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Whose bird?

Bo Beolens

Whose bird?

common bird names and the people they commemorate

by Bo Beolens

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  • 7 Currently reading

Published by Yale University Press in New Haven .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Birds -- Nomenclature,
  • Naturalists

  • Edition Notes

    StatementBo Beolens and Michael Watkins
    ContributionsWatkins, Michael, 1940-
    The Physical Object
    Pagination400 p. :
    Number of Pages400
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15447581M
    ISBN 10030010359X
    OCLC/WorldCa54616507

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