Birds of the West Indies

Birds of the West Indies

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by Herbert A. Raffaele, James Wiley, Orlando H. Garrido, Allan Keith
     
 

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Fully illustrated, easy to use, and completely up-to-date, Birds of the West Indies is the only field guide that covers all of the bird species known to occur in the region--including migrants and infrequently occurring forms. Each species is represented by a full description that includes identification field marks, status and range, habitat, and voice. A

Overview

Fully illustrated, easy to use, and completely up-to-date, Birds of the West Indies is the only field guide that covers all of the bird species known to occur in the region--including migrants and infrequently occurring forms. Each species is represented by a full description that includes identification field marks, status and range, habitat, and voice. A map showing the bird's distribution accompanies many species accounts, and plumages of all species are depicted in ninety-three beautifully rendered color plates.

Bird lovers, vacationing tourists, local residents, and "armchair travelers" will all want to own this definitive field guide to the birds of the West Indies.

  • Includes all species recorded in the region
  • Features ninety-three color plates with concise text on facing pages for quick reference and easy identification
  • Species accounts cover identification, voice, status and habitat, and range
  • Color distribution maps

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781400836185
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
Publication date:
04/23/2010
Series:
Princeton Field Guides
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
216
Sales rank:
366,697
File size:
8 MB

Meet the Author

Herbert Raffaele is Chief of the Office of International Conservation of the United States Fish and Wildlife Service. He is the author of "A Guide to the Birds of Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands" (Princeton).

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Though the previous A Guide To The Birds of The West Indies is unparalleled in its depth, this handy guide is what we were waiting for. It saves us the pains of lugging its bigger predecesor into swamps, jungles and fields, without sacrificing key information and wonderful drawings.