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A Photographic Guide to the Birds of Jamaica
Ann Haynes-Sutton, Audrey Downer, Robert Sutton, & Yves-Jacques Rey-Millet

Paperback | 2009 | $29.95/ £19.95 | ISBN: 9780691143910
304 pp. | 5 x 7 1/2 | 650 color photos. 220 maps.


Jamaica is home to more than 300 bird species, including about 25 endemics, making the island one of today's most desirable birding destinations. A Photographic Guide to the Birds of Jamaica covers every species, including vagrants, and is specially designed for easy, at-a-glance reference in the field. This unique illustrated guide features 650 stunning color photographs as well as detailed species accounts that describe key identification features, voice, habitat, confusion species, status, and distribution. There is also a distribution map for resident and migrant birds. On the bookshelf or in the coat pocket, this is a one-of-a-kind photographic guide to the birds of Jamaica.

  • Covers every bird species in Jamaica
  • Features 650 color photographs
  • Describes key identification features, voice, habitat, and more
  • Provides a distribution map for resident and migrant birds
  • Designed for easy, at-a-glance reference


"A comprehensive guide to the birds of this important Caribbean Island. . . . [I]deal for anyone holidaying or visiting Jamaica and can also be used as the main guide for more determined birders."--British Trust for Ornithology Newsletter

"This attractive book, produced by eminently qualified authors Haynes-Sutton, Downer, and Sutton beautifully illustrates the birds of Jamaica. . . . Overall, this is a good book that will be carried by most birders visiting Jamaica; it should be in all libraries with strong ornithological holdings or with strengths in Caribbean natural history."--Choice

"A Photographic Guide to the Birds of Jamaica would make a fine addition to anyone's birding library. The guide is a must for any birder intending to visit Jamaica."--Fritz Brock, Wildlife Activist

"The ideal field guide for anyone birding in Jamaica. Beautifully designed and meticulously detailed, this book is a thorough field guide and admirable reference for all of Jamaica's birds, with a convenient size for comfortable use at all of this Caribbean nation's birding hotspots."--Melissa Mayntz,

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