a history of british birds

A message is attached to a carrier pigeon by British troops on the Western Front, 1917.

One of France’s homing pigeons, named Cher Ami, was awarded the French “Croix de Guerre with Palm” for heroic service delivering 12 important messages during the Battle of Verdun


Birds of the Pacific coast, including a brief account of the distribution and habitat of one hundred and eighteen birds that are more or less common to the Pacific coast states and British Columbia
By Eliot, Willard Ayres, 1871- ?
Publication info New York,G. P. Putnam’s sons,1923.
Contributing Library: American Museum of Natural History Library
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The birds of British Guiana : based on the collection of Frederick Vavasour McConnell
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By Chubb, Charles. Bale & Danielsson, Grönvold, Henrik, 1858-1940 McConnell, Frederick Vavasour, d 19-4 Milne, H. F., Slud, Paul, 

 Publication info London :Bernard Quaritch …,1916-1921. 

BHL Collections: Smithsonian Libraries