Birds of Costa Rica by Richard Garrigues

This is the one compact, portable, and user-friendly field guide the novice or experienced birder needs to identify birds in the field in the diverse habitats found in Costa Rica. It features descriptions and illustrations of all 903 species definitely known from Costa Rica, including pelagics and species regular to Cocos Island. Fifty-six of these species are placed in a "Rarities" section that includes accidentals, rarer pelagics, and species that have not been reported in more than twenty years.

The detailed full-color illustrations show identifying features?including plumage differences among males, females, and juveniles?and views of birds in flight wherever pertinent.Robert Dean has supplied more than 360 new illustrations, including sixty-four species that are illustrated for the first time in this edition. These include recent additions to the country list, pelagic species, Cocos Island species, and all accidentals recorded from the Costa Rican mainland. Range maps and nomenclature have been updated for this edition, which also has a new user-friendly organizational scheme and an alphabetical quick-find index of groups on the inside back cover.

Qualifying Holidays

Each room booked on the following birdwatching holidays will receive a FREE copy of this book;

  • Costa Rica Classic Tour - PLUS!

    Costa Rica Classic Tour - PLUS!

    • 02 Nov - 20 Nov '19
    • 03 Nov - 21 Nov '20**

    £5295 pp, £545 single supplement. Deposit £800**£5495 pp, £585 single supplement. Deposit £1000

    Birding and Wildlife during an unforgettable 18-night experience

  • Costa Rica Classic Tour

    Costa Rica Classic Tour

    • 11 Jan - 26 Jan '20

    £5195 pp, £525 single supplement. Deposit £800

    Our ever-popular Costa Rica tour - now with direct flights from London!

  • Costa Rica Birding Tour

    Costa Rica Birding Tour

    • 04 Apr - 19 Apr '20

    £5195 pp, £525 single supplement. Deposit £1000

    '400+ Birding' in one of the best birding destinations in the World!

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