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Published by G. P. Putnam"s sons in New York, London .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Natural history -- Peru.,
  • Birds -- Peru.,
  • Guano,
  • Peru -- Description and travel

Book details:

Classifications
LC ClassificationsQH128 .M8
The Physical Object
Paginationxx, 362 p.
Number of Pages362
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17884747M

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Bird islands of Peru; the record of a sojourn on the west coast, by Robert Cushman Murphy illustrated from photographs by the author. Format Book Published New York, London, G.P. Putnam's Sons, Description xx, p. front., illus. (maps) plates, diagrs. 24 cm. Notes Illustrated lining-papers. The blue-footed booby is distributed among the continental coasts of the eastern Pacific Ocean from California to the Galápagos Islands down into Peru. It is strictly a marine bird. Its only need for land is to breed and rear young, which it does along the rocky coasts of the eastern : Sulidae. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Murphy, Robert Cushman, Bird islands of Peru. New York, London, G.P. Putnam's Sons, (OCoLC) Birds of Peru is the most complete and authoritative field guide to this diverse, neotropical landscape. It features every one of Peru’s 1, bird species and shows the distinct plumages of each in superb, high-quality color plates. Concise descriptions and color distribution maps are located opposite the plates, making this book much.

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