A Pine Barrens Odyssey: A Naturalist's Year in the Pine Barrens of New Jersey

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Plexus Pub., 1997 - Nature - 277 pages

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WINTER SOLSTICE and the Annual Bird Count January
Bald Eagles and Owls
Snow Fleas

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