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 advisor 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 info on key box marks, comparable species, voice, habitats, geographic distribution on Hispaniola, prestige, nesting, variety, and native names utilized in either the Dominican Republic and Haiti. The authors additionally touch upon ecology, habit, and taxonomic prestige. The ebook presents colour illustrations and diversity maps in response to the latest facts to be had. however the authors' cause is to supply greater than only a technique of picking birds. The consultant additionally underscores the significance of selling the conservation of migratory and resident birds, and development help for environmental measures.
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Extra info for Birds of the Dominican Republic and Haiti (Princeton Field Guides)
Short, dark chestnut-colored neck. Greenish yellow to orange legs. 9b Immature: Dull brownish overall; heavily streaked below. 1a 1c 2b 3a 3b 2a 1b 4 6c 5b 6b 5a 6a 7b 7c 7a 8 9b 9a PLATE 9: MORE LARGE WADERS 1 White Ibis (Eudocimus albus) Page 54 1a Adult: White overall; decurved, reddish bill; legs reddish. 1b Immature: Brownish, white belly and rump; decurved, orangish bill. 1c Adult in ﬂight: Neck outstretched; black wing tips. 2 Glossy Ibis (Plegadis falcinellus) Page 55 2a Adult: Dark metallic bronze and green; long, decurved bill.
4d Immature in ﬂight: Tail lightly barred; belly band less distinct. 1c 2c 1d 1a 1b 2b 2a 3c 3b 4a 4b 3a 4c 4d PLATE 12: RIDGWAY’S HAWK Ridgway’s Hawk (Buteo ridgwayi) Page 61 (Left) Male: Dark brownish gray above; gray underparts washed with brownish red; thighs reddish brown; tail thinly barred black and white. (Right) Immature: Underparts buffy white, streaked pale gray and tan; tail indistinctly barred. PLATE 13: RAILS AND THEIR ALLIES 1 Sora (Porzana carolina) Page 67 Brownish gray plumage; stubby yellow bill.
3 Masked Booby (Sula dactylatra) Page 40 White with blackish tail, primaries, and secondaries. 4 Magniﬁcent Frigatebird (Fregata magniﬁcens) Page 45 Long, forked tail; long, slender wings with pronounced crook at wrist. 4a Breeding male: Entirely black; bright red inﬂatable throat pouch. 4b Breeding female: Blackish overall; white breast. 4c Immature: Brownish black; white head and breast. 5 White-tailed Tropicbird (Phaethon lepturus) Page 39 5a Adult: White with heavy black bar on upperwing coverts; black on outermost primaries; long tail plumes.
Birds of the Dominican Republic and Haiti (Princeton Field Guides) 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