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Seventy years of birdwatching

Horace Gundry Alexander

Seventy years of birdwatching

by Horace Gundry Alexander

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Published by Poyser in Berkhamsted .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain.
    • Subjects:
    • Alexander, Horace Gundry, 1889-,
    • Birds -- Great Britain.,
    • Bird watching -- Great Britain.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes index.

      Statementby H. G. Alexander ; with drawings by Robert Gillmor.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQL690.G7 A43
      The Physical Object
      Pagination264 p., [8] p. of plates :
      Number of Pages264
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5113041M
      ISBN 100856610046
      LC Control Number74185700

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      The last blog looking back at how bird information has changed over the years went down very well so we thought you might like some more of the good old days?Here Alan looks back at when he had his first big year of birding, nothing like a big year we might think of today but it was a year of intensive birding and great fun! Prior to birding had been limited to mostly local . News about Birdwatching, including commentary and archival articles published in The New York Times.


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