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A guide to the birds of Costa Rica

Author: F Gary Stiles; Alexander F Skutch
Publisher: Ithaca, N.Y. : Comstock, 1989.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Costa Rica, a country of no larger than West Virginia, hosts more than 830 species of birds, more than in all of North Amerian north of Mexico. It may well be the only country in the world with as  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Field guides
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: F Gary Stiles; Alexander F Skutch
ISBN: 0801422876 9780801422874 0801496004 9780801496004
OCLC Number: 18986091
Description: ix, 511 pages, [104] pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm
Contents: Geography and climate --
Avian habitats in Costa Rica --
The Costa Rican Avifauna.
Other Titles: Birds of Costa Rica.
Responsibility: by F. Gary Stiles and Alexander F. Skutch ; plates by Dana Gardner.

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