Extinct Birds (1907) Extinct Birds. An attempt to unite in one volume a short account of those Birds which have become extinct in historical times—that is, within the last six or seven hundred years. To which are added a few which still exist, but are on the verge of extinction.
Walter Rothschild covers globally extinct and rare birds as well as hypothetical extinct species which include bird taxa whose existence is only based on written or oral reports or on paintings. 45 color paintings and 4 grayscale sketches included.