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Avian plot methods

James S. Wakeley

Avian plot methods

section 6.3.3, US Army Corps of Engineers wildlife resources management manual

by James S. Wakeley

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Published by U.S. Army Engineer Waterways Experiment Station, available from National Technical Information Service in [Vicksburg, Miss, Springfield, Va .
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    Subjects:
  • Bird populations -- Measurement,
  • Wildlife management

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby James S. Wakeley ; prepared for Department of the Army, US Army Corps of Engineers.
    SeriesTechnical report -- EL-87-6., Technical report (U.S. Army Engineer Waterways Experiment Station) -- EL-87-6.
    ContributionsU.S. Army Engineer Waterways Experiment Station., United States. Army. Corps of Engineers., Environmental Impact Research Program (U.S.)
    The Physical Object
    Pagination16 p. :
    Number of Pages16
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17601220M
    OCLC/WorldCa17289770

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Army Engineer Waterways Experiment Station.; United States. Army. Corps of Engineers.; Environmental Impact Research Program (U.S.)]. Concepts and methods 3.

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