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The Birds of Costa Rica, A Field Guide
The Birds of Costa Rica is the one field guide that the novice or experienced birder needs to identify birds in the field in the diverse habitats found in Costa Rica.
Author: Richard Garrigues and Robert Dean
Illustrator: Robert Dean
Publisher: Comstock Publishing Associates, Zona Tropical Publications, Cornell University Press
Year of Publication: 2007
416 pp., 783 maps, 166 color plates, 31 additional color illustrations
The Birds of Costa Rica is the one field guide that the novice or experienced birder needs to identify birds in the field in the diverse habitats found in Costa Rica. It features descriptions and illustrations of more than 820 resident and neotropical migrant species found in Costa Rica, all in a compact, portable, user-friendly design. The detailed full-color illustrations show identifying features including plumage differences among males, females, and juveniles and views of birds in flight wherever pertinent. Additional features of this all-new guide include: 166 original color plates depicting more than 820 species. Concise text that describes key field marks for positive identification, as well as habitat, behavior, and vocalizations.
Range maps and texts arranged on opposing pages from illustrations for quick, easy reference. The most up-to-date bird list for Costa Rica. A visual guide to the anatomical features of birds with accompanying explanatory text.
Includes a valuable quick reference to vultures and raptors in flight.
|Dimensions||10 × 8 × 1 in|