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"Graced with bounteous natural beauty, a stable democratic government, and friendly citizens, Costa Rica has become a popular destination for travelers from all over the world. Birds play a prominent role in attracting visitors, too. The shimmering quetzals, gaudy macaws, and comical toucans only begin to hint at the impressive avian diversity to be found throughout this small country."―from the IntroductionThis is the one field guide the novice or experienced birder needs to identify birds in the field in the diverse habitats found in Costa Rica. It features descriptions and illustrations of more than 820 resident and neotropical migrant species found in Costa Rica, all in a compact, portable, user-friendly design. The detailed full-color illustrations show identifying features―including plumage differences among males, females, and juveniles―and views of birds in flight wherever pertinent. Additional features of this all-new guide include:* 166 original color plates depicting more than 820 species.* Concise text that describes key field marks for positive identification, as well as habitat, behavior, and vocalizations. * Range maps and texts arranged on opposing pages from illustrations for quick, easy reference.* The most up-to-date bird list for Costa Rica. * A visual guide to the anatomical features of birds with accompanying explanatory text. * Quick reference to vultures and raptors in flight.
By Robert Dean (illustrator) and Richard Garrigues

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9780801445873 | Comstock Pub Assoc, April 1, 2007, cover price $97.50 | About this edition: "Graced with bounteous natural beauty, a stable democratic government, and friendly citizens, Costa Rica has become a popular destination for travelers from all over the world.

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9780801479885 | 2 edition (Comstock Pub Assoc, December 4, 2014), cover price $29.95
9780801473739 | Comstock Pub Assoc, April 1, 2007, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: "Graced with bounteous natural beauty, a stable democratic government, and friendly citizens, Costa Rica has become a popular destination for travelers from all over the world.

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Product Description: At the biological crossroads of the Americas, Costa Rica hosts an astonishing array of plants and animals—over half a million species! Ecotourists, birders, and biologists come from around the world, drawn by the likelihood of seeing more than three or four hundred species of birds and other animals during even a short stay...read more
By Alexander F. Skutch (foreword by)

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9780292719651 | Univ of Texas Pr, February 15, 2010, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: At the biological crossroads of the Americas, Costa Rica hosts an astonishing array of plants and animals—over half a million species!

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Graced with bounteous natural beauty Costa Rica has become a popular destination for travelers. Birds play a prominent role in attracting visitors, too. This book helps you correctly identify birds in Costa Rica. It introduces each family of birds by a brief description that helps the novice birder determine to which group a bird belongs.

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9780713683691 | Bloomsbury Pub Ltd, May 21, 2007, cover price $41.40 | About this edition: Graced with bounteous natural beauty Costa Rica has become a popular destination for travelers.

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By Michael Fogden (photographer), Patricia Fogden (photographer) and Susan C. L. Fogden

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9780883590577 | Ralph Curtis Pub, December 30, 2005, cover price $15.95

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This book covers waterbirds and migrants as well as resident tropical species, and its treatment of such topics as plumages, vocalizations, food habits, nesting and distribution make it a comprehensive single-volume guide to the 830 species of birds in Costa Rica.

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9780801422874 | Comstock Pub Assoc, October 1, 1989, cover price $72.50 | About this edition: Catalogs the more than 800 species of birds found in Costa Rica, with notes on identification, habits, and distribution

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9780713635126, titled "Guide to the Birds of Costa Rica" | New edition (Gardners Books, August 15, 1991), cover price $71.00 | About this edition: This book covers waterbirds and migrants as well as resident tropical species, and its treatment of such topics as plumages, vocalizations, food habits, nesting and distribution make it a comprehensive single-volume guide to the 830 species of birds in Costa Rica.
9780801496004 | Comstock Pub Assoc, January 1, 1990, cover price $39.95 | About this edition: Catalogs the more than 800 species of birds found in Costa Rica, with notes on identification, habits, and distribution

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