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Birds of Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands : Fully Revised and Updated Third Edition / José A. Salguero Faria, Lisa D. Yntema, Sergio A. Colón López, Clive Petrovic, Herbert A. Raffaele.

Author/Creator:
Raffaele, Herbert A. author., Author,
Publication:
Princeton, NJ : Princeton University Press, [2021]
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (224 pages) : 87 color plates and 2 b/w maps.
Series:
Princeton Field Guides ; 153
Contained In:
De Gruyter University Press Library.
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Subjects:
Birds -- Puerto Rico -- Identification.
Birds -- United States Virgin Islands -- Identification.
Language:
In English.
System Details:
Mode of access: Internet via World Wide Web.
text file PDF
Summary:
An up-to-date field guide to the birds of Puerto Rico and the Virgin IslandsThis portable and informative field guide describes the bird species found on Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands. Fully updated, the guide presents all 347 species, both naturally occurring as well as introduced, and highlights 19 endemic species found nowhere else in the world. Species are sorted by habitat to facilitate identification and extra illustrations are provided for birds similar in appearance. Facing pages conveniently juxtapose species accounts, distribution maps, and illustrations, and a section on birding hotspots pinpoints the best locations for finding specific birds. Birds of Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands will be indispensable for birders and nature enthusiasts.The only fully illustrated guide to feature all 347 bird species in Puerto Rico and the Virgin IslandsSpecies sorted by habitat for easier identificationText and illustrations on facing pages for ease of identificationExtensive introduction covering taxonomy, migration, biogeography, and conservationUseful information on birding hotspots throughout the region
Contents:
Frontmatter
CONTENTS
ARTIST CREDITS
PREFACE TO THE THIRD EDITION
INTRODUCTION
GEOGRAPHY
BIOGEOGRAPHY
CONSERVATION
DESCRIPTIVE PARTS OF A BIRD
Species Accounts and Color Illustrations
Ocean Birds
Coastal Seabirds
Long-legged Wetland Birds (mostly Waders)
Medium-legged Wetland Birds (mostly Waders)
Other Wetland Birds
Ducks/Duck-like Waterbirds
Medium- and Long-legged Upland Birds
Birds of Prey
Land Birds
Vagrants
Vagrants with Insufficient Records
Unestablished Introductions
Hypothetical
Places to Bird
Index
Index of Local Names
Notes:
Description based on online resource; title from PDF title page (publisher's Web site, viewed 24. Aug 2021)
Contributor:
Faria, José A. Salguero, author., Author,
López, Sergio A. Colón, author., Author,
Petrovic, Clive, author., Author,
De Gruyter.
ISBN:
9780691219257
Publisher Number:
10.1515/9780691219257 doi
Access Restriction:
Restricted for use by site license.