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Birds of Peru is the most complete and authoritative field guide to this diverse, neotropical landscape. It features every one of Peru's 1,817 bird species and shows the distinct plumages of each in 307 superb, high-quality color plates. Concise descriptions and color distribution maps are located opposite the plates, making this book much easier to use in the field than standard neotropical field guides. This fully revised paperback edition includes twenty-five additional species.

  • A comprehensive guide to all 1,817 species found in Peru--one fifth of the world's birds--with subspecies, sexes, age classes, and morphs fully illustrated
  • Designed especially for field use, with vivid descriptive information and helpful identification tips opposite color plates
  • Detailed species accounts, including a full-color distribution map
  • Includes 25 additional species not covered in the first edition
  • Features 3 entirely new plates and more than 25 additional illustrations

Synopsis:

Designed especially for field use, "Birds of Peru" is the guide against which all others for the New World tropics will be judged (Don Stap, "Audubon"). It features every one of Peru's 1,817 bird species and shows the distinct plumages of each in 307 superb, high-quality color plates.

Synopsis:

Birds of Peru is the most complete and authoritative field guide to this diverse, neotropical landscape. It features every one of Peru's 1,817 bird species and shows the distinct plumages of each in 307 superb, high-quality color plates. Concise descriptions and color distribution maps are located opposite the plates, making this book much easier to use in the field than standard neotropical field guides. This fully revised paperback edition includes twenty-five additional species.
  • A comprehensive guide to all 1,817 species found in Peru--one fifth of the world's birds--with subspecies, sexes, age classes, and morphs fully illustrated
  • Designed especially for field use, with vivid descriptive information and helpful identification tips opposite color plates
  • Detailed species accounts, including a full-color distribution map
  • Includes 25 additional species not covered in the first edition
  • Features 3 entirely new plates and more than 25 additional illustrations

Synopsis:

Birds of Peru is the most complete and authoritative field guide to this diverse, neotropical landscape. It features every one of Peru's 1,817 bird species and shows the distinct plumages of each in 307 superb, high-quality color plates. Concise descriptions and color distribution maps are located opposite the plates, making this book much easier to use in the field than standard neotropical field guides. This fully revised paperback edition includes twenty-five additional species.
  • A comprehensive guide to all 1,817 species found in Peru--one fifth of the world's birds--with subspecies, sexes, age classes, and morphs fully illustrated
  • Designed especially for field use, with vivid descriptive information and helpful identification tips opposite color plates
  • Detailed species accounts, including a full-color distribution map
  • Includes 25 additional species not covered in the first edition
  • Features 3 entirely new plates and more than 25 additional illustrations

About the Author

Thomas S. Schulenberg is a research associate at the Cornell Laboratory of Ornithology. Douglas F. Stotz is an ornithologist and conservation ecologist at the Field Museum in Chicago. Daniel F. Lane and John P. O'Neill are illustrators and field ornithologists, and both are research associates at the Louisiana State University Museum of Natural Science. Lane also leads Field Guides birding tours. Theodore A. Parker III, who worked throughout Peru before his death in 1993, was the premier neotropical field ornithologist of his time.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780691130231
Author:
Schulenberg, Thomas S
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
Author:
Schulenberg, Thomas S.
Author:
Egg, Antonio Brack
Author:
Stotz, Douglas F.
Author:
Theodore A. Parker III
Author:
Lane, Daniel F.
Author:
O'Neill, John P.
Author:
Parker, Theodore A., III
Author:
Parker, Theodore A.
Location:
Princeton
Subject:
Birds & Birdwatching - General
Subject:
Birdwatching Guides
Subject:
Birds & Birdwatching
Subject:
Birds and Natural History
Subject:
Biological Sciences.
Subject:
Nature Studies-Birds
Subject:
Popular science
Subject:
Birds an
Subject:
d Natural History
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
Princeton Field Guides
Publication Date:
May 2010
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
College/higher education:
Language:
English
Illustrations:
307 color plates. 1,808 maps.
Pages:
664
Dimensions:
8 x 6 in

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"Synopsis" by , Designed especially for field use, "Birds of Peru" is the guide against which all others for the New World tropics will be judged (Don Stap, "Audubon"). It features every one of Peru's 1,817 bird species and shows the distinct plumages of each in 307 superb, high-quality color plates.
"Synopsis" by , Birds of Peru is the most complete and authoritative field guide to this diverse, neotropical landscape. It features every one of Peru's 1,817 bird species and shows the distinct plumages of each in 307 superb, high-quality color plates. Concise descriptions and color distribution maps are located opposite the plates, making this book much easier to use in the field than standard neotropical field guides. This fully revised paperback edition includes twenty-five additional species.
  • A comprehensive guide to all 1,817 species found in Peru--one fifth of the world's birds--with subspecies, sexes, age classes, and morphs fully illustrated
  • Designed especially for field use, with vivid descriptive information and helpful identification tips opposite color plates
  • Detailed species accounts, including a full-color distribution map
  • Includes 25 additional species not covered in the first edition
  • Features 3 entirely new plates and more than 25 additional illustrations
"Synopsis" by , Birds of Peru is the most complete and authoritative field guide to this diverse, neotropical landscape. It features every one of Peru's 1,817 bird species and shows the distinct plumages of each in 307 superb, high-quality color plates. Concise descriptions and color distribution maps are located opposite the plates, making this book much easier to use in the field than standard neotropical field guides. This fully revised paperback edition includes twenty-five additional species.
  • A comprehensive guide to all 1,817 species found in Peru--one fifth of the world's birds--with subspecies, sexes, age classes, and morphs fully illustrated
  • Designed especially for field use, with vivid descriptive information and helpful identification tips opposite color plates
  • Detailed species accounts, including a full-color distribution map
  • Includes 25 additional species not covered in the first edition
  • Features 3 entirely new plates and more than 25 additional illustrations
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