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Author Garrigues, Richard.

Title The birds of Costa Rica : a field guide / Richard Garrigues ; illustrated by Robert Dean.

Publication Info. Ithaca, N.Y. : Comstock Pub., [2007]
©2007

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Location Pub Note Copy No. Status
 DeKalb PL Adult Non-Fiction - DKLY-12  598.097 GAR    AVAILABLE
Description xxvi, 387 pages : color illustrations, color maps ; 21 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Note "A Zona Tropical publication from Comstock Publishing Associates, a division of Cornell University Press."
"A Comstock book"--Jacket.
Includes indexes.
Also published with title: A field guide to the birds of Costa Rica. London : C. Helm.
Contents Map of Costa Rica -- Introduction -- Anatomical features -- Acknowledgements -- About the author and illustrator -- Species accounts and illustrations -- Tinamous -- Ducks -- Grebes -- Curassows, Chachalacas, & Guans -- Quails -- Boobies -- Pelicans -- Cormorants -- Anhingas -- Frigatebirds -- Storks -- Herons -- Spoonbills & Ibises -- Sunbittern -- New World Vultures -- Hawks & Eagles -- Falcons -- Crakes & Rails -- Jaçanas -- Sungrebes -- Limpkin -- Thick-knees -- Plovers -- Oystercatchers -- Stilts -- Sandpipers -- Gulls & Terns -- Skimmers -- Pigeons & Doves -- Parrots -- Cuckoos -- Barn owls -- Owls -- Nightjars -- Potoos -- Oilbirds -- Swifts -- Hummingbirds -- Trogons -- Motmots -- Kingfishers -- Puffbirds -- Jacamars -- Barbets & Toucans -- Woodpeckers --
Ovenbirds & Woodcreepers -- Typical Antbirds -- Ground Antbirds -- Tapaculos -- Tyrant Flycatchers -- Becards, etc. -- Cotingas -- Manakins -- Sharpbill -- Vireos -- Jays -- Swallows -- Gnatwrens & Gnatcatchers -- Wrens -- Thrushes -- Dippers -- Mockingbirds -- Silky-Flycatchers -- Waxwings -- Wood-Warblers -- Bananaquit -- Tanagers -- Seedeaters, Finches, & Sparrows -- Old World Sparrows -- Saltators, Grosbeaks, & Buntings -- Blackbirds & Orioles -- Munias -- Euphonias & Goldfinches -- Additional species -- Glossary -- Taxonomic notes -- Costa Rica bird list -- Index of scientific names -- Index of English common names -- Adult vultures and raptors in flight.
Subject Birds -- Costa Rica -- Identification.
Birding sites -- Costa Rica.
Bird watching -- Costa Rica.
Added Author Dean, Robert, 1955-
Note Field guide to the birds of Costa Rica
ISBN 0801445876 Cornell
9780801445873 Cornell
0970567855 Zona Tropical
9780970567857 Zona Tropical
9780801473739 Cornell pbk. acid free paper
080147373X Cornell pbk. acid free paper

 
    
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