Pittsburgh: Carnegie Museum of Natural History, 1983. First Edition. First printing. Quarto (28.5cm.); blue publisher's cloth pictorial boards with gilt lettering, in white pictorial dust jacket; vi,180pp. Text block is clean, with light handling wear; bindings mostly tight, with slight separation from front pastedown to page 6. Pastedowns toned along margins, else text block and boards are Near Fine. Dust jacket has surface wear and scuffs, with soiling on rear panel. Mild wear and creasing to jacket extremities, particularly the rear panel edge. Spine extremities lightly chipped, damp stain evident on lower margin. Jacket overall Very Good. A contemporary overview of West Virginia's native bird families and species, ecology, and habitat loss. With b/w text illustrations and photographs throughout. Listed as Special Publication No. 7 of the Carnegie Museum of Natural History. Author inscription on half-title page.