Ornithology of Costa Rica


IN NATURE, vol. xvi. p. 446, I see that you announce my return to this country. I take the liberty of rectifying two errors in the announcement:—1st. I was five months collecting in Costa Rica (not four months), from the end of December to the end of May. 2nd. I have brought home 250 species (not 200), and it may interest your readers to know that among these 250 species, besides the female of Carpodectes nitidus, are also some other very rare birds many of which—one or other of the sexes—are new to science. I add a list of some of them in case you may feel disposed to give it in your journal.

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BOUCARD, A. Ornithology of Costa Rica. Nature 16, 521 (1877). https://doi.org/10.1038/016521b0

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