By Steven Latta, Christopher Rimmer, Allan Keith, Visit Amazon's James Wiley Page, search results, Learn about Author Central, James Wiley, , Herbert A. Raffaele, Kent McFarland, Eladio Fernandez
Birds of the Dominican Republic and Haiti fills a wide void within the literature on birdwatching and the surroundings in those tropical nations. the 1st complete box consultant dedicated to Hispaniola's birds, it presents special debts for greater than three hundred species, together with thirty-one endemic species.
incorporated within the species descriptions are information on key box marks, comparable species, voice, habitats, geographic distribution on Hispaniola, prestige, nesting, diversity, and native names utilized in either the Dominican Republic and Haiti. The authors additionally touch upon ecology, habit, and taxonomic prestige. The e-book presents colour illustrations and diversity maps in response to the latest facts on hand. however the authors' rationale is to supply greater than only a technique of picking birds. The consultant additionally underscores the significance of marketing the conservation of migratory and resident birds, and development aid for environmental measures.
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1d Female and non-breeding male in ﬂight: Brown speculum bordered by white bars; gray underwing contrasts with white belly. 2 Green-winged Teal (Anas crecca) Page 27 Small, compact size; dark overall coloration. 2a Breeding male: Reddish brown head, green eye patch, and white vertical bar in front of wing. 2b Female and non-breeding male: Mottled brown with dark lores and whitish belly. 2c Breeding male in ﬂight: Green speculum edged with white or buff; no blue in forewing; green eye patch on reddish brown head.
2b Female: Grayish brown, darker above, with bushy crest. 2c Male in ﬂight: Small white patch on secondaries; pale forewing. 2d Female in ﬂight: Brown above with small white patch on secondaries. 3 Red-breasted Merganser (Mergus serrator) Page 30 3a Breeding male: Green head with shaggy crest, white collar, reddish brown breast. 3b Female and non-breeding male: Grayish brown with shaggy-crested, orange-brown head; chin, foreneck, and breast whitish. Bill reddish. 3c Male in ﬂight: Secondaries and forewing white, crossed by two narrow dark bars.
Long, orange-yellow legs; long, straight bill, slightly upturned. 2 Lesser Yellowlegs (Tringa ﬂavipes) Page 81 2a Adult: Medium size. Long, orangish yellow legs; bill relatively thin and short compared with Greater Yellowlegs. 2b In ﬂight: Dark above; white uppertail coverts. 3 Black-necked Stilt (Himantopus mexicanus) Page 78 3a Adult: Slender, with black upperparts and white underparts; long, pink legs; needlelike bill. 3b In ﬂight: Black wings; white tail extending as V on lower back; long, trailing legs.
Birds of the Dominican Republic and Haiti by Steven Latta, Christopher Rimmer, Allan Keith, Visit Amazon's James Wiley Page, search results, Learn about Author Central, James Wiley, , Herbert A. Raffaele, Kent McFarland, Eladio Fernandez