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Extinct BirdsHardback £50.00 Buy Now
A comprehensive review of the hundreds of bird species and subspecies that have become extinct over the last 1,000 years of habitat degradation, over-hunting and rat introduction. From Great Auks, Carolina Parakeets and Dodos to the amazing yet completely vanished bird radiations of Hawaii and New Zealand, via rafts of extinctions in the Pacific and elsewhere. This title is both a sumptuous reference and an amazing study of humanity's impact on birds.
Lost Land of the DodoHardback £50.00 Buy Now
The Mascarene island, Mauritius, Reunion and Rodrigues, were once home to an extraordinary range of birds and reptiles. Amazing forms such as giant tortoises, burrowing boas, flightless owls and herons, giant parrots and of course, the Dodo dominated the landscape. This is a comprehensive account of the islands ecology. Looks in detail at each extinct vertebrate species. A definitive account of this tragic yet remarkable fauna. Colour plates, 494pp. 2008