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Published by Birkhäuser Verlag in Basel, Boston .
Written in English


  • Birds -- Orientation.,
  • Bird navigation.,
  • Birds -- Migration.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Statementedited by P. Berthold ; with a foreword by Rüdiger Wehner.
SeriesEXS ;, 60
ContributionsBerthold, P. 1939-
LC ClassificationsQL698.85 .O75 1991
The Physical Object
Pagination331 p. :
Number of Pages331
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1544380M
ISBN 103764326182, 0817626182
LC Control Number91023460

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