A Photographic Guide to the Birds of Jamaica
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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Adult breeding Adult female Adult male Adult non-breeding April Bahamas behaviour Usually seen belly birds black bill blue breast breeding plumage Breeds in North bromeliads brownish buffy Cayman Islands Central America coastal Common and widespread common winter visitor coverts crown Cuba dark brown dark grey darker Description Description L Duck edged eggs Egret Endemic to Jamaica February first‑winter flanks flight flocks Florida Greater Antilles greenish greyish Habitat and behaviour Hispaniola Immature Iris Jamaica Locally common jamaicensis legs lower mandible mandible mangroves neck North America northern South America Note November orange pale paler passage migrant patch Pedro Cays perched ponds Port Royal Mountains Portland Bight Race in Jamaica Range Breeds Rocklands rufous rump Similar species spots Status in Jamaica streaked stripe supercilium tail feathers Taxonomy Monotypic Taxonomy Polytypic Tern throat trees undertail-coverts upper mandible upperparts Vagrant Vireo Warbler West Indies wetlands white underparts wing‑bars wings Winters south