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Fully illustrated, easy to use, and completely up-to-date, Birds of the West Indies is the only field guide that covers all of the bird species known to occur in the region--including migrants and infrequently occurring forms. Each species is represented by a full description that includes identification field marks, status and range, habitat, and voice. A map showing the bird's distribution accompanies many species accounts, and plumages of all species are depicted in ninety-three beautifully rendered color plates.

Bird lovers, vacationing tourists, local residents, and "armchair travelers" will all want to own this definitive field guide to the birds of the West Indies.

  • Includes all species recorded in the region
  • Features ninety-three color plates with concise text on facing pages for quick reference and easy identification
  • Species accounts cover identification, voice, status and habitat, and range
  • Color distribution maps

Table of Contents

  1. Cover
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  1. Title Page, Dedication, Acknowledgments, Artist Credits, Copyright
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  1. Contents
  2. pp. 5-6
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  1. Introduction
  2. pp. 7-15
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  1. Species Accounts and Color Plates
  2. pp. 16-203
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  1. Selected References
  2. pp. 204-205
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  1. Index of English and Scientific Names
  2. pp. 206-216
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