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Glimpses of paradise

Penny Olsen

Glimpses of paradise

the quest for the beautiful parrakeet

by Penny Olsen

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Published by National Library of Australia in Canberra .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Parrots -- Australia.,
  • Extinct birds -- Australia.

  • About the Edition

    The history of the Paradise Parrot - from its "discovery" in the 1800s to its extinction in the 1920s and how claims of sightings have continued to the present day.

    Edition Notes

    StatementPenny Olsen.
    ContributionsNational Library of Australia.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQL696.P7 O57 2007
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvii, 259 p. :
    Number of Pages259
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16412328M
    ISBN 109780642276520
    LC Control Number2007534800

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