Predation by the White-breasted Sea Eagle Haliaeetus leucogaster on Phalangerid Possums in New Ireland, Papua New Guinea

  title={Predation by the White-breasted Sea Eagle Haliaeetus leucogaster on Phalangerid Possums in New Ireland, Papua New Guinea},
  author={Tom Heinsohn},
  journal={Emu - Austral Ornithology},
  pages={245 - 246}
  • T. Heinsohn
  • Published 1 August 2000
  • Environmental Science
  • Emu - Austral Ornithology
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