2 edition of ecology and conservation of Great Crested Grebes (Podiceps cristatus) at Lough Neagh, Northern Ireland. found in the catalog.
ecology and conservation of Great Crested Grebes (Podiceps cristatus) at Lough Neagh, Northern Ireland.
Kenneth William Perry
Thesis (D. Phil. ) - University of Ulster, 2000.
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