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The world of birds by Jonathan Elphick

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Published .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Identification,
  • Birds

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About the Edition

A definitive guide to every aspect of bird life. From the evolution of birds to each significant element of bird life, you"ll discover an introduction to the 32 orders, and a detailed account and concise fact panel for every one of the 195 families.--

Edition Notes

Other titlesBirds
StatementJonathan Elphick ; David Tipling, photographer
ContributionsTipling, David, photographer
Classifications
LC ClassificationsQL673 .E52 2014
The Physical Object
Pagination608 pages
Number of Pages608
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL27167038M
ISBN 101770853049
ISBN 109781770853041
LC Control Number2014451570
OCLC/WorldCa874735466

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