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Where to Watch Birds in Central America, Mexico, and the Caribbean
Nigel Wheatley & David Brewer

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TABLE OF CONTENTS:

Acknowledgements 10
Introduction 13
Introduction to birding in Central America 23
Introduction to birding in the Caribbean 29
Conservation 44
General tips 47
Glossary 51
Maps 52
CENTRAL AMERICA
BELIZE 54
Shipstem Nature Reserve 57
Blue Creek Rice Fields and the road to San Felipe 57
Ambergris Cay 58
Lamanai Outpost Lodge 58
Crooked Tree Wildlife Sanctuary 59
Cay Caulker (Cay Corker) 61
Hill Bank 62
Chan Chich Lodge and La Milpa Field Station 63
Belize Zoo and Monkey Bay 64
Blue Hole National Park 65
Mountain Pine Ridge 66
Pook's Hill 66
Caracol Natural Reservation 67
Cockscomb Basin Wildlife Sanctuary 68
Sites off the Southern Highway south of Dangriga 69
Kendall Bridge 69
Red Bank Village 69
BFREE Protected Area and Bladen Reserve 70
Punta Gorda area 71
COSTA RICA 73
Wilson Botanic Gardens (Las Cruces) 76
Cahuita National Park and nearby areas 78
Tortuguero National Park 79
Península de Osa 80
Rincón de Osa 80
Carate and Lunar Lodge 81
Cerro de la Muerte 82
Tapantí Nature Preserve 84
Rancho Naturalista 85
Volcan Irazú National Park 86
Braulio Carrillo National Park 87
El Ceibo Ranger Station, Braulio Carrillo National Park 89
Rara Avis 89
La Selva Biological Station 91
Selva Verde 91
Colonia La Virgen de Socorro 92
Volcán Poás 93
Monteverde area 94
Carara Biological Reserve and Río Tárcoles 98
Chomes 100
Hacienda La Pacifica 100
Santa Rosa National Park 101
Palo Verde National Park and Dr Rafael Lucas Rodríguez Caballero National Wildlife Refuge 103
El Rincón de la Vieja National Park 104
Cocos Island 106
EL SALVADOR 109
Perquín and Cuenca del Río Sapo 111
Walter Deininger National Park 112
Finca La Geralda 112
Montecristo National Park 113
Cerro Verde and Volcán Santa Ana 114
El Imposible National Park 115
GUATEMALA 117
Tikal 119
Cerro Cahui Reserve 122
Bocas del Polochic Wildlife Refuge 123
Mario Dary Rivera Reserve (Biotopo de Quetzal) 124
Motagua Valley 125
Monterrico Natural Reserve 126
Royal Palm Drive 127
Sierra de Tecpán 127
Lago de Atitlán 128
Santa Cruz del Quiché (Utatlán) 130
Fuentes Georginas and km 197 131
Todos Santos Cuchumat n 132
HONDURAS 134
Bay Islands 136
La Mosquitia (Mosquito Coast) 137
Pico Bonito National Park 138
Olanchito 138
Cuero y Salado Wildlife Refuge 139
Marandón, San Pedro Sula 139
La Tigra National Park 140
Celaque National Park 142
MEXICO 143
Yucatán Peninsula 148
Isla Cozumel 148
Felipe Carrillo Puerto and the Vigia Chico road 150
Cobá 151
Chichén Itzá 152
Uxmal 153
Progreso and Chicxulub 154
Celestún 154
Calakmul 155
Río Usumacinta Marshes 156
Palenque 157
San Cristóbal de las Casas 159
Lagunas de Montebello National Park 160
Tuxtla Gutiérrez 162
El Sumidero 163
Arriaga 165
El Triunfo 165
Colonia de Cuauhtémoc 166
The Isthmus road 167
Catemaco area 168
Cerro San Felipe 170
Monte Albán 172
Amatlán 172
El Cofre de Perote National Park 173
Teziutlán, Puebla 174
Popocatépetl 174
La Cima 176
Huitzilac 176
Coajomulco 176
Mexico City 177
Contreras Valley 177
Bosque de Tlalpan 178
University Botanic Gardens 178
Tlanchinol 179
Rancho Los Colorados 179
Cola de Caballo 180
Volcán de Fuego 180
Autlán de Navarro 182
San Bias area 183
Barranca Rancho Liebre 186
Alamos 187
Isla Huivulai 188
Guaymas 189
Yécora and Highway 16 189
Kino Bay (Bahia Kino) 190
Baja California 191
Cape area 192
La Paz area 193
Puerto Escondido 193
Isla Raza 193
Parque Sierra de San Pedro Mártir 194
Puerto Peñasco (Rocky Point) 195
Revillagigedo Islands 196
NICARAGUA 201
Refugio Bartola and Gran Reserva Río Indio-Maiz NP 203
Isla de Zapote 205
Isla de Ometepe/Volcán Maderas 205
Volcán Mombacho 206
Volcán Masaya National Park and Laguna Masaya 206
Laguna Moyua 207
Salinas Grandes/Isla de Venados 207
Volcán Cosiguina 208
Río Kurinwas 208
Lowland Pine Savanna 209
PANAMA 211
Dariién 214
Cana 214
El Real 216
Nusagandi 218
Cerro Jefe 219
Tocumen Marsh 219
Canopy Tower 220
Madden Lake and Summit Gardens 221
Gamboa Pipeline Road 222
Middle Chagres 223
Cerro Campana National Park 224
El Cope 224
Ciénaga Las Macanas 225
Las Salinas de Chitré 226
Cerro Hoya 226
El Montuoso de Chepo 227
Santa Fé 227
Cerro Colorado 229
Fortuna Forest Reserve 229
Bocas del Toro 230
Boquete 232
Western Chiriquí Highlands 232
Changuinola 234
El Chorogo 235
Isla Coiba 236
Isla Escudo de Veraguas 236
CARIBBEAN
ANGUILLA 239
ANTIGUA 241
BAHAMAS 244
Abaco 248
Andros 250
New Providence 252
Grand Bahama 254
Eleuthera to Great Inagua 256
BARBADOS 258
BARBUDA 264
CAYMAN ISLANDS 266
Grand Cayman 268
Little Cayman 269
Cayman Brac 270
CUBA 272
Parque Nacional de La Guira 279
Península de Guanahacabibes 282
Ciénaga de Zapata 282
Cayo Coco 288
Najasa 290
Santiago de Cuba 292
DOMINICA 294
Northern Forest Reserve 297
Morne Trois Pitons National Park 300
DOMINICAN REPUBLIC 303
Santo Domingo 307
Barahona 308
Laguna de Rincón 308
Lago Enriquillo 309
Sierra de Baoruco 310
Los Haitises National Park 314
GRENADA 316
Mount Hartman Estate 318
Perseverance Estate 319
Grand Étang National Park 319
GRENADINES 321
GUADELOUPE 323
Vemou 325
La Soufrière 327
Grand Cul-de-Sac Marin 327
HAITI 329
Massif de la Selle 333
Massif de la Hotte 333
Étang Saumatre 333
JAMAICA 335
Rocklands 340
Cockpit Country 341
Black River Morass 343
Parottee 344
Marshall's Pen 344
Blue Mountains 346
John Crow Mountains 349
MARTINIQUE 351
Presquile 'ile la Caravelle 353
Pitons du Carbet 355
MONTSERRAT 358
PUERTO RICO 361
Caribbean National Forest 365
Humacao National Wildlife Refuge 367
Guánica State Forest 368
La Parguera 369
Maricao State Forest 370
Boquerón National Wildlife Refuge 371
Cabo Rojo National Wildlife Refuge 372
SABA 374
ST. BARTHÉLÉMY 376
ST. EUSTATIUS 378
ST. KITTS and NEVIS 380
ST. LUCIA 382
Edmund Forest Reserve 387
Ravine La Chaloupe 389
ST.-MARTIN 393
ST. VINCENT 395
Vermont Forest Reserve 397
TURKS & CAICOS ISLANDS 400
VIRGIN ISLANDS 403
US Virgin Islands 405
St. Thomas 405
St. John 405
St. Croix 406
UK Virgin Islands 407
Tortola 407
Virgin Gorda 407
Anegada 407
ISLAS DE PROVIDENCIA AND SAN ANDRÉS 409
Request 410
Calendar 411
Useful addresses 414
Recommended books 418
Bird names which differ between Clements and various other bird books 421
Index to species 422

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