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Birds of Peru

Author: Thomas S Schulenberg
Publisher: Princeton : Princeton University Press, ©2007.
Series: Princeton field guides.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Nearly eighteen hundred different bird species--one fifth of the world's birds--have been recorded in Peru. Birds of Peru is the most complete and well-researched field guide to this rich and fascinating diversity. It illustrates every one of the 1,792 species and shows the distinct plumages of each. It includes 304 superb, high-quality color plates directly opposite concise descriptions and color distribution maps,  Read more...
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Birds of Peru.
Princeton : Princeton University Press, ©2007
(DLC) 2006052700
(OCoLC)76143896
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas S Schulenberg
ISBN: 9781400834495 140083449X
OCLC Number: 705944514
Awards: Winner of National Outdoor Book Awards (Nature Guidebook) 2008
Description: 1 online resource (656 pages) : color illustrations, color maps
Contents: Foreword / Dr. Antonio Brack Egg --
Preface --
Acknowledgments --
Introduction --
How to use this book --
Topography of Peru --
Habitats of Peru --
Glossary of bird topography --
Molts and plumages --
Cautionary note regarding seabird identification --
Conservation --
Species accounts --
Vocal credits --
Vocal references --
Artists' credits --
Index.
Series Title: Princeton field guides.
Responsibility: Thomas S. Schulenberg [and others] ; foreword by Antonio Brack Egg ; principal illustrators, Dale Dyer [and others] ; additional color plates by David Beadle [and others].

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Nearly eighteen hundred different bird species - one fifth of the world's birds - have been recorded in Peru. This field guide illustrates each one of the 1,792 species and shows the distinct  Read more...

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[I]f any places needed a field guide, it was Peru, second only to Columbia as the most bird-rich country in the world ... Now, 40 years after he first envisioned a field guide, [John] O'Neill and his Read more...

 
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