A list of the swimming birds (Natatores) observed to frequent the districts of the counties Mayo and Sligo

which border on Killala Bay and the tidal parts of the river Moy
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McGlashan & Gill , Dublin
Water birds -- Ire
Statementby Robert Warren ; read before the Natural History Society of Dublin, March 7, 1862.
SeriesLandmarks of science II
Classifications
LC ClassificationsQ111 .H35, QL690.I72 .H35
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Paginationp. 26-32
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19272303M

Details A list of the swimming birds (Natatores) observed to frequent the districts of the counties Mayo and Sligo FB2

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A list of the swimming birds (Natatores) observed to frequent the districts of the counties Mayo and Sligo which border on Killala Bay and the tidal parts of the river Moy by Robert Warren. Published by McGlashan & Gill in Dublin. Written in EnglishPages:   Like most aquatic birds, the chicks are proficient in water right from birth, although they will return to the nest for their first few nights, subsequently sleeping under the adults wing and occasionally hitching a ‘ride’ on the backs of swimming adults.

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Description A list of the swimming birds (Natatores) observed to frequent the districts of the counties Mayo and Sligo FB2

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