Monday, May 4, 2015
1) Martínez-Sánchez, Juan Carlos, Liliana Chavarría-Duriaux, and Francisco José Muñoz. A Guide to the Birds of Nicaragua / Nicaragua - Una Guía de Aves. 2014. Westarp Wissenschaften. Paperback: 249 pages. Price: $29.95 U.S.
PUBLISHER'S SUMMARY: The first comprehensive, illustrated bilingual field guide to the more than 750 bird species of Central America's largest country, A Guide to the Birds of Nicaragua is the product of years of work by some of Nicaragua's foremost naturalists and artists. Its beautiful and detailed illustrations lend themselves to accurate field identification, while the accompanying texts reflect the latest data on Nicaraguan bird status and distribution, painstakingly compiled by the authors over many years. A Guide to the Birds of Nicaragua is a superlative resource for visiting birders seeking to explore Nicaragua's unique avifauna, as well as for Nicaraguans interested in learning more about the fascinating and diverse natural heritage of their own country.
RECOMMENDATION: A major drawback of this book is the lack of range maps. The book is available in North America here: http://www.buteobooks.com/product/14500.html and in the U.K. from: http://www.nhbs.com/title/204760/a-guide-to-the-birds-of-nicaragua-nicaragua-una-guia-de-aves