The isthmus of Panama, where North and South The usa meet, hosts more bird species than all of North The usa. More accessible than ever to birdwatchers and other ecotourists, the country has grow to be a premier neotropical birding and nature tourism destination in contemporary years. The Birds of Panama will be an essential tool for the new generation of birders traveling searching for Panama’s spectacular avifauna.
This user-friendly, portable, and inexpensive 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, in addition to habitat, behavior, and vocalizations;
•range maps and species accounts face illustration pages for quick, easy reference;
•the inclusion of North American migrants and seabirds, in addition to female and juvenile plumage variations;
•an up-to-date species list for the country that reflects contemporary additions, taxonomic splits, and other changes in classification.
Panama’s unique geography, small size, and varied habitats make it conceivable to see a vast diversity of birds within a little while. Its western and central areas harbor representatives of species found in Central The usa; species characteristic of South The usa is also found in the east. In the winter, birds from northern climes are repeatedly 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.