By Berger, Andrew J.
Pp. xv, 260, 67 color plates, 137 text-figures. Publisher’s original red cloth, lettered in gilt on the spine, color pictorial dust jacket, 4to. The authoritative account to the Hawaiian avifauna. The author traces the known history of the native birds (since Captain Cook’s arrival in 1778) and chronicles the extinction of many species. Each living species is discusses in detail, including its ecology, feeding and breeding behavior. A chapter on exotic species includes the history of their introductions in the Islands and their present distribution (from the jacket flap). No ownership marks and no signs of use.
|Publisher||University of Hawaii Press|
|Date Published Estimated||No|
|Number of Volumes||1|
|Condition Description||A fine (new) copy in a fine dust jacket.|