Birds of Costa Rica (Helm Field Guides)

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Birds of Costa Rica (Helm Field Guides)

Birds of Costa Rica (Helm Field Guides)

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Took hundreds of photos and this book has been perfect to assist in identification, although still mystified over a couple of pics! In addition to the primary species depictions, the authors include a number of comparison illustrations featuring possible misidentifications (e.

This new edition features 903 species in total, including 64 that are illustrated here for the first time.At the biological crossroads of the Americas, Costa Rica hosts an astonishing array of plants and animals-over half a million species! The authors generally rely on the 2021 IOC taxonomy as a baseline, but attempt to include alternative taxonomic labels arising from scientific uncertainty or newly proposed species splits where appropriate. In April 2000, he published the first quarterly online Gone Birding Newsletter and has been keeping readers up-to-date on rare birdsightings, new distributional records, and other pertinent local birding news ever since.

Our friend liked the book because he felt the colouration of the pictured birds was more accurate than those in the other book. The shimmering quetzals, gaudy macaws, and comical toucans only begin to hint at the impressive avian diversity to be found throughout this small country. Ecotourists, birders, and biologists come from around the world, drawn by the likelihood of seeing more than three or four hundred species of birds and other animals during even a short stay. It covers all regularly occurring bird species found in the region and features facing-page plates and text that make field identification easy.The detailed full-color illustrations show identifying features―including plumage differences among males, females, and juveniles―and views of birds in flight wherever pertinent. Further space is saved by not covering 27 pelagic seabirds that you are very unlikely to see anyway. If you have a keen interest in biology, and the relationships in nature, the Neotropical Companion is a fascinating read.

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