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The Ivory-Billed Woodpecker

by James T. Tanner

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  • 31 Currently reading

Published by Dover Publications .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • NATURAL HISTORY, COUNTRY LIFE & PETS,
  • Nature/Ecology,
  • Nature,
  • Birds & Birdwatching - General,
  • Nature / Birds & Birdwatching,
  • Ivory-billed woodpecker

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages144
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7638985M
    ISBN 100486428370
    ISBN 109780486428376
    OCLC/WorldCa51967120

    Jerome Jackson, an ornithologist at Florida Gulf Coast University and author of a book and numerous articles on the Ivory-billed woodpecker, doesn't agree with Collins' assertion that even the possibility of the species is enough to promote conservation. A beautiful book, reconstructed from the great Cornell ornithologist Jim Tanner's field notes from Cornell's expedition nationwide, from Florida to Idaho in search of endangered and rare species of birds, especially the ivory-billed by: 2.

    Tanner expanded his PhD thesis into the first book on the ivory-billed woodpecker in , still considered a bible on the species. In , Tanner moved to Tennessee to become a teacher at East Tennessee State University and later became a professor of zoology in Knoxville at the University of Tennessee where he served the majority of his career. All who seek the elusive Ivory-billed Woodpecker rely on this elegant treatise from , an extensive profile of the species' characteristics and habits that includes its original distribution patterns; the history of its disappearance; and its feeding, nesting, and breeding .

    In addition, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service hosts a page about the Ivory-billed Woodpecker and has published a Recovery Plan () and a 5-Year Review () for the species. Archives. Browse PDF files of the full Ivory-billed Woodpecker website. Or go straight to the sections of the website that were most commonly visited: Evidence & Analysis. Ivory-Billed Woodpecker PBS air date: Janu ROBERT KRULWICH: Once upon a time there was a woodpecker, a big beautiful one; that lived in .


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The Ivory-Billed Woodpecker by James T. Tanner Download PDF EPUB FB2

Long thought extinct, the elusive Ivory-billed Woodpecker may yet live: inthe birding community was galvanized at the news of a sighting by a hunter in a Louisiana forest.

A series of expeditions continue to search for the rare bird, and all seekers rely on this elegant treatise/5(12). In Search of The Ivory-Billed Woodpecker book Ivory-Billed Woodpecker is a complete natural history of one of the most exciting and rare birds in the world.

Noted ornithologist Jerome A. Jackson takes the reader on his fantastic and personal quest, providing detailed insights into the bird's lifestyle, habitat, and cultural significance, examining its iconic status from the late s to the present in advertising Cited by:   Long thought extinct, the elusive Ivory-billed Woodpecker may yet live: inthe birding community was galvanized at the news of a sighting by a hunter in a Louisiana forest.

A series of expeditions continue to search for the rare bird, and all seekers rely on this elegant treatise/5(9). Long thought extinct, the elusive Ivory-billed Woodpecker may yet live: inthe birding community was galvanized at the news of a sighting by a hunter in a Louisiana forest.

A series of expeditions continue to search for the rare bird, and all seekers rely on this elegant treatise/5. Long thought extinct, the elusive Ivory-billed Woodpecker was rediscovery in a remote region of Arkansas. This book is a fascinating and comprehensive study of the remarkable bird.

It was originally published by the National Audubon Society in when the Ivory-bill's survival was in danger and only few of the species could still be found in the southern The Ivory-Billed Woodpecker book States/5(2).

Long thought extinct, the elusive Ivory-billed Woodpecker may yet live: inthe birding community was galvanized at the news of a sighting by a hunter in a Louisiana forest.

A series of expeditions continue to search for the rare bird, and all seekers rely on this elegant : James T. Tanner. As TIM GALLAGHER was working on his book The Grail Bird, he was among the first to sight the long-thought-extinct ivory-billed woodpecker in Arkansas, which led to a multi-million-dollar effort to confirm the sighting and protect the bird's dwindling habitat.

The sighting changed the direction of the book, for which Gallagher won the Outdoor Writers Association of America's Best Book award for /5(28). In naturalist James T. Tanner was a twenty-one-year-old graduate student when he saw his first ivory-billed woodpecker, one of America’s Istudent when he saw his first ivory-billed woodpecker, one of America’s rarest birds, in a remote swamp in northern Louisiana.

At the time, he rarest birds, in a remote swamp in northern by: 2. For more about the searches for Ivory-billed Woodpeckers in Arkansas and Florida, I refer interested readers to a book about the Arkansas discovery: Grail Bird, by Tim Gallaghar ( from Houghton Mifflin Press) And my own book about the search in the Florida panhandle.

The book documents the search for remnants of the population of ivory-billed woodpeckers in the southeast He is one of the few people alive today with the Ivory-billed Woodpecker on his life list. I read this book once before shortly after it was first published in /5.

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1 - 5 of 5 results. Grid View Grid. List View List. Add to Wishlist. QUICK ADD. The Grail Bird: The by Tim Gallagher. NOOK Book $ The largest of the woodpeckers north of Mexico and the third largest in the world, the Ivory-billed Woodpecker was a bird of old-growth forests in the southeastern U.S.

and Cuba. Destruction of its forest habitat caused severe population declines in the s, and only very small numbers survived into the twentieth century. It was thought to have gone extinct in the middle of the twentieth.

Ivory-billed woodpeckers were indeed called “Good Lord Bird” or “Great God Bird” because of their huge size and beautiful colors. The idea behind the nickname, just as Frederick explains. The ivory-billed woodpecker may have survived in the lowland forests of Cuba (Jackson ).

Most of the lowland, old-growth, deciduous forests in Cuba had been cleared by the beginning of the twentieth century, restricting the ivory-billed woodpecker to the pine forests in eastern Cuba. In and   A Distinctive Woodpecker. Like many woodpecker species, including the Red-cockaded Woodpecker and Hairy Woodpecker, the Ivory-billed Woodpecker was sexually dimorphic (males and females different in appearance).Both male and female Ivory-bills were crested, with the crest black in females and juveniles, and red and black in males.

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 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. Ivory-billed Woodpecker. From "The Birds of America" (Amsterdam Edition) Amsterdam and New York: Johnson Reprint Corporation and Theatrum Orbis Terrarum, Colour-printed lithograph, on fine hand-made paper.

Excellent condition. Image size: 23 1/4 x 37 1/4 inches. Sheet size: 26 3/4 x 39 7/8 inches (approx). [Pl. 66]. Book Description Paperback. Condition: New.

Paperback. All who seek the elusive Ivory-billed Woodpecker rely on this elegant treatise froman extensive profile of the species' characteristics and habits that includes its original ng may be from multiple locations in the US or from the UK, depending on stock availability.

pages. /5(18). In Search of the Ivory-Billed Woodpecker is a complete natural history of one of the most exciting and rare birds in the world.

Noted ornithologist Jerome A. Jackson takes the reader on his fantastic and personal quest, providing detailed insights into the bird's lifestyle, habitat, and cultural significance, examining its iconic status from the late s to the present i/5.

Ivory-billed Woodpecker at nest in Louisiana's Singer Tract, Photo: Arthur A. Allen/Public Domain. Some will argue that, “With so many reports, some of them have to be correct.” But I don’t think that applies to Ivory-bills any more than it does to Bigfoot or UFOs or the continuing existence of the Tasmanian tiger.

The more. A n update on the Ivory-billed Woodpecker has been published in the Autumn, issue of Living Bird Magazine. The update indicates that a new book is currently being written by leaders of the Cornell Lab’s Ivory-billed Woodpecker Recovery Project, and some of its partner organizations.

This new book about the Ivory-bill is due for release.Ivory-billed woodpeckers use their enormous white bill (not really made of ivory, but bone) to strip bark from dead but standing trees, and to access the beetle larvae that make up their primary food.The Ivory Billed Woodpecker The Ivory-Billed Woodpecker (Campephilus principalis) is a bird species that has reached legendary status.

Although officially classified as definitely or probably extinct, these woodpeckers continue to generate both reports of sightings and intensive research on their existence.