Cover of: Birds in flight. | Roger A. Caras

Birds in flight.

  • 63 Pages
  • 3.58 MB
  • English
Westover Pub. Co. , Richmond, Va
Flight., Birds -- Pictorial works., Birds., Fl
About the Edition

Describes many different species of birds, with emphasis on their distinctive flying characteristics. Many of the descriptions are from literary works.

Other titlesBirds and flight.
StatementEdited by Roger Caras. Foreword by Roger Tory Peterson.
LC ClassificationsQL698.7 .C37
The Physical Object
Pagination63 p. (chiefly illus.)
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5222239M
ISBN 100878580123
LC Control Number75161078

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