A List of British birds

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Published by John Van Voorst in London .

Written in English

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  • Birds -- Great Britain.,
  • Birds -- Nomenclature

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Book details

Other titlesList of British and European birds.
Statementcompiled by a committee of the British Ornithologists" Union.
ContributionsBritish Ornithologists" Union.
The Physical Object
Paginationxxxi, 229 p. ;
Number of Pages229
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24168196M

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