Field Guide to the Birds of Chile


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Field Guide to the Birds of Chile Authors: , Format: Hardback First Published: Published By: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
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Pages: 224 Illustrations and other contents: Features 89 detailed colour plates Language: English ISBN: 9781472987426 Categories: , ,

With its diverse range of habitats, Chile is one of the top birding destinations in South America and supports an interesting range of breeding and visiting birds, including the Chilean Tinamou, Juan Fernandez Firecrown and a number of other endemic species. This comprehensive field guide covers all of the species recorded in Chile, including vagrants; all are illustrated in superb detail, and feature every major plumage variation. Concise species accounts describe key identification features, status, range, habitat and voice, and accurate distribution maps are also provided for every species. Together, these elements make this the essential field guide to the birds of this fascinating and beautiful region.

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Gives excellent coverage of the birds of mainland and insular Chile, its Antarctic territory and its surrounding seas. * Scottish Birds *

Author Biography

Daniel E. Martinez Pina has devoted his life to both ornithology and illustration. A birder since his early childhood, he has travelled all over the country and is the co-author and illustrator of many books on the birds of this spectacular region. Gonzalo E. Gonzalez Cifuentes is a writer and wildlife photographer who has written many books on birds and wildlife in Chile. He is also the Associate Editor of the Chilean Journal of Ornithology.