birds of Colombia and adjacent areas of South and Central America. by Rodolphe Meyer de Schauensee

Cover of: birds of Colombia | Rodolphe Meyer de Schauensee

Published by Livingston Pub. Co. in Narberth, Pa .

Written in English

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Places:

  • Colombia

Subjects:

  • Birds -- Colombia -- Identification.

Edition Notes

Book details

StatementIllustrated by Earl L. Poole and George Miksch Sutton.
ContributionsAcademy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsQL689.C6 D4
The Physical Object
Paginationxvi, 427 p.
Number of Pages427
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5889779M
LC Control Number63023501

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