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Birds of the Cayman Islands

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The Cayman Islands lie south of Cuba in the western Caribbean. There is a tropical savannah climate with pronounced dry and rainy seasons. In addition, the islands are regularly hit by hurricanes. The highest elevation is The Bluff on Cayman Brac at just 42 m above sea level. The special situation of the Cayman Islands has led to the development of several endemic bird subspecies and even one endemic species has emerged on Grand Cayman. However, this species, the Grand Cayman Thrush, has been considered extinct since 1938. In contrast, the national bird of the Cayman Islands, the Cuban Amazon subspecies caymanensis, is not endemic to the Cayman Islands as it is also found on Isla de la Juventud (Cuba). In addition to financial services, tourism is the most important industry in the Cayman Islands.

The Cayman Islands are located in the Atlantic Ocean. Legally the Cayman Islands belong to United Kingdom. Because of the number of bird species with restricted range occurring in this area, BirdLife International assigned it a Secondary Endemic Bird Area (EBA-S).
This E-book bird guide for "Cayman Islands" has been built at 29.03.2024, based upon our data base and our image archive using our default settings, and saved in two formates. Thereby it is made sure that the e-book can be displayed on virtually all devices and if applicable be printed out with a compact page size.
A free online-preview to the main section of the bird guide to Cayman Islands - of course at today's state of the data base and the archive - is available at Bird guides customized. There you can not only obtain the current edition of "Birds of the Cayman Islands", but also modify the form in many ways.
Cover image Cuban Amazon, Photo: Lhb1239

Primary language English, secondary languages German, French, Spanish, Japanese, and Chinese.
All 229 species are illustrated. In addition, links to HD videos of 27 bird species (15m 43s) and audios of 5 bird species (1m 3s) are included. The assessment of the global conservation status of bird species uses the criteria of the Red List (IUCN) 2012.
The scientific system follows Clements et al. 2017.
An index, name registers in all selected languages and a scientific name register, all completely linked.
PDF E-book in page-based format A5: 98 pages, 14.05 MiB.
ePub E-book in flowable format for all devices with ePub reader: 12.23 MiB.

A paperback version of this bird guide is available from Amazon (ISBN: 9798853660267).
Also you can obtain a Kindle edition from Amazon (ASIN: B0CCSXF59X).
© Wolfgang J. Daunicht 2024


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