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A Message from Martha: The Extinction of the Passenger Pigeon and its Relevance Today

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September 1st, 2014 marked the centenary of one of the best-documented extinctions in history - the demise of the Passenger Pigeon. From being the commonest bird on the planet 50 years earlier, the species became extinct on that fateful day, with the death in Cincinnati Zoo of Martha - the last of her kind. This book tells the tale of the Passenger Pigeon, and of Martha, and of author Mark Avery's journey in search of them. It looks at how the species was a cornerstone of the now much-diminished ecology of the eastern ...

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A Message from Martha: The Extinction of the Passenger Pigeon and Its Relevance Today 2015, Bloomsbury Natural History, London

ISBN-13: 9781472906274

Paperback

A Message from Martha: The Extinction of the Passenger Pigeon and Its Relevance Today 2014, Bloomsbury Natural History, London

ISBN-13: 9781472906250

Hardcover