This is a rather late reply, but my copy of this book arrived yesterday and
it's amazing. I've been a fan of Ralph Steadman for longer than I've been
interested in birds, so it was a perfect book for me. Some of the money
from each book goes to Birdlife International too, so there's another
reason to get a copy :)
On 20 November 2012 13:40, Carl Clifford <> wrote:
> Dear All,
> Those who are familiar with the work of caricaturist Ralph Steadman, may
> be interested in his latest work "Extinct Boids". The book is collaboration
> with Ceri Levi and while looking at the demise of species such as the Dodo,
> Passenger Pigeon and the Great Auk, the work also looks at lesser known
> species such as the Needless Smut, Gob Swallow and Long-legged Shortwing.
> The work is published by Bloomsbury.
> A possible Christmas or whatever gift for the birder with a sense of
> humour, which also seems to be a species in decline.
> Carl Clifford
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