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An Ornithological and Cultural Guide to the Birds of Gunayala / Una Guía Ornitológica y Cultural a las Aves de Gunayala

By: Mónica Martínez Mauri(Author), George R Angehr(Author), Daniel Buitrago Rosas(Author), Cristina Zafra(Illustrator), Sarah Spalding(Translated by)
72 pages, colour illustrations
Publisher: Editora Novo Art
An Ornithological and Cultural Guide to the Birds of Gunayala / Una Guía Ornitológica y Cultural a las Aves de Gunayala
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Language: Bilingual in English and Spanish

Contains ornithological and ethnographic information about the birds that live permanently and temporarily in the western part of the Gunayala reserve, northeast Panama. Includes texts on birds in the mythical universe; ritualistic life and birds; the cultural classification of birds; living with birds; checklist: the birds or Gunayala. Includes bibliographical references.

Summary in Spanish:
El libro que tiene entre sus manos incluye información ornitológica y etnográfica sobre las aves que viven, permanente o temporalmente, en el sector occidental de la comarca de Gunayala. Ha sido elabora don el fin de promover el conocimento científico sobre las aves y actividades turísticas - responsables y sostenibles- entorno a su observación.

Con el fin de facilitar este acercamiento a la avifauna de Gunayala, por un lado, el libro incluye una lista (check-list) de las especies identificadas en la zona del corregimiento 1 de la comorca, con sus nombres científicos y populares (en español, dulegaya e inglés). Por el otro, esta publicación cuenta con cuatro relatos sobre la presencia cultural de las aves en mitos y rituales, los criterios que marcan las etnoclasificaciones y sus múltiples usos locales.

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By: Mónica Martínez Mauri(Author), George R Angehr(Author), Daniel Buitrago Rosas(Author), Cristina Zafra(Illustrator), Sarah Spalding(Translated by)
72 pages, colour illustrations
Publisher: Editora Novo Art
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