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Illustrator:
Hume, Julian P (Julian Pender) http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/relators/aut http://id.loc.gov/authorities/names/no2008090128 http://viaf.org/viaf/34766622  Search this
Physical description:
608 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Type:
Handbooks, manuals, etc
Handbooks and manuals
Date:
2017
Notes:
First edition: Extinct birds / Julian P. Hume & Michael Walters. London : T. & A.D. Poyser, 2012
BIRDMAI copy has bookplate: Smithsonian Institution Libraries, Nada Kramar Endowment Income Fund.
Contents:
Extinct birds -- Hypothetical birds -- Data-deficient taxa -- Doubtful and invalid taxa -- Rediscovered taxa -- Museums and institutions
Summary:
"Hundreds (maybe thousands) of bird species and subspecies have become extinct over the last 700 years of habitat degradation, over-hunting and rat introduction. This fully updated second edition of Extinct Birds, including dozens of newly described or re-evaluated taxa, reviews everything that is known about them. -- Page [4] of cover
Topic:
Extinct birds  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1103929