Great Auk Islands: A Field Biologist in the Arctic
Describes the business of conducting biological studies on seabirds in remote parts of eastern Canada, discussing the beauty of the Arctic environment, the biology of its wildlife, and the discovery and exploitation of enormous seabird colonies, including the destruction of the Great Auk.
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