine through, making this book a joy to read. A bit like a mystery story, I was captivated by . - Explore cahosmer's board "Ivory Billed Woodpecker", followed by people on Pinterest. See more ideas about Woodpecker, Birds, Ivory pins.