A Photographic Guide to the Birds of Jamaica

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Bloomsbury Publishing, Jan 1, 2009 - Nature - 336 pages
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With a rich avifauna of more than 300 species that includes some 25
endemics, the island of Jamaica is an increasingly popular birding
destination. Containing hundreds of stunning photographs, Birds of Jamaica,
the latest addition to Helm's Photographic Guides series, provides full
photographic coverage of every species on the Jamaican list (including
vagrants). Concise text for each species covers identification, voice,
habitats, confusion species, status and distribution, with a map for
resident and migrant birds. This guide is an essential companion for
anyone visiting this amazing island.

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About the author (2009)

Ann Sutton is a zoologist, tour leader and photographer from
Jamaica, where she has lived for more than 30 years. She and her
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.

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