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Of a Feather: A Brief History of American Birding

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From the moment Europeans arrived in North America, they were awestruck by a continent awash with birds--great flocks of wild pigeons, prairies teeming with grouse, woodlands alive with brilliantly colored songbirds. Of a Feather traces the colorful origins of American birding: the frontier ornithologists who collected eggs between border skirmishes; the society matrons who organized the first effective conservation movement; and the luminaries with checkered pasts, such as Alexander Wilson (a convicted blackmailer) and the ...

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Of a Feather: A Brief History of American Birding
2008, Mariner Books

ISBN-13: 9780156033558

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Of a Feather: A Brief History of American Birding
2007, Houghton Mifflin

ISBN-13: 9780151012473

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