A guide to the birds of Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands, HA Raffaele, CJ House, J Wiessinger

Tags: GORDON H. ORIANS, DAVID MCDONALD, CRAIG R. ELY, Belmont, New Zealand, Red-Winged Blackbirds, STAFFAN ANDERSSON Metabolic Rates, Wintering Verdins MARCUS D. WEBSTER, Virgin Islands HerbertA, Birds of Puerto Rico, field guide, seminal contribution, line drawings, winter visitors, color plates
Content: Revisededition A Guide to the Birds of Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands HerbertA. Raffaele "This well-written book isthe firstcomprehensive guide to the birds of Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands.All species, including winter visitors(which comprise 47 percent of the avifauna) are described and illustrated, making a second volume for identification of North American migrants unnecessary. . . . Aside from being a fine field guide, the book contains useful summaries of the biogeography of the region and the ecology of avian populations. . . . A major contribution isRaffaele's presentation of a wealth of hitherto unpublished information on the natural historyof the region's birds." -James W Wiley, Ibis 25 color plates, 16 b&w plates. 7 maps. Paper: $15.95 ISBNo-691-02424-3 Cloth: $39.50 ISBNo-691-08554-4 New in paperback A Field Guide to Birds of the USSR V.E. Flint, R. L. BoehmeY, . VI Kostin,andA. A. Kuznetsov TranslatedbyNatalia Bourso-Leland "A seminal contribution to world birding." -Howard Simons, The Washington Post Book World "This field guide, a most satisfactory translation of the earlier Soviet edition, will make life much easier for Western bird-watchers when they seek out the avifauna of Eastern Europe, of the Caucasus and Central Asia, of the Siberian tundra and of the Soviet Far East." -John A. C. Greppin, The TimesLiterary Supplement 48 color plates, 71 line drawings. 303 maps. New in paper: $27.50 ISBNO-691-02430-8 Cloth: $75.00 ISBNO-691-08244-8 Second edition A Guide to the Birds of Panama with Costa Rica, Nicara ua, and Honduras RobertS.8 idgelyandJohnA. Gwynne,Jr. The second edition of the popular A Guide to the Birdsof Panama now includes information on Costa Rica, Nicaragua, and Honduras. The illustrationcoverage has been substantially expanded: approximately 200 new species have been added, sixteen new plates are included, and three of the original plates have been replaced by improved versions.Throughout, changes have been made to accommodate the explosion in knowledge of the birds of Panama and nearby areas and of neotropical birds in general. 48 color plates, 53 line drawings. Cloth: $49.50 ISBNO-691-08529-3 $40.00 through December 31,1989. ATYOURBOOKSTOROER Princeton University PRESS 41 WILLIAMSTl. PRINCETONN,JO&40l (609)258-4GXll ORDERS&IO-PRSISB(N777-4726)
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Overnight Mass Loss by Wintering Verdins
MARCUS D. WEBSTER
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First Reported Nests of the Black-BreastedWood-Quail (Odontophorusleucolaemus)
DAVID MCDONALD and KATHY WINNETT-MURRAY
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Variation in Size and Composition of Homed and Pied-Billed Grebe Eggs
TODDW.ARNOLD
987
Extra-Pair Copulation in the Greater White-Fronted Goose
CRAIG R. ELY
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Incidence of Communal Nesting in the EuropeanStarlingat Belmont, New Zealand
JOHNE.C.FLUXandMARGARETM.FLUX
992
Red Bands and Red-Winged Blackbirds
LES D. BELETSKY and GORDON H. ORIANS
993
A Reassessmentof the First Nesting Record of the PeregrineFalcon in Ecuador
CLAYTON M. WHITE
995
On the Flushing Behavior of Incubating White Terns
JEFFREY S. MARKS and PAUL HENDRICKS
997
Tool Use by the Fan-Tailed Raven (Corvusrhipidurus) STAFFAN ANDERSSON Metabolic Rates of Red-Tailed Hawks and Great Homed Owls AN1 M. PAKPAHAN, JONATHAN B. HAUFLER, and HAROLD H. PRINCE Analysis of a Dialect Boundary in Chaco Vegetation in the Rufous-Collared Sparrow S. C. LOUGHEED, A. J. LOUGHEED, M. RAE, and P. HANDFORD
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Observationson Food Habits and social organization of Acorn Woodpeckersin Costa Rica MARKT. STANBACK Additional Notes from Isla Clarion, Mexico STEVE N. G. HOWELL and SOPHIE WEBB
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Brown Jaysas Army Ant Followers PAUL D. HAEMIG
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COMMENTARY
Habitat Saturationand EcologicalConstraints:Origin and History of the Ideas
JERRAM L. BROWN
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Book Reviews ........................... NEWS AND NOTES .......................... REVIEWERS FOR VOLUME 91 .................... INDEX TO VOLUME 91 ........................
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Editor: MARTIN L. MORTON
Assistant Editor: GILLIAN S. STEPHENS
Book Review Editor: MARCY F. LAWTON
INFORMATION FOR CONTRIBUTORS. Instructions on the preparation and submission of articlesand other materials for this journal are given in The Condor91:228-229 (February 1989). Contributors are urgedto follow these instructionsand the niceties of THE JOURNAL's style. Doing so will hastenpublication, save money and effort, and gratify the editorial staff.
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HA Raffaele, CJ House, J Wiessinger

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