A list of the birds of Grenada, West Indies

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Published by [s.n.] in Grenada, W.I .

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Statementby John Grant Wells
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Pagination12 leaves ;
Number of Pages12
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Open LibraryOL25199577M
OCLC/WorldCa437349401

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zoom out Zoom zoom in. Cancel Generate Review No Pages Added. Close Dialog Generate My PDF Review My PDF List View Icon View. Our recommended A list of the birds of Grenada for birdwatching in Grenada. The fully illustrated Birds of the West Indies covers all bird species known in the islands including those that infrequently visit.

Each species is clearly described including marks for identification, voice and habitat. A must have if you want to learn more about birds in Grenada. This book about West Indies birds is a beautifully illustrated book West Indies book birdwatching in the Caribbean.

What we really LIKE is that it is a very easy-to-use field guide, and it’s light-weight too. If you are planning to go birding in the Caribbean, then this is one of those ‘must buy’ books to take with you whether you are an experienced birder or just have an interest in avifauna.

Ober made but a short stay in Grenada, and his list of birds amounted to fifty- four: the writer has since added thirty-nine more, and had the pleasure, during the past year, of discovering two birds new to science, (Engyptila wellsi, and Zenaida rubripes,) and also one new to the Antilles, (Cymindis uncinatus.).

"This book includes all the species from Grand Bahama to Grenada, and it fits in your pocket."—Birder's World "Birds of the West Indies is the perfect companion for birders, wildlife enthusiasts, and holiday-seekers interested in this area of the world."—Ian Paulsen, Birdbooker Report "A compact, lightweight, and very portable paperback which describes a huge number of birds.

A list of the birds of Grenada, West Indies Item Preview remove-circle This book is available with additional data at Biodiversity Heritage Library. See also WorldCat (this item) plus-circle Add Review. comment. Reviews There are no reviews yet.

Be the Pages: Somewhat larger is the marbled swamp eel at nearly 5ft long when fully grown. There’s also a red-legged tortoise which is more likely to be seen on Carriacou and Frigate Island than Grenada.

Birds in Grenada. Around bird species are on the island including the Grenada dove – one of the world’s most endangered bird. Birding Grenada. Grenada is a Tri-island Caribbean island nation of tropical lush green vegetation.

Its Eco-tourism opportunity is great, Bird Watching being no exception, always rewarding to the visitor who goes the extra mile to their visit. Grenada is located to the most Southern point in. The West Indies, stretching from Grand Bahama in the north to Grenada in the south, is home to more than bird species.

Birds of the West Indies is the complete guide for identifying all of the diverse birds in these island territories. For serious birders visiting these islands, Birds of the West Indies will undoubtedly prove to be indispensable, even for visits to single islands in the region.

It is compact enough to carry in a small bag, comprehensive in its coverage, easy to use, competently illustrated, and up-to-date. Find 23 White Pages in Grenada. Get contact details, reviews, and more.

Jun 8, - All books about Grenada or written by Grenadians. See more ideas about Grenada, Books and Library card pins. [Show full abstract] in fact the oldest campus of the University of the West Indies (UWI), an unusual regional research institution serving a collection of small, English-speaking states in the.

The book "A Guide to the Birds of the West Indies" indicates no sightings, although it notes some records to the west in Cuba and to the east in Puerto Rico.

2 birds were seen during the FONT tour on Decem at Salinas, along the southern DR coast, west of Santo Domingo. Grenada (/ ɡ r ɪ ˈ n eɪ d ə / grin-AY-də Grenadian Creole: Gwenad) is a sovereign state in the West Indies in the Caribbean Sea at the southern end of the Grenadines island chain.

Grenada consists of the island of Grenada itself plus six smaller islands which lie to the north of the main island. It is located northwest of Trinidad and Tobago, northeast of Venezuela and southwest of Saint Calling code: + Book your tickets online for the top things to do in Grenada, Caribbean on Tripadvisor: traveler reviews and photos of Grenada tourist attractions.

Find what to do today, this weekend, or in May. We have reviews of the best places to see in Grenada. Visit top-rated & must-see attractions.

Sandals Grenada Resort & Spa. Laluna Boutique Beach Hotel and Villas. La Sagesse Hotel, Restaurant & Beach Bar. Travelers' Choice® Travelers' Choice® Breakfast included.

Mount Cinnamon Resort & Beach Club. Radisson Grenada Beach Resort. Link to Part #1 of this list of West Indies Birds, Guineafowl to Hummingbirds In the this list (parts 1 & 2), there are species of birds.

have been found during FONT tours in the Caribbean, with 4 notable subspecies also noted here. From Grand Bahama Island in the north to Grenada in the south, this guide covers a tropical avifaunal region which includes such species as the tiny bee hummingbird, parrots, honey-creepers and todies.

For every resident species there are notes on diagnostic characters, local. Nov 3, - The Society for the Conservation and Study of Caribbean Birds (SCSCB), with its partners, is continuing work on the Caribbean Bird Trail. This series of images is from a recent work trip to Grenada. See more ideas about Grenada, Caribbean and Work travel pins.

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Details *. Birds of the West Indies (ISBN ) is a book containing exhaustive coverage of the + species of birds found in the Caribbean Sea, excluding the ABC islands, and Trinidad and Tobago, which are considered bio-geographically as part of South America.

Written by ornithologist James Bond, the book was first published in by the Academy of Natural Sciences as part of the. A List of the Birds of Grenada, West IndiesThis is a reproduction of a book published before This book may have occasional imperfections such as missing or blurred pages, poor pictures, errant marks, etc.

that were either part of the original artifact, or were introduced by the scanning procBrand: Wells John Grant. Lawrence, G. () Characters of a new species of pigeon of the genus Engyptila from the island of Grenada, West Indies.

Auk 1: – Roberts, A. and Taylor, L. () The Grenada Dove by: 3. The West Indies have a tropical maritime maximum temperatures over most of the region range from the mids F (upper 20s C) from December to April to the upper 80s F (low 30s C) from May to November.

Nighttime temperatures are about 10 °F (6 °C) cooler. Most islands experience a wet and a dry season; annual rainfall totals range from 30 to 80 inches ( to 2, mm) but reach. A charmingly informal resort, offering luxurious rooms/suites in a garden setting that's home to many species of wild birds, and one of Grenada's finest restaurants, La Belle Creole.

Swim in freshwater pool, unwind in the whirlpool, enjoy a cool drink at the poolside bar, or relax in the lounge.

From US$ / day. Grenada Dove Leptotila wellsi: 35c: Grenada Dove Leptotila wellsi: 75c: Grenada Dove Leptotila wellsi: 1$ Grenada West Indian birds: Sheet: $ 7: Horned Guan Oreophasis derbianus: $ St. Lucia Amazon Amazona versicolor: $ 7. COVID Resources.

Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.

Where I watched birds. Bird names (except for anglicised spelling) follow those in Birds of the West Indies by Herbert Raffaele, James Wiley, Orlando Garrido, Allan Keith and Janis Raffaele published by Christopher Helm in Grand Anse and Mourne Rouge.

The West Indies form a sweeping, 2,mile-long arc of islands that run east and south from Cuba to Grenada (Map 1). Cuba lies only 90 miles south of Key West, Florida, and miles due east of Mexico's Yucatan Peninsula, while Grenada is located 85 miles off the eastern tip of Venezuela.

The West Indies, stretching from Grand Bahama in the north to Grenada in the south, is home to more than bird species. Birds of the West Indies is the complete guide for identifying all of the diverse birds in these island territories.

The guide's 80 vivid color plates are accompanied by succinct text focusing on key field-identification characteristics, and distribution maps for all /5(18). The University of the West Indies. Facts at a glance: Capital:St. George’s Form of Government:Parliamentary Democracy in the British Commonwealth Head of State:Queen Elizabeth II, represented by Governor-General, Cecile La Grenade Head of Government.

Prime Minister, the Right Honorable Keith Mitchell Location: 12EN; EW – km ( mi.) north of Trinidad. Descriptions of more than species of birds found in the islands of the West Indies include local names of birds, notes on migrants and winter residents -- as well as birds that breed there -- and voice, habitat, and range information.

More than illustrations aid in identification.5/5(1). The West Indies is a region of the North Atlantic Ocean and the Caribbean that includes the island countries and surrounding waters of three major archipelagos: the Greater Antilles, the Lesser Antilles, and the Lucayan Archipelago.

The region includes all the islands in or bordering the Caribbean Sea, plus The Bahamas and the Turks and Caicos Islands, which are in the Atlantic Ocean. Grenada, byname Isle of Spice, island country of the West Indies.

It is the southernmost island of the north-south arc of the Lesser Antilles, lying in the eastern Caribbean Sea about miles ( km) north of the coast of Venezuela. Oval in shape, the island is approximately 21 miles (34 km) long and 12 miles (19 km) wide.

The southern. Grenada (grĬnā´də), independent state within the Commonwealth of Nations ( est. pop. ,), sq mi ( sq km), in the Windward Islands, West state includes the island of Grenada ( sq mi/ sq km) and the southern half of the archipelago known as the Grenadines, a group of largely uninhabitable small islands and islets north of Grenada in the Windward Islands.

Buy Birds of the West Indies (Collins Field Guide) 5th Revised edition by Bond, James (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on /5(9).

The field guide guiding us on our January trip to the Bahamas was A Field Guide to the Birds of the West Indies by James Bond. This volume, written by one of the most well respected names in Caribbean aviafauna, edited by Roger Tory Peterson, and illustrated by Don R. Eckelberry, Earl L.

Poole, and Arthur B. Singer, was once the definitive guide to the + bird species of the West Indies.

From Grand Bahama Island in the north to Grenada in the south, this is an identification guide to the birds of a popular tourist destination renowned for the variety and diversity of its birdlife.Out of so many hotels in Grenada we can help you book the perfect hotel room, whether it's a deal on a cheap hotel in Grenada for a long stay or multiple hotels for a trip across Grenada, we have a range of hotel to suit every individual need from the top 5-star hotels in Grenada to hotels with a swimming pool, free breakfast and gym.A New Atlas of the British West Indies, with a Whole Sheet General Map of the West India Islands, and a Whole Sheet Map of the Island of Hispaniola, or St.

Domingo. Engraved to accompany the Philadelphia edition of Edwards's History of the West Indies. Philadelphia: James Humphreys, Small folio (11 1/2 x 10 3/4 inches).

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