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Birds of the Dominican Republic and Haiti fills a wide void within the literature on birdwatching and the surroundings in those tropical international locations. the 1st accomplished box advisor dedicated to Hispaniola's birds, it offers designated debts for greater than three hundred species, together with thirty-one endemic species.

integrated 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 presents colour illustrations and diversity maps according to the latest info to be had. however the authors' rationale is to supply greater than only a technique of determining birds. The advisor additionally underscores the significance of selling the conservation of migratory and resident birds, and development aid for environmental measures.

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White with buffy orange wash on crown, breast, and upper back. 3b Non-breeding: Mostly white. Legs black; bill yellow. 4 Little Egret (Egretta garzetta) Page 48 Entirely white plumage; black legs with bright yellow feet; two long head plumes on breeding adult. Lores yellow-orange when breeding, gray-green on nonbreeding adults and immatures. 5 Snowy Egret (Egretta thula) Page 49 5a Adult: Entirely white, with black bill and legs, yellow feet and lores. Many elongated plumes on head, neck, and back.

2c 1c 1b 2b 2a 1a 3c 4b 4c 3b 4a 3a 6c 5b 7c 6b 7b 5a 6a 7a PLATE 17: SHOREBIRDS 3 1 Semipalmated Sandpiper (Calidris pusilla) Page 87 Small size. Black legs; medium-length, straight black bill. 1a Non-breeding: Grayish brown above; whitish below with diffuse streaking on breast. 1b Breeding: Reddish brown tints to upperparts; fine breast streaks. 1c In flight: Narrow, white wing stripe; white rump divided by black bar. 2 Least Sandpiper (Calidris minutilla) Page 88 Very small size; brown overall; yellowish green legs; thin, drooping bill.

Long, orangish yellow legs; bill relatively thin and short compared with Greater Yellowlegs. 2b In flight: Dark above; white uppertail coverts. 3 Black-necked Stilt (Himantopus mexicanus) Page 78 3a Adult: Slender, with black upperparts and white underparts; long, pink legs; needlelike bill. 3b In flight: Black wings; white tail extending as V on lower back; long, trailing legs. 4 Double-striped Thick-knee (Burhinus bistriatus) Page 72 4a Adult: Large, ploverlike. Mostly brown streaked tawny and white; well camouflaged.

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