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    DescriptionThe isthmus of Panama, where North and South America meet, hosts more bird species than all of North America. More accessible than ever to birdwatchers and other ecotourists, the country has become a premier neotropical birding and nature tourism destination in recent years. The Birds of Panama will be an essential tool for the new generation of birders traveling in search of Panama's spectacular avifauna. This user-friendly, portable, and affordable identification guide features: large color illustrations of more than 900 species; the first range maps published to show the distribution of Panama's birds; concise text that describes field marks for identification, as well as habitat, behavior, and vocalizations; range maps and species accounts face illustration pages for quick, easy reference; the inclusion of North American migrants and seabirds, as well as female and juvenile plumage variations; an up-to-date species list for the country that reflects recent additions, taxonomic splits, and other changes in classification.Panama's unique geography, small size, and varied habitats make it possible to see a vast diversity of birds within a short time. Its western and central areas harbor representatives of species found in Central America; species characteristic of South America may be found in the east. In the winter, birds from northern climes are commonly found in Panama as migrants. This is the one field guide the novice or experienced birder needs to identify birds in the field in Panama's diverse habitats."

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    The Birds of Panama
    A Field Guide
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) George Richard Angehr, By (author) Robert Dean
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 488
    Width: 140 mm
    Height: 213 mm
    Thickness: 30 mm
    Weight: 794 g
    ISBN 13: 9780801476747
    ISBN 10: 0801476747

    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC subject category V2: WNCB
    BIC E4L: SCP
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T8.2
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    B&T General Subject: 560
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 24280
    Ingram Theme: CULT/LATAME
    Ingram Subject Code: AN
    Libri: I-AN
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 97
    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1KLCP
    BISAC V2.8: NAT004000
    B&T Merchandise Category: UP
    B&T Modifier: Geographic Designator: 85, 90
    BIC subject category V2: 1KLCP
    LC subject heading:
    DC22: 598.097287
    LC classification: QL687.P3 A543 2010
    LC subject heading:
    BISAC region code:
    Thema V1.0: WNCB
    Illustrations note
    Cornell University Press
    Imprint name
    Comstock Publishing Associates
    Publication date
    20 December 2010
    Publication City/Country
    Review quote
    "Angehr and Dean have created an accurate, portable guide that will prove very useful to birders and casual observers wishing to savor the avian diversity of Panama." Choice (August 2011)"