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A guide to the birds of South America

by Rodolphe Meyer de Schauensee

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Published by Published for the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia by InterCollegiate Press Inc. in Wynnewood, Pa .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Birds -- South America.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesThe birds of South America.
    StatementIllustrated by Earl L. Poole, John R. Quinn, and George M. Sutton.
    ContributionsAcademy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia., International Council for Bird Preservation. Pan American Section.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQL689.A1 D38
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiv, 498 p. :
    Number of Pages498
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21395725M
    ISBN 100870980270

    Best Overall Guide: The Sibley Guide to Birds. The Sibley Guide instantly became the industry standard when it was released in , and it remains on top thanks to its comprehensiveness, cleanliness and simplicity. Employing the classic David S ibley drawings, the book presents more plumages and subspecies than any other guide, but never overwhelms.   Buy Field Guide to the Birds of South America: Passerines Paperback / softback by Ridgely Robert S., Tudor Guy ISBN: Pages:

      National Geographic Field Guide to the Birds of North America, 7th Edition rated number one on American Birding Association podcast, by book reviewer Donna Schulman. "After testing nine bird guides by taking them out in the field, comparing their contents and usability, Cited by: Slim and affordable, FEEDER BIRDS OF EASTERN NORTH AMERICA features Roger Tory Peterson's classic art in a larger format designed especially for the eighty million North Americans who watch and feed birds. This easy-to-use, at-a-glance guide simplifies identification by including.

    This field guide covers the avifauna of eastern North America using detailed artworks, maps and text. Lighter than the original North American Bird Guide", the book is designed to be suitable for regular field use and has a fully integrated format allowing quick and easy reference. "The ideal identification guide.   "This remarkable work consists of two volumes: the first with written descriptions of the birds, and the second with color plates portraying over 2, species in almost every distinct plumage. Quite simply, Birds of Northern South America is a tour de force."—From the National Outdoor Book .


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& Tudor (Author) out of 5 stars 9 ratings4/5(9). The lodge I stayed at had a photographic field guide called Birds of Patagonia, Tierra del Fuego & Antarctic Peninsula.

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Here in an easy-to-use format is the first guide to the nearly 1, species of non-passerine South American birds. It complements Robert Ridgly and Guy Tudor’s large reference volumes on the passerines (1, species), which will soon be.

This is a detailed, species by species guide to the birds of South America South American species are included.

Brief notes are given on each entry, along with good identification pictures, in colour and in black and white, identification notes and an 'elimination key'.

This is a major identification guide to the songbirds of South America. No other single volume guide exists for passerines (though there is a single-volume guide for non-passerines from Collins).

There are still large areas of South America without a comprehensive field guide, so this book will become essential for anyone birding in these areas /5(5). Field Guide to the Songbirds of South America: The Passerines (Mildred Wyatt-Wold Series in Ornithology): Ridgely, Robert S., Tudor, Guy: : Books/5(29).

The guide contains the colo (u)r plates containing 6, images and maps for all the 2, species encountered in Ecuador, Colombia, Venezuela, Guyana, Suriname, French Guiana, & southern Caribbean offshore islands. The text is all in volume 1 of this book pair/5(42).

Birds of Southern South America and Antarctica illustrates and describes all the known species--more than 1, of them--in a vast swath of this underexplored birder's paradise, from Argentina, Chile, Bolivia, Paraguay, southern Brazil, and Uruguay to parts of Antarctica.

Just some of the birds it covers are teals, tinamous, chachalacas, conebills, cuckoos, macaws, parakeets, parrots, Cited by: Recognizing the need for a more compact guide that birders can take into the field, Ridgely and Tudor have now extracted and updated the essential identification information from The Birds of South America to create the Field Guide to the Songbirds of South America.

This definitive guide is filled with indispensable features: color plates. rows    The birds of South America - Birds' list - species. This comprehensive field guide to the birds of South America covers all 1, 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.

This is a list of bird species recorded in South America. South America is the "Bird Continent": It boasts species, more than any other.

(Much larger Eurasia is second with ) Colombia's list alone numbers confirmed species, and both Brazil's and Peru's confirmed lists exceed   This is a single-volume guide to South American passerines, based on a two-volume work first published in and For the new edition, the text has been condensed, most of the missing species that were not illustrated before have now been painted, and brand new maps have been compiled for every s:   Here in an easy-to-use format is the first guide to the nearly 1, species of non-passerine South American birds.

It complements Robert Ridgly and Guy Tudor's large reference volumes on the passerines (1, species), which will soon be available in a single-volume field guide /5(14).

In Birds of Northern South America, species are described in depth in the text. Clear and authoritative species accounts detail geographical variation, identification, status, habitat, voice and taxonomy.

This is the first comprehensive identification guide. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Meyer de Schauensee, Rodolphe, Guide to the birds of South America. Wynnewood, Pa., Published for the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia by Livingston Pub.

Birds of South America: Non-passerines - an Illustrated Checklist. pages. color plates. The fine plates that Jorge Mata worked on during a year in New York in the s finally are going to be published. pages.

Biography. Based in Argentina, the authors and illustrator have spent 30 years gathering the data that comprises this book. They have travelled extensively in South America, including the islands and the Antarctic, they have assembled one of the most complete collections of photographs of the region's birds and have spent time at many research institutes all over the continent.

Get this from a library. A guide to the birds of South America. [Rodolphe Meyer de Schauensee; Earl L Poole; John R Quinn; George Miksch Sutton; Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia.].

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A general site guide, covering continental South America, the Galapagos Islands, the Falkland Islands, Netherland Antilles, Trinidad & Tobago, and Antarctic seatrips.

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