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  • Dafila Scott, daughter of the naturalist Sir Peter Scott, went for pink- headed ducks - her father's favourite bird - while Ben Newman went for a bird with one of the best names - the bishop's 'O 'O.The exhibition will raise awareness and money for BirdLife International's preventing extinctions programme which has statistics showing that the rate of bird extinction is accelerating.

    Ghosts of Gone Birds: exhibition enlists artists to save endangered species

  • [Footnote 1: Nettapus coromandelianus, _Gm_.] [Footnote 2: Larus brunnicephalus, _Jerd_.] [Footnote 3: Dafila acuta, _Linn.

    Sketches of the Natural History of Ceylon


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