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barn owl in the British Isles its past, present, and future by Colin R. Shawyer

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Published by Hawk Trust in London .
Written in English



  • British Isles.


  • Barn owl -- British Isles.

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 107-112)

Statementby Colin R. Shawyer.
LC ClassificationsQL696.S85 S53 1987
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 113 p. :
Number of Pages113
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2143579M
ISBN 100950318728
LC Control Number88213923

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