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Cover of: The passenger pigeon by W. B. Mershon
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Cover of: The passenger pigeon by W. B. Mershon

The passenger pigeon
by W. B. Mershon.

Published by The Outing pub. co. in New York .
Written in English.

Table of Contents

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 Oölogist".
Miscellaneous notes.


Library of Congress QL696.C6 M6

The Physical Object

Pagination xii p., 1 l., 225 p.
Number of pages 225

ID Numbers

Open Library OL6982898M
Internet Archive passengerpigeon00mers
LC Control Number 07012260
OCLC/WorldCat 2529052
Library Thing 1335675



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