How to study birds
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How to study birds by Stuart G. Smith

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Published by Collins in London .
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  • Birds -- Great Britain.

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Statementby Stuart Smith ... Photographs by the author, Eric Hosking, F. R. P. S. and A. G. Britten. Diagrams and sketches by Edward Bradbury, B. SC.
The Physical Object
Pagination192 p. :
Number of Pages192
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17967168M
LC Control Number46002490

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