WorldCat Identities

Beletsky, Les 1956-

Overview
Works: 44 works in 198 publications in 4 languages and 6,678 library holdings
Genres: Guidebooks  Pictorial works 
Roles: Author
Classifications: QL673, 598
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Les Beletsky
Birds of the world by Les Beletsky( Book )

11 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 713 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This collection of art and text captures the grace, beauty, and flamboyance of the world's birds. In more than 500 pages, ornithologist Les Beletsky has gathered over 1,600 original paintings that reveal the form, posture, and plumage of all the avian families, featuring illustrations of more than 1,300 avian species. The paintings are from eleven of the world's leading bird artists, with many being published here for the first time." "Beletsky's detailed descriptions are paired with vivid images to show the diversity of the world's approximately 200 bird families. Backyard bird-watchers, avid birders, and professional ornithologists alike will find in these pages everything from the everyday to the exotic, from diminutive hummingbirds to massive ostriches, from Antarctic penguins to tropical parrots."--Jacket
Costa Rica : the ecotraveller's wildlife guide by Les Beletsky( Book )

11 editions published between 1998 and 2010 in English and Italian and held by 601 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Most travellers to Costa Rica want to experience its lush tropical forests and catch glimpses of exotic wildlife; toucans and parrots, hummingbirds and hawks, monkeys and big cats, frogs and toads, crocodiles, and (yes) snakes. Here is all the information you will need to find, identify and learn about Costa Rica's magnificent wildlife."--BOOK JACKET
Belize & northern Guatemala : the ecotravellers' wildlife guide by Les Beletsky( Book )

17 editions published between 1999 and 2010 in English and held by 501 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Most travelers to Belize and Northern Guatemala want to experience lush tropical forests and other stunning habitats and catch glimpses of exotic wildlife. Here is all the information they need to find, identify, and learn about the region's magnificent animal life, with full-color photos
Hawaii : the ecotravellers' wildlife guide by Les Beletsky( Book )

14 editions published between 1999 and 2006 in English and held by 475 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bird songs : 250 North American birds in song by Les Beletsky( Book )

4 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 437 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Description of birds with sample songs from the Cornell Lab of Ornithology
Red-winged blackbirds : decision-making and reproductive success by Les Beletsky( Book )

5 editions published between 1996 and 1997 in English and held by 340 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Peru by David L Pearson( Book )

14 editions published between 2001 and 2015 in English and held by 303 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"From the world-famous Machu Picchu Incan ruins high in the Andes Mountains, to Lake Titicaca in southern Peru, to the Iquitos area of Amazonian northeastern Peru, travellers want to experience tropical forests and other stunning habitats and catch glimpses of exotic wildlife. In this book is all the information you need to find, identify, and learn about Peru's magnificent animal and plant life"--Page 4 of cover
Global birding : traveling the world in search of birds by Les Beletsky( Book )

4 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 296 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ecuador and the Galápagos Islands by David L Pearson( Book )

6 editions published between 2004 and 2010 in English and held by 286 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ecuador and its Galapagos Islands : the ecotravellers' wildlife guide by David L Pearson( Book )

11 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in English and held by 278 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In this book is all the information you need to find, identify, and learn about Ecuador's animal and plant life." "Field-guide color illustrations of more than 500 of Ecuador's most common insects, amphibians, reptiles, birds, and mammals - the species you are most likely to see; up-to-date information on the ecology, behavior, and conservation of these animals; information on Ecuador's habitats and on the most common plants you will encounter; and brief descriptions of the region's most frequently visited parks and reserves."--Jacket
Tropical Mexico : the ecotravellers' wildlife guide : the Cancún region, Yucatán Peninsula, Oaxaca, Chiapas, and Tabasco by Les Beletsky( Book )

13 editions published between 1998 and 1999 in English and held by 276 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this book is all the information you will need to find, identify, and learn about the region's magnificent animal life. The author selected for color illustrations more that 500 of the most common fish, amphibians, reptiles, birds,and mammals - the species you are most likely to see
Florida by Fiona Sunquist( Book )

2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 232 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The red-winged blackbird : the biology of a strongly polygynous songbird by Les Beletsky( Book )

2 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 202 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Alaska by Dennis R Paulson( Book )

2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 201 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Australia : the east by Les Beletsky( Book )

6 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 193 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Brazil : Amazon and Pantanal by David L Pearson( Book )

13 editions published between 2001 and 2010 in English and held by 180 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Brazilian Amazon region holds a very special place in the minds of the world's nature lovers as a vast wilderness of tropical forest splendor; and southern Brazil's Pantanal area, an immense wetland, has a well-deserved reputation for its tremendous wildlife-viewing opportunities. Ecotravellers to these regions want to experience tropical forests and other stunning habitats and catch glimpses of exotic wildlife: toucans and parrots, monkeys and anteaters, frogs and toads, crocodiles and snakes. In this book is all the information you need to find, identify, and learn about Brazil's magnificent animal and plant life.--Publisher's description
Alaska : the ecotravellers' wildlife guide by Dennis R Paulson( Book )

6 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 171 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bird songs from around the world by Les Beletsky( Book )

7 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 168 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Introduces two hundred birds from six continents with brief descriptions, color illustrations, and audio recordings of songs and calls which can be played with the attached digital audio player
Southern Mexico : the Cancún Region, Yucatán Peninsula, Oaxaca, Chiapas, and Tabasco by Les Beletsky( Book )

4 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 145 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thailand by David L Pearson( Book )

5 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 143 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A visitor's guide to the wildlife of Thailand that provides illustrations of approximately six hundred insects, amphibians, reptiles, birds, mammals, and fish; notes on the ecology, behavior, and conservation of the animals; descriptions of plants; and information on parks and reserves
 
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Birds of the world
Alternative Names
Beletsky, L. D. 1956-

Beletsky, Les 1956-

Beletsky, Les D.

Beletsky, Les David 1956-

Beletsky, Leslie David.

Beletsky, Leslie David 1956-

Les Beletsky

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Costa Rica : the ecotraveller's wildlife guideBelize & northern Guatemala : the ecotravellers' wildlife guideHawaii : the ecotravellers' wildlife guideBird songs : 250 North American birds in songRed-winged blackbirds : decision-making and reproductive successPeruGlobal birding : traveling the world in search of birdsEcuador and the Galápagos Islands