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Ben Feltner is a skilled birder and nature guide. He is particularly celebrated for rediscovering the Eskimo curlew on Galveston Island in 1959. It was an extremely rare bird then, and is likely extinct now. Here he discusses how aggressive market hunting of this once-common bird put the species on a decline starting over a century ago.