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Published by Oxford University Press in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Birds -- Development.,
  • Birds -- Embryology.,
  • Birds -- Growth.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and indexes.

Statementedited by J. Matthias Starck, Robert E. Ricklefs.
SeriesOxford ornithology series ;, 8
ContributionsStarck, J. Matthias, 1958-, Ricklefs, Robert E.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsQL698 .A828 1998
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 441 p. :
Number of Pages441
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL990073M
ISBN 100195106083
LC Control Number96028402

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