Thanks, Bob.  My knowledge of Richard Pough was very limited.  You've given a great recap of the contributions of a 20th century bird conservationist.

Perhaps something like this could become a series of short articles for The Bluebird.  20th century bird conservationists' activities and contributions could be featured in one to four articles a year.

You would be an excellent source for this--you knew several and are well-acquainted with their activities.


On Dec 25, 2009, at 9:35 PM, Bob Fisher wrote:

I did not know that Richard Pough's land and water bird guides were ever consolidated into a single volume...

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