Notes on little known species of South American birds with descriptions of new subspecies

by Charles B. Cory

Publisher: Field Museum of Natural History in Chicago

Written in English
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Edition Notes

Statementby Charles B. Cory.
SeriesZoölogical series -- v. 12, no. 1, Publication / Field Museum of Natural History -- 193, Publication (Field Museum of Natural History : 1909) -- 193, Publication (Field Museum of Natural History : 1909) -- v. 12, no. 1
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LC ClassificationsQL1 .F4 vol. 12, no. 1
The Physical Object
Pagination7 p. :
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Open LibraryOL19343767M

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