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"Some documents relating to the passenger pigeon"

Some Documents Relating to the Passenger Pigeon: This is a collection of short essays describing the history of the passenger pigeon in Wisconsin collected by natural historian Arlie W. Schorger (1884-1972). In the first, Schorger summarizes newspaper accounts of the 100-mile-long nesting of 1871 in western Wisconsin. This is followed by a long 1894 article from Forest and Stream magazine entitled "Netting Wild Pigeons," and "Chickens in the Pine Country" by naturalist Emerson Hough (1857-1923). It concludes with a brief report of a 1912 investigation into the bird's status and the 1947 essay "On a Monument to the Pigeon" by Aldo Leopold (1886-1948). (25 pages)

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Citation: "Some documents relating to the passenger pigeon" Wisconsin Magazine Of History. Volume: 59 /Issue: 4 (1975-1976)

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