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Author Parmelee, David Freeland, 1924-

Title Bird Island in Antarctic waters / David F. Parmelee
Published Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press, [1980]
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Description 1 online resource (x, 140 pages, 8 unnumbered leaves of plates) : illustrations (some color)
Contents Preface and Acknowledgments; Bird Island Species; Table of Contents; South with the Fids; The Tussock Isles; Lönnberg House: The First Night; Tussock, Wildlife, and Wind; Blue Petrels; The Monarchs of Bird Island; Saturday Night at Lönnberg House; Scavenging Tussock Ducks; Stinkers; Blue-Eyed Shags; Farewell Point; Skuas; Last Impressions; Selected Bibliography; Index
Summary Few maps show the location of Bird Island -- a lonely outcrop in the South Georgia group where Antarctic waters push against the Atlantic east of Cape Horn. Its forbidding flanks invite few human visitors. But for those who reach its shores there are rich
Notes "The adventures of an artist/ornithologist on a lonely outcrop in the far South Atlantic"--Cover
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (page 135) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Birds -- Antarctica -- Bird Island.
Bird Island (Antarctica)
Form Electronic book
LC no. 79027456
ISBN 0816609403 (paperback)
0816663920 (electronic bk.)
9780816609406 (paperback)
9780816663927 (electronic bk.)