From Grand Bahama Island in the north to Grenada in the south, this guide covers a tropical avifaunal region which includes such species as the tiny bee hummingbird, parrots, honey-creepers and todies. For every resident species there are notes on diagnostic characters, local names, voice, habitat, identification and range.
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Roger Tory Peterson, one of the world's greatest naturalists, received every major award for ornithology, natural science, and conservation as well as numerous honorary degrees, medals, and citations, including the Presidential Medal of Freedom. The Peterson Identification System has been called the greatest invention since binoculars. These editions include updated material by Michael O'Brien, Paul Lehman, Bill Thompson III, Michael DiGiorgio, Larry Rosche, and Jeffrey A. Gordon.Review:
"This illustrated guide will be a great boon to professional and amateur, even traveller and visitor with the most casual interest in birds". NATURE "Mr Bond's volume is intended for a quick reference and is planned to enable the birds of the West Indian islands to be identified with the minimum of trouble and minimum of description. For purposes of identification the colour plates in this volume could not be bettered". TIMES LITERARY SUPPLEMENT
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Book Description HarperCollins Distribution Ser, 1960. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P110002120240
Book Description HarperCollins Distribution Services. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. 0002120240 New Condition. Bookseller Inventory # NEW7.0937534