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The English sparrow (Passer domesticus) in North America specially in its relations to agriculture ... by Walter Bradford Barrows

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Published by Gov"t Print. Off. in Washington .
Written in English


  • English sparrow

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StatementBy Walter B. Barrows ...
SeriesU. S. Dept. of Agriculture. Division of Economic Ornithology and Mammalogy. Bulletin 1, Bulletin (United States. Bureau of Biological Survey) -- no. 1.
The Physical Object
Pagination405 p.
Number of Pages405
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24150892M

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