A Wildlife Guide to Chile


A Wildlife Guide to Chile Author: Format: Paperback First Published: Published By: A&C Black
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Pages: 400 Illustrations and other contents: 120 full-colour plates ISBN: 9781408105368 Category:

This is the first and only comprehensive English-language field guide to the wildlife of Chile and its territories – Chilean Antarctica, Easter Island, Juan Fernandez, and San Felix y San Ambrosio.

The combination of detailed illustrations and engaging, succinct text make field identification quick, easy, and accurate. This is a useful guide to Chile’s remarkable biodiversity.
120 full-color plates allow quick identification of more than 800 species.
The accompanying text describes species size, shape, color, habitat, and range with English, Spanish, and scientific names. Maps and information provided on the best spots to view wildlife, including major national parks.

The author is a naturalist, wildlife photographer, illustrator, and author of several natural history guides of the region.

: 9781408105368

Weight0.8 kg



"In a single portable volume, Chester presents nearly every natural gem that Chile has to offer-richly illustrated, tersely described, and, in many cases, presented for the very first time in any field guide." -Edward S. Brinkley, editor in chief of the journal North American Birds North American Birds "It should be considered an essential purchase for anyone visiting Chile (and neighbouring Argentina) Highly recommended" Birding World 'This book can be warmly recommended as an excellent, well-researched and well-illustrated introduction to Chilean natural habitats and wildlife.' Bulletin of the British Ornithologists Union (2010)

Author Biography

Sharon Chester is a naturalist, wildlife photographer, illustrator and author of several natural history guides, including Birds of Chile/Aves de Chile, Antarctic Birds and Seals, and South to Antarctica.