Birds of the major mainland rivers of southeast Alaska
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Birds of the major mainland rivers of southeast Alaska

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Published by United States Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Northwest Research Station in Portland, OR .
Written in English


  • Water birds -- Alaska, Southeast

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StatementJames A. Johnson, Brad A. Andres, and John A. Bissonette.
SeriesGeneral technical report / Pacific Northwest Research Station -- PNW-GTR-739
ContributionsAndres, Brad A. 1960-, Bissonette, John A.
LC ClassificationsQL684.A4 J64 2008
The Physical Object
Pagination88 p. :
Number of Pages88
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23007068M
LC Control Number2008412533

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