Visual display of the Aldo Leopold papers : 9/25/10-4 : Species and Subjects

*rtt (1933) V. 3966 .Th dM  za       remais that r.emst alag 
part of their food warmly axe.,. .(*  ~Vrtebrates and invetebrates listed

O rauts. 
W11*o and Bnparte (1631) P. 203, *Indian      NA *a ther guy 
featbers with which the Indians wonat the calumet or pime of peae, 
the ski of the head an neck of the sanr#ukt freuetly see 
ooewi the stem. 
0. Lbott (1995) p,    Indin    'tItmt strange that the         cshou1d 
have atrong:y attraotee the attentlon of the Indims,   ts wMerou 
beauty naturally apaled to a savrs     eople fond of pronal deoration 
mid bright colors, Thy caryed the head of this duck in steatite asa 
ornamental smkn-ie and w find It aloo m         ix~o  n clay In the *I&-

berate pttery of the mouMdbuil4erso* 
Wileon et al (1931) -. 203   "They are frequnt Ihemaketsof hil&-

Ginnell1 (1901) P. 5)40, "iiey I. unttai in groat numbers in Michigan

Truatm   (191*) P. 57. (Ohio)    ccordin  to mret hunters broods of 
Wood Duk wero...wiaf    ently        before that tim  (1690) to warrant 
the e   r oubing of swampy fields with dogs in order to captur, the 
larger dcklings anA udulta ii the flar-er 
D   .,9 (192     1M. (Pallf.) 't   min exp.,or to gtfire has 
brouht ts in.And for what?    imply that the great American belly 
at be filled.. ,3somse Its flesh was sapid Its bricdal array was 
atri*4 from It and flung on the dapt while Its quivering o. of 
mat "at into the pot The lord of cewation has dined - but where is 
the Wood Thak.' 
Sa~ne (19)40) P. (Is) *One market biter. .,recalls a fall atout 
1563 wn he klled movr a thousand duch and up to 7 in .ne day. 
Wood ducks wre then the mst abundat duo.. 
b. Sport* 
Dawson ft"o) p. (lash.) $It is "ported to usa on the highest aunthoity

that msers of certain shooting clubs in Portland obtain        l   t 
(now twentyfive but with recently fifty duks per day in          of 
this speiie  alone during the Se    rshotng,' 
forbush (1$9) p. (*me) 08pring shooting brogt the species nearly 
to extition In the early part of the twntieth centuy." 

0soe (196) p. (Gswral) *So persitetly' has this spoesis been rV 
in e              sections It has be   actically ",     naet.M - 
e. Ornaental. 
Wlson ot &1 (1931) P. 203. *Ths bemzxtiful bird bas often ben aed. 
I have see  individuals so t.4 In  oum  s prts of the =ion,    fain 
Boyer..., infor, me, that about 40 years go, (Reoltionary Wa:-ar) 
a Mfr. Nathan iols..., had a whoe yard swaming with auve dws, ,,,, 
tbm says that they are often kpt in b      pean          es,. 
Yorbh (1929) p. *At t t     tim (early 19000s) there wre said to be 
more 'fod Dk   in Belgium thzia In the United itates. , Thi Sew bZ u 
pigeon and wltry tancters recognuing the value of the good Dws 
peerless basrty wA the dagr o     Its exti tiei tiirted thom a 
raised the art iftalally in large nubrs and the tti    cum& when 
Amerians who dsired live Wod Dks were foreed to b        t     from the 
)Bel4    at exorbitant prieEn 
d. Other uzaes. 
feathers whih form quite an article of corOew 1        btter tint 
anA4 sali  flies are  qdo than tose iwafturea fro      these feathers.* 
Yorash (1929) p. *No doubt lumoring also had something to do with 
the decroase nf this speoies,? 
Trautia~ (19W0) P.55 "During the early years of the aineteenth centr

h utin was nobably the major reaso for the markea deereaie in the 
ubrof thes. duel*. Later. duin    the tw-entieth cetuy when hunt- 
ing ceased to be a factor, the Wood DAa   emie a rae     eating soatw 
because of the alut total abone of suitable nutin sites, Y=sat. 
Rebe   (901) p. (General)    "Ws bemttfal b1i ysftto be in dancer 
of oxterf  tion                   13 
Ooohe (1906) p.  (Oenaral)  *Zw Wood Dw    is constanitly dtmisshng 
iambers and soon is likely to be kzwn &ly from books or by tradition.

Orinell (1901) P. 540. BY 1853 - *he     these birds we scare# the 
onc  wolifil iohigan lake .. nuo longer paid the Mitters,,,' 
Barrews (1912) p. (Micoh) '*Ywaty years ago It w    one of the most 
abdant ducks in the state." 
Kulisn and Hollister (1903), p. 20 ffis)4*.,in mich smaller number 
than thirty years ag. 
Trat~m(19140) p. (Cho) *istwen 1890 and 1900 the w~.brs of Wood 
Dawson ('1923) P. (Cal) *Reports areunimsththeWo               ak. 
was on the verge of extinction by 1913.' 
Notel Appaenotly the decras. started by 15'10 or 1850 bu~t su4w1y b~a. 
aasrent about 1990, coutiing sharply dowwar during the last deea4.e of tb

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