The British Virgin Islands is a self-governing overseas territory of the United Kingdom that includes more than 60 islands and cays within a square-mile radius. Visitors can expect to fall in love with white-sand beaches and to be charmed by the friendly "Belongers" the BVI locals , who go out of their way to welcome newcomers to the islands. In general, the British Virgin Islands provide a laid-back paradise where the drinks are poured heavy, the fish is caught fresh, and shoes are almost always optional. There are more flavors to be found in the BVI than there are islands, where freshly caught seafood and locally grown pro [ Spend the morning swimming in secluded grottos, the afternoon hopping from island to island by private yacht, and the ev [ Arriving by boat is a bit easier.
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This is a revised edition of a widely praised guide to the birds of the largest of the Caribbean islands and the neighboring Virgin Islands. It includes detailed accounts of all well-documented species known to occur in the region, being illustrated. The book also contains specific sections entitled "Biogeography" and "Conservation" to foster an appreciation of the uniqueness of the region's wildlife and to develop an awareness of local conservation issues. The section "Places to Bird" will help make the stay of short-term visitors more productive. The book also substantially updates the data on avian distribution and abundance in the region covering records through November
A Guide to the Birds of Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands
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The British Virgin Islands BVI , an overseas territory of the United Kingdom, is at the eastern end of the Greater Antillean chain of islands in the northern Caribbean Sea, and comprise more than 60 islands, cays, and rocks. As an archipelago, the Virgin Island are politically divided between BVI and the United States Virgin Islands, and once formed a continuous landmass with Puerto Rico and was only isolated in relatively recent geologic time. Cactus shrub and dry woodland are the main types of vegetation you will see, although much of this was modified during the plantation era and for modern human development. More than species of birds have been recorded from the BVI. A small core of permaent resident breeding species is augmented by seabirds in the summer months and numerous Neotropical migrants from North America during the winter months.