Seabirds of the tropical Atlantic Ocean
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Seabirds of the tropical Atlantic Ocean by George E. Watson

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Published by Smithsonian Press in Washington .
Written in English


  • Sea birds -- Identification.

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Edition Notes

Statementby George E. Watson. Illustrated by Tina Abbott Clapp.
SeriesSmithsonian identification manual, Publication (Smithsonian Institution) ;, 4680.
LC ClassificationsQL678 .W3
The Physical Object
Paginationxxix, 120 p.
Number of Pages120
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5560759M
LC Control Number67060363

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