Table of Contents for Race to Save the Lord God Bird


Introduction: A Bird of the Sixth Wave 3(4)
Prologue: The Hostage . . . February 1809 7(6)
Specimen 60803 . . . February 2002
13(8)
Audubon on the Ivory-billed Frontier . . . 1820--1835
21(8)
``The Road to Wealth Leads Through the South'' . . . 1865--1900
29(6)
Two Collectors . . . 1892--1894
35(12)
The Plume War . . . 1870--1920
47(12)
Learning to Think Like a Bird . . . 1914--1934
59(10)
Shooting with a Mike . . . 1935
69(10)
Camp Ephilus . . . 1935
79(10)
Wanted: America's Rarest Bird . . . 1937--1939
89(12)
The Last Ivory-bill Forest . . . December 1937--October 1938
101(14)
The Race to Save the Lord God Bird . . . 1941--1943
115(10)
Visiting with Eternity . . . 1943--1944
125(10)
Carpintero Real: Between Science and Magic . . . 1985--1987
135(12)
Return of the Ghost Bird? . . . 1986--2002
147(9)
Maps: The Collapsing Forest: Mapping the Loss of Ivory-bill Habitat 156(3)
Epilogue: Hope, Hard Work, and a Crow Named Betty . . . The Twenty-first Century and Beyond 159(6)
Important Dates for the Protection of Birds, Especially the Ivory-billed Woodpecker 165(3)
Glossary 168(3)
Sources 171(14)
Acknowledgments 185(4)
Picture Credits 189(1)
Index 190