Land bird communities of Grand Bahama Island

the structure and dynamics of an avifauna
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Other titlesGrand Bahama bird communities.
Statementby John T. Emlen.
SeriesOrnithological monographs ;, no. 24
LC ClassificationsQL694.5.B25 E44
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 129 p. :
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Open LibraryOL4571047M
LC Control Number77090792

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Get this from a library. Land bird communities of Grand Bahama Island: the structure and dynamics of an avifauna. [John Thompson Emlen]. Grand Bahama is the northernmost of the islands of the Bahamas, lying kilometres (64 mi) off Palm Beach, is the fourth largest island in the Bahamas island chain of approximately islands and 2, cays.

The island is roughly square miles (1, km 2) in area and approximately kilometres (95 mi) long west to east and 24 kilometres (15 mi) at its widest Location: Atlantic Ocean. Top Grand Bahama Island Nature & Wildlife Tours: See reviews and photos of nature & wildlife tours in Grand Bahama Island, Bahamas on Tripadvisor.

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Coastline: miles (3, km) ; Land Area: (land) 6, sq miles (10, sq km) (water) 2, sq miles (3, sq km) (TOTAL) 8, sq miles (13, sq km) To convert sq km (kilometers) to sq mi (miles) use our converter; Land Area: (all countries) Land Divisions: There are 31 districts: Acklins, Berry Islands, Bimini, Black Point - Exuma, Cat Island, Central Abaco, Central Andros, Author: John Moen.

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Little San Salvador (Half Moon Cay) - a private island, owned by Carnival Corporation Little Stirrup Cay - renamed Coco Cay, a private island, leased. The Port Lucaya Marketplace is a acre beachfront complex located on a tiny peninsula outside of Freeport, Grand Bahama Island.

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With the world’s longest underwater cave systems, the Island’s oldest hotel, and miles upon miles of pristine, untouched beaches, here you will find some of the island’s best landmarks to make for a memorable vacation. Abstract: Grand Bahama’s pine forests are home to a unique but largely unstudied avifauna.

No recent comprehensive survey has been conducted in these forests and little is known about the abundance and distribution of the island’s pineland birds. This lack of information hinders efforts to monitor avian population trends, identify and protect areas important for bird Cited by: 2. Birds of Grand Bahama FebruaryWe will depart Ft.

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Grand Bahama Island is a mile-long strip of low-lying land 56 miles east of Palm Beach, Florida and 85 miles northeast of Miami. Freeport/Lucaya, with a population of more t, is the Bahamas’ second largest city. Compared to Nassau, the atmosphere is more casual and cosmopolitan, less jammed up and frenetic.

The island is mostly long miles of flat land and sandy white beaches on islands. It has long flat coral formations and some rounded hills on land. The Bahamas has really clear water with a visibility span of up to ft. The highest point on land is mount Alvernia in Cat island which is 63 meters above ground.

The Bahamas is a bunch of islands. Peterson Cay, a tiny island off the south shore of Grand Bahama, is home to Peterson Cay National Park, the smallest national park in the Bahamas, covering only acres. Small though it may be, the cay is home to one of the most beautiful reefs in the Bahamas, and the gorgeous coral structures are replete with snorkeling and diving opportunities.

The Bahama Woodstar is the only endemic present on this island and is usually easy to find. New Providence is the only island in the Bahamas where the Cuban Grassquit is found, an introduced Cuban endemic.

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This bird feeds happily from seed feeders, which is a good place to find it. Also on New Providence is the Caribbean Dove, introduced from. Best Grand Bahama Island B&Bs on Tripadvisor: Find traveler reviews, candid photos, and prices for 5 bed and breakfasts in Grand Bahama Island, Bahamas.

She also wrote "Natives of the Bahamas" - a Guide to Vegetation and Birds of Grand Bahama. In Erika received the Lifetime Achievement Award for her outstanding contribution in Bird Conservation on Grand Bahama Island by Birds Caribbean, formerly The Society for Conservation and Study of Caribbean Birds (SCSCB).

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This is a list of the bird species recorded in the avifauna of the Bahamas include a total of species, according to Bird Checklists of the World as of July Five additional species have been added through eBird.

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This home is situated in the idyllic gated community of Old Bahama Bay in West End on Grand Bahama Island only 56 miles fr. Hurricane Dorian is the strongest storm to ever hit the Bahamas.

The storm holds the title for fastest winds this far north in the Atlantic Ocean east of Florida with sustained max speeds of Author: Rachael Lallensack.THE HERITAGE TRAIL.

Beforethe main transportation artery on Grand Bahama Island was the Old Freetown Road, a dirt path leading from Old Freetown in the East to Eight Mile Rock and other settlements in the West. The road was little more than a dirt path, and after the foundation of Freeport brought in a modern highway, the old road was abandoned and left to .