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A Guide to the Birds of Costa Rica (Comstock Book) Paperback – 22 Sep 1989

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Product details

  • Paperback: 632 pages
  • Publisher: Cornell University Press; 1st Edition edition (22 Sept. 1989)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0801496004
  • ISBN-13: 978-0801496004
  • Product Dimensions: 15.5 x 3.2 x 23 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 4.5 out of 5 stars 9 customer reviews
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 789,083 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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"A superior field guide to a country with one of the richest assortments of bird life anywhere. Written and illustrated by top experts, this book has it all: 52 excellent color plates, detailed species accounts, brief write-ups of 70 birding localities, and extensive introductory materials . . . on geography, climate, habitats, and conservation, accompanied by helpful photographs."--Library Journal

"This book is much more than a field guide to the birds; it is a complete guide to birding in Costa Rica. It is so much more comprehensive and helpful than other country field guides that it sets a new standard for field guide utility and comprehensiveness."--Naturalist Review

"An excellent field guide, one that sets the industry standard . . . at least for this reviewer, who has subsequently compared every bird guide to 'Stiles and Skutch.' . . . The authors are two top experts on neo-tropical birds in general. . . . Absolutely indispensable for Costa Rica, and very useful for countries which share Costa Rican avifauna."--British Bulletin of Publications, April 2000

"This long-awaited, much-needed volume may be the best field guide I've ever seen, and it's sure to become the standard against which all new field guides will be measured. Tehcnically excellent and comprehensive, it's the kind of book readers will not put down at the end of the day, but will savor in the evenings back at camp."--Marcy F. Lawton, University of Alabama


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