A Photographic Guide to the Birds of Jamaica

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A&C Black, Jun 15, 2009 - Nature - 336 pages
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With a rich avifauna of more than 300 species that includes 30endemics, the island of Jamaica is an increasingly popular birdingdestination. Containing hundreds of stunning photographs, A Photographic Guide to the Birds of Jamaica,the latest addition to Helm's Photographic Guides series, provides fullphotographic coverage of every species on the Jamaican list (excludingvagrants). Concise text for each species includes identification,similar species, voice, habitats and behaviour, status anddistribution, and maps for resident and migrant birds. This guide is anessential companion for anyone visiting this amazing island.

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About the author (2009)

Ann Haynes-Sutton is a zoologist, tour leader and photographer from

Jamaica, where she has lived for more than 30 years. She and her

late husband Robert have written a number of books and magazine articles on

the island's avifauna. The late Audrey Downer, who died in 2008, was a

renowned ornithologist who wrote a number of titles on the birds of the

island, including Birds of Jamaica (1990), the work that this latest volume revises and updates.

Yves-Jacques

Rey-Millet has been photographing the birds of the Caribbean for more

than 30 years. His superb photography has appeared in many books,

including the first Birds of Jamaica.

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