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Pigeons and Doves A Guide to Pigeons and Doves of the World by David Gibbs

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Published by Yale University Press .
Written in English


  • Birds & Birdwatching - Guides,
  • Nature / General,
  • Nature,
  • Nature/Ecology

Book details:

Edition Notes

ContributionsJohn Cox (Illustrator)
The Physical Object
Number of Pages616
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9320690M
ISBN 100300078862
ISBN 109780300078862

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