A Flightless Island Bird Defying Extinction
||Frith, Clifford B.|
|Publication Date:||Aug 2013|
| Publisher:||CSIRO Publishing|
| Book Format:||Hardback|
|List Price:||USD $59.95|
| Book Description: |
This book tells the fascinating success story of saving the flightless Woodhen of Lord Howe Island. This unique large rail, an iconic and highly endangered Australian bird, was at the very brink of extinction with just 15 individuals found in 1980, when bold and risky actions were taken to save it.