Descriptions of more than 400 species of birds found in the islands of the West Indies include local names of birds, notes on migrants and winter residents -- as well as birds that breed there -- and voice, habitat, and range information. More than 340 illustrations aid in identification.
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Roger Tory Peterson, one of the world's greatest naturalists, received every major award for ornithology, natural science, and conservation as well as numerous honorary degrees, medals, and citations, including the Presidential Medal of Freedom. The Peterson Identification System has been called the greatest invention since binoculars. These editions include updated material by Michael O'Brien, Paul Lehman, Bill Thompson III, Michael DiGiorgio, Larry Rosche, and Jeffrey A. Gordon.Review:
"This illustrated guide will be a great boon to professional and amateur, even traveller and visitor with the most casual interest in birds". NATURE "Mr Bond's volume is intended for a quick reference and is planned to enable the birds of the West Indian islands to be identified with the minimum of trouble and minimum of description. For purposes of identification the colour plates in this volume could not be bettered". TIMES LITERARY SUPPLEMENT
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Descrizione libro HarperCollins Distribution Ser, 1960. Hardcover. Condizione libro: New. Codice libro della libreria P110002120240