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Birds of Jamaica

a photographic field guide

by Audrey Downer

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Published by Cambridge University Press in Cambridge, New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Jamaica
    • Subjects:
    • Birds -- Jamaica -- Identification.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. [143]-144) and index.

      StatementAudrey Downer and Robert Sutton ; photography, Yves Jacques Rey-Millet.
      ContributionsSutton, Robert
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQL688.J2 D68 1990
      The Physical Object
      Pagination152 p. :
      Number of Pages152
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2227162M
      ISBN 100521383099
      LC Control Number89077390

      item 3 Birds of Jamaica by Philip Henry Gosse (English) Hardcover Book Free Shipping! - Birds of Jamaica by Philip Henry Gosse (English) Hardcover Book Free Shipping! $ Free shipping. No ratings or reviews yet. Be the first to write a review. Best Selling in Nonfiction. See all. Jamaica has 29 wonderful endemic birds. That is more than any other island in the Caribbean. It offers excellent birding in a wide range of mountain or lowland forest and wetland habitats. In all, we have around species including a large number of winter visitors, transients and vagrants that can be observed depending on the season.

      This is a list of the Jamaican birds species recorded. The avifauna of Jamaica include a total of species, of which 28 are endemic, 15 have been introduced by humans and are rare or accidental. One species listed is extirpated in Jamaica and is not included in the species count. Twelve species are globally threatened. A List of Jamaica Birds compiled by Armas Hill. UPPER RIGHT PHOTO; a JAMAICAN POTOO photographed during a FONT tour (also called the NORTHERN POTOO) There have been 10 FONT birding tours in Jamaica, during which species of birds have cumulatively been found. The numbers after the bird names indicate the number of tours during which the bird.

      Jamaica is home to approximately species strong bird population, of which 30 are endemic and 19 sub-species are endemic. The country has breeding species and over 80 winter visitors, due to the fact that it lies on one of the main north-south migration .   Alfred Hitchcock was well into his career when he made The Birds in , which was released after most of his more famous works were already in the can. The short story upon which the film was based was originally published in a collection by British writer Daphne du Maurier called The Apple Tree but is now usually published under the title The Birds and Other Stories. Both director and Author: Sara Century.


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Birds of Jamaica by Audrey Downer Download PDF EPUB FB2

BIRDS OF JAMAICA A PHOTOGRAPHIC FIELD GUIDE Authors: Audrey Downer and Robert Sutton Photographs: Yves-Jacques Rey-Millet First Edition Format: Hardcover, pages Publisher: Cambridge University Press, Condition: New, Out of print Maps, color photos, glossary, bibliography, index, Printed on coated stock.

All birds are photographed in Cited by:   "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 Cited by: 5. The Yellow-billed Amazon Parrot is native to Jamaica. Unfortunately, these birds are on the endangered species list, because their habitat is being destroyed by humans.

They usually travel in pairs or something small groups. Yellow-billed Amazon Parrots can live up to 50 years or more. They are very active birds and love to fly. A Photographic Guide To The Birds Of Jamaica book. Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers/5. Birders around the world travel extensively to add endemic birds to their life lists–birds that can only be seen wild in one location.

The tropical island of Jamaica is one of the most popular Caribbean destinations for endemic birding, and it is home to an astonishing 28 endemic species. BirdLife Jamaica. K likes. Birdlife Jamaica is a non-profit organization committed to the conservation of Jamaica's birds and their habitats.5/5.

A Photographic Guide to the Birds of Jamaica by Ann Haynes-Sutton, Audrey Downer, Robert Sutton, and Yves-Jacques Rey-Millet is quite simply magnificent. The guide covers every bird species in Jamaica through as detailed species accounts describing key identification features, voice, habitat, confusion species, status, and distribution.

A field guide to the birds of Jamaica including many birds never photographed before. It is a compilation of knowledge gleaned over a year period of bird watching, bird ringing and bird song recording/5(2).

"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 /5(37). James Bond (January 4, – Febru ) was an American ornithologist and expert on the birds of the Caribbean.

His name was appropriated by writer Ian Fleming for his fictional British spy of the same name. 1 Life and career. 2 Fictional namesake. 5 External links. Life and career.

Bond was born on January 4, in Philadelphia Born: January 4,Philadelphia. With a rich avifauna of more than species that includes some 25 endemics, the island of Jamaica is an increasingly popular birding destination.

Containing hundreds of photographs, "Birds of Jamaica" provides full photographic coverage of every species on the Jamaican list (including vagrants).

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Gosse, Philip Henry, Birds of Jamaica. London, J. Van Voorst, (OCoLC) Material Type. Jamaica is one of the hotbeds of avian endemism in the West Indies, with at least 27 species found nowhere else.

Add to those a host of regional specialties and numerous wintering wood-warblers and you've got an irresistible birding destination close to the United States. Genre/Form: Pictorial works: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Bernal, Frank, Birds of Jamaica. Kingston, Jamaica: Heinemann Publishers (Caribbean), The Caribbean Dictionary The birds are mostly black, with the males showing a yellow or cream animal, bird.

chicken hawk. The Red-tailed Hawk (Buteo jamaicensis) is a medium sized bird of prey. animal, bird. Found only in Jamaica, the Jamaican Tody (Todus todus) is a small and colourful bird, predominantly green above, with a. - Explore bernicesparks's board "Dr. to Jamaica Our national bird" on Pinterest.

See more ideas about Our national bird, Birds and Jamaica pins. Each page of the coloring book realistically represents one species in its native habitat. I worked from photo references, but have also been fortunate to observe many of these endemic birds in the wild during my travels to Puerto Rico, the Dominican Republic, Jamaica, Guadaloupe and Martinique.

Title. The birds of Jamaica. Gosse, Philip Henry, Hill, Richard, Type. Book Material. Title. The birds of Jamaica. Gosse, Philip Henry, Deane, Ruthven, (bookplate) Hill, Richard, TypeAuthor: Philip Henry Gosse, Richard Hill.

COMMON NAME: LOCAL NAME: COCKPIT COUNTRY: 1: Crested Quail-Dove: Mountain Witch: Yes: 2: Ring-tailed Pigeon: Ring-tail: Yes: 3: Chestnut-bellied Cuckoo: Old Man Rain Bird. 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. Wildlife Activist - Fritz Brock. The ideal field guide for anyone birding in Jamaica. Beautifully designed and meticulously detailed, this book is a thorough field guide and Author: Ann Haynes-Sutton.Answer 1 of My wife and I will be staying in the Montego Bay area Jan I'd like to find a guide to take me on a day trip to see some of the Jamaican specialty birds.

I've tried contacting "Jamaica Birding" and "Arrowhead.Page - I lingered in the romantic place, picking up some of the landshells which were scattered among the rocks, suddenly I heard the whirr of a Humming-bird, and, looking up, saw a female Polytmus hovering opposite the nest, with a mass of silk-cotton in her beak.

Deterred by the sight of me, she presently retired to a twig, a few paces distant, on which she sat.