The Birds of Costa Rica: A Field Guide (Zona Tropical Publications)

By | March 6, 2018
The Birds of Costa Rica: A Field Guide (Zona Tropical Publications) Author Richard Garrigues
ISBN-10 0801479886
ISBN-13 9780801479885
Year 2014-12-04
Pages 440
Language English
Publisher Comstock Publishing Associates
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This is the one compact portable and user friendly field guide 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 all 903 species definitely known from Costa Rica including pelagics and species regular to Cocos Island Fifty six of these species are placed in a Rarities section that includes accidentals rarer pelagics and species that have not been reported in more than twenty years The detailed full color illustrations show identifying featuresincluding plumage differences among males females and juvenilesand views of birds in flight wherever pertinent Robert Dean has supplied more than 360 new illustrations including sixty four species that are illustrated for the first time in this edition These include recent additions to the country list pelagic species Cocos Island species and all accidentals recorded from the Costa Rican mainland Range maps and nomenclature have been updated for this edition which also has a new user friendly organizational scheme and an alphabetical quick find index of groups on the inside back cover

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