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Breeding Birds of the Platte River Valley


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Jones, A. H.  1938.  Occurrence of the Bewick's Wren and other birds in 
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Jones, A. H.  1940.  The scarlet tanager at Hastings, Adams County during 
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Jones, A. H. 1944.  Possible nesting of Bewick's wren (subsp.) and other 
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Kinch, C.  1947.  Notes from Lexington and vicinity, Dawson County, 1947.  
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