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The book of birds : birds of town and country, the warblers, and American game birds

Author: Henry W HenshawGeorge ShirasFrederic H KennardWells W CookeEdward William NelsonAll authors
Publisher: Washington, D.C., U.S.A. : The National Geographic Society, 1927.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Revised new editionView all editions and formats
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
National Geographic Society (U.S.).
Book of birds.
Washington D.C. : the National Geographic Society, 1927
(OCoLC)630686177
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Henry W Henshaw; George Shiras; Frederic H Kennard; Wells W Cooke; Edward William Nelson; Louis Agassiz Fuertes; National Geographic Society (U.S.),
OCLC Number: 2584770
Notes: Articles originally published in the National geographic magazine over the previous thirteen years.
"Color plates from paintings from life by Louis Agassiz Fuertes."
Includes index.
Description: 252 pages : illustrations (some color), maps ; 25 cm
Contents: Foreword / Gilbert Grosvenor --
Common birds of town and country / Henry W. Henshaw --
Friends of our forests, the warblers / Henry W. Henshaw --
The world record for feathered friends --
How birds can take their own portraits / George Shiras, 3rd --
The game birds of North America / Henry W. Henshaw --
Encouraging birds around the home / by F.H. Kennard --
Our greatest travelers, migratory birds / Wells W. Cooke --
Bird banding, the telltale of migratory flight / Edward W. Nelson.
Other Titles: National geographic.
Responsibility: with 331 color portraits of North American birds and 129 illustrations in black and white.

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