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The Silent Sky

The Incredible Extinction of the Passenger Pigeon
A non fiction book by

This nature novel, by following the hatching and lifetime experiences of the last know wild passenger pigeon, chronicles the life, natural history, and ultimate extinction of this species which was once the most abundant bird species in North America. The last wild bird was killed in 1900; the last captive bird died in 1914.


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Paperback Editions

April 2000 : USA Paperback

Title: The Silent Sky: The Incredible Extinction of the Passenger Pigeon
Author(s): Allan W Eckert
ISBN: 0-595-08963-1 / 978-0-595-08963-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: iUniverse
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA