• Birds of the West Indies by Kirwan, Levesque, Oberle & Sharpe

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    Or How a Serbian Suave Playboy Promoted Birding the Caribbean
    Oh, the joys of slipping through the pages of a new book that has just arrived, the Birds of the West Indies by Kirwan, Levesque, Oberle and Sharpe. I am checking the References and one name, expectedly, stands out: Bond, J. Is it even possible to bird the Caribbean without the feeling that James Bond birds over your shoulder, telling you: That may be an incorrect ID, recheck that one?
    Dr James Bond published his field guide to the Birds of the West Indies in 1936, and nowadays that first edition is a highly sought after...
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