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Bat boxes

R. E. Stebbings

Bat boxes

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Published by Bat Conservation Trust in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Bats -- Housing -- Design and construction.,
  • Bats -- Nests.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementR.E. Stebbings & S.T. Walsh.
    ContributionsWalsh, S. T., Bat Conservation Trust.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination24p.
    Number of Pages24
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18502646M
    ISBN 101872745024


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