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The DUCKS, GEESE & SWANS of NORTH AMERICA by Francis Kortright (w/Jacket!) 1943

The DUCKS, GEESE & SWANS of NORTH AMERICA by Francis Kortright (w/Jacket!) 1943


The DUCKS, GEESE and SWANS of NORTH AMERICA: A vade mecum for The Naturalist and The Sportsman. By FRANCIS H. KORTRIGHT, The American Wildlife Institute, Washington, D. C., 1943.


Guide to Waterfowl of North America 

Anatidae (ducks, geese & swans)

Vintage from the 1940s


A comprehensive book written by Francis H. Kortright that provides an in-depth guide to the various species of waterfowl found in North America. The book is divided into three sections, each focusing on a different type of waterfowl: ducks, geese, and swans. It includes detailed descriptions of each species, including their physical characteristics, habitat, behavior, and distribution. It also includes full-color illustrations and photographs of each species, as well as maps showing their range and migration patterns. In addition to the species-specific information, the book also covers general topics related to waterfowl, such as their biology, ecology, and conservation. It provides a wealth of information for birdwatchers, hunters, and anyone interested in learning more about these fascinating birds. 


Dark green with gilt spine title and gilt cover art. About 9 x 6-1/4 with 476 pages. Color illustrations at rear with black & white drawings. The jacket has some moderate chipping at the spine head and other smaller chips and tears. Scarce with jacket!


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