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Birds of Central America

Birds of Central America

Belize, Guatemala, Honduras, El Salvador, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, and Panama

  • Author: Andrew C. Vallely,Dale Dyer
  • Publisher: Princeton University Press
  • ISBN: 0691184151
  • Category: Nature
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The first comprehensive field guide to the birds of Central America Birds of Central America is the first comprehensive field guide to the avifauna of the entire region, including Belize, Guatemala, Honduras, El Salvador, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, and Panama. Handy and compact, the book presents text and illustrations for nearly 1,200 resident and migrant species, and information on all rare vagrants. Two hundred sixty detailed plates on convenient facing-page spreads depict differing ages and sexes for each species, with a special focus on geographic variation. The guide also contains up-to-date range maps and concise notes on distribution, habitat, behavior, and voice. An introduction provides a brief overview of the region’s landscape, climate, and biogeography. The culmination of more than a decade of research and field experience, Birds of Central America is an indispensable resource for all those interested in the bird life of this part of the world. Detailed information on the entire avifauna of Central America 260 beautiful color plates Range maps, text, and illustrations presented on convenient facing-page spreads Up-to-date notes on distribution supported by an extensive bibliography Special focus on geographic variation of bird species

Peterson Field Guide to Birds of Northern Central America

Peterson Field Guide to Birds of Northern Central America

  • Author: Jesse Fagan,Oliver Komar
  • Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
  • ISBN: 0544867106
  • Category: Nature
  • Page: 432
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A field guide to the birds of Belize, Guatemala, El Salvador, and Honduras, abundantly illustrated and with comprehensive coverage of both endemic and migrant birds Birding is one of the fastest-growing sectors of the tourism industry in northern Central America, and this is the newest and best bird field guide to this region—the first new bird guide in over ten years for the countries of Belize, Guatemala, Honduras, and El Salvador. This guide is far more complete than previous ones, with more than 800 species accounts, full-color range maps, and 1,000 beautiful illustrations and behavioral vignettes covering all species recorded in the region. This guide is designed for birders to carry in the field, and it is a must-have for any birder who visits the area.

A Guide to the Birds of Mexico and Northern Central America

A Guide to the Birds of Mexico and Northern Central America

  • Author: Steve N. G. Howell,Sophie Webb
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press
  • ISBN: 9780198540120
  • Category: Education
  • Page: 851
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Field guide covering the 1070 bird species found in Mexico, Guatemala, Belize, El Salvador, Honduras and western Nicaragua.

Birds of Mexico and Central America

Birds of Mexico and Central America

  • Author: N.A
  • Publisher: N.A
  • ISBN: N.A
  • Category: Nature
  • Page: 336
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Birds of Mexico and Central America is the only field guide to illustrate and describe every species of bird in Central America from Mexico to Panama, including Belize, Guatemala, Honduras, El Salvador, Nicaragua, and Costa Rica. Written and illustrated by Ber van Perlo, this handsome work covers more than 1,500 species. Information on key identification features, habitats, songs, and calls is included as are distribution maps showing each species' location and prevalence. Enhanced with ninety-eight color plates, the book provides illustrations of all plumages for the adult males and females as well as the juveniles of each species. Illustrations appear opposite their relevant text for quick and easy reference. Comprehensive and highly portable, this guide is a must for any birdwatcher visiting the region. More than 1,500 species described and illustrated Information on key identification features, habitat, and songs and calls Distribution maps showing each species' location and prevalence Illustrations of all plumages for each species 98 color plates, which appear opposite their relevant text for quick and easy reference Comprehensive and highly portable A must for all birdwatchers visiting the region

A Field Guide to the Birds of Mexico and Central America

A Field Guide to the Birds of Mexico and Central America

  • Author: Ber van Perlo
  • Publisher: Collins Publishers
  • ISBN: 9780007134908
  • Category: Birds
  • Page: 336
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The essential guide to identifying every species of bird you may see in this area, for tourists and wildlife enthusiasts.

Raptors of Mexico and Central America

Raptors of Mexico and Central America

  • Author: William S. Clark,N. John Schmitt
  • Publisher: Princeton University Press
  • ISBN: 1400885078
  • Category: Nature
  • Page: 272
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Raptors are among the most challenging birds to identify in the field due to their bewildering variability of plumage, flight silhouettes, and behavior. Raptors of Mexico and Central America is the first illustrated guide to the region's 69 species of raptors, including vagrants. It features 32 stunning color plates and 213 color photos, and a distribution map for each regularly occurring species. Detailed species accounts describe key identification features, age-related plumages, status and distribution, subspecies, molt, habitats, behaviors, potential confusion species, and more. Raptors of Mexico and Central America is the essential field guide to this difficult bird group and the ideal travel companion for anyone visiting this region of the world. Covers all 69 species of raptors found in Mexico and Central America Features 32 color plates and hundreds of color photos Provides multiple illustrations of each species Depicts and describes variations in plumage by individual, morph, age, and region Describes behavior, food preferences, hunting strategies, vocalizations, and molt Covers rare and extralimital species Includes distribution maps and flight silhouettes

A Bird-Finding Guide to Mexico

A Bird-Finding Guide to Mexico

  • Author: Steve N. G. Howell
  • Publisher: Cornell University Press
  • ISBN: 1501735942
  • Category: Nature
  • Page: 384
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With a rich variety of stunning avifauna, Mexico provides the first taste of the Neotropics for many birders. At last here is a guide to Mexico's best birdwatching sites, from Baja California to the Yucatan Peninsula. Steve N. G. Howell, coauthor of the widely acclaimed A Guide to the Birds of Mexico and Northern Central America, has selected over 100 sites where birders may see more than 950 species, including virtually all of the endemics and regional specialties. Useful for both the business traveler in Mexico City with only a morning to spare and the serious birder planning a three-month trip across the country, this indispensable book tells where to go and what to look for. * covers all of Mexico and includes all of the top birding spots. * presents key information on over 100 sites, where more than 950 bird species can be seen. * provides lists of the birds at the most popular sites. * gives general information about each region of the country, along with a map showing the location of its sites; additional maps show greater detail at selected sites. * supplies listings of all endemics and sought-after species with key sites where they can be seen. * includes advice on how best to find and view birds. * suggests itineraries for birding holidays. * offers valuable tips on travel and birdwatching in Mexico.

Life Histories of Central American Birds

Life Histories of Central American Birds

  • Author: Alexander Frank Skutch
  • Publisher: N.A
  • ISBN: N.A
  • Category: Animal behavior
  • Page: 448
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Life Histories of Central American Highland Birds

Life Histories of Central American Highland Birds

  • Author: Alexander Frank Skutch
  • Publisher: N.A
  • ISBN: N.A
  • Category: Birds
  • Page: 213
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A Field Guide to the Birds of Eastern and Central North America

A Field Guide to the Birds of Eastern and Central North America

  • Author: Roger Tory Peterson,Virginia Marie Peterson
  • Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
  • ISBN: 9780395740477
  • Category: Nature
  • Page: 427
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A guide featuring the Peterson Identification System collects more than sixty years of observations, paintings, and writings to detail the birds of eastern and central North America.