Birds of Tropical America

Birds of Tropical America

A Watcher's Introduction to Behavior, Breeding, and Diversity

Book - 1994
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The naturalist offers a natural history of tropical birds, including nesting habits, community structures, biogeography, migration, courtship rituals, and song patterns

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Why are tropical birds like parrots and quetzels so much more colorful than temperate bird species? How can a vulture soaring thousands of feet above the canopy spot a dead mouse on the rain forest floor? Hilty, zoologist and leader of birding tours throughout South and Central America, offers an interesting, lively discussion of these and other matters touching on rain forest bird communities, migration, courtship rituals and nesting habitats, feather color and patterns, foraging techniques and song patterns. Annotation copyright Book News, Inc. Portland, Or.

Publisher: Shelburne, VT : Chapters, c1994
ISBN: 9781881527565
Branch Call Number: 598.298 HIL
Characteristics: 304p. : ill. ; 23cm


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