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Birds of Central America : Belize, Guatemala, Honduras, El Salvador, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, and Panama

Author: A C Vallely; Dale Dyer, (Artist)
Publisher: Princeton, New Jersey : Princeton University Press, [2018] ©2018
Series: Princeton field guides.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Field guides
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: A C Vallely; Dale Dyer, (Artist)
ISBN: 9780691138015 069113801X 9780691138022 0691138028
OCLC Number: 1028164523
Description: 584 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), maps (chiefly color) ; 24 cm.
Series Title: Princeton field guides.
Responsibility: Andrew C. Vallely and Dale Dyer.

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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.

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