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A Guide to the Birds of Costa Rica
Gary Stiles, Alexander F. Skutch
Costa Rica, a country of no larger than West Virginia, hosts more than 830 species of birds, more than in all of North Amerian north of Mexico. It may well be the only country in the world with as many bird species and habitats to be found in such a...



A Guide to the Birds of Trinidad and Tobago
Richard ffrench
Third edition of the classic field guide, with a new illustration program, published with the support of the Asa Wright Nature Centre in commemoration of more than 40 years of excellence in conservation.



Insects and Other Arthropods of Tropical America
Paul E. Hanson
With their beautifully illustrated guide to insects and other arthropods, Paul E. Hanson and Kenji Nishida put the focus on readily observable insects that one encounters while strolling through a tropical forest in the Americas.



The Mammals of Costa Rica
A Natural History and Field Guide
Mark Wainwright
From the raucous mantled howler monkeys and the charismatic white-nosed coatis to the elusive jaguar, The Mammals of Costa Rica offers authoritative accounts of the fascinating creatures of the neotropics. With more than four hundred spectacular...



The Marine World
A Natural History of Ocean Life
Frances Dipper
The Marine World is a book for everyone with an interest in the ocean, from the marine biologist or student wanting expert knowledge of a particular group to the naturalist or diver exploring the seashore and beyond. 



Mosses, Liverworts, and Hornworts
A Field Guide to Common Bryophytes of the Northeast
Ralph Pope
This photo-based field guide to the more common or distinctive bryophytes of northeastern North America gives beginners the tools they need to identify most specimens without using a compound microscope.



Orchids of Tropical America
An Introduction and Guide
Joe E. Meisel, Ronald S. Kaufmann, Franco Pupulin
An entertaining, informative, and splendidly illustrated introduction to the orchid family for enthusiasts and newcomers seeking to learn about more than 120 widespread orchid genera ranging from Mexico and the Caribbean to Bolivia and Brazil.



Photo Guide to Birds of Costa Rica
Richard Garrigues
Few ecosystem destinations are as abundant in their biodiversity as Costa Rica. Having the right field guides in hand can make all the difference when you're enjoying the country’s birdlife. Photo Guide to Birds of Costa Rica features 549 excellent photographs and treats 365 species.



Raptors
The Curious Nature of Diurnal Birds of Prey
Keith L. Bildstein
Raptors offers a comprehensive and accessible account of raptors, including their evolutionary history, their relationships to other groups of birds, their sensory abilities, their general natural history, their breeding ecology and feeding behavior, and threats to their survival in a human-dominated world.



Trilobites of New York
An Illustrated Guide
Thomas E. Whiteley, Gerald J. Kloc, Carlton E. Brett
"Trilobites are the most lifelike of fossils—many well-preserved specimens belie their great antiquity and seem almost ready to arch their bodies, peer about with their compound eyes, and crawl forward as if to complete a journey that was interrupted...



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