Belonging to, or designating, a region of the earth's surface which comprises most of South America, the Antilles, and tropical North America.
Including, belonging to, or characteristic of, tropical South America as a zoogeographical region. Means “new” tropics, referring to American continents as the “new world.
from Central and South American tropics
Adjective used to describe migrating birds that winter in the Neotropics.
an adjective used to describe birds that winter in Central and South America.
migratory birds — Birds that breed north of, and winter south of, the Tropic of Cancer. However, from a biological perspective there are vast variations in migration between species and, for the most part, wildlife reports on migratory birds included species that migrate south of the United States for winter. Many of the common songbirds are neotropical migrants.
Pertaining to the New World tropics; i.e., the tropical regions of the continents and islands in the Western Hemisphere (including North, Central, and South America).
the area of the Americas which lies between the Tropics of Cancer and Capricorn.
"Neo" means new, and it refers to the New World, which is the Western Hemisphere. Tropical refers to the tropics, a region of the world that lies on either side of the equator. This region lies between two lines of latitude, called the Tropic of Cancer and the Tropic of Capricorn, which circle the earth at 23.5 degrees north and south of the equator respectively.
from the tropical areas of the new world (South or Central America)
Living and migrating within the region that includes South America, the West Indies and tropical North America.
The neotropical region extends from the southern tip of South America up to Mexico. This vast region includes many different habitats, including tropical rainforests.
living in the southern part of the New World. In other words, Central and South America.