A Naturalist Amid Tropical Splendor

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University of Iowa Press, 1987 - Nature - 232 pages
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A naturalist amid tropical splendor

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For over 50 years Skutch, the dean of neotropical ornithology, has sprinkled his natural history writings with his philosophy of nature and man. This volume is divided between natural history of ... Read full review


The Foundations of Tropical Splendor
A Valiant Dove
The Birth of Beauty

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About the author (1987)

Alexander F. Skutch went on to Central and South America to study birds and other aspects of the region's natural history. He is the author of 26 books, including "Life Histories of Central American Birds" (1967), "Life of the Hummingbird

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