Naming the birds at a glance a guide to the eastern land birds from South Carolina west to the Rocky Mountains and north to the Arctic by Lou Blachly

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Published by Knopf in New York .

Written in English

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  • North America

Subjects:

  • Birds -- North America -- Identification.

Edition Notes

Expanded ed. of Land birds of the Northeast, published in 1959.

Book details

Statementby Lou Blachly & Randolph Jenks. Guide drawings by Sheridan Oman.
ContributionsJenks, Randolph, joint author.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsQL681 .B63 1963
The Physical Object
Paginationxvii, 331 p.
Number of Pages331
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5849075M
LC Control Number62008699

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