A Field Guide To The Birds Of Mexico And Central America

Author: L. Irby Davis
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"This book pictures on 48 color plates over 1000 different kinds of birds...Each species of bird found in Mexico and Central America that is not found in the United States is pictured...Southern United States species are also included, as well as North American birds that winter in the tropics." --Dust jacket.

A Guide To The Birds Of Mexico And Northern Central America

Author: Steve N. G. Howell
Editor: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 9780198540120
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Field guide covering the 1070 bird species found in Mexico, Guatemala, Belize, El Salvador, Honduras and western Nicaragua.

Birds Of Mexico And Central America

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Birds of Mexico and Central America is the only field guide to illustrate and describe every species of bird in Central America from Mexico to Panama, including Belize, Guatemala, Honduras, El Salvador, Nicaragua, and Costa Rica. Written and illustrated by Ber van Perlo, this handsome work covers more than 1,500 species. Information on key identification features, habitats, songs, and calls is included as are distribution maps showing each species' location and prevalence. Enhanced with ninety-eight color plates, the book provides illustrations of all plumages for the adult males and females as well as the juveniles of each species. Illustrations appear opposite their relevant text for quick and easy reference. Comprehensive and highly portable, this guide is a must for any birdwatcher visiting the region. More than 1,500 species described and illustrated Information on key identification features, habitat, and songs and calls Distribution maps showing each species' location and prevalence Illustrations of all plumages for each species 98 color plates, which appear opposite their relevant text for quick and easy reference Comprehensive and highly portable A must for all birdwatchers visiting the region

A Field Guide To The Birds Of Mexico And Central America

Author: Ber van Perlo
Editor: Collins Publishers
ISBN: 9780007134908
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The essential guide to identifying every species of bird you may see in this area, for tourists and wildlife enthusiasts.

Raptors Of Mexico And Central America

Author: William S. Clark
Editor: Princeton University Press
ISBN: 1400885078
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Raptors are among the most challenging birds to identify in the field due to their bewildering variability of plumage, flight silhouettes, and behavior. Raptors of Mexico and Central America is the first illustrated guide to the region's 69 species of raptors, including vagrants. It features 32 stunning color plates and 213 color photos, and a distribution map for each regularly occurring species. Detailed species accounts describe key identification features, age-related plumages, status and distribution, subspecies, molt, habitats, behaviors, potential confusion species, and more. Raptors of Mexico and Central America is the essential field guide to this difficult bird group and the ideal travel companion for anyone visiting this region of the world. Covers all 69 species of raptors found in Mexico and Central America Features 32 color plates and hundreds of color photos Provides multiple illustrations of each species Depicts and describes variations in plumage by individual, morph, age, and region Describes behavior, food preferences, hunting strategies, vocalizations, and molt Covers rare and extralimital species Includes distribution maps and flight silhouettes

A Bird Finding Guide To Mexico

Author: Steve N. G. Howell
Editor: Cornell University Press
ISBN: 1501735942
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With a rich variety of stunning avifauna, Mexico provides the first taste of the Neotropics for many birders. At last here is a guide to Mexico's best birdwatching sites, from Baja California to the Yucatan Peninsula. Steve N. G. Howell, coauthor of the widely acclaimed A Guide to the Birds of Mexico and Northern Central America, has selected over 100 sites where birders may see more than 950 species, including virtually all of the endemics and regional specialties. Useful for both the business traveler in Mexico City with only a morning to spare and the serious birder planning a three-month trip across the country, this indispensable book tells where to go and what to look for. * covers all of Mexico and includes all of the top birding spots. * presents key information on over 100 sites, where more than 950 bird species can be seen. * provides lists of the birds at the most popular sites. * gives general information about each region of the country, along with a map showing the location of its sites; additional maps show greater detail at selected sites. * supplies listings of all endemics and sought-after species with key sites where they can be seen. * includes advice on how best to find and view birds. * suggests itineraries for birding holidays. * offers valuable tips on travel and birdwatching in Mexico.

Petrels Albatrosses And Storm Petrels Of North America

Author: Steve N. G. Howell
Editor: Princeton University Press
ISBN: 1400839629
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Petrels, albatrosses, and storm-petrels are among the most beautiful yet least known of all the world's birds, living their lives at sea far from the sight of most people. Largely colored in shades of gray, black, and white, these enigmatic and fast-flying seabirds can be hard to differentiate, particularly from a moving boat. Useful worldwide, not just in North America, this photographic guide is based on unrivaled field experience and combines insightful text and hundreds of full-color images to help you identify these remarkable birds. The first book of its kind, this guide features an introduction that explains ocean habitats and the latest developments in taxonomy. Detailed species accounts describe key identification features such as flight manner, plumage variation related to age and molt, seasonal occurrence patterns, and migration routes. Species accounts are arranged into groups helpful for field identification, and an overview of unique identification challenges is provided for each group. The guide also includes distribution maps for regularly occurring species as well as a bibliography, glossary, and appendixes. The first state-of-the-art photographic guide to these enigmatic seabirds Includes hundreds of full-color photos throughout Features detailed species accounts that describe flight, plumage, distribution, and more Provides overviews of ocean habitats, taxonomy, and conservation Offers tips on how to observe and identify birds at sea

A Field Guide To Mexican Birds

Author: Roger Tory Peterson
Editor: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
ISBN: 9780395975145
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Describes the calls, range, and male and female markings of more than one thousand species

Lives Of North American Birds

Author: Kenn Kaufman
Editor: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
ISBN: 9780618159888
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A natural history of birds provides information on more than nine hundred species of birds, including what they eat, where they build their nests, how many eggs they lay, what habitat they choose, when they migrate, and their current conservation status.

An Introduction To The Yucatan

Author: Vivien Lougheed
Editor: Hunter Publishing, Inc
ISBN: 1588437329
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This is an extensive introduction to this area of Mexico, extracted from our much larger Adventure Guide to the Yucatan. Experience the places you visit more directly, freshly, intensely than you would otherwise OCo sometimes best done on foot, in a canoe, or through cultural adventures like art courses, cooking classes, learning the language, meeting the people, joining in the festivals and celebrations. This can make your trip life-changing, unforgettable. All of the detailed information you need is here about the hotels, restaurants, shopping, sightseeing. But we also lead you to new discoveries, turning corners you haven't turned before, helping you to interact with the world in new ways. That's what makes our Adventure Guides unique. Latest edition of a highly-recommended guidebook to this fascinating corner of Mexico, a region which the authors describe as a big hitch-hiking thumb. Their interest and hard work has paid off in both editions. The book is loaded with hotel and transportation info, great maps and interesting art work. Eco travelers will love this guidebook. The author provides full details on kayaking, hiking, rappelling, and camping in the region. She also features more out-of-the-way attractions such as natural cenotes, ancient ruins and colonial towns. Of special note -- this is the first guidebook to feature a section on colonial era hacienda hotels, including both luxurious hotels and working haciendas where readers can experience authentic Yucatecan living in fine accommodations that are also economically priced. Indigenous artists in Maya villages are also profiled. As if all this weren't enough, the second edition includes a Top 20 feature of things to do and see in the Yucatan. By far, this is the most comprehensive guidebook to the region. -- Planeta.com Journal Comparing your book to Lonely Planet's - your book won hands down on every level. It was AWESOME! -- Erika Holm Profiles 49 Maya destinations, excellent trip planning hints, detailed maps and advice from health precautions to getting around. -- Anton Newspapers Your Yucatan guide is great.....Keep up the good work. -- Bill Bell I am the author of the thriller/adventure A Tourist in the Yucatan and I recently reviewed Adventures Guide to the Yucatan. In my opinion, this is a must have book for the adventure minded traveler! The authors has done an excellent job in putting together the ultimate adventure guide book to the Yucatan. For many travelers, a trip to the Yucatan means mostly sitting on the beach soaking in the sun. The typical tourist only sees a small fraction of what this fascinating section of Mexico has to offer. Inland are ancient Mayan ruins hidden in the jungle and colonial cities that date back to the 1500's. Available activities are diverse from scuba diving on tropical reefs or into cenotes or caves to kayaking, camping, or just getting off the beaten track and meeting the REAL PEOPLE. This book does a great job of outlining all the possibilities available in a straight forward and easy to read style. The introduction section should be very helpful to the first time traveler and there are lots of maps to help you find your way. -- James Brunfeld This book offers tons of recommendations for everything from tour operators to restaurants to hotels in every price budget. All are based on first-hand experience from authors who know the Yucatan intimately. Comprehensive background information - history, culture, geography and climate - gives you a solid knowledge of each destination and its people. Regional chapters take you on an introductory tour, with stops at museums, historic sites and local attractions. Places to stay and eat; transportation to, from and around your destination; practical concerns; tourism contacts - it's all here! Detailed regional and town maps feature walking and driving tours. Then come the adventures - fishing, canoeing, hiking, rafting, llama trips and more."