Essential guide to the avian fauna of Mexico and Central America. Illustrates and describes every species of bird that may be seen in Central America, from Mexico to Panama, including Belize, Guatemala, Honduras, El Salvador, Nicaragua and Costa Rica. Over 1500 species are covered and the informative text provides information on key identification features, habitat, and songs and calls. All plumages for each species are illustrated by Ber van Perlo, including males, females and juveniles. Distribution maps are also included, showing where each species can be found and how common it is, to further aid identification.
Ber van Perlo is the author and illustrator of the highly successful Illustrated Checklist Birds of Eastern Africa, Illustrated Checklist Birds of Southern Africa and Illustrated Checklist Birds of Western and Central Africa.
"Very easy to flick through and get a quick impression of what may be unfamiliar families'. Birdwatch magazine 'I found the illustrations and text to be skillfully produced and accurate!the ideal guide to take on your travels"
- British Ornithologists Union