With more a thousand species of birds occurring in Mexico and its neighbours, visitors to any area of Mexico will need a handy guide to the region's bird species. Birdwatchers will find examples of both temperate-zone and tropical species. Very few of these are ever found in the U.S. and only some cross the border. This practical field guide contains 140 full-colour illustrations as well as a handy map. The guide is laminated for durability and easily packed for travel.
Zoologist Jim Kavanagh has made a career out of introducing novices to plants, animals, the sciences and world cultures. In addition to creating over 500 simplified nature guides, he has also authored guides to languages, cities and outdoor skills. An avid traveler and backpacker, Kavanagh's path has taken him around the world to many remote destinations including the upper Amazon, Africa, Australia, and the Arctic Circle (and this is just the As). He is also the author of a series of state-specific guides to common species and natural attractions and a children's book on evolution.