Birds Of South America: Passerines (Princeton Illustrated Checklists)
Birds of South America: Passerines (Princeton Illustrated Checklists)
This comprehensive field guide to the birds of South America covers all 1,952 passerine species to be found south of Panama, including offshore islands such as Trinidad, the Galapagos, and the Falklands, and the islands of the Scotia Arc leading to the Antarctic mainland. It features 197 stunning color plates and detailed species accounts that describe key identification features, habitat, songs, and calls. All plumages for each species are illustrated, including males, females, and juveniles. This easy-to-use guide is the essential travel companion for experienced birdwatchers and novice birders alike.
- Combines a clear format with a wealth of detailed information
- Features 197 color plates that aid identification
- Covers key identification features with information on habitat, songs, and calls
- Includes a distribution map for each species
One of Audubon's 12 Best Bird Books of 2015
"This book looks to be a must have in your library."--William Saur, Passionate Birder Blog
"Very easy to flick through and get a quick impression of what may be unfamiliar families."--Birdwatch
"The ideal guide to take on your travels."--British Ornithologists' Union
"This guide, by award-winning author and illustrator Ber van Perlo, includes all 1,952...