A Guide to the Birds of Costa Rica (Helm Field Guides)

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9780713635126: A Guide to the Birds of Costa Rica (Helm Field Guides)
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This book covers waterbirds and migrants as well as resident tropical species, and its treatment of such topics as plumages, vocalizations, food habits, nesting and distribution make it a comprehensive single-volume guide to the 830 species of birds in Costa Rica.

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"This long-awaited, much-needed volume may be the best field guide I've ever seen, and it's sure to become the standard against which all new field guides will be measured. Tehcnically excellent and comprehensive, it's the kind of book readers will not put down at the end of the day, but will savor in the evenings back at camp."--Marcy F. Lawton, University of Alabama

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The late Alexander F. Skutch was the author of some two hundred scientific papers and twenty books on birds, including Life of the Tanager, also from Cornell, and Life of the Woodpecker. He also wrote nearly fifty articles and four books on philosophy and three autobiographical books that blended both. He lived in Costa Rica for more than six decades.

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Stiles, F. Gary, Skutch, Alexander F.
Published by Helm (1991)
ISBN 10: 0713635126 ISBN 13: 9780713635126
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