內容簡介 The only fully illustrated guide to feature all the bird species of Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands This portable and informative field guide describes the bird species found on Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands. Fully updated, the guide presents all 347 species, both naturally occurring as well as introduced, and highlights 19 endemic species found nowhere else in the world. Species are sorted by habitat to facilitate identification and extra illustrations are provided for birds similar in appearance.The only fully illustrated guide to feature all 347 bird species in Puerto Rico and the Virgin IslandsSpecies sorted by habitat for easier identificationText and illustrations on facing pages for ease of identificationExtensive introduction covering taxonomy, migration, biogeography, and conservationUseful information on birding hotspots throughout the region
作者介紹 Herbert A. Raffaele is the author of many books, including Wildlife of the Caribbean and Birds of the West Indies (both Princeton). He is former chief of the Division of International Conservation at the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. Clive Petrovic is an environmental specialist with the Virgin Islands Recovery and Development Agency of the British Virgin Islands. Sergio A. Colón López is an editor of El Bien-Te-Veo, published by the Puerto Rican Ornithological Society. Lisa D. Yntema is an ecologist and conservation biologist in St. Croix. José A. Salguero Faria is a wildlife biologist and ornithologist involved in avian conservation in Puerto Rico.