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Stalking the Ghost Bird: The Elusive Ivory-Billed Woodpecker in Louisiana

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Stalking the Ghost Bird: The Elusive Ivory-Billed Woodpecker in Louisiana - Steinberg, Michael K
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Unseen for more than sixty years and thought to be extinct, interest in the Ivory-Billed Woodpecker exploded in 2004 when two birders reported capturing the bird on film while searching a bottomland forest in Arkansas. STAKING THE GHOST BIRD examines the lengthy debate over the ivory-bill's status by examining the reported sightings and extensive efforts to find the rare bird in Louisiana. In this absorbing study, author Steinberg turns his lifelong interest in the majestic ivory-billed woodpecker into a tale that ...

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Stalking the Ghost Bird: The Elusive Ivory-Billed Woodpecker in Louisiana 2008, Louisiana State University Press, Baton Rouge

ISBN-13: 9780807133057

Hardcover