Thursday, December 16, 2010
1) Oberle, Mark W.. Puerto Rico's Birds in Photographs: A Complete Guide and CD-ROM including the Virgin Islands (3rd edition). 2010. Editorial Humanitas. Paperback: 136 pages. Price: $29.95 U.S.
SUMMARY: Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands have more than 350 species of birds-17 of which are endemic to the region and are found nowhere else on Earth. With this guide, you will discover the rare and beautiful birds of the islands. This updated and revised English edition contains descriptions of 191 common and all endemic species in Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands with 414 full-color photos displaying different plumages. Also included is a CD-ROM that includes a bilingual Spanish and English text, 2,800 full color photos and audio clips of 430 species' songs and calls.
RECOMMENDATION: For those with an interest in the birds of the West Indies. This title can be ordered here: http://www.mindspring.com/~oberle/PRbirds.htm