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Where is that vanished bird?

Paul Hahn

Where is that vanished bird?

An index to the known specimens of the extinct and near extinct North American species.

by Paul Hahn

  • 215 Want to read
  • 15 Currently reading

Published by Royal Ontario Museum, University of Toronto in [Toronto] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • North America.
    • Subjects:
    • Extinct birds -- North America.,
    • Birds -- North America.

    • Edition Notes

      On cover: Life Sciences Division, Royal Ontario Museum, University of Toronto.

      ContributionsToronto. Royal Ontario museum. Life Sciences Division.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQL676.7 .H33
      The Physical Object
      Paginationiii, 347 p.
      Number of Pages347
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5596908M
      LC Control Number68002636

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