Beginner"s guide to bird watching
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Beginner"s guide to bird watching by Alicia King

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Published by Creative Pub. International in Minneapolis, MN .
Written in English


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Other titlesOrvis beginner"s guide to bird watching, Orvis beginner"s guide to birdwatching, Bird watching
Statementby Alicia King ; foreword by Perk Perkins ; preface by Scott Weidensaul ; photography by Bruce Curtis and F-Stop Fitzgerald.
LC ClassificationsQL677.5 .K56 2008
The Physical Object
Pagination239 p. :
Number of Pages239
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22558427M
ISBN 101589233492
ISBN 109781589233492
LC Control Number2007010817

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