Field guide to birds of Puget Sound by Earl J. Larrison

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Published by Seattle Audubon Society in [Seattle] .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Birds

Edition Notes

Book details

Statementillustrated by Elizabeth L. Curtis, Lucy Wells Heald, and Marjorie W. Wells
SeriesThe Trailside series
Classifications
LC ClassificationsQL719.W2 L3
The Physical Object
Pagination112 p.
Number of Pages112
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24787234M
LC Control Number52040028
OCLC/WorldCa1005665

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