Birds Of West Indies, 1st Edition

  • Herbert Raffaeke
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  • ISBN-10: 1400836182
  • ISBN-13: 9781400836185
  • DDC: 598.09729
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 216 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2010 | Published/Released August 2011
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2010

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Overview

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.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Dedication.
Acknowledgments.
Artist Credits.
Copyright Page.
Contents.
Other Frontmatter.
Introduction.
1: Plate 1 Shearwaters and Petrels.
2: Greater Shearwater.
3: Cory’s Shearwater.
4: Black-Capped Petrel.
5: Jamaican Petrel.
6: Sooty Shearwater.
7: Manx Shearwater.
8: Audubon’s Shearwater.
9: Band-Rumped Storm-Petrel.
10: Leach’s Storm-Petrel.
11: Wilson’s Storm-Petrel.
12: Plate 2 Tropicbirds and Pelicans.
13: White-Tailed Tropicbird.
14: Red-Billed Tropicbird.
15: American White Pelican.
16: Brown Pelican.
17: Plate 3 Boobies and Frigatebird.
18: Red-Footed Booby.
19: Brown Booby.
20: Masked Booby.
21: Magnificent Frigatebird.
22: Northern Gannet.
23: Plate 4 Gulls and Skimmer.
24: Great Black-Backed Gull.
25: Lesser Black-Backed Gull.
26: Ring-Billed Gull.
27: Herring Gull.
28: Black-Legged Kittiwake.
29: Black-Headed Gull.
30: Bonaparte’s Gull.
31: Black Skimmer.
32: Laughing Gull.
33: Plate 5 Gulls Flying 1.
34: Great Black-Backed Gull.
35: Lesser Black-Backed Gull.
36: Herring Gull.
37: Ring-Billed Gull.
38: Plate 6 Gulls Flying 2.
39: Laughing Gull.
40: Black-Legged Kittiwake.
41: Black-Headed Gull.
42: Bonaparte’s Gull.
43: Franklin’s Gull.
44: Plate 7 Terns 1.
45: Caspian Tern.
46: Royal Tern.
47: Least Tern.
48: Sandwich Tern.
49: Gull-Billed Tern.
50: Arctic Tern.
51: Forster’s Tern.
52: Common Tern.
53: Plate 8 Terns 2.
54: Roseate Tern.
55: Sooty Tern.
56: Bridled Tern.
57: Whiskered Tern.
58: White-Winged Tern.
59: Black Tern.
60: Brown Noddy.
61: Black Noddy.
62: Plate 9 Jaegers and Skuas.
63: Great Skua.
64: South Polar Skua.
65: Parasitic Jaeger.
66: Pomarine Jaeger.
67: Long-Tailed Jaeger.
68: Plate 10 Herons and Egrets.
69: Little Blue Heron.
70: Tricolored Heron.
71: Little Egret.
72: Snowy Egret.
73: Reddish Egret.
74: Great Blue Heron.
75: Gray Heron.
76: Great Egret.
77: Western Reef-Heron.
78: Plate 11 Bitterns, Herons, and Limpkin.
79: American Bittern.
80: Least Bittern.
81: Yellow-Crowned Night-Heron.
82: Black-Crowned Night-Heron.
83: Limpkin.
84: Green Heron.
85: Cattle Egret.
86: Plate 12 Ibises, Spoonbill, Stork, Flamingo, and Crane.
87: White Ibis.
88: Glossy Ibis.
89: Roseate Spoonbill.
90: Scarlet Ibis.
91: Wood Stork.
92: Greater Flamingo.
93: Sandhill Crane.
94: Plate 13 Plovers 1.
95: Semipalmated Plover.
96: Piping Plover.
97: Wilson’s Plover.
98: Snowy Plover.
99: Collared Plover.
100: Killdeer.
101: Plate 14 Plovers 2.
102: Northern Lapwing.
103: Black-Bellied Plover.
104: American Golden-Plover.
105: Pacific Golden-Plover.
106: Plate 15 Sandpipers 1.
107: Solitary Sandpiper.
108: Wood Sandpiper.
109: Wilson’s Snipe.
110: Stilt Sandpiper.
111: Short-Billed Dowitcher.
112: Long-Billed Dowitcher.
113: Plate 16 Sandpipers 2.
114: Dunlin.
115: Curlew Sandpiper.
116: Semipalmated Sandpiper.
117: Western Sandpiper.
118: Least Sandpiper.
119: White-Rumped Sandpiper.
120: Baird’s Sandpiper.
121: Pectoral Sandpiper.
122: Plate 17 Sandpipers 3.
123: Hudsonian Godwit.
124: Marbled Godwit.
125: Sanderling.
126: Spotted Sandpiper.
127: Red Knot.
128: Plate 18 Sandpipers 4.
129: Willet.
130: Upland Sandpiper.
131: Ruff.
132: Eskimo Curlew.
133: Whimbrel.
134: Long-Billed Curlew.
135: Plate 19 Sandpipers and Phalaropes.
136: Common Greenshank.
137: Greater Yellowlegs.
138: Lesser Yellowlegs.
139: Spotted Redshank.
140: Wilson’s Phalarope.
141: Red-Necked Phalarope.
142: Red Phalarope.
143: Plate 20 Sandpipers, Thick-Knee, Oystercatcher, and Stilt.
144: Ruddy Turnstone.
145: Buff-Breasted Sandpiper.
146: Double-Striped Thick-Knee.
147: American Oystercatcher.
148: Black-Necked Stilt.
149: American Avocet.
150: Plate 21 Sandpipers Flying.
151: Solitary Sandpiper.
152: Stilt Sandpiper.
153: Wilson’s Snipe.
154: Short-Billed Dowitcher.
155: Red Knot.
156: Dunlin.
157: Semipalmated Sandpiper.
158: Least Sandpiper.
159: Pectoral Sandpiper.
160: White-Rumped Sandpiper.
161: Sanderling.
162: Spotted Sandpiper.
163: Lesser Yellowlegs.
164: Red-Necked Phalarope.
165: Wilson’s Phalarope.
166: Red Phalarope.
167: Plate 22 Rails.
168: Zapata Rail.
169: Sora.
170: Yellow-Breasted Crake.
171: King Rail.
172: Clapper Rail.
173: Spotted Rail.
174: Black Rail.
175: Virginia Rail.
176: Plate 23 Jacana, Coots, Gallinules, and Grebes.
177: Northern Jacana.
178: American Coot.
179: Caribbean Coot.
180: Purple Gallinule.
181: Common Moorhen.
182: Least Grebe.
183: Pied-Billed Grebe.
184: Plate 24 Diving Birds, Cormorants, Swan, and Geese.
185: Dovekie.
186: Common Loon.
187: Double-Crested Cormorant.
188: Neotropic Cormorant.
189: Anhinga.
190: Tundra Swan.