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The birds of Mexico and Northern Central America

Author: Steve N G Howell; Sophie Webb
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1995.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
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This new field guide covers the 1070 bird species, including North American migrants, known to inhabit Mexico, Guatemala, Belize, El Salvador, Honduras and western Nicaragua. Illustrations accompany  Read more...

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Genre/Form: [guide]
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Steve N G Howell; Sophie Webb
ISBN: 0198540124 9780198540120
OCLC Number: 716376668
Description: XVI, 851 p., 142 p. de pl. : fig., pl., cartes ; 25
Contents: Introduction: Area covered ; 1. Geography and bird distribution ; 2. Climate and habitat ; 3. Migration ; 4. History of ornithology in Mexico ; 5. Conservation ; 6. Birding in Mexico and northern Central America ; 7. Using this book ; 8. Taxonomy ; 9. Molt and plumage ; 10. Outline of the species accounts ; 11. Family and Species Accounts ; Appendices on extinct species, hypothetical occurrence, birds of Pacific Islands and Caribbean Islands, and additional species of eastern Honduras ; Bibliography ; Index
Responsibility: Steve N.G. Howell, Sophie Webb.

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