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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

ISBN-10: 0691118906

ISBN-13: 9780691118901

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 bills for greater than three hundred species, together with thirty-one endemic species.

incorporated within the species descriptions are information on key box marks, related 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 offers colour illustrations and diversity maps in line with the latest information on hand. however the authors' motive is to supply greater than only a technique of picking out birds. The consultant additionally underscores the significance of marketing the conservation of migratory and resident birds, and development help for environmental measures.

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4d Female, non-breeding male, and immature in flight: Prominent white patch on secondaries and part of forewing; brown overall with dark brown facial stripes. 5 Ruddy Duck (Oxyura jamaicensis) Page 31 5a Breeding male: Reddish brown with white cheek patch, blue bill. 5b Non-breeding male: Grayish brown overall with dark cap, white cheeks. 5c Female and immature: Grayish brown with whitish cheeks cut by single brown stripe. 5d Breeding male in flight: Chunky with long tail and dark upperwings; white cheek.

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. 3d Female in flight: Secondaries white and crossed by one dark bar. 4 Masked Duck (Nomonyx dominicus) Page 30 Small, chunky duck with conspicuous, erect tail.

4b In flight: Conspicuous white wing patches.

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