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Birds of the Dominican Republic and Haiti
Birds of the Dominican Republic and Haiti fills a large void in the literature on birdwatching and the environment in these tropical countries.
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Author: Steven Latta, Christopher Rimmer, Allan Keith, James Wiley, Herbert Raffaele, Kent McFarland and Eladio Fernandez
Publisher: Princeton University Press
Year of Publication: 2006
384 pp., 57 color plates, 2 line illustrations
Birds of the Dominican Republic and Haiti is the first comprehensive field guide devoted to Hispaniola’s birds, it provides detailed accounts for more than 300 species, including thirty-one endemic species. It fills a large void in the literature on birdwatching and the environment in these tropical countries.
Included in the species descriptions are details on key field marks, similar species, voice, habitats, geographic distribution on Hispaniola, status, nesting, range, and local names used in both the Dominican Republic and Haiti. The authors also comment on ecology, behavior, and taxonomic status.
- Provides color illustrations and range maps based on the most recent data available.
- The authors’ intent is to provide more than just a means of identifying birds.
- Also underscores the importance of promoting the conservation of migratory and resident birds, and building support for environmental measures.
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