Catalogue of Old World Birds in the United States National Museum

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"The following list includes all the species of extra-American birds at present represented in the collection of the U.S. National Museum, numbered, named, and classified according to Gray's Hand List' ... to render apparent the desiderata of the National Museum in the way of Old World birds, so that museums of individuals desiring to make exchanges may know what species are wanted."


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