Birds of the West Indies

From Grand Bahama Island in the north to Grenada in the south, this guide covers a tropical avifaunal region which includes such species as the tiny bee hummingbird, parrots, honey-creepers and todies.

Birds of the West Indies

From Grand Bahama Island in the north to Grenada in the south, this guide covers a tropical avifaunal region which includes such species as the tiny bee hummingbird, parrots, honey-creepers and todies. For every resident species there are notes on diagnostic characters, local names, voice, habitat, identification and range.

Birds of the West Indies Second Edition

An updated edition of the acclaimed field guide to the spectacular birds of the West Indies Birds of the West Indies is the first field guide that covers and depicts all birds known to occur in the region, including infrequently occurring ...

Birds of the West Indies Second Edition

An updated edition of the acclaimed field guide to the spectacular birds of the West Indies Birds of the West Indies is the first field guide that covers and depicts all birds known to occur in the region, including infrequently occurring and introduced forms. Now fully updated and expanded, this stunningly illustrated book features detailed accounts of more than 600 species, describing identification field marks, range, status, voice, and habitat. There are more than 100 beautiful color plates that depict plumages of all species—including those believed to have recently become extinct—as well as distribution maps, a color code for endemic birds, and an incisive introduction that discusses avifaunal changes in the West Indies in the past fifteen years and the importance of conservation. Covers more than 60 new species, including vagrants, introductions, and taxonomic splits Updates the status of every species Features illustrations for all new species and improved artwork for warblers and flycatchers Color codes endemic species confined to one or just a few islands Includes many new and enhanced maps Provides bird weights for each species Compact and easy to use in the field

Field Guide to Birds of the West Indies

GOAL The primary goal of this guide is to promote an interest in birds among the local people of the Caribbean islands. It is only when people appreciate and respect their birdlife that they ever come to protect it.

Field Guide to Birds of the West Indies

Birds of the West Indies is the first field guide that covers and depicts all birds known to occur in the region, including infrequently occurring and introduced forms. Now fully updated and expanded, this stunningly illustrated book features detailed accounts of more than 600 species, describing field marks, range, status, voice and habitat. More than 100 beautiful colour plates depict plumages of all species, and the book includes distribution maps, a colour code for endemics, and an incisive introduction that discusses avifaunal changes in the West Indies over the past fifteen years.

A Field Guide to the Birds of the West Indies

English names : A number of English names differ from those used in my previous books ( Birds of the West Indies — 1936 ; Field Guide to the Birds of the West Indies — 1947 ) in order to conform more closely with those employed in ...

A Field Guide to the Birds of the West Indies

Descriptions of more than 400 species of birds found in the islands of the West Indies include local names of birds, notes on migrants and winter residents -- as well as birds that breed there -- and voice, habitat, and range information. More than 340 illustrations aid in identification.

Field Guide to Birds of the West Indies

A Guide to All the Species of Birds Known from the Greater Antilles, Lesser Antilles and Bahama Islands James Bond. swamps of the West Indies to take with him an intelligent woodsman , in particular a forest ranger or hunter or ...

Field Guide to Birds of the West Indies


Birds of the West Indies

Birds of the West Indies. ... The Wildlife of Montserrat—Including an Annotated Bird List for the Island. Montserrat National Trust, Montserrat. ... Birds of Jamaica—A Photographic Field Guide. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge.

Birds of the West Indies

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

Birds of the West Indies

The small size of this book enables one to carry it in a pocket for instant retrieval. Almost all of the photos have been taken in the field in the birds' natural habitats. There have been over 560 species recorded in the West Indies.

Birds of the West Indies

This is a compact, easy-to-use bird identification guide for any birdwatcher visiting Jamaica and the islands of the West Indies. It provides comprehensive coverage of 252 species of birds that inhabit the islands of the West Indies, with detailed descriptions and a colour photograph for each species. Includes thumbnail family silhouettes, a regional distribution map, up-to-date tips on the best birding localities, and an index of local bird names.

Wildlife of the Caribbean

A photographic guide to birds of the West Indies. london: new Holland Publishers. Garrido, O. H., and a. Kirkconnell. 2000. Field guide to the birds of Cuba. Ithaca, nY: Cornell University Press. Hallett, B. 2006. Birds of the Bahamas ...

Wildlife of the Caribbean

The essential guide to the living wonders of the Caribbean islands This is the first comprehensive illustrated guide to the natural world of the Caribbean islands. It contains 600 vivid color images featuring 451 species of plants, birds, mammals, fish, seashells, and much more. While the guide primarily looks at the most conspicuous and widespread species among the islands, it also includes rarely seen creatures—such as the Rhinoceros Iguana and Cuban Solenodon—giving readers a special sense of the region's diverse wildlife. Each species is represented by one or more color photos or illustrations; details regarding its identification, status, and distribution; and interesting aspects of its life history or relationship to humans. In addition, an introductory section focuses on the unique characteristics of the Caribbean’s fauna and flora, the threats faced by both, and some of the steps being taken to sustain the area’s extraordinary natural heritage. Wildlife of the Caribbean is the essential field guide for learning about the living wonders in this area of the world. The only guide of its kind for the Caribbean islands 600 detailed color images feature 451 amazing species Straightforward descriptions suitable for general audience Compact size makes the guide easy to carry

A Field Guide to Mexican Birds

The Birds of El Salvador . Chicago : Field Museum of Natural History . Zoological Series Pub . 406 , Vol . 23 . ... A Guide to the Birds of South America . Wynnewood , Pa . ... West Indies Bond , James , 1971. Birds of the West Indies .

A Field Guide to Mexican Birds

Describes the calls, range, and male and female markings of more than one thousand species

A Field Guide to Western Birds Nests

Of 520 Species Found Breeding in the United States West of the Mississippi River Hal H. Harrison Roger Tory Peterson, ... THE PETERSON FIELD GUIDE SERIES ® Edited by Roger Tory Peterson 1. Birds ... Birds of the West Indies - Bond 19.

A Field Guide to Western Birds  Nests

The nests and eggs of all the common birds found west of the Mississippi are covered in detail - 520 species in all. More than 400 photographs show the nests and eggs in their typical habitats. Descriptive text includes color, shape, and number of eggs for each species, plus information on nesting materials, construction, and dimensions.

A Field Guide to Southeastern and Caribbean Seashores

Bird Songs ( eastern ) — Cornell Laboratory of Ornithology 2. Western Birds - R.T. Peterson 2A . Western Bird Songs - Cornell Laboratory of Ornithology 3. Shells of the Atlantic and Gulf Coasts , W. Indies - Abbott & Morris 4.

A Field Guide to Southeastern and Caribbean Seashores

With more than 750 illustrations, including 300 color photographs, this guide covers more than 1,000 species, such as shoreside plants, clams, shrimps, crabs, corals, seaweeds, sponges, and sea urchins, as well as all of the common seashore communities found from Cape Hatteras to the Gulf Coast, Florida, and the Caribbean.

Fishery Bulletin of the

Field guide to birds of the West Indies . The Macmillan Co. 1950. Check - list of birds of the West ... ROOKFIELD , CHARLES M. 1949–51 . Florida region . ... The bird life of the Gulf coast region of Mississippi . Occas . Papers Mus .

Fishery Bulletin of the


Fishery Bulletin of the Fish and Wildlife Service

Field guide to birds of the West Indies . The Macmillan Co. 1950. Check - list of birds of the West Indies . 3d ed . Acad . Nat . Sci . Philadelphia . BROOKFIELD , CHARLES M. 1919–51 . Florida region . Audubon Field Notes , 3-5 .

Fishery Bulletin of the Fish and Wildlife Service


Gulf of Mexico Its Origin Waters and Marine Life

Field guide to birds of the West Indies . The Macmillan Co. 1950. Check - list of birds of the West Indies . 3d ed . Acad . Nat . Sci . Philadelphia . BROOKFIELD , CHARLES M. 1949–51 . Florida region . Audubon Field Notes , 3-5 .

Gulf of Mexico  Its Origin  Waters  and Marine Life


Guide to Reference and Information Sources in the Zoological Sciences

A Field Guide to Birds of the West Indies. 5th ed. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1993. 256 p. (Peterson Field Guide Series, no. 18). ISBN 0395677017; 039567669X (paper); 0395074312. The classic guide to the birds of the West Indies, ...

Guide to Reference and Information Sources in the Zoological Sciences

Animals have been studied for centuries. But what are the most important and relevant reference and information sources in the zoological sciences? This work is a comprehensive, thoroughly annotated directory filled with hundreds of esteemed resources published in the field of zoology, including indexes, abstracts, bibliographies, journals, biographies and histories, dictionaries and encyclopedias, textbooks, checklists and classification schemes, handbooks and field guides, associations, and Web sites. A complete revision of the award-winning Guide to the Zoological Literature: The Animal Kingdom (1994), this new title includes extensive, up-to-date coverage of invertebrates, arthropods, vertebrates, fishes, amphibians and reptiles, birds, and mammals. In addition, the work features a detailed introduction by the author, as well as thorough subject, title, and author indexes. Students and researchers can now quickly and easily pinpoint works in their field of study. The book is of equal importance to LIS students specializing in science or biology librarianship, as it provides a comprehensive, straight-forward overview of zoological information sources. An essential addition to the core reference collection of public and academic libraries!

A Field Guide to the Birds

... PETERSON FIELD GUIDES can be. THE BIRDS ADVANCED BIRDING ( 39 ) North America 97500 - X BIRDS OF BRITAIN AND EUROPE ( 8 ) 66922-7 BIRDS OF TEXAS ( 13 ) Texas and adjacent states 92138-4 BIRDS OF THE WEST INDIES ( 18 ) 0-61800210-3 ...

A Field Guide to the Birds

Explore the Expanding Peterson Line. Leave your reading glasses behind. Now Roger Tory Peterson's classic Field Guide to Eastern Birds has been reissued in a larger format specially produced for those who don't want to take their reading glasses into the field. Peterson's treasured illustrations have been reproduced in beautiful color. Species descriptions include only the most important identification elements -- size, voice, and habitat -- in large, easy-to-read type. Color range maps, conveniently located next to the species accounts, have been updated specifically for this book. Roger Tory Peterson's original text has been revised and updated by Virginia Peterson, who worked closely with her husband and created the maps for the fourth edition of the Field Guide to Eastern Birds; Noble Proctor, a professor of biology who was a close friend of Roger Tory Peterson's and led natural history tours for twenty-five years; and Pete Dunne, vice president of the New Jersey Audubon Society and director of the Cape May Bird Observatory, as well as the author of many books on birding. The maps have been updated by Virginia Peterson and Paul Lehman, past editor of Birding magazine and a bird tour leader who has traveled extensively around North America studying bird distribution and identification and has written many articles on these subjects.

A Neotropical Companion

Neotropical Field Guides and Handbooks 398 – FIELD GUIDES AND HANDBOOKS Recommended Book - Length. Research and Tourist Facilities Castner , J. L. ... Finding the birds in western Mexico . ... A field guide to birds of the West Indies .

A Neotropical Companion

Widely praised, "A Neotropical Companion" is an extraordinarily readable introduction to the American tropics, the lands of Central and South America, their rainforests and other ecosystems, and the creatures that live there. 177 color illustrations.

A Photographic Guide to Birds of the West Indies

A Photographic Guide to Birds of the West Indies

This is a new and updated edition of this popular title. Visitors to South-East Asia are astonished at the profusion of marine life that exists in this biodiversity hot-spot. This concise, easy-to-follow field guide to 270 species of fish, corals and marine invertebrates is an essential companion for anyone interested in this fascinating underwater world, from the casual snorkeller to the most experienced diver. It includes stunning colour photographs of each species, as well as concise and informative text and at-a-glance symbols summarising habitat, diet and behaviour. A visual key to fish families at the start of this book aids the quick location and identification of species.

A Field Guide to Pacific Coast Fishes

Peterson Birds of Texas and Adjacent States — R.T . Peterson Birds of the West Indies - Bond Eastern Birds ' Nests - Harrison Hawks - Clark and Wheeler Hummingbirds - Williamson Mexican Birds - R.T . Peterson and Chalif Warblers - Dunn ...

A Field Guide to Pacific Coast Fishes

More than 600 species are described in detail, with more than 525 illustrations. This is the guide for quick, reliable identification of fishes that you'll encounter while fishing, snorkeling, diving, or even strolling along a Pacific Coast beach.

A Field Guide to Shells

Bird Songs ( eastern ) -- Cornell Laboratory of Ornithology 2. Western Birds – R.T. Peterson 2A . Western Bird Songs - Cornell Laboratory of Ornithology 3. Shells of the Atlantic and Gulf Coasts , W. Indies - Abbott Morris 4.

A Field Guide to Shells

Describes and depicts eight hundred species of shells