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Published by T & A.D. Poyser, Academic Press in London, San Diego, CA .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • Arctic regions.

Subjects:

  • Birds -- Arctic regions.,
  • Birds -- Conservation -- Arctic regions.,
  • Bird watching -- Arctic regions.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 370-393) and index.

Statementby Richard Vaughan ; illustrated by Gunnar Brusewitz.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsQL695 .V38 1992
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 431 p. :
Number of Pages431
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1762524M
ISBN 100856610712
LC Control Number92110838
OCLC/WorldCa24907689

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