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fascination with falcons by Bill Burnham

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Published by Hancock House in Surrey, B.C .
Written in English


  • Burnham, Bill, -- 1947-,
  • Falcons -- Anecdotes.

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Edition Notes

Other titlesA biologist"s adventures from Green land to the Tropics.
Statementby Bill Burnham ; illustrations by John Schmitt.
The Physical Object
Pagination233 p. :
Number of Pages233
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21284059M
ISBN 100888394152

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