Field guide to Birds in Baja California, Sea of Cortez, & along Mexico's Pacific Coast. Folds up to fit perfectly in your pocket. Accordions out to show approx. 250 of the birds you'll see. Full color, detailed, scientifically accurate illustrations; printed in fade-resistant ink. The guide is laminated in UV resistant, waterproof film, and is extremely durable, and designed for use in the field as well as attractive enough to use as a quick reference when you return.
Illustrations captioned with the name of the bird in English, Latin, and Spanish; plus size. They are grouped primarily by size and type, progressing from seabirds like the Anhinga thru herons & larger waders, to hunters such as the osprey, falcons, kites, and hawks, to smaller waders and medium sized shore birds, then owls and parrots, and 12 species of hummingbirds! woodpecker & sap suckers, and all the smaller birds such as wrens, thrushes - and don't forget the ducks! Lots of ducks and the always interesting Rufuous-bellied Chuchalaca. Robert Dean, the illustrator, has been living in Costa Rica and studying the birds of Central America since the 1990s, and is tops in his field of interest.