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Description of a new swiftlet from Mount Kina Balu, Borneo

Charles Wallace Richmond

Description of a new swiftlet from Mount Kina Balu, Borneo

by Charles Wallace Richmond

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Published by Smithsonian Institution in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Collocalia.,
  • Birds -- Borneo.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Charles W. Richmond.
    SeriesSmithsonian miscellaneous collections -- v. 47, art. 34, Publication -- 1565, Publication (Smithsonian Institution) -- 1565.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. 431-432 ;
    Number of Pages432
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22941330M
    LC Control Number16011021

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Historically the local community have made a sizeable income from the collection and sale of these nests, with swiftlet numbers declining as a result. However, the national park.