[Tweeters] Hummingbird Books - Follow-up to David Hutchinson's
Liz.C.Copeland at gmail.com
Sat Jan 16 21:15:46 PST 2016
Here's the link I found for the free pdf to download for the hummingbird
I got there via this page from Cornell
Oh, joy, another hummingbird book!
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On Sat, Jan 16, 2016 at 6:22 PM, Georgia Conti <antep12 at gmail.com> wrote:
> Following David's note re hummingbird books, I'd like to recommend
> Hummingbirds of Mexico and North America/Colibres de Mexico y Noretamerica
> by Maria del Coro Arizmendi and Humberto Berlanga with illustrations by
> Marco Antonio Pineda. It was published in 2014 by CONABIO (Mexico's
> Comision Nacional Para El Conocimiento y Uso de La Biodiversidad). Each
> bird is illustrated on two pages in English and Spanish, and each has a
> distribution map for the bird's entire range. In addition to information
> about each species, the book includes information about natural history,
> feeding, reproduction, diversity patterns, migration, ecological
> importance, cultural significance, observing hummingbirds, artificial
> feeders, hummingbird gardens, hummingbird topography, and parts of the
> bird. 160 pages and a bit wider than a back pocket. I am not sure where
> someone north of the border can buy this book. I checked Buteo Books and
> Amazon without finding it. I believe Camino Silvestre in San Miguel de
> Allende has copies. If you are bird book poor like I am, you might
> consider attending the next International Hummingbird Festival in San
> Miguel de Allende fall 2016 where you can buy the book and have at least
> one or both of the authors autograph it. Or send a request to Humberto
> Berlanga Garcia at hberlangaATconabioDOTgobDOTmx. He speaks English.
> I know Sheri Williamson has been working hard to finish an updated version
> of the Peterson Guide of Hummingbirds of North America. I'm not sure when
> it's scheduled for release tho' it should be soon.
> One can never have too many bird books.......
> Georgia Conti
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