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Author Chavarría-Duriaux, Liliana, author.

Title Birds of Nicaragua : a field guide / Liliana Chavarría-Duriaux, David C. Hille ; illustrated by Robert Dean.

Publication Info. Ithaca : Comstock Publishing Associates, an imprint of Cornell University Press, 2018.

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Description 1 online resource
Note "A Zona Tropical publication."
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
Summary "Field guide for identifying birds in the field in Nicaragua. Includes body measurements, country-specific range maps, field marks for identification, key comparisons with similar species, vocalization descriptions, scientific names, and English and Spanish common names. Includes alphabetical quick-find index on the inside back cover"-- Provided by publisher.
Contents Birds of Nicaragua; Contents; Map of Nicaragua; Foreword; Acknowledgments; Introduction; Anatomical Features; Glossary; Species Accounts and Illustrations; Tinamous; Ducks; Chachalacas, Guans, and Curassows; New World Quail; Grebes; Finfoots; Pigeons and Doves; Cuckoos; Nightjars and Allies; Potoos; Swifts; Hummingbirds; Limpkin; Rails, Crakes, and Gallinules; Thick-knees; Stilts and Avocets; Oystercatchers; Plovers and Lapwings; Jacanas; Sandpipers and Allies; Jaegers; Gulls, Terns, and Skimmers; Shearwaters and Petrels; Storm-Petrels; Sunbittern; Storks; Tropicbirds; Boobies; Cormorants
DartersFrigatebirds; Pelicans; Herons, Egrets, and Bitterns; Ibises and Spoonbills; New World Vultures; Osprey; Hawks, Kites, and Eagles; Barn-Owls; Owls; Trogons; Motmots; Kingfishers; Jacamars; Puffbirds and Nunbird; Toucans; Woodpeckers; Falcons and Caracaras; Parrots; Antbirds; Antpittas; Antthrushes; Ovenbirds and Woodcreepers; Tyrant Flycatchers; Tityras, Becards, and Allies; Cotingas; Manakins; Vireos; Jays; Swallows; Treecreepers; Wrens; Gnatwrens and Gnatcatchers; Dippers; Thrushes and Allies; Mockingbirds; Waxwings; Munias; Old World Sparrows; Finches, Euphonias, and Chlorophonias
New World SparrowsBlackbirds, Orioles, and Oropendolas; Yellow-breasted Chat; Olive Warbler; New World Warblers; Grosbeaks, Buntings, and Allies; Mitrospingid Tanagers; Tanagers, Seedeaters, Saltators, and Allies; Hypothetical Species; Checklist of the Birds of Nicaragua; Bibliography; About the Authors and Illustrator; Species Index; Index of Spanish Common Names; Adult Vultures and Raptors in Flight; Quick-Find Index
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Subject Birds -- Nicaragua -- Identification.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Field guides.
Added Author Hille, David C., 1981- author.
Dean, Robert, 1955- illustrator.
Other Form: Print version: Chavarría-Duriaux, Liliana. Birds of Nicaragua. Ithaca : Comstock Publishing Associates, an imprint of Cornell University Press, 2018 9781501701580 (DLC) 2017045660
ISBN 9781501709500 (electronic bk.)
150170950X (electronic bk.)