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Orlando H. Garrido is a founder of both the Cuban Academy of Science and the National Museum of Natural History of Cuba, where he served as Curator until his retirement. He has described 129 new species and subspecies, and is the author or coauthor of books includingLas Palomas,Los Patos de Cuba,Conozca Las Rapaces,Catálogo de las Aves de Cuba,Birds of the West Indies, andMariposas de Puerto Rico.
This was my third copy of this book. I gave the first one as a gift I had to replace the second copy as the colored plates came out so use carefully. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Keith Wilson
Informative, but I wish the plates had been numbered and easier to relate to the text. Nevertheless, well worth the price.Published 9 months ago by Kate MacDonald
We managed to identify some of the birds we saw on our last trip to Cuba, so we will definitely pack it for our next trip.Published 16 months ago by Perennial Gardener
I found this dedicated guide very useful, written by Cubans specifically for Cuba, and it shows. You have to buy if birdwatching in Cuba. period. A bit heavy, 5 stars anyway.Published 19 months ago by Alan Sankey