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A description of the Australian birds in the collection of the Linnean Society

A description of the Australian birds in the collection of the Linnean Society

with an attempt at arranging them according to their natural affinities

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Published by R. Taylor in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Birds -- Australia.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby N.A. Vigors and Thomas Horsfield ; communicated by the Zoological Club of the Linnean Society ; read June 21, 1825 and January 17, 1826.
    SeriesLandmarks of science II
    ContributionsHorsfield, Thomas, 1773-1862.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQ111 .H35, QL693 .H35
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Paginationp. 170-331
    Number of Pages331
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19448760M

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