A Parrot Without a Name: The Search for the Last Unknown Birds on Earth

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Knopf, 1990 - Science - 239 pages
A richly detailed account of an ornithological expedition into the heart of the Peruvian rainforest in the company of two remarkable ornithologists, John O'Neill and Ted Parker.

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One might think that all the world's birds must have been spotted already, but new species keep appearing, particularly in the Amazon Basin. Louisiana State University ornithologist John O'Neill, for ... Read full review

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Don Stap's first work of nonfiction was "A Parrot Without a Name." Currently professor of English at the University of Central Florida, he is a frequent contributor to "Audubon" magazine and has also written for "Smithsonian, Travel & Leisure, " and "The New York Times.

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