Birds of the West Indies (Princeton Field Guides)

Birds of the West Indies (Princeton Field Guides)

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  • 製本 Paperback:紙装版/ペーパーバック版/ページ数 208 p.
  • 言語 ENG
  • 商品コード 9780691113197
  • DDC分類 598.09729

Full Description


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

Contents

Introduction 7 Species Accounts and Colour Plates 16 Selected References 204 Index of English and Scientific Names 206 SEABIRDS 16 HERONS AND OTHER LONG-LEGGED WADERS 34 MARSHBIRDS AND WATERFOWL 58 HAWKS, OWLS, AND NIGHTJARS 76, 100 GAMEBIRDS AND PIGEONS; PARROTS AND CUCKOOS; SWIFTS, HUMMINGBIRDS, TROGONS, TODIES, KINGFISHERS, AND WOODPECKERS 84, 106 FLYCATCHERS 118 CROWS, SWALLOWS, GNATCATCHERS, THRUSHES, THRASHERS, AND MOCKINGBIRDS 126 VIREOS AND WARBLERS 144 EUPHONIAS, HONEYCREEPERS, TANAGERS, ORIOLES, AND BLACKBIRDS 174 FINCH-LIKE BIRDS 188