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Dragonflies and Damselflies of Costa Rica: A Field Guide-A Book Review

10 days ago   |   By 10,000 Birds

Nature enthusiasts visiting Costa Rica have been blessed with a plethora of field guides and handbooks, from Richard Garrigues and Robert Dean's The Birds of Costa Rica: A Field Guide (2014) to Philip DeVries' two-volume guide on The Butterflies of Costa Rica and Their Natural History (1987-out-of-print and a little old but still essential and available from used sources) to numerous photography guides on Costa Rica's amphibians, plants, and mammals. Still, I have been stuck trying to identify a dragonfly I photographed in 2010. Some odonates are included in Costa Rica nature guides, but...
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