BIBLIOGRAPHY AND HISTORY OF OBSERVATIONS

BIRDS OF PRINCE EDWARD ISLAND
(in chronological order)

2007 – The Return of the Bald Eagle – by Gerald MacDougall – published in The Island Magazine, No. 61, Spring/Summer 2007, by PEI Museum and Heritage Foundation

2002 – Prince Edward Island Birds – 130 Inland and Shore Birds – by Jeffrey C. Domm – published by Formac, Halifax, NS
still available at the library and in bookstores

1991 – Your Guide To Familiar Birds of Prince Edward Island – by Geoff Hogan – published by Ragweed – out of print
However it can be purchased under a different author name : John Sylvestor (BUT it’s still by author Geoff Hogan), on Amazon.ca:

https://www.amazon.ca/dp/0921556160/ref=pe_3034960_233709270_TE_item

1952 – Birds of Prince Edward Island – by William Earl Godfrey – published by National Museum of Canada –
2 copies available at the library, but non-circulating

1947 – The Birds of Prince Edward Island – by Blythe Hurst, Sr. – published by The Patriot Job Print, Charlottetown, PEI –
5 copies available at the library, only one can be borrowed

1908 – A Catalogue of the Birds of Prince Edward Island – by John Macswain – originally published in 1908, by Proc. and Trans. Nova Scotian Institute of Science –
Available for free online at the Dalhousie University Library:
https://dalspace.library.dal.ca/handle/10222/12627, where you can download your own .pdf copy.

Also, a Reprint was published by Andesite Press in 2017, which can be ordered on Amazon.ca:

https://www.amazon.ca/dp/1376294109/ref=pe_3034960_233709270_TE_item

1893 – Summer Birds of Prince Edward Island – by Jonathan Dwight – published by ‘The Auk’, Jan. 1893 –
Republished by Kessinger Legacy Reprints, and can be ordered on Amazon.ca:

https://www.amazon.ca/dp/1166141632/ref=pe_3034960_233709270_TE_item

The original print is also availabe on Google Scholar and can be downloaded in .pdf format :
https://scholar.google.ca/scholar?hl=en&as_sdt=0%2C5&q=summer+birds+of+prince+edward+island&btnG=

1891 – Birds of Prince Edward Island: Their Habits and Characteristics – by Francis Bain – published by Haszard & Moore, Charlottetown, PEI – 112 pages
Digitized by Smithsonian Libraries, the original can be downloaded from here:

https://archive.org/details/birdsofprinceedw00bain

OR it can be ordered from Amazon.ca :

https://www.amazon.ca/dp/1331874432/ref=pe_3034960_233709270_TE_item

1887 – A Catalogue of Canadian Birds, with Notes on the Distribution of the Species – by Montague Chamberlain – published by J. & A. McMillan, Saint John, NB – 143 pages

Digitized by Google, available here (can be downloaded in .pdf format): https://books.google.ca/books?hl=en&lr=&id=r7YpAQAAIAAJ&oi=fnd&pg=PA1&dq=related:KHYMQpQwQSIJ:scholar.google.com/&ots=Cah84vNc8H&sig=I5cS9yVmmIyNDpyCsMOML-JdfvQ#v=onepage&q&f=false

Note: there’s no mention of any type of order in that book, and no mention of the geographical distribution across Canada, but the species appear to be listed taxonomically, that is, the taxonomy of 1887.
The Index (alpha order of Latin species name) at the end has clickable page numbers, except for the last Index page (which Google forgot to do).

1885 – Winter Birds of Prince Edward Island – by Francis Bain – published by the American Ornithological Society in ‘The Auk’, 1885 –
Original print available on Google Scholar, can be downloaded in .pdf format:

https://scholar.google.ca/scholar?hl=en&as_sdt=0%2C5&q=winter+birds+of+prince+edward+island&btnG= .

Hairy Woodpecker - Summerside, PEI - Feb. 28, 2018
Hairy Woodpecker – Summerside, PEI – Feb. 28, 2018 – © Roberta Palmer

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