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Birds of the Dominican Republic and Haiti fills a wide void within the literature on birdwatching and the surroundings in those tropical international locations. the 1st accomplished box consultant dedicated to Hispaniola's birds, it offers distinctive money owed for greater than three hundred species, together with thirty-one endemic species. integrated within the species descriptions are info on key box marks, comparable species, voice, habitats, geographic distribution on Hispaniola, prestige, nesting, diversity, and native names utilized in either the Dominican Republic and Haiti. The authors additionally touch upon ecology, habit, and taxonomic prestige. The ebook offers colour illustrations and variety maps according to the latest info to be had. however the authors' rationale is to supply greater than only a technique of opting for birds. The advisor additionally underscores the significance of selling the conservation of migratory and resident birds, and construction aid for environmental measures.

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7b Migratory race: White head; dark bar through eye. 7c In flight: Long, narrow wings bent at wrist; black wrist patch. Page 59 2b 1b 3b 3a 2a 1a 4c 4b 4a 6c 5c 7c 6a 6b 5b 7b 7a 5a PLATE 11: RAPTORS 2 1 Broad-winged Hawk (Buteo platypterus) Page 62 1a Adult: Dark above; barred reddish brown below; fan-shaped tail boldly banded black and white. 1b Immature: Underparts white, heavily streaked with dark brown; tail bands more numerous and less distinct than on adult. 1c Adult in flight: Broad, rounded wings; boldly banded tail; alternates soaring and flapping.

7 Red-necked Phalarope (Phalaropus lobatus) Page 94 Small and delicate; very thin, black, straight bill. 7a Non-breeding adult: Gray upperparts streaked white on mantle; white below; black smudge through eye; black crown and white forecrown. 7b Breeding female: Reddish brown neck contrasting with white throat; buffy stripes on back and upperwing coverts. Black eye patch. 7c Non-breeding in flight: White wing stripe; white stripes on back. 2c 1c 1b 2b 2a 1a 3c 4b 4c 3b 4a 3a 6c 5b 7c 6b 7b 5a 6a 7a PLATE 17: SHOREBIRDS 3 1 Semipalmated Sandpiper (Calidris pusilla) Page 87 Small size.

5c Female and immature: Grayish brown with whitish cheeks cut by single brown stripe. 5d Breeding male in flight: Chunky with long tail and dark upperwings; white cheek. 5e Female and immature in flight: Chunky with long tail and dark upperwings; cheek stripe. 6 Canada Goose (Branta canadensis) Page 23 Grayish brown with black head and neck; conspicuous white band on cheeks and throat. 1b 1c 1a 1d 2c 2b 2d 2a 3c 3a 3b 3d 4b 4c 4d 4a 5c 5d 5b 5a 5e 6 PLATE 5: GREBES AND SEABIRDS 1 Least Grebe (Tachybaptus dominicus) Page 34 Small size, blackish coloration, thin bill, yellow-orange eye.

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