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Birder"s dictionary

by Randall T. Cox

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Published by Falcon Press in Helena, Mont .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Ornithology -- Dictionaries.,
  • Birds -- Dictionaries.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 153-157).

    StatementRandall T. Cox.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQL672.2 .C69 1996
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiii, 186 p. :
    Number of Pages186
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL978143M
    ISBN 101560444231
    LC Control Number96015363

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