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References and Acknowledgments


The material and information presented on this web-site is protected by copyright and is based on personal knowledge and experience, as well as information obtained from historical reference materials; books; articles; publications; government, non-profit, and other public-interest web-sites, including but not limited to:

Alsop, Fred J. III (2006). Smithsonian Birds of North America - Life Histories of More Than 930 Species. New York, NY: Covent Garden Press.

Barber, Joel (1954). Wild Fowl Decoys. New York, NY: Dover Publications.

Blanchan, Neltje (1898). Birds That Hunt And Are Hunted - Life Histories of One Hundred and Seventy Birds of Prey, Game Birds and Water Fowls. New York, NY: Doubleday & McClure Company

Davidson, Alan (1999). The Oxford Companion to Food. Oxford, England: Oxford University Press.

Engers, Joe (1990). The Great Book of Wildfowl Decoys. San Diego, CA: Thunder Bay Press.

Farrand, John Jr. (1983). The Audubon Society Master Guide to Birding. New York, NY: Alfred A. Knopf.

Forbush, Edward Howe (1916). A History of the Game Birds, Wild-Fowl and Shore Birds of Massachusetts and Adjacent States. Boston, MA: Wright & Potter Printing Company.

Forbush, Edward Howe & May, John Bichard (1955). A Natural History of American Birds of Eastern and Central North America. New York, NY: Bramhall House.

Hall, Henry Marion & Clement, Roland C ((1960). A Gathering of Shore Birds. New York, NY: Bramhall House.

Luckey, Carl F. & Lewis, Russell E. (2003). Collecting Antique Bird Decoys and Duck Calls, 3rd Edition. Iola, WI: Krause Publications.


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