Updates, 2nd edition

PUERTO RICO'S BIRDS IN PHOTOGRAPHS
2nd edition, 2000; revised 2003, by Mark W. Oberle

---Page 2: Address for Editorial Humanitas: 2006 23 Ave. East, Seattle, WA 98112.
---Page 9: The Smithsonian website on shade grown coffee has changed to: http://natzoo.si.edu/smbc/Research/Coffee/coffee.htm.
---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 Elfin-woods Warbler.
---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 1,000 birds.
---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: http://www.kingsnake.com/westindian/ (Avifauna).
---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..

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Fideicomiso de Conservación (Conservation Trust of Puerto Rico)
155 Calle Tetuan
Apartado Postal 9023554
San Juan, PR 00901
787-722-5834

Sociedad Ornitológica Puertorriqeña
P.O. Box 195166
San Juan, PR 00919-5166
http://www.avesdepuertorico.org/

On the CD-ROM only:
The Blue Grosbeak is now in the genus Passerina.
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

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