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The birds of Jamaica

Frank Bernal

The birds of Jamaica

by Frank Bernal

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Published by Frank Bernal in Kingston, Jamaica .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Jamaica.,
  • Jamaica
    • Subjects:
    • Birds -- Jamaica.,
    • Birds -- Jamaica -- Pictorial works.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementpaintings and text by Frank Bernal.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQL688.J2 B47 1999
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxvii, 136 p. :
      Number of Pages136
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3469150M
      ISBN 109768138912
      LC Control Number2005533064
      OCLC/WorldCa43664565

      The Birds of America is a book by naturalist and painter John James Audubon, containing illustrations of a wide variety of birds of the United was first published as a series in sections between and , in Edinburgh and London. Not all of the specimens illustrated in the work were collected by Audubon himself; some were sent to him by John Kirk Townsend, who had collected them.   A Photographic Guide to the Birds of Jamaica by Ann Haynes-Sutton, Audrey Downer, and Robert Sutton with is an updated version of the edition, Birds of Jamaica – A Photographic Guide.. This updated and comprehensive guide to Jamaican birds covers more than species of birds including 25 endemic to Jamaica.

      Additional Physical Format: Online version: Taylor, Rosamond Georgina Lloyd, Lady, Introduction to the birds of Jamaica. London, Macmillan; New York, St. Martin. Buy Bird Songs in Jamaica (2CD) (): NHBS - George B Reynard and Robert L Sutton, Cornell Laboratory of Ornithology / Cornell Lab Publishing Group.

      Jamaica’s bird life is one of the most distinctive in the world. It is composed of about species, including breeding species and migrants. Twenty-nine species are endemic—one of the highest totals in the world for oceanic islands of comparable size. Birds of the West Indies by author James Bond an American ornithologist. Birds of the West Indies (ISBN ) is a book containing exhaustive coverage of the + species of birds found in the Caribbean Sea. Written by ornithologist James Bond and first published in by the Academy of Natural Sciences as part of the International.


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The birds of Jamaica by Frank Bernal Download PDF EPUB FB2

"In Jamaica there are 25 species and 21 subspecies of birds which are found nowhere else on Earth. More endemic bird species occur in Jamaica than on any other Caribbean island or most other oceanic islands around the world.

Birding in Jamaica is enhanced by the outstanding beauty of many of the birds, the unique richness and variety ofCited by:   "This attractive book, produced by eminently qualified authors Haynes-Sutton, Downer, and Sutton beautifully illustrates the birds of Jamaica Overall, this is a good book that will be carried by most birders visiting Jamaica; it should The birds of Jamaica book in all libraries with strong ornithological holdings or with strengths in Caribbean natural history Cited by: 5.

Hinting at contemporary concerns about conservation keeping in mind birds' full life cycles, in her introduction the author point out four types of birds appearing in Jamaica--permanent residents, birds that breed in Jamaica but winter further south, birds that winter in Jamaica after breeding to the north, birds that merely pass through during 4/5(2).

A Photographic Guide To The Birds Of Jamaica book. Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers/5. She and herhusband Robert have written a number of books and magazine articles onthe island's avifauna. The late Audrey Downer, who died inwas arenowned ornithologist who wrote a number of titles on the birds of theisland, including Birds of Jamaica (), the work that this latest volume revises and updates.

Jamaica is home to more than bird species, including about 25 endemics, making the island one of today's most desirable birding destinations. A Photographic Guide to the Birds of Jamaica covers every species, including vagrants, and is specially designed for easy, at-a-glance reference in the field.

This unique illustrated guide features stunning color photographs as well as The birds of Jamaica book. Appears in books from More Page 99 - I lingered in the romantic place, picking up some of the landshells which were scattered among the rocks, suddenly I heard the whirr of a Humming-bird, and, looking up, saw a female Polytmus hovering opposite the.

Title. The birds of Jamaica. Gosse, Philip Henry, Deane, Ruthven, (bookplate) Hill, Richard, Type. Ian Fleming, who was a keen bird watcher living in Jamaica, was familiar with Bond's book, and chose the name of its author for the hero of Casino Royale inapparently because he wanted a name that sounded "as ordinary as possible".

The Birds of Jamaica [Philip Henry Gosse] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. This is a pre historical reproduction that was curated for quality. Quality assurance was conducted on each of these books in an attempt to remove books with imperfections introduced by the digitization process.

Though we have made best efforts - the books may have occasional errors. Excerpt from The Birds of Jamaica White of Selbourne has somewhere expressed the gratification which would be afforded to him by a sight of the hirundz'nes of the hot and distant island of Jamaica.

We know, in fact, exceeding ly little of the biography of tropical animals - of those details of their habits, which are to be known only by a close and continued observation of them. The Birds of Jamaica Hardcover – January 1, by frank Bernal (Author) See all 3 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions.

Price New from Used from Hardcover "Please retry" $ $ $ Paperback "Please retry" $ $ $ Author: frank Bernal. The birds of Jamaica. Gosse, Philip Henry, Deane, Ruthven Hill, Richard, If you are generating a PDF of a journal article or book chapter, please feel free to enter the title and author information.

Example: Birds, Classification, Mammals. The national bird of Jamaica is the Red-billed Streamertail, also known as the doctor bird. These tiny, colorful creatures are only found in Jamaica. Their bodies measure about inches in length but their tail feathers add another 6 to 7 inches.

They like to eat brightly colored, scented flowers from trees. Their voice is high-pitched. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Gosse, Philip Henry, Birds of Jamaica.

London, J. Van Voorst, (OCoLC) Material Type. This book is a vast improvement on the already good book by Sutton/Downer of The photos are of higher quality, are larger with a greater number for each bird, and cover all of Jamaica's regular s: "This attractive book, produced by eminently qualified authors Haynes-Sutton, Downer, and Sutton beautifully illustrates the birds of Jamaica Overall, this is a good book that will be carried by most birders visiting Jamaica; it should be in all libraries with strong ornithological holdings or with strengths in Caribbean natural history."/5(37).

A field guide to the birds of Jamaica including many birds never photographed before. It is a compilation of knowledge gleaned over a year period of bird watching, bird ringing and bird song recording.

All endemic species and subspecies unique to the Caribbean are described in detail/5(2). Birds of the West Indies was a book owned by novelist Ian Fleming, who used the ornithologist's name for his own fictional British secret agent character, Commander James Bond.

Fleming, a keen bird watcher while living at his estate in Jamaica, owned this book. He later explained that the author's name was "brief, unromantic, Anglo-Saxon, and. A Photographic Guide to the Birds of Jamaica. This handy-sized book follows the familiar format of a typical field guide, but is a comprehensive guide to the birds of this important Caribbean Island.

An introductory section describes the main habitat types around the island, and off-shore, whilst the main field guide section uses photographs to. A stunning photographic showcase of the birds of Jamaica, with detailed identification information and maps of resident and migrant species.

It has been produced in a handy field-guide format and will be an essential book for anyone with an interest in Jamaica's birds.OCLC Number: Notes: Imperfect: half-title wanting. Plates were issued in 4o,with title: Illustrations of the birds of Jamaica.

Reproduction of original from Library of Congress.- Explore Bernice Sparks's board "Dr. to Jamaica Our national bird" on Pinterest. See more ideas about Our national bird, Jamaica, Bird pins.