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- DescriptionAt the biological crossroads of the Americas, Costa Rica hosts an astonishing array of plants and animals - over half a million species. This guide covers 310 birds with the accounts of the birds' natural history, identification, and behaviour gleaned from the author's years of travelling and birding in Costa Rica.
- Author BiographyCarrol L. Henderson has headed the Nongame Wildlife Program of the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources since 1977. He is an award-winning wildlife conservationist who has helped bring back eastern bluebirds, bald eagles, peregrine falcons, river otters, and trumpeter swans; an avid wildlife photographer whose images have appeared in the New York Times, Audubon, Birder's World, and Wild Bird; an experienced birding tour leader to Latin America, Kenya, Tanzania, and New Zealand; and the author of many magazine articles and several books. In 2016, the Garden Club of America awarded Henderson the Frances K. Hutchinson Medal, which is given to figures of national importance for distinguished service to conservation. In 2012, he received the Gary T. Myers Bird Conservation Award from the US Fish and Wildlife Service, recognizing him as the top bird conservationist in North America.
- Author(s)Carrol L. Henderson
- PublisherUniversity of Texas Press
- Date of Publication15/02/2010
- GenreLife Sciences: Zoology
- Series TitleThe Corrie Herring Hooks Series
- Place of PublicationAustin, TX
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- ImprintUniversity of Texas Press
- Content Note466 color photos, 11 color figures, 307 range maps
- Weight839 g
- Width147 mm
- Height210 mm
- Spine25 mm
- Illustrator(s)Steve Adams
- Foreword byAlexander F. Skutch
- Format DetailsTrade paperback (US)
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