By James D. Rising,David D. Beadle
Species money owed contain discussions of species':
* Nesting biology
* Geographic diversifications
* old and current status
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A Guide to the Identification and Natural History of the Sparrows of the United States and Canada (Poyser Natural History) by James D. Rising,David D. Beadle