Birds of the West Indies

ISBN-10: 069111319X

ISBN-13: 9780691113197

Edition: 2004

Authors: Herbert A. Raffaele, Janis I. Raffaele, Orlando H. Garrido, Allan Keith, Tracy Pedersen

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Fully illustrated, easy to use, and completely up-to-date,Birds of the West Indiesis 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
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List price: $24.95
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: Princeton University Press
Publication date: 9/22/2003
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 216
Size: 5.00" wide x 8.50" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.814
Language: English

Orlando H. Garrido is a founder of both the Cuban Academy of Science and the National Museum of Natural History of Cuba, where he served as Curator until his retirement. He has described 129 new species and subspecies, and is the author or coauthor of books including Las Palomas , Los Patos de Cuba , Conozca Las Rapaces , Cat�logo de las Aves de Cuba , Birds of the West Indies , and Mariposas de Puerto Rico .

Species Accounts and Colour Plates
Selected References
Index of English and Scientific Names
Herons and Other Long-Legged Waders
Marshbirds and Waterfowl
Hawks, Owls, and Nightjars
Gamebirds and Pigeons; Parrots and Cuckoos; Swifts, Hummingbirds, Trogons, Todies, Kingfishers, and Woodpeckers
Crows, Swallows, Gnatcatchers, Thrushes, Thrashers, and Mockingbirds
Vireos and Warblers
Euphonias, Honeycreepers, Tanagers, Orioles, and Blackbirds
Finch-Like Birds
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