Ivorybill Hunters: The Search for Proof in a Flooded Wilderness

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The last documented sighting of the Ivory-billed Woodpecker--one of the rarest and most intriguing animals in the world--was noted over 50 years ago. Long thought to be extinct, the 2005 announcement of a sighting in Arkansas sparked tremendous enthusiasm and hope that this species could yet be saved. But the subsequent failure of a massive search to relocate Ivorybills in Arkansas made hope for the species' revival short-lived. Here, noted ornithologist Geoffrey Hill tells the story of how he and two of his colleagues ...

Ivorybill Hunters: The Search for Proof in a Flooded Wilderness 2007, Oxford University Press, USA, Oxford, England

ISBN-13: 9780195323467

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