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Common Coastal Birds of Florida and the Caribbean

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ISBN-10: 1561641960

ISBN-13: 9781561641963

Edition: 2001

Authors: David W. Nellis

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List price: $21.95
Copyright year: 2001
Publisher: Pineapple Press, Incorporated
Publication date: 3/1/2001
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 311
Size: 6.00" wide x 8.75" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.584

Details of Form and Function
General Descriptions and Photographs
Species Accounts
Family: Grebes (Podicipedidae)
Pied-billed Grebe (Podilymbus podiceps
Family: Shearwater and Petrels (Procellariidae)
Audubon's Shearwater (Puffinus lherminieri)
Family: Tropicbirds (Phaethontidae)
Red-billed Tropicbird (Phaethon aethereus)
White-tailed Tropicbird (Phaethon lepturus)
Family: Boobies and Gannets (Sulidae)
Brown Booby (Sula leucogaster)
Red-footed Booby (Sula sula)
Masked Booby (Sula dactylatra)
Family: Pelicans (Pelecanidae)
Brown Pelican (Pelecanus occidentalis)
American White Pelican (Pelecanus erythrorynchos)
Family: Cormorants (Phalacrocoracidae)
Double-crested Cormorant (Phalacrocorax auritus)
Family: Anhingas (Anhingidae)
American Anhinga (Anhinga anhinga)
Family: Frigatebirds (Fregatidae)
Magnificent Frigatebird (Fregata magnificens)
Family: Bitterns and Herons (Ardeidae)
Great Blue Heron (Ardea herodius)
Great Egret (Casmerodius albus)
Little Blue Heron (Egretta caerulea)
Tricolored Heron (Egretta tricolor)
Reddish Egret (Egretta rufescens)
Snowy Egret (Egretta thula)
Cattle Egret (Bubulcus ibis)
Green Heron (Butorides virescens)
Black-crowned Night Heron (Nycticorax nycticorax)
Yellow-crowned Night Heron (Nyctanassa violaceus)
Family: Storks (Ciconiidae)
Wood Stork (Mycteria americana)
Family: Ibises and Spoonbills (Threskiornithidae)
White Ibis (Eudocimus albus)
Glossy Ibis (Plegadis falcinellus)
Roseate Spoonbill (Ajaia ajaja)
Family: Flamingos (Phoenicopteridae)
Greater Flamingo (Phenicopterus ruber)
Family: Swans, Geese, and Ducks (Anatidae)
Lesser Scaup (Aythya affinis)
Blue-winged Teal (Anas discors)
White-cheeked Pintail (Anas bahamensis)
Red-breasted Merganser (Mergus serrator)
Family: Kites, Eagles, and Hawks (Accipitridae)
Osprey (Pandion haliaetus)
Swallow-tailed Kite (Elanoides forficatus)
Red-tailed Hawk (Buteo Jamaicensis)
Red-shouldered Hawk (Buteo lineatus)
Family: Caracaras and Falcons (Falconidae)
American Kestrel (Falco sparverius)
Peregrine Falcon (Falco peregrinus)
Family: Rails, Gallinules, and Coots (Rallidae)
American Coot (Fulica americana)
Common Moorhen (Gallinula chlorops)
Family: Plovers (Charadriidae)
Black-bellied Plover (Pluvialis squatarola)
Wilson's Plover (Charadrius wilsoni)
Semipalmated Plover (Charadrius semipalmatus)
Killdeer (Charadrius vociferus)
Family: Oystercatchers (Haematopodidae)
American Oystercatcher (Haematopus palliatus)
Family: Stilts and Avocets (Recurvirostridae)
Black-necked Stilt (Himantopus mexicanus)
American Avocet (Recurvirostra americana)
Family: Sandpipers (Scolopacidae)
Greater Yellowlegs (Tringa melanoleuca)
Lesser Yellowlegs (Tringa flavipes)
Willet (Catoptrophorus semipalmatus)
Spotted Sandpiper (Actitus macularia)
Ruddy Turnstone (Arenaria interpres)
Sanderling (Calidris alba)
Semipalmated Sandpiper (Calidris pusilla)
Western Sandpiper (Calidris mauri)
Least Sandpiper (Calidris minutilla)
Stilt Sandpiper (Calidris himantopus)
Short-billed Dowitcher (Limnodromus griseus)
Family: Gulls, Terns, and Skimmers (Laridae)
Laughing Gull (Larus atricilla)
Ring-billed Gull (Larus delawarensis)
Caspian Tern (Sterna caspia)
Royal Tern (Sterna maxima)
Sandwich Tern (Sterna sandvicensis)
Roseate Tern (Sterna dougallii)
Least Tern (Sterna antillarum)
Bridled Tern (Sterna anaethetus)
Sooty Tern (Sterna fuscata)
Brown Noddy (Anous stolidus)
Black Skimmer (Rynchops niger)
Family: Cuckoos and Anis (Cuculidae)
Mangrove Cuckoo (Coccyzus minor)
Family: Grackles (Icteridae)
Boat-tailed Grackle (Quiscalus major)
Family: Swallows (Hirudinidae)
Cave Swallow (Hirundo fulva)
Family: Crows (Corvidae)
Fish Crow (Corvus ossifragus)
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