This book is beautifully illustrated with more than 540 full-color photographs taken in the field, fruits, each depicting an entire plant or a closer view of flowers, or seeds. Instructive pen-and-ink drawings of botanical details also accompany many of the accounts. Sidebar features throughout the book highlight conservation, distinct attributes of certain plant families, ethnobotany, and ecology; their topics include unusual applications for plants, and plants of particular microhabitats.
Tropical Plants of Costa Rica: A Guide to Native and Exotic Flora Zona Tropical Publications #ad - . Ranging from miniature epiphytic orchids to towering trees, and from mangrove forests lining coastal waterways to high-elevation cloud forests, Costa Rica's rich and varied flora dazzles visitors and botanists alike. Tropical plants of costa rica is a wonderful resource for naturalists, and researchers, students, as well as both experienced and first-time visitors to Costa Rica and the American tropics.
The Birds of Costa Rica: A Field Guide Zona Tropical PublicationsComstock Publishing Associates #ad - 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.
This is the only 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.
The Birds of Costa Rica: A Field Guide Zona Tropical Publications #ad - 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. The birds of costa rica A Field Guide Zona Tropical Publications.
The Wildlife of Costa Rica: A Field Guide Zona Tropical PublicationsComstock Publishing Associates #ad - This full-color field guide is an indispensable companion to the most popular neotropical ecotourism destination: Costa Rica. This new lightweight field guide provides nature enthusiasts visiting Costa Rica with the best introduction to the country's amazing diversity of wildlife. It has an excellent system of national parks and reserves, a wide choice of ecolodges, and many professionally trained tourist guides.
The birds of costa rica A Field Guide Zona Tropical Publications. It is possible to leave the capital city of san josé and, just a few hours later, dense rainforest, visit a high-elevation cloud forest, or coastal habitat, savanna-like plain, each with a unique collection of animal species. Featuring all the mammals, the wildlife of costa rica is the guide to have when encountering trogons, and arthropods that one is likely to see on a trip to the rainforest as well as those secretive creatures such as the jaguar that are difficult to glimpse, amphibians, tapirs, birds, reptiles, and tarantulas.
It is the first general field guide to costa rica to combine the most sought-after features:•treatment of all major phyla in the country;•coverage of the animals most likely and most desirable to be seen;•more than 600 detailed illustrations integrated with the text the preferred method of animal identification in the wild;•full species accounts including ID points, range and habitat, size, and behaviors;•a wealth of natural history information, including more than 20 photographic natural history features; and•tips for seeing animals.
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A Field Guide to Plants of Costa RicaOxford University Press #ad - Used book in Good Condition. Field guide to plants of Costa Rica is a must-have reference guide for beginner and expert naturalists alike. The birds of costa rica A Field Guide Zona Tropical Publications. Plants are conveniently grouped by the different types of vegetation: palms, shrubs, tall trees, woody vines, herbaceous vines, herbs, grasses and ferns.
With so much readily accessible information, this book is essential for exploring Costa Rica's common and conspicuous flora from the plants growing along the roadside to the best natural parks. It provides a thorough survey of more than 850 plant species, each entry accompanied by color photos and a concise yet detailed narrative description.
A Field Guide to Plants of Costa Rica #ad - At the biological crossroads of the americas, Costa Rica hosts one of the widest varieties of plants in the wold, with habitats ranging from tidal mangrove swamps, and lowland rainforests, to dry tropical evergreen and deciduous forests. Along with 1400 color photographs, five maps of Costa Rica, the guide also includes an illustrated glossary of plant parts, and laminated covers for durability in the field.
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The clear and entertaining text is perfectly suited to meet the needs of naturalists, students, and researchers, as well as both experienced and first-time visitors to Costa Rica and the American tropics. The mammal descriptions include key identification features, local folklore and mythology, range maps, vocalizations, and comprehensive information about natural history and conservation.
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Also included are illustrations of numerous other animals and plants with which the mammals have close ecological links. The birds of costa rica A Field Guide Zona Tropical Publications.
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Discuss the wildlife with the locals, banter in Coast Rican slang and bargain like a pro -all with your trusted travel companion. Great for language students and travellers looking to interact with locals and immerse themselves in local culture. With language tools in your back pocket, so begin your journey now! get more from your trip with easy-to-find phrases for every travel situation! feel at ease with essential tips on culture, sightseeing, feelings, pronunciation, dentist, reading tips, doctor, at the market, border crossing, repairs, explain food allergies, opinions, conditions food - ordering, activities, weather Safe Travel - emergencies, disabled travelers, transport Social - meeting people, phones, post office, directions, ingredients The Perfect Choice: Lonely Planet's Costa Rican Spanish Phrasebook & Dictionary, dates, a pocket-sized comprehensive language guide, quick-reference dictionary Be prepared for both common and emergency travel situations with practical phrases and terminology Meet friends with conversation starter phrases Get your message across with easy-to-use pronunciation guides Inside Lonely Planet's Costa Rican Spanish Phrasebook & Dictionary: Full-color throughout User-friendly layout organized by travel scenario categories Convenient features Listen For - phrases you may hear Look For - phrases you may see on signs Shortcuts - easy-to-remember alternatives to the full phrases Covers Basics - time, symptoms, dishes, accommodations, at the bar, culture, you can truly get to the heart of wherever you go, and try new foods with the menu decoder Save time and hassles with vital phrases at your fingertips Never get stuck for words with the 3500-word two-way, chemist, amounts, police, idioms and multiple meanings Order with confidence, going out, interests, business, romance, bargaining, internet, banking, grammar rules Practical - travel with kids, numbers, manners, provides on-the-go language assistance.
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Informative and entertaining, the new neotropical Companion is a pleasurable escape for armchair naturalists, and visitors to the American tropics will want to refer to this book before, during, and after their trip. Covers all of tropical americadescribes the species and habitats most likely to be observed by visitorsIncludes every major ecosystem, plants, from lowland rain forests to the high AndesFeatures a wealth of color photos of habitats, and animals The birds of costa rica A Field Guide Zona Tropical Publications.
The New Neotropical Companion #ad - Princeton. This is the only guide to the american tropics that is all-inclusive, encompassing the entire region's ecology and the amazing relationships among species rather than focusing just on species identification. The new neotropical Companion is a book unlike any other. The acclaimed guide to the ecology and natural history of the american tropics―now fully updated and expandedThe New Neotropical Companion is the completely revised and expanded edition of a book that has helped thousands of people to understand the complex ecology and natural history of the most species-rich area on Earth, the American tropics.
Featuring stunning color photos throughout, rivers, it is a sweeping and cutting-edge account of tropical ecology that includes not only tropical rain forests but also other ecosystems such as cloud forests, savannas, and mountains. Lonely planet.
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Photo Guide to Birds of Costa Rica Zona Tropical PublicationsComstock Publishing Associates #ad - Photo guide to birds of costa rica, which features 549 excellent photographs, is designed to be equally useful for two distinct sets of readers. Used book in Good Condition. Princeton. Having the right field guides in hand can make all the difference when you’re enjoying the country’s birdlife. Few ecosystem destinations are as abundant in their biodiversity as Costa Rica.
The book will also be welcomed by experienced birders in search of a companion volume to The Birds of Costa Rica, second edition, an illustrated guide to all the birds of Costa Rica. The photographs in the species accounts in Photo Guide to Birds of Costa Rica are accompanied by names, field marks, voice, status and distribution, measurements, habitat and behavior, and range maps.
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It treats more than 40 percent 365 of the species known from Costa Rica but is a guide to at least 75 percent of the birds commonly seen in a week or so of birding.
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Coverage includes the country in its entirety along with many of its islands including an inset map of Cocos Island Isla de Coco, the UNESCO World Heritage Site. Waterproof • tear-resistant • travel mapcreated in cooperation with Instituto Geografico Nacional, National Geographic's Costa Rica Adventure Map is designed to meet the needs of all adventure travelers in this tropical tourist hotspot.
Costa Rica National Geographic Adventure Map #ad - Lonely planet. Made with Recycled materials. Princeton. Recreation and adventure activities marked along the country's shorelines including areas for surfing, such as freshwater and saltwater swamps, diving and fishing as well as labeled natural features, mangroves and reefs. Regularly Revised. Used book in Good Condition.
Waterproof Laminate. Tear-Resistant. Indexes of towns and protected areas, cultural, such as national Wildlife Refuges and Parks, wetlands, nature reserves and other natural attractions as well as pinpointed recreational, ecological, and historic destinations are combined with the clearly mapped road network of primary and secondary roads, to help you explore on and off the beaten path.