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The great gray owl (Scotiaptex nebulosa nebulosa) (Forster) in Alberta with observations on some other species of owls

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Published by University of Alberta in Edmonton, AB .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Great gray owl,
  • Birds of prey,
  • Owls

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Albert Frederick Oeming
    ContributionsUniversity of Alberta
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQL 696 .S83 .Oe6
    The Physical Object
    Pagination129 leaves :
    Number of Pages129
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26425976M
    OCLC/WorldCa70498037


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