What Bird is That?
by Frank M. Chapman
Publisher: D. Appleton & co 1920
Number of pages: 145
A pocket museum of the land birds of the eastern United States arranged according to season. The birds are drawn and reproduced with such accuracy that no essential detail of color or form is lost. They are all drawn to nearly the same scale.
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