A Stillness in the Pines: The Ecology of the Red-cockaded Woodpecker

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Norton, 1992 - Nature - 270 pages
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"A wonderful book . . . will be enjoyed by anyone with interest in either birds or the impact that humanity is having on its fellow travelers on spaceship earth." -Paul R. Ehrlich, author of The Population Bomb

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A stillness in the pines: the ecology of the red-cockaded woodpecker

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This commendable book tells the story of the decline of the red-cockaded woodpecker, a specialized inhabitant of mature Southeastern pine forests. McFarlane, a veteran professional ornithologist, is ... Read full review

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About the author (1992)

For over fifteen years the ornithologist Robert W. McFarlane has been involved as researcher, expert witness, negotiator, and advocate in the struggle to save the red-cockaded woodpecker. In this book he explains what is at stake.

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