Birds of the West Indies

Author: Herbert A. Raffaele
Publisher: Princeton University Press
ISBN: 1400836182
Release Date: 2010-04-23
Genre: Nature

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

A Field Guide to the Birds of the West Indies

Author: James Bond
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
ISBN: 0618002103
Release Date: 1999-09-01
Genre: Nature

Descriptions of more than 400 species of birds found in the islands of the West Indies include local names of birds, notes on migrants and winter residents -- as well as birds that breed there -- and voice, habitat, and range information. More than 340 illustrations aid in identification.

Birds of the West Indies

ISBN: STANFORD:36105215391751
Release Date: 2010
Genre: Nature

The West Indies, stretching from Grand Bahama in the north to Grenada in the south, is home to more than 550 bird species. Birds of the West Indies is the complete guide for identifying all of the diverse birds in these island territories. The guide's 80 vivid color plates are accompanied by succinct text focusing on key field-identification characteristics, and distribution maps for all species are conveniently located at the back of the guide for handy reference. Birds of the West Indies is the perfect companion for birders, wildlife enthusiasts, and holiday-seekers interested in this area of the world. 80 color plates featuring more than 550 bird species Concise text concentrates on field-identification characteristics Detailed distribution maps for each species Easy-to-use and accessible--the ideal field guide

Birds of the Dominican Republic and Haiti

Author: Steven Latta
Publisher: Princeton University Press
ISBN: 0691118914
Release Date: 2006-11-26
Genre: Nature

Birds of the Dominican Republic and Haiti fills a large void in the literature on birdwatching and the environment in these tropical countries. The first comprehensive field guide devoted to Hispaniola's birds, it provides detailed accounts for more than 300 species, including thirty-one endemic species. Included in the species descriptions are details on key field marks, similar species, voice, habitats, geographic distribution on Hispaniola, status, nesting, range, and local names used in both the Dominican Republic and Haiti. The authors also comment on ecology, behavior, and taxonomic status. The book provides color illustrations and range maps based on the most recent data available. But the authors' intent is to provide more than just a means of identifying birds. The guide also underscores the importance of promoting the conservation of migratory and resident birds, and building support for environmental measures.

Birds of Western Africa

Author: Nik Borrow
Publisher: Christopher Helm Publishers, Incorporated
ISBN: 1472905687
Release Date: 2014
Genre: Birds

Birds of Western Africa (Helm, 2001) was the first single-volume guide to cover all the species of this region, which comprises 23 countries from Senegal and southern Mauritania east to Chad and the Central African Republic, and south to Congo. This new edition uses all of the plates from Birds of Western Africa, with a concise, authoritative text on facing pages, to create a conveniently-sized, lightweight field reference covering all 1300 species found in the region. The book also has updated colour distribution maps for each species placed on the text pages for the first time. A number of new images have been painted for this new edition and several of the illustrations have been replaced. This major new guide will enable birders to identify any species found in any of the countries covered.

A Photographic Guide to the Birds of Jamaica

Author: Ann Haynes-Sutton
Publisher: A&C Black
ISBN: 9780691143910
Release Date: 2009-01-01
Genre: Nature

Originally published as: Birds of Jamaica: a photographic field guide / Audrey Downer and Robert Sutton; photography, Yves Jacques Rey-Millet. Cambridge; New York: Cambridge University Press, 1990.

Birds of the Eastern Caribbean

Author: Peter G. H. Evans
Publisher: Macmillan Caribbean
ISBN: UTEXAS:059173006200299
Release Date: 1990
Genre: Nature

Dealing with the natural history of birds, " Birds of the Eastern Caribbean" provides an up-to-date review of over 300 species to be found in the islands. For each species, the key features are identified, followed by notes on status, distribution, habitat, breeding biology, diet and behaviour. Photographs of many species are illustrated in colour for the first time. The guide includes helpful hints on bird-watching and bird photography. There is a useful bibliography, list of best bird-watching sites and an island by island check list of species recently observed, all included to help the visitor get the best out of bird-watching in the islands.

Birds of Borneo

Author: Susan Myers
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
ISBN: 9781472924452
Release Date: 2016-03-10
Genre: Nature

Covering the whole of the island of Borneo, this fully revised and updated edition is indispensable for anyone interested in the avifauna of this diverse region. With authoritative text and packed with sumptuous colour plates, Birds of Borneo is the definitive guide to the island's birdlife. This new edition features an extensive introduction providing information on geography, climate and habitat. The accurate text covers the identification, voice and status of all species and distinctive subspecies of the island, which is accompanied by detailed distribution maps as well as 144 colour plates covering all major races and plumage variations.

Caribbean Birds

Author: James Kavanagh
Publisher: Waterford Press
ISBN: 1583551581
Release Date: 2003-05-01
Genre: Nature

Caribbean Birds is a pocket-sized, folding guide highlighting the most commonly seen birds in the Caribbean Islands. Laminated for durability, these handy guides are a great source of portable information for the vacationer or the avian enthusiast. A map of the Caribbean Islands on the back cover, completes this essential guide.

A Guide to the Birds of North Andros Island

Author: Joseph Steensma
Publisher: BookBaby
ISBN: 9780988638204
Release Date: 2016-02-29
Genre: Nature

The purpose of this guide is to help the user find birds on Andros Island and find the habitats that are ideal for certain species of birds. This book describes in detail the best places to find approximately 150 of the most common and/or most interesting birds found on the island. It is a 'must have' for any nature lover traveling to Andros Island. The book gives tips on bird spotting, how to identify the best areas for specific types of birds, and the vegetative zones preferred by each species. The book is also full of detailed coordinates to put birders on those habitats favored by certain species. Unlike most scientific writing, this text is full of humor and is as entertaining as it is informative.

Field Guide to the Birds of Cuba

Author: Orlando H. Garrido
Publisher: Comstock Publishing Associates
ISBN: 0801437180
Release Date: 2000
Genre: Nature

The richness and diversity of Cuban birdlife features 354 recorded species that represent 20 orders and 60 families. The 21 living endemic species include the charming Cuban Today, the striking and elegant Cuban Trogon (the national bird), the colorful Cuban Green Woodpecker, and the smallest of all birds, the Bee Hummingbird. This compact and portable field reference will help Cubans, visitors from abroad, and bird enthusiasts identify and enjoy the island's avifauna. The 51 color plates and 662 images accurately illustrate male, female, and juvenile plumages (in some cases for the first time). Many migratory species are depicted in both winter and breeding colors, providing a glimpse of many common North American birds as they appear when away from northern surroundings. In the comprehensive Field Guide to the Birds of Cuba Orlando H. Garrido and Arturo Kirkconnell share their vast wealth of knowledge about birds -- and habitats -- that are too-little known. Field Guide to the Birds of Cuba contains: -- species accounts including habitat descriptions, similar species, range, status, nesting and feeding habits, and vocalizations. -- checklists of endemic species and subspecies. -- background on the geography, climate, geology, paleontology, and natural history of Cuba. -- 144 maps that show regional boundaries and vegetative habitats as well as the local distribution of each species.

Birds of Cuba

Author: Orlando H. Garrido
Publisher: Christopher Helm Publishers, Incorporated
ISBN: 0713657847
Release Date: 2000-01
Genre: Birds

This field guide is dedicated to Cuba, the largest island in the Caribbean. It provides a brief and informative summary of what is known about the birds of Cuba, making it useful for birders and tourists alike.

Birds of North America and Greenland

Author: Norman Arlott
ISBN: 0691151407
Release Date: 2011
Genre: Nature

The Nearctic region, which spans most of North America, including Canada and Greenland, is home to an incredibly rich diversity of birdlife. This illustrated guide covers more than 900 bird species yet is succinct, compact, and easy to use, making it the essential companion for birders and travelers alike. Birds of North America and Greenland features 102 stunning color plates that depict every species and every type of plumage in males, females, and juveniles. Concise species accounts describe key identification features, with information on habitat, songs, and calls. This field-ready guide also includes color distribution maps. Covers more than 900 bird species found in the Nearctic region Features 102 stunning color plates that depict every species Includes concise species accounts and color distribution maps Succinct, compact, and easy to use