Raptors of Mexico and Central America

Raptors of Mexico and Central America

Author: William S. Clark

Publisher: Princeton University Press

ISBN: 9780691116495

Category: Nature

Page: 272

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The essential field guide to the raptors of Mexico and Central America Raptors are among the most challenging birds to identify in the field due to their bewildering variability of plumage, flight silhouettes, and behavior. Raptors of Mexico and Central America is the first illustrated guide to the region's 69 species of raptors, including vagrants. It features 32 stunning color plates and 213 color photos, and a distribution map for each regularly occurring species. Detailed species accounts describe key identification features, age-related plumages, status and distribution, subspecies, molt, habitats, behaviors, potential confusion species, and more. Raptors of Mexico and Central America is the essential field guide to this difficult bird group and the ideal travel companion for anyone visiting this region of the world. Covers all 69 species of raptors found in Mexico and Central America Features 32 color plates and hundreds of color photos Provides multiple illustrations of each species Depicts and describes variations in plumage by individual, morph, age, and region Describes behavior, food preferences, hunting strategies, vocalizations, and molt Covers rare and extralimital species Includes distribution maps and flight silhouettes
Raptors of Mexico and Central America
Language: en
Pages: 272
Authors: William S. Clark, N. John Schmitt
Categories: Nature
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-03-28 - Publisher: Princeton University Press

The essential field guide to the raptors of Mexico and Central America Raptors are among the most challenging birds to identify in the field due to their bewildering variability of plumage, flight silhouettes, and behavior. Raptors of Mexico and Central America is the first illustrated guide to the region's 69
Raptors of Mexico and Central America
Language: en
Pages: 272
Authors: William S. Clark, N. John Schmitt
Categories: Nature
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-03-28 - Publisher: Princeton University Press

Raptors are among the most challenging birds to identify in the field due to their bewildering variability of plumage, flight silhouettes, and behavior. Raptors of Mexico and Central America is the first illustrated guide to the region's 69 species of raptors, including vagrants. It features 32 stunning color plates and
A Guide to the Birds of Mexico and Northern Central America
Language: en
Pages: 851
Authors: Steve N. G. Howell, Sophie Webb
Categories: Nature
Type: BOOK - Published: 1995-03-30 - Publisher: Oxford University Press

"A Guide to the Birds of Mexico and Northern Central America is astonishingly comprehensive, covering the identification, status, and distribution of all 1,070 birds species known from Mexico, Guatemala, Belize, El Salvador, Honduras, and western Nicaragua ... [T]he guide shows 750 species and includes many plumages never before depicted"--
Raptors of the World
Language: en
Pages: 992
Authors: David A. Christie, James Ferguson-Lees
Categories: Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010-07-30 - Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

This guide covers all the world's 313 raptor species illustrated with adult, juvenile and selected immature plumages as well as main geographical races. There are illustrations of over 2000 perched and flying birds, some with typical prey and facing texts summarising length, wingspan, male-to-female proportion, shape and flight. The text
Raptors of New Mexico
Language: en
Pages: 688
Authors: Jean-Luc E. Cartron
Categories: Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010-08-16 - Publisher: UNM Press

No book has ever before specifically focused on the birds of prey of New Mexico. Both Florence Bailey (1928) and J. Stokley Ligon (1961) published volumes on the birds of New Mexico, but their coverage of raptors was somewhat limited. In the ensuing years a great deal of new information