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Eye size and eye color of North American birds

Otto M. Epping

Eye size and eye color of North American birds

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Published by O.M. & C.B. Epping in Winchester, Va. (Rt. 4-Box 98 B, Winchester 22601) .
Written in English

    Places:
  • North America
    • Subjects:
    • Birds -- Morphology.,
    • Birds -- North America -- Morphology.,
    • Color of eyes.,
    • Eye -- Measurement.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Otto M. and Christine B. Epping ; illustrations by Doug Pifer.
      ContributionsEpping, Christine B.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQL697 .E67 1984
      The Physical Object
      Pagination38 p. :
      Number of Pages38
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2932582M
      LC Control Number84168884


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Eye size and eye color of North American birds by Otto M. Epping Download PDF EPUB FB2

Eye Size and Eye Color of North American birds Paperback – January 1, by Christine B. Epping (Adapter), Otto M Epping (Author), Doug Pifer (Illustrator) & See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Author: Otto M Epping.

Eye Size & Color of North American Birds A reference book on data and measurements complied of on tons of bird specimens. The birds in this book are in accordance and provide an update on changes made in English, and Latin names and classifications of various species of birds.

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Epping,O.M. & C.B. Epping edition, in EnglishPages: Bird Eye Chart. When you are not sure of the size or color of the bird eyes you need see our comprehensive Bird Eye Chart. The Chart covers most North American species.

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