The Passenger Pigeon

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Format: eBook
Published: Project Gutenberg, 2014
Series:Project Gutenberg 44729
Online Access: An ebook freely available from Project Gutenberg
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Table of 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.T. 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.