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Golden bats and pink pigeons

  • 190 Pages
  • 4.81 MB
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  • English
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Simon and Schuster , New York
Wild animal collecting, Rare animals Mauritius, Rare animals, Wild animal collecting Maur
StatementGerald Durrell
Classifications
LC ClassificationsQL337.M37 D87
The Physical Object
Pagination190 p., [8] leaves of plates :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24741285M
ISBN 100671243721
ISBN 139780671243722
LC Control Number78017446
OCLC/WorldCa3933473

Golden Bats And Pink Pigeons is about Durrell's time on the island of Mauritius in the 's. It was the home of the dodo, the most famous example of extinction, and still at that time was home to many animals, reptiles and birds found nowhere else on earth.

Durrell's focus as an adult was not just on exploring and finding such animals, but on Cited by: 5. Golden Bats And Pink Pigeons is about Durrell's time on the island of Mauritius in the 's.

It was the home of the dodo, the most famous example of extinction, and still at that time was home PBS viewers have been introduced to the Durrell family by the series on their time in Corfu.4/5.

Golden Bats And Pink Pigeons is about Durrell's time on the island of Mauritius in the 's. It was the home of the dodo, the most famous example of extinction, and still at that time was home to many animals, reptiles and birds found nowhere else on earth.

Durrell's focus as an adult was not just on exploring and finding such animals, but on /5(12). Golden Bats and Pink Pigeons (Revival) I would reocmmend this book to anyone who has ever read any Gerald Durrell books and to anyone who loves wildlife or comic books.

Durrell is a wonderful writer and lover of animals and a fantastic conservationist/5(13). GOLDEN BATS AND PINK PIGEONS Contents 1. Macabee and the Dodo Tree 2.

Pink Pigeon Palaver 3. Round Island 4.

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The Frugivorous Flight 5. The Enchanted World 6. Boa-Hunt 7. Pink Pigeon Postscript This is for Farida and Wahab whose kindness and hospitality sum up the whole charm of Mauritius Foreword by Lee Durrell.

Golden Bats and Pink Pigeons is a delightful and inspiring adventure by the author of My Family and Other Animals, among other much-loved memoirs. This ebook features an illustrated biography of Gerald Durrell including rare photos from the author’s : Open Road Media. Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Golden Bats and Pink Pigeons by Gerald Durrell (, Book, Illustrated) at the best online prices at eBay.

Free shipping for many products. An ongoing concern faced by the pink pigeon, as by many endangered species that exist in small remnant populations, is inbreeding depression.

In culture. The book Golden Bats and Pink Pigeons by Gerald Durrell describes the conservation efforts. Mauritius has published a series of postage stamps depicting the pink pigeon. ReferencesFamily: Columbidae. Golden Bats & Pink Pigeons Living in and around the anemones, were some handsome Clown fish, about three inches long, a bright orange colour, banded with broad stripes of snow-white.

These pretty little fish have a symbiotic relationship with the anemones. Golden Bats and Pink Pigeons by Gerald Durrell and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at - Golden Bats and Pink Pigeons by Gerald Durrell - AbeBooks.

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[Gerald Durrell] -- Over millions of years the island of Mauritius, in the Indian Ocean, developed a unique flora and fauna, but when man arrived and introduced the dog, rat, pig and monkey, he wreaked havoc on the. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Durrell, Gerald, Golden bats and pink pigeons.

New York: Simon and Schuster, © (OCoLC) Download PDF Golden Bats And Pink Pigeons book full free. Golden Bats And Pink Pigeons available for download and read online in other formats. Follow the explorations and adventures of Gerald Durrell while he searches for birds, bats and reptiles on the island of Mauritius, in Golden Bats and Pink ius, the green and mountainous island in the Indian Ocean, was once the home of the ill-fated dodo, and by the s it still had many unique but seriously endangered species.4/5(3).

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Golden Bats And Pink Pigeons. Author: Gerald Durrell ISBN: Genre: Nature File Size: MB. Golden Bats and Pink Pigeons: A Journey to the Flora and Fauna of a Unique Island is the entertaining story of Gerald Durrell's experience on Mauritius in the Indian Ocean where he collected rare specimens for his animal sanctuary.

The Dodo had already vanished from the island and by the s many more species were going the way of the Dodo.

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Durrell's tales are entertaining and funny. Golden Bats and Pink Pigeons. Gerald Durrell. 01 Jan Buy on Amazon. Mauritius, the green and mountainous island in the Indian Ocean, was once the home of the ill-fated dodo, and by the s it still had many unique but seriously endangered species. To rescue some of these creatures from extinction, Gerald Durrell spent.

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GOLDEN BATS AND PINK PIGEONS GERALD DURRELL Mauritius, the green and mountainous island in the Indian Ocean, was once the home of the ill-fated dodo, and by the s it still had many unique but seriously endangered species.

To rescue some of these creatures from extinction, Gerald Durrell spent uncomfortable nights in the jungle looking for bats. Follow the explorations and adventures of Gerald Durrell while he searches for birds, bats and reptiles on the island of Mauritius, in Golden Bats and Pink Pigeons.

Mauritius, the green and mountainous island in the Indian Ocean, was once the home of the ill-fated dodo, and by the s it still had many unique but seriously endangered species.4/5(). Golden Bats and Pink Pigeons is a delightful and inspiring adventure by the author of My Family and Other Animals, among other much-loved memoirs.

This ebook features an illustrated biography of Gerald Durrell including rare photos from the author’s estate. Golden Bats and Pink Pigeons is a delightful and inspiring adventure by the author of My Family and Other Animals, among other much-loved memoirs.

This ebook features an illustrated biography of Gerald Durrell including rare photos from the author's estate. Golden Bats and Pink Pigeons: A Journey to the Flora and Fauna of a Unique Island is the entertaining story of Gerald Durrell's experience on Mauritius in the Indian Ocean where he collected rare specimens for his animal sanctuary.

The Dodo had already vanished from the island and by the s many more species were going the way of the Dodo/5(4). Golden Bats and Pink Pigeons | Gerald Durrell | download | B–OK. Download books for free. Find books. See more book details.

21 April pages Synopsis Follow the explorations and adventures of Gerald Durrell while he searches for birds, bats and reptiles on the island of Mauritius, in Golden Bats and Pink Pigeons.

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Author: Gerald Durrell. Golden Bats and Pink Pigeons This book predates the one I just read- it's about a collection trip Durrell took to Mauritius (near Madagascar in the Indian Ocean), in particular visiting several tiny islands- Round Island gets a lot of mention- where species of snakes, birds and lizards live that exist nowhere else in the world.

These. The second Durrell book I read, Golden Bats and Pink Pigeons, was originally published in and describes a trip to Mauritius in search of endangered animals to bring back to Durrell’s Jersey Zoo.

Accompanied by his assistant John Hartley and secretary Ann Peters, Durrell was hoping to find specimens of the pink pigeon, of which only a few. Golden Bats and Pink Pigeons by Durrell, Gerald and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at   Follow the explorations and adventures of Gerald Durrell while he searches for birds, bats and reptiles on the island of Mauritius, in Golden Bats and Pink Pigeons.

Mauritius, the green and mountainous island in the Indian Ocean, was once the home of the ill-fated dodo, and by the s it still had many unique but seriously endangered : Gerald Durrell. Golden Bats and Pink Pigeons is a delightful and inspiring adventure by the author of My Family and Other Animals, among other much-loved memoirs.

This ebook features an illustrated biography of Gerald Durrell including rare photos from the author’s : Open Road Media.Golden Bats and Pink Pigeons Gerald durrell. On this speck of volcanic soil in the middle of a vast sea, a complete, unique and peaceful world was created slowly and carefully.

You can write a book review and share your experiences. Other readers will always be interested in your opinion of the books you've read. Whether you've loved the.To rescue some of these creatures from extinction, Gerald Durrell spent uncomfortable nights in the jungle looking for bats and pink pigeons, and climbed near-vertical rock faces to find Telfair's skinks and Gunther's geckos, spending his spare time exploring the enchanted worlds of the coral reefs with their varied multicoloured marine life.