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In the field, among the feathered a history of birders & their guides by Thomas R. Dunlap

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Published by Oxford University Press in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Conservation,
  • Guidebooks,
  • Bird watchers,
  • Bird watching,
  • Identification,
  • Birds,
  • History

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [207]-235) and index.

StatementThomas R. Dunlap
Classifications
LC ClassificationsQL677.5 .D83 2011
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 241 p., [12] p. of plates :
Number of Pages241
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25170107M
ISBN 100199734593
ISBN 109780199734597
LC Control Number2011009169
OCLC/WorldCa710815990

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