Synopses & Reviews
The stunning resplendent quetzal and#150; a species atop every birder's life checklist and#150; is one of over 900 species of birds inhabiting this tropical paradise. This beautifully illustrated guide highlights over 140 familiar and unique species and includes an ecoregion map featuring prominent bird-viewing areas, including the world-famous, Montverde Cloud Forest. Laminated for durability, this lightweight, pocket-sized folding guide is an excellent source of portable information and ideal for field use by naturalists of all ages. Made in the USA.
Costa Rica Birds is a portable reference guide featuring over 140 species of birds found in this country. This richly illustrated and detailed guide is printed on durable material and folds for easy handling. A map of birding sanctuaries and parks is provided on the back cover for the vacationer or avian enthusiast, to easily identify each species.
Highly popular and timeless, Waterford's pocket guides introduce novices to common plants, animals and nature. Easy to understand, the pocket-sized guides feature full color illustrations.
This folding guide highlights more than 70 species. Laminated for durability.
Perfect for bird lovers and traveling nature enthusiasts, this accessible guide examines more than 140 avian species and contains a map featuring prominent, country-wide birding hotspots such as the Monteverde cloud forest. Laminated for durability, this handy pamphlet is a great source of portable information and ideal for field use by novices and experts alike.
Costa Rica's land area is roughly equal to that of West Virginia, yet it plays host to over 10% of the world's birds - from the amazing macaws to the eye-dazzling parrots. Costa Rica Birds is the ideal pocket-sized, folding guide for the bird lover and eco-tourist. This beautifully illustrated guide highlights over 140 familiar species. A map featuring prominent country-wide birding hotspots like the Monteverde cloud forest will be appreciated. Durable and lightweight it is the one to take on your next Costa Rican adventure!
About the Author
Zoologist James Kavanagh has researched and written more than 450 publications pertaining to wildlife observation and outdoor recreation. His unique talent is in taking complex information and synthesizing the salient points to make knowledge about nature and the outdoors more accessible to novices, and to present quick, portable reference information for more experienced wildlife and outdoor enthusiasts. His books have sold more than 5 million copies worldwide.