Bats of the West Indies: A Natural History and Field Guide (Paperback)

Bats of the West Indies: A Natural History and Field Guide By Allen Kurta (Editor), Armando Rodríguez-Durán (Editor) Cover Image
By Allen Kurta (Editor), Armando Rodríguez-Durán (Editor)
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Bats of the West Indies is a concise guide to the sixty-one bat species found across the Bahamas, the Greater Antilles, and the Lesser Antilles. Edited by Allen Kurta and Armando Rodr guez-Dur n, this volume synthesizes the expertise of twenty-nine accomplished chiropterologists to present up-to-date information on the natural history, ecology, and behavior of these fascinating creatures.


Bats represent an evolutionarily distinctive and ecologically significant part of biological diversity in the West Indies. Opening chapters introduce readers to the unique biology of bats, factors influencing their distribution, and conservation concerns. Family and species accounts detail anatomical traits, natural history, and conservation status. With over a one hundred illustrations, a glossary, and other useful identification tools, Bats of the West Indies is an authoritative yet accessible reference for bat enthusiasts and experts alike.

Product Details
ISBN: 9781501768934
ISBN-10: 150176893X
Publisher: Comstock Publishing
Publication Date: October 15th, 2023
Pages: 480
Language: English