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Eagle's Plume: The Struggle to Preserve the Life and Haunts of America's Bald Eagle

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Symbol of power, strength, and freedom, the American bald eagle appears on coins, dollar bills, postage stamps, identification cards, and the presidential seal. It is seen everywhere except in the sky, although that is changing; nearly extinct in 1970, the bald eagle has made a modest comeback.
 
In Eagles Plume, Bruce E. Beans recounts the compelling, centuries-old story of the bald eagles place in American culture and landscape an its struggle for survival. Reviled by western stockmen as a killer of lambs and calves, the bald eagle has been deified by environmentalists as a reminder of Americas natural heritage. When the great national bird was robbed of its habitat and poisoned with pesticides, federal and environmental groups and local communities rallied to save it. Their heroic efforts are chronicled in the book, which also takes the measure and pulse of the bird that so impressed ancient storytellers.

About the Author

An award-winning writer, Bruce E. Beans has covered a variety of environmental topics in the Philadelphia Inquirer, New York Times, and Audubon. He lives in Bucks County, Pennsylvania.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780803261426
Subtitle:
The Struggle to Preserve the Life and Haunts of America's Bald Eagle
Author:
Beans, Bruce E.
Publisher:
Bison Books
Location:
Lincoln :
Subject:
Birds & Birdwatching
Subject:
Birds
Subject:
Environmental Science
Subject:
Environmental Conservation & Protection
Subject:
Environmental protection
Subject:
Endangered species
Subject:
Eagles
Subject:
Habitat conservation
Subject:
Bald eagle
Subject:
Habitat conservation -- United States.
Subject:
Birds & Birdwatching - General
Subject:
Environmental Conservation & Protection - General
Subject:
Endangered species -- United States.
Subject:
Bald eagle - Conservation - United States
Subject:
Birdwatching Guides
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series Volume:
104-162/VOL. 1
Publication Date:
19970828
Binding:
Paperback
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Illus
Pages:
326
Dimensions:
9 x 6 in 0.97 lb

Related Subjects

Science and Mathematics » Nature Studies » Birds » Birdwatching
Science and Mathematics » Nature Studies » Birds » General
Science and Mathematics » Ornithology » Birds of Prey
Science and Mathematics » Ornithology » General Ornithology and Birding

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