Birds of Chile

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"Rarely does a field guide of this caliber debut as its country's first. Birds of Chile offers not just perfect field-portability, beautiful and accurate artwork with facing text, and clarity and conciseness throughout: it presents genuinely new scholarship on the field identification of several cryptic and difficult groups, as well as on the modern geographic distribution of Chile's birds. Those who bird Chile will find the combined brilliance of Jaramillo, Burke, and Beadle indispensable in the field and by the...

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Overview

"Rarely does a field guide of this caliber debut as its country's first. Birds of Chile offers not just perfect field-portability, beautiful and accurate artwork with facing text, and clarity and conciseness throughout: it presents genuinely new scholarship on the field identification of several cryptic and difficult groups, as well as on the modern geographic distribution of Chile's birds. Those who bird Chile will find the combined brilliance of Jaramillo, Burke, and Beadle indispensable in the field and by the fireside."—Ned Brinkley, Editor, North American Birds

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Winner of the 2003 Best Bird Book - South America, Worldtwitch
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780691117409
  • Publisher: Princeton University Press
  • Publication date: 11/3/2003
  • Series: Princeton Field Guides Series
  • Pages: 288
  • Product dimensions: 6.40 (w) x 7.78 (h) x 0.59 (d)

Table of Contents

Preface 6
Acknowledgments 7
Introduction 10
How to Use this book 11
Habitats and eco-geography of Chile 15
Migration and vagrancy 18
Notes on seabirds 18
Field identification 19
Conservation 25
Glossary 26
Topography 27
Colour plates and species accounts 28
Appendix: Taxonmic notes 222
References 232
Scientific index 234
Spanish index 237
English index 239

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