Updates, 2nd edition
PUERTO RICO'S BIRDS IN PHOTOGRAPHS
2nd edition, 2000; revised 2003, by Mark
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Ave. East, Seattle, WA 98112.
---Page 9: The Smithsonian website on shade grown coffee has changed
---Page 15: Puerto Rican Sceech-Owl is now in the genus Megascops.
---Page 24: The Spanish name for Dendroica angelae should be
Reinita de Bosque Enano, and the English spelling has been changed to
---Page 45: Reddish Egret weight is 700-850 g.
---Page 46: Roseate Spoonbill is now in the genus Platalea.
---Page 50: Population of White-cheeked Pintail is estimated as about
---Page 59: Purple Gallinule is now in the genus Porphyrio.
---Page 72: The Common Snipe has been split into 2 species. The species
in the West Indies is now called Wilson's Snipe, Gallinago delicata.
---Page 79: The English name for Rock Dove
has changed to Rock Pigeon.
---Page 80-81: White-crowned Pigeon, Scaly-naped Pigeon and Plain
Pigeon are now in the genus Patagioenas.
---Page 84: Mourning Dove weight is 108 g.
---Page 86: Above the Bridled Quail-Dove text is a Key West Quail-Dove
photo. For a Bridled Quail-Dove photo, see:
---Page 90: Antillean Nighthawk weight is 50 g.
---Page 97: The upper right photo should be attributed
to Bruce Hallett and the lower left photo to Leopoldo Miranda Castro.
---Page 112: The Latin name for Ovenbird has changed to Seiurus aurocapilla..
Fideicomiso de Conservación (Conservation Trust of Puerto Rico)
155 Calle Tetuan
Apartado Postal 9023554
San Juan, PR 00901
Sociedad Ornitológica Puertorriqeña
P.O. Box 195166
San Juan, PR 00919-5166
On the CD-ROM only:
The Blue Grosbeak is now in the genus
Red Phalaraope is now Phalaropus fulicarius.
The second edition, revised of this book is
now available with improved photos and a Spanish and English CD-ROM
containing 1,600 photos, plus 270 audio clips. A Spanish edition
of the book without CD-ROM is also available: Las Aves de Puerto Rico
en Fotografías. 2003, Translation by José Placer. ISBN 0-9650104-2-2.
Updated 18 October 2003