Birds of the West Indies
Herbert Raffaele, James Wiley, Orlando Garrido, Allan Keith, & Janis Raffaele
Primary illustrations by Tracy Pedersen and Kristin Williams
With additional illustrations by Don Radovich, Cynthie Fisher, and Bart Rulon
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.
Bird lovers, vacationing tourists, local residents, and "armchair travelers" will all want to own this definitive field guide to the birds of the West Indies.
- Includes all species recorded in the region
- Features ninety-three color plates with concise text on facing pages for quick reference and easy identification
- Species accounts cover identification, voice, status and habitat, and range
- Color distribution maps
First published in 2003.Herbert Raffaele is Chief of the Office of International Conservation of the United States Fish and Wildlife Service. He is the author of A Guide to the Birds of Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands (Princeton).