What You Should Know about the Purple Martin: America's Most Wanted Bird

What You Should Know about the Purple Martin: America's Most Wanted Bird

By: Wade, J.L.

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pp240; Paperback in very good condition; Uncreased spine; Clean pages; No Bends/Creases; Light edgewear;A Purple Martin can eat 2,000 mosquitoes per day! This startling sentence serves as a fitting introduction to an equally startling story. It is the unique story of a small town, an insect-eating bird, and the rise of both to national prominence, underscored by one of the vital issues of our time-- that of natural versus chemical pest control. It is a story which clearly illuminates the nation's growing concern for the safety of our environment. This book is not only about the bird and its benefits to man, but also about the unusual methods by which the birds' boosters proved its effectiveness and then told its story to the nation

Title: What You Should Know about the Purple Martin: America's Most Wanted Bird

Author Name: Wade, J.L.

Illustrator: J.L. Wade

Categories: Bird Watching,

Edition: 9th

Publisher: Illinois, Self Published: 1993

Binding: Paperback

Book Condition: Used-Very Good

Type: Paperback

Size: 5.2 x 0.5 x 7.4 inches

Seller ID: PGB0001145