Books  Zoology  Ornithology  Non-Passerines  Other Non-Passerines 

On the Biology of Five Species of Swifts (Apodidae, Cypseloidinae) in Costa Rica

Proceedings

Series: Proceedings of the Western Foundation of Vertebrate Zoology Volume: 4/5

By: Manuel Marín A(Author), F Gary Stiles(Author)

65 pages, 2 plates with colour illustrations; 37 b/w photos and b/w illustrations, 14 tables

Western Foundation of Vertebrate Zoology

Paperback | Dec 1992 | #24852
Availability: Usually dispatched within 1-2 months Details
NHBS Price: £39.99 $51/€43 approx

About this book

A study the breeding biology of four species of swifts, the White-collared (Streptoprocne zonaris), White-chinned (Cypseloides cryptus), Spot-fronted (Cypseloides cherriei), and Chestnut-collared (Cypseloides rutilus) Swifts, at a site in the canyon of the Río Tiribí, at ca. 1900 m on the southwest slope of Volcán Irazú in central Costa Rica, from 1984 to 1987. Observations and specimen data on these species and the Black Swift (Cypseloides niger) enabled a review of the morphology, flight, foraging, roosting, and reproduction biology of swifts of the subfamily Cypseloidinae in Costa Rica.


Write a review

There are currently no reviews for this product. Be the first to review this product!

Bestsellers in this subject

Cuckoo: Cheating by Nature

NHBS Price: £9.99 $13/€11 approx

Cuckoos of the World

NHBS Price: £59.99 $77/€65 approx

Hornbills of the World

NHBS Price: £44.99 $58/€49 approx

Pigeons and Doves

NHBS Price: £64.99 $83/€71 approx

Parrots of the World

NHBS Price: £24.99 $32/€27 approx

VAT: GB 407 4846 44
NHBS Ltd is registered in England and Wales: 1875194