migrations of birds. Translated by Constance D. Sherman. With a foreword by Roger Tory Peterson. by Jean Dorst

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Published by Heinemann in London .

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  • Birds -- Migration

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Translation of Les migrations des oiseaux. Bibliography: p. [389]-441.

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Paginationxix, 476 p. illus. ;
Number of Pages476
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Open LibraryOL19235868M

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